Jamestown is a very small city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 1,947 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Jamestown is the 229th largest community in Tennessee.
Jamestown is a blue-collar town, with 35.54% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Jamestown is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Jamestown who work in maintenance occupations (12.67%), personal care services (12.12%), and office and administrative support (9.09%).
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Jamestown is worth considering.
Being a small city, Jamestown does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In Jamestown, just 10.63% 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 $10,819, which is low income relative to Tennessee and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $43,276 for a family of four. Jamestown also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 50.47% of its population below the federal poverty line.
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, Irish, Dutch, and French .
The most common language spoken in Jamestown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.