Jamestown, NY Profile: Facts & Data

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Jamestown, New York - Basic Facts

The City of Jamestown had a population of 29,071 as of July 1, 2018. Jamestown ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Jamestown is located at latitude 42.0976 and longitude -79.2361 in Chautauqua County. The formal boundaries for the City of Jamestown (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles. Chautauqua County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,378 feet.

The City of Jamestown (GNIS ID: 979102) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Jamestown population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Jamestown: James Town.


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Jamestown, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 29,071
Population in Households 28,028
Population in Familes 20,334
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,043
Population Density1 3,254
Diversity Index2 41
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,707
Average Household Income $48,826
Per Capita Income $20,771

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 14,728 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,562 (37.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,640 (45.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,526 (17.2%)
Median Home Value $73,753
Average Home Value $81,365
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 12,202
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 6,778
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.83% -0.87%
Households -0.88% -0.92%
Families -1.08% -1.05%
Median Household Income   2.02%
Per Capita Income   3.18%

Jamestown, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jamestown to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 46 96th
Population Density # 252 79th
Diversity Index # 325 73rd
Median Household Income # 1167 3rd
Per Capita Income # 1148 4th

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