Jamestown, North Carolina Population 2020

5,262

Jamestown is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 5,262, it is the 132nd largest city in North Carolina and the 4606th largest city in the United States. Jamestown is currently growing at a rate of 7.92% annually and its population has increased by 55.59% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,382 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Jamestown has a population density of 1,757 people per square mile.

The average household income in Jamestown is $89,468 with a poverty rate of 12.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $875 per month, and the median house value is $222,200. The median age in Jamestown is 46.7 years, 46.3 years for males, and 47.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 86.3 males.

Jamestown Demographics

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

  • White: 79.36%
  • Black or African American: 16.62%
  • Asian: 2.89%
  • Two or more races: 0.57%
  • Other race: 0.55%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Jamestown, North Carolina is 5,262, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,490.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,382.

Jamestown, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,18079.36%
Black or African American66616.62%
Asian1162.89%
Two or More Races230.57%
Some Other Race220.55%

Jamestown Population Pyramid 2020

Jamestown Median Age

46.7


Total

46.3


Male

47.1


Female

Jamestown Adults

There are 3,256 adults, (847 of whom are seniors) in Jamestown.

Jamestown Age Dependency

66.3

Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Jamestown Sex Ratio

Female

2,151

53.68%

Male

1,856

46.32%

Jamestown Households and Families

Jamestown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Jamestown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.3%6.7%
All73%27%
Non Family60.7%39.3%
Male48.9%51.1%
Female28%72%

73.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,7212.3373
Married9122.8793.3
Non Family5161.1760.7
Female2462.6128
Male472.9648.9

2.77

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Jamestown Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade250.87%
9th to 12th Grade993.46%
High School Graduate61821.59%
Some College59620.82%
Associates Degree2127.40%
Bachelors Degree81128.33%
Graduate Degree50217.53%

Jamestown Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,2192,1421,130
Black452423116
Hispanic1119935
Asian817532
Other Race2210

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.53%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 50.92%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,258$49,712$36,979
Less Than High School$31,667$46,786$21,250
High School Grad$29,440$38,250$26,583
Some College$41,308$41,466$38,750
Bachelors Degree$60,208$64,583$44,904
Graduate Degree$63,542$90,625$58,000

$44,258

Average Earnings

$49,712

Average Male

$36,979

Average Female

Jamestown Language

Jamestown Language by Age

Jamestown Language

89.08% of Jamestown residents speak only English, while 10.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.29% of the population.

Jamestown Poverty

Jamestown Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black66522433.68%
White2,9581745.88%
Hispanic2424619.01%
Asian1163731.90%
Multiple2323100.00%

12.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.85%

Male Poverty Rate

15.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jamestown

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jamestown is White, with 5.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.88%.

Name Poverty
Some College16.71%
High School11.49%
Bachelors or Greater0.91%
Less Than High School0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed72.88%
Male Unemployed54.55%
Male Employed9.55%
Female Employed5.44%

Jamestown Income

Jamestown Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$61,107$89,468
Families$73,813$106,194
Married Families$93,438-
Non Families$31,824$48,405

Jamestown Marital Status

Jamestown Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.9%

Male Marriage Rate

51.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Jamestown Married by Age and Sex

Jamestown Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Jamestown Marital Status by Race

Jamestown Veterans

284

Number of Veterans

267

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam108
Second Gulf War48
Korea31
First Gulf War24
World War II12
Age Group Veterans
75+104
65 to 7493
35 to 5458
55 to 6429
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
White26310.09%
Black152.89%
Asian65.88%

$Jamestown Veterans by Education

1.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jamestown Employment Status

62.8%

Labor Force Participation

57.8%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

Jamestown 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

55.05%

Born in North Carolina

92.61%

Native Born

7.39%

Foreign Born

3.39%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.61% of Jamestown residents were born in the United States, with 55.05% having been born in North Carolina. 3.39% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20205,2623867.92%
20194,8763868.60%
20184,4902957.03%
20174,19538610.13%
20163,809270.71%
20153,782290.77%
20143,753631.71%
20133,690531.46%
20123,637621.73%
20113,5751043.00%
20103,4713831.18%
20003,0884881.74%
19902,6000.00%