Jamestown is a medium-sized city located in the state of North Dakota. With a population of 15,422 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Jamestown is the eighth largest community in North Dakota.
Jamestown is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (11.31%), sales jobs (9.31%), and food service (6.76%).
One of the benefits of Jamestown is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 12.44 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, 22.81% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Jamestown in 2010 was $27,478, which is middle income relative to North Dakota, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $109,912 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 Norwegian, Irish, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Jamestown is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and Spanish.