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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 15,601 as of July 1, 2019. Jamestown ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index 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 46.9105 and longitude -98.7084 in Stutsman County. The formal boundaries for the City of Jamestown 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.

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, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Jamestown, ND Housing Affordability Index is 170
State of North Dakota Housing Affordability Index is 149
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Jamestown, ND Wealth Index is 53
State of North Dakota Wealth Index is 89
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 15,601
Population in Households 13,900
Population in Familes 9,904
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,701
Population Density 1,175
Diversity Index1 22
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $49,897
Average Household Income $60,941
Per Capita Income $26,390
Wealth Index3 53

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 7,339 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,611 (49.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,102 (42.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 626 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $133,607
Housing Affordability Index2 170
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 6,713
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 3,552
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.12% -0.33%
Households 0.24% -0.3%
Families -0.01% -0.48%
Median Household Income   0.37%
Per Capita Income   1.18%

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, 2019 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 Density # 49 88th
Diversity Index # 70 83rd
Median Household Income # 334 17th
Per Capita Income # 366 9th

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