Jamestown is a medium-sized city located in the state of North Dakota. With a population of 15,849 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Jamestown is the ninth 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 (13.19%), management occupations (13.09%), and sales jobs (8.67%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Jamestown spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 13.13 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Being a small city, Jamestown does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Jamestown are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 22.33% of adults in Jamestown having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Jamestown in 2018 was $28,927, which is lower middle income relative to North Dakota, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $115,708 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Jamestown include German, Norwegian, English, Irish, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Jamestown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.