Jamestown, California Population 2024

3,742

Jamestown is a city located in Tuolumne County California. Jamestown has a 2024 population of 3,742. Jamestown is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 10.74% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,379 in 2020.

The average household income in Jamestown is $79,580 with a poverty rate of 9.24%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Jamestown is 41.6 years, 41.1 years for males, and 47.4 years for females.

Jamestown Demographics

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

  • White: 82.47%
  • Two or more races: 9.62%
  • Black or African American: 2.7%
  • Other race: 2.49%
  • Native American: 2.03%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.69%
  • Asian:
Land Area (mi²)
3.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,246.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
10.74% (363)
The current population of Jamestown, California is 3,742 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,379.

Jamestown, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,08682.47%
Two or more races3609.62%
Black or African American1012.7%
Other race932.49%
Native American762.03%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander260.69%
Asian
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White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Asian

Jamestown Population by Race

Jamestown Population Pyramid 2024

Jamestown Median Age

41.6

Total

41.1

Male

47.4

Female

Jamestown Adults

There are 2,976 adults, (797 of whom are seniors) in Jamestown.

Jamestown Age Dependency

71.7

Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Jamestown Sex Ratio

Female1,98152.94%
Male1,76147.06%

Jamestown Population by Age

Jamestown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,0021.8659.440.6
Non Family1,2441.275149
Married6172.847129
Female1102.4478.221.8
Male314.131000
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2.78

Average Family Size

1.86

Average Household Size

59.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Jamestown Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Jamestown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jamestown Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 34.78%.

Jamestown Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$32,634

Average Earnings

$60,042

Average Male

$26,014

Average Female

Jamestown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jamestown Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Jamestown Language

97.68% of Jamestown residents speak only English, while 2.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.32% of the population.

Jamestown Language

Jamestown Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,90330410.47%
Multiple360328.89%
Hispanic454245.29%
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9.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.61%

Male Poverty Rate

10.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jamestown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jamestown is White, with 10.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jamestown is Hispanic, with 5.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 7.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.24%.

Jamestown Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.06%
High School12.91%
Some College11.7%
Bachelors or Greater5.7%
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Jamestown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed72.5%
Female Unemployed58.49%
Male Employed
Female Employed
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Jamestown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jamestown Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Jamestown Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.9%

Male Marriage Rate

37.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Jamestown Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Jamestown Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Jamestown Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Jamestown Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

349

Number of Veterans

309

Male Veterans

40

Female Veterans

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Jamestown Veterans by War

count

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Jamestown Veterans by Age

count

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Jamestown Veterans by Race

Jamestown Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

15.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jamestown Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

48.8%

Labor Force Participation

45.8%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Jamestown Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Jamestown Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Jamestown Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

75.09%

Born in Jamestown

96.18%

Native Born

3.82%

Foreign Born

2.46%

Non Citizen

1.36%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.18% of Jamestown residents were born in the United States, with 75.09% having been born in California. 2.46% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Jamestown Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20243,742
20233,742
20223,7421995.62%
20213,5431644.85%
20203,3792728.75%
20193,10742015.63%
20182,687692.64%
20172,618-3-0.11%
20162,621-246-8.58%
20152,867-527-15.53%
20143,394-345-9.23%
20133,739-290-7.2%
20124,029-2-0.05%
20114,03159817.42%
20103,433
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Jamestown Population by Year