Jamestown, Kentucky Population 2020

1,776
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Jamestown is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 1,776, it is the 155th largest city in Kentucky and the 8072nd largest city in the United States. Jamestown is currently declining at a rate of -0.34% annually and its population has decreased by -1.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,794 in 2010. Jamestown reached it's highest population of 1,807 in 2013. Spanning over 4 miles, Jamestown has a population density of 505 people per square mile.

The average household income in Jamestown is $38,758 with a poverty rate of 39.29%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $402 per month, and the median house value is $79,100. The median age in Jamestown is 43.4 years, 43.1 years for males, and 44.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.1 males.

Jamestown Demographics

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

  • White: 85.23%
  • Black or African American: 6.63%
  • Other race: 2.97%
  • Two or more races: 2.88%
  • Asian: 1.75%
  • Native American: 0.54%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Jamestown, Kentucky is 1,776, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,788.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,794.

Jamestown, Kentucky Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,74985.23%
Black or African American1366.63%
Some Other Race612.97%
Two or More Races592.88%
Asian361.75%
American Indian and Alaska Native110.54%
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Jamestown Population Pyramid 2020

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Jamestown Median Age

43.4


Total

43.1


Male

44.3


Female

Jamestown Adults

There are 1,595 adults, (418 of whom are seniors) in Jamestown.

Jamestown Age Dependency

74.3

Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Jamestown Sex Ratio

Female

1,052

51.27%

Male

1,000

48.73%

Jamestown Households and Families

Jamestown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jamestown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.2%21.8%
All59.8%40.2%
Non Family49.1%50.9%
Female45.5%54.5%
Male42.9%57.1%

59.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7542.4259.8
Married3033.2578.2
Non Family2891.149.1
Female993.0745.5
Male633.4642.9

3.13

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Jamestown Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade17011.84%
9th to 12th Grade17512.19%
High School Graduate53136.98%
Some College30020.89%
Associates Degree1258.70%
Bachelors Degree946.55%
Graduate Degree412.86%
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Jamestown Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,263983125
Black5836
Asian3628
Multiple Races292910
Hispanic24
Other Race1515
Native American11

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 34.48%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,297$32,045$21,786
Less Than High School$18,750$19,196$
High School Grad$27,566$31,932$25,278
Some College$25,625$32,443$18,500
Bachelors Degree$40,417$42,000$30,833
Graduate Degree$$$

$27,297

Average Earnings

$32,045

Average Male

$21,786

Average Female

Jamestown Language

Jamestown Language by Age

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Jamestown Language

93.36% of Jamestown residents speak only English, while 6.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.55% of the population.

Jamestown Poverty

Jamestown Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,50361140.65%
Hispanic10410197.12%
Other614675.41%
Black1351410.37%
Multiple59610.17%

39.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

38.12%

Male Poverty Rate

40.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jamestown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jamestown is Hispanic, with 97.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jamestown is Multiple, with 10.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 15.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 47.09%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School59.17%
High School32.13%
Some College25.12%
Bachelors or Greater19.08%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed79.25%
Female Employed29.38%
Male Employed9.32%

Jamestown Income

Jamestown Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$25,114$38,758
Families$40,057$47,395
Married Families$44,531-
Non Families$14,563$22,646
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Jamestown Marital Status

Jamestown Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.0%

Male Marriage Rate

34.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Jamestown Married by Age and Sex

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Jamestown 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 45-54.

Jamestown Marital Status by Race

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Jamestown Veterans

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117

Number of Veterans

114

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam32
World War II16
Korea16
First Gulf War16
Second Gulf War8
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Age Group Veterans
75+44
55 to 6429
65 to 7427
35 to 5410
18 to 347
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1118.02%
Black66.82%

Jamestown Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jamestown Employment Status

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42.8%

Labor Force Participation

38.9%

Employment Rate

9%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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76.61%

Born in Kentucky

96.44%

Native Born

3.56%

Foreign Born

1.75%

Non Citizen

1.80%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.44% of Jamestown residents were born in the United States, with 76.61% having been born in Kentucky. 1.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,776-6-0.34%
20191,782-6-0.34%
20181,78810.06%
20171,787-6-0.33%
20161,79310.06%
20151,792-13-0.72%
20141,805-2-0.11%
20131,807110.61%
20121,796-10-0.55%
20111,806100.56%
20101,7960.00%