Jamestown, ND Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Jamestown, North Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Jamestown is the 9th largest city in North Dakota with a population of 15,623 as of July 1, 2016. Jamestown ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Dakota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Jamestown is located at latitude 46.9071 and longitude -98.6951 in Stutsman County. The formal boundaries for the City of Jamestown (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Stutsman County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,407 feet.

The City of Jamestown (GNIS ID: 1036100) 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, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Jamestown: Camp Sykes, Camp Thomas, Fort Cross, Fort Seward.


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Jamestown, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 15,623
Population in Households 13,969
Population in Familes 9,988
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,654
Population Density1 1,219
Diversity Index2 17
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 6,767
Average Household Size 2.06
Family Households 3,624
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 7,226 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,780 (52.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,987 (41.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 459 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $121,818
Average Home Value $137,698
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $53,024
Average Household Income $70,314
Per Capita Income $31,902
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.2% 0.3%
Households 0.48% 0.46%
Families 0.31% 0.31%
Median Household Income   0.17%
Per Capita Income   1.17%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Jamestown, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jamestown to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 9 98th
Population Density1 # 52 87th
Diversity Index2 # 114 72nd
Median Household Income # 257 36th
Per Capita Income # 242 40th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Dakota Census Data Comparison Tool.