Jamestown is a very small village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 2,027 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Jamestown is the 439th largest community in Ohio. Jamestown has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Jamestown is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.56% of the Jamestown workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Jamestown is a village of service providers, production and manufacturing workers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Jamestown who work in office and administrative support (10.07%), sales jobs (7.89%), and maintenance occupations (6.55%).
In Jamestown, just 10.79% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Jamestown in 2010 was $18,181, which is low income relative to Ohio, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $72,724 for a family of four.
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, European, and French .
The most common language spoken in Jamestown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.