Jamestown, New York Population 2019

Jamestown, New York's estimated population is 29,315 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Jamestown, New York is the 24th largest city in New York based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 3281.12 people/mi² (1266.84 people/km²).

The overall median age is 38.1 years, 36.5 years for males, and 39.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.1 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 2.29 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was %, with a median rent of $/month. The median house has rooms, and has a value of $.

The median income for households in Jamestown, New York is $31,875, while the mean household income is $43,076.

Jamestown Ny Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Jamestown Ny was:

  • White: 86.88%
  • Black or African American: 5.18%
  • Two or more races: 3.67%
  • Other race: 3.29%
  • Asian: 0.48%
  • Native American: 0.45%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.05%

How Many People Live in Jamestown, New York?

29,315
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201829,315-207-0.70%
201729,522-214-0.72%
201629,736-325-1.08%
201530,061-331-1.09%
201430,392-269-0.88%
201330,661-59-0.19%
201230,720-155-0.50%
201130,875-203-0.65%
201031,078-652-0.21%
200031,730-2,951-0.89%
199034,681-1,094-0.31%
198035,775-4,020-1.06%
197039,795-2,023-0.49%
196041,818-1,536-0.36%
195043,3547160.17%
194042,638-2,517-0.57%
193045,1556,2381.50%
192038,9177,6202.20%
191031,2978,4053.18%
190022,8926,8543.62%
189016,0386,6815.54%
18809,3574,0215.78%
18705,3362,1815.40%
18603,1550.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White26,147
Black or African American1,558
Two or More Races1,105
Some Other Race991
Asian143
American Indian and Alaska Native135
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander15

Jamestown Ny Population Pyramid 2019

Jamestown Ny Median Age

38.1


Total

36.5


Male

39.3


Female

Jamestown Ny Adults

There are 22,888 adults, (4,912 of whom are seniors) in Jamestown Ny.

Jamestown Ny Age Dependency

67.4

Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Jamestown Ny Sex Ratio

Female

15,348

51.00%

Male

14,746

49.00%

Jamestown Ny Households and Families

Jamestown Ny Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Jamestown Ny Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.5%19.5%
All50.3%49.7%
Male44.7%55.3%
Non Family35.1%64.9%
Female32.4%67.6%

50.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,7882.2950.3
Non Family5,6441.2435.1
Married4,1813.0680.5
Female1,9773.4332.4
Male9862.7844.7

2.99

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

9.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Jamestown Ny Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7913.89%
9th to 12th Grade1,9899.78%
High School Graduate7,23935.61%
Some College3,90019.18%
Associates Degree2,86314.08%
Bachelors Degree2,07510.21%
Graduate Degree1,4747.25%

Jamestown Ny Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White17,88715,8753,284
Hispanic1,16168877
Black894645148
Other Race48327922
Multiple Races2392393
Asian1084316
Native American10510512
Islander6

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.36%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,269$32,408$22,625
Less Than High School$16,926$16,701$17,138
High School Grad$24,270$31,012$15,402
Some College$28,614$31,944$23,693
Bachelors Degree$32,586$40,272$29,893
Graduate Degree$53,188$61,250$47,123

$27,269

Average Earnings

$32,408

Average Male

$22,625

Average Female

Jamestown Ny Language

Jamestown Ny Language by Age

Jamestown Ny Language

91.22% of Jamestown Ny residents speak only English, while 8.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.90% of the population.

Jamestown Ny Poverty

Jamestown Ny Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White24,1596,17425.56%
Hispanic2,5651,32751.73%
Black1,48466845.01%
Other98654355.07%
Multiple1,08846442.65%
Native13110177.10%
Asian1392215.83%
Islander66100.00%

29.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.06%

Male Poverty Rate

32.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jamestown Ny

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jamestown Ny is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jamestown Ny is Asian, with 15.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.57%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School45.19%
High School28.02%
Some College17.70%
Bachelors or Greater11.41%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed56.44%
Female Unemployed55.75%
Female Employed15.28%
Male Employed8.98%

Jamestown Ny Income

Jamestown Ny Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$31,875$43,076
Families$44,207$52,405
Married Families$61,589-
Non Families$20,919$29,391

Jamestown Ny Marital Status

Jamestown Ny Marital Status

Marriage Rates

38.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.2%

Male Marriage Rate

36.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Jamestown Ny Married by Age and Sex

Jamestown Ny Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Jamestown Ny Marital Status by Race

Jamestown Ny Veterans

1,936

Number of Veterans

1,896

Male Veterans

40

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam615
Second Gulf War373
Korea279
First Gulf War231
World War II117

Jamestown Ny Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,7988.71%
Black615.83%
Hispanic302.14%
Other304.67%
2 or More299.90%
Indian1815.52%

Jamestown Ny Veterans by Education

13.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jamestown Ny Employment Status

56.7%

Labor Force Participation

51.5%

Employment Rate

9.1%

Unemployment Rate

Jamestown Ny Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

76.66%

Born in New York

98.23%

Native Born

1.77%

Foreign Born

0.72%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.23% of Jamestown Ny residents were born in the United States, with 76.66% having been born in New York. 0.72% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.