Jamestown, North Dakota Population 2021

14,840
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Jamestown is a city located in Stutsman County North Dakota. With a 2020 population of 14,840, it is the 9th largest city in North Dakota and the 2333rd largest city in the United States . Jamestown is currently declining at a rate of -0.82% annually and its population has decreased by -3.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,427 in 2010. Jamestown reached it's highest population of 16,280 in 1980. Spanning over 13 miles, Jamestown has a population density of 1,117 people per square mile.

The average household income in Jamestown is $66,257 with a poverty rate of 14.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $680 per month, and the median house value is $144,800. The median age in Jamestown is 37.8 years, 36.4 years for males, and 39.7 years for females.

Jamestown Demographics

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

  • White: 91.22%
  • Two or more races: 3.20%
  • Native American: 2.03%
  • Black or African American: 1.99%
  • Other race: 0.99%
  • Asian: 0.54%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
The current population of Jamestown, North Dakota is 14,840 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 15,206.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 15,427.

Jamestown, North Dakota Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202120,362-171-0.84%
202020,533-171-0.83%
201920,704-171-0.83%
201820,875-257-1.23%
201721,132640.30%
201621,068210.10%
201521,047-73-0.35%
201421,120380.18%
201321,0821040.49%
201220,978-43-0.20%
201121,021-116-0.55%
201021,1370.00%

Jamestown Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,94691.22%
Two or More Races4893.20%
American Indian and Alaska Native3112.03%
Black or African American3051.99%
Some Other Race1520.99%
Asian820.54%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40.03%
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Jamestown Population by Race

Jamestown Population Pyramid $2021

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Jamestown Median Age

37.8


Total

36.4


Male

39.7


Female

Jamestown Adults

There are 12,329 adults, (2,816 of whom are seniors) in Jamestown.

Jamestown Age Dependency

60.7

Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Jamestown Sex Ratio

Female

7,594

49.67%

Male

7,695

50.33%

Jamestown Population by Age

Jamestown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jamestown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.3%17.7%
Male57.8%42.2%
All57.3%42.7%
Non Family42.4%57.6%
Female28.9%71.1%

57.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jamestown Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,5302.0857.3
Non Family3,1771.1842.4
Married2,5642.9382.3
Female6092.8528.9
Male1803.3957.8

2.82

Average Family Size

2.08

Average Household Size

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Jamestown Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3973.81%
9th to 12th Grade6326.06%
High School Graduate3,55534.11%
Some College2,44923.50%
Associates Degree9879.47%
Bachelors Degree1,88718.11%
Graduate Degree5144.93%
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Jamestown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jamestown Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White9,5338,6842,199
Hispanic30221168
2+ Races25721973
Native American25121327
Black14513228
Other Race92196
Asian2020
Islander44

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 28.40%.

Jamestown Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,652$48,832$30,398
Less Than 9th Grade$21,921$50,729$20,427
High School Graduate$35,299$41,302$28,011
Some College$36,221$46,583$27,375
Bachelors Degree$43,188$58,870$34,313
Graduate Degree$63,125$76,607$57,625

$37,652

Average Earnings

$48,832

Average Male

$30,398

Average Female

Jamestown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jamestown Language by Age

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Jamestown Language

96.66% of Jamestown residents speak only English, while 3.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.96% of the population.

Jamestown Language

Jamestown Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,5561,76514.06%
Multiple47917436.33%
Hispanic42215436.49%
Black2035828.57%
Native2373113.08%

14.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.18%

Male Poverty Rate

16.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jamestown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jamestown is Hispanic, with 36.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jamestown is Native, with 13.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.29%.

Jamestown Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade44.61%
High School18.17%
Some College9.66%
Bachelors or Greater1.01%

Jamestown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed46.90%
Female Employed9.40%
Male Employed4.40%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Jamestown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jamestown Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,789$66,257
Families$66,175$81,622
Married Families$78,750-
Non Families$33,811$47,099
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Income by Household Type

Jamestown Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.0%

Male Marriage Rate

43.7%

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 55-64.

Jamestown Marital Status by Race

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Jamestown Marital Status

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941

Number of Veterans

880

Male Veterans

61

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam298
First Gulf War183
Korea152
Second Gulf War105
World War II40

Jamestown Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+286
55 to 64274
65 to 74176
35 to 54167
18 to 3438

Jamestown Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8497.48%
2+ Races6023.08%
Black2812.07%
Native American41.49%

Jamestown Veterans by Race

Jamestown Veterans by Education

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10.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jamestown Veterans by Education

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63.5%

Labor Force Participation

61.5%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Jamestown Employment by Age

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Jamestown Employment by Race

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Jamestown Employment by Education

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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68.28%

Born in Jamestown

97.89%

Native Born

2.11%

Foreign Born

1.64%

Non Citizen

0.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.89% of Jamestown residents were born in the United States, with 68.28% having been born in North Dakota. 1.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Jamestown Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202114,840-122-0.82%
202014,962-122-0.81%
201915,084-122-0.80%
201815,206-219-1.42%
201715,425320.21%
201615,393260.17%
201515,367-60-0.39%
201415,427200.13%
201315,407530.35%
201215,354-44-0.29%
201115,398-54-0.35%
201015,452-75-0.05%
200015,527-44-0.03%
199015,571-709-0.44%
198016,2808950.57%
197015,3852220.15%
196015,1634,4663.55%
195010,6971,9071.98%
19408,7906030.71%
19308,1871,5602.14%
19206,6272,2694.28%
19104,3581,5054.33%
19002,8530.00%

Jamestown Population by Year