Jamestown, NC


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Jamestown is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 3,737 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Jamestown is the 230th largest community in North Carolina.

Unlike some towns, Jamestown isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Jamestown are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Jamestown is a town of sales and office workers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Jamestown who work in sales jobs (16.99%), management occupations (16.54%), and office and administrative support (13.54%).

Because of many things, Jamestown is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Jamestown a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Jamestown has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Jamestown’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Jamestown is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The education level of Jamestown ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Jamestown, 48.34% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Jamestown in 2010 was $37,252, which is wealthy relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $149,008 for a family of four. However, Jamestown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Jamestown is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Jamestown home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Jamestown residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Jamestown include English, Irish, Italian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Jamestown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.

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