Population of Cities in Jamaica (2022)

Jamaica is a country known for its beautiful beaches, and while it may frequently be seen as a tourist destination, it is also filled with towns and cities of residents who enjoy the natural scenery and the various industries that contribute to its economy. It is, however, also a popular tourist destination, particularly Montego Bay, which features a cruise terminal, resorts and amazing beaches. While Jamaica does not yet have any cities that have hit the one million resident population milestone as of 2016, the city of Kingston is getting closer. New Kingston has also surpassed the half-million resident milestone, and there are three additional cities that have populations that top 100,000. There are 12 other cities with populations of over 10,000 residents. Surprisingly, Jamaica only has three officially desginated cities -- Kingston, Portmore and Montego Bay. The country also has three counties that are subdivided into 14 parishes.

Jamaica's population is primarily located within the urbanized cities. However, there are still about 44% of residents who live in the rural areas. The country is only the 168th largest in the world by area, and growing populations in the urban area have put serious stress on the country's infrastructure and resources, which lead some to believe that urbanization of the rural areas in the country is inevitable and necessary.

Jamaica has 0 cities with more than a million people, 4 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 12 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Jamaica is Kingston, with a population of people.

Name 2022 Population
Kingston937,700
New Kingston583,958
Spanish Town145,018
Portmore102,861
Montego Bay82,867
Mandeville47,115
May Pen44,755
Old Harbour26,024
Linstead20,660
Half Way Tree18,552
Savanna-la-Mar16,553
Port Antonio14,400
Saint Ann's Bay13,671
Bog Walk12,873
Constant Spring12,830
Ewarton12,797
Hayes9,701
Ocho Rios9,450
Morant Bay9,368
Stony Hill8,551
Santa Cruz8,217
Old Harbour Bay7,912
Port Maria7,906
Falmouth7,779
Yallahs7,644
Bull Savanna6,962
Runaway Bay6,517
Lucea6,289
Porus5,923
Annotto Bay5,504
Lionel Town5,362
Point Hill5,344
Seaforth4,550
Sandy Bay4,520
Chapelton4,514
Bamboo4,264
Black River4,229
Anchovy4,161
Oracabessa4,100
Riversdale4,085
Cambridge3,930
Coleyville3,860
Albert Town3,449
Port Royal3,327
Moneague3,319
Gayle3,305
Malvern3,291
Williamsfield3,255
Lacovia3,187
Lluidas Vale3,163
Rocky Point3,152
Maroon Town3,085
Golden Grove3,058
Bethel Town3,053
Dalvey3,037
Negril3,000
Race Course2,974
Islington2,958
Trinity Ville2,895
Mona Heights2,887
Balaclava2,862
Bluefields2,828
Wakefield2,763
Buff Bay2,757
Siloah2,725
Southfield2,695
Easington2,634
Kellits2,631
Discovery Bay2,535
Nain2,394
Bath2,382
Manchioneal2,321
Limit2,321
Petersfield2,255
Richmond2,046
Alexandria1,927
Duncans1,876
Mavis Bank1,821
Alligator Pond1,793
Hope Bay1,666
Darliston1,583
Ulster Spring1,411
Maggotty1,371
Cascade1,232
Moore Town1,119
Gordon Town1,088

Population of All Cities in Jamaica

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