Jamestown is a medium-sized city located in the state of North Dakota. With a population of 15,387 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Jamestown is the eighth largest community in North Dakota.
Unlike some cities, 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 city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Jamestown who work in office and administrative support (12.67%), management occupations (8.41%), and sales jobs (7.92%).
One of the benefits of Jamestown is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 13.89 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
The population of Jamestown overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Jamestown, 23.55% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Jamestown in 2010 was $28,622, which is lower middle income relative to North Dakota, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $114,488 for a family of four. However, Jamestown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 Native American. Important ancestries of people in Jamestown include German, Norwegian, Irish, Polish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Jamestown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.