Jamestown, ND

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Living in Jamestown

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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Jamestown is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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%).

Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 13.89 minutes getting to work every day.

The education level of Jamestown citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 23.55% of adults in Jamestown 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.

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