Jamestown, North Dakota Population 2024

15,694

Jamestown is a city located in Stutsman County North Dakota. Jamestown has a 2024 population of 15,694. Jamestown is currently declining at a rate of -0.19% annually and its population has decreased by -0.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,814 in 2020.

The average household income in Jamestown is $76,844 with a poverty rate of 14.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Jamestown is 38.8 years, 38.1 years for males, and 40.6 years for females.

Jamestown Demographics

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

  • White: 91.03%
  • Black or African American: 2.69%
  • Two or more races: 2.4%
  • Native American: 2.03%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Other race: 0.83%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
Land Area (mi²)
13.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,180.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.76% (-120)
The current population of Jamestown, North Dakota is 15,694 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 15,814.

Jamestown, North Dakota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White14,42891.03%
Black or African American4272.69%
Two or more races3802.4%
Native American3222.03%
Asian1581%
Other race1320.83%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander30.02%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Jamestown Population by Race

Jamestown Population Pyramid 2024

Jamestown Median Age

38.8

Total

38.1

Male

40.6

Female

Jamestown Adults

There are 13,051 adults, (3,250 of whom are seniors) in Jamestown.

Jamestown Age Dependency

61.7

Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Jamestown Sex Ratio

Female7,85349.55%
Male7,99750.45%

Jamestown Population by Age

Jamestown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6,7712.0655.844.2
Non Family3,3761.1142.157.9
Married2,7852.7971.728.3
Female4034.251.448.6
Male2073.7675.424.6

2.93

Average Family Size

2.06

Average Household Size

55.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Jamestown Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4293.89%
9th to 12th Grade6225.63%
High School Graduate4,13637.46%
Some College2,34521.24%
Associates Degree1,0719.7%
Bachelors Degree1,72515.62%
Graduate Degree7146.47%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White10,1279,2082,214
Native American3002310
Black19415749
2+ Races18617740
Hispanic16715362
Asian10210282
Other Race696617
Islander330

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 80.39%.

Jamestown Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$40,667$44,773$38,833
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$33,825$28,714$34,829
Some College$39,736$49,728$37,071
Bachelors Degree$53,333$70,042$47,750
Graduate Degree$70,991$67,135$72,450

$40,667

Average Earnings

$44,773

Average Male

$38,833

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

95.92% of Jamestown residents speak only English, while 4.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.93% of the population.

Jamestown Language

Jamestown Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White12,9042,02115.66%
Black296268.78%
Asian1292418.6%
Native1882312.23%
Multiple363215.79%
Other8367.23%
Hispanic46110.22%

14.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.14%

Male Poverty Rate

16.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jamestown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jamestown is Asian, with 18.6% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jamestown is Hispanic, with 0.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.6%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.67%.

Jamestown Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade56.33%
High School23.23%
Some College8.62%
Bachelors or Greater2.36%

Jamestown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed24.94%
Female Employed8.64%
Male Employed7.41%
Female Unemployed0%

Jamestown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jamestown Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$53,389$76,844
Families$88,403$103,676
Married Families$97,173$-999,999,999
Non Families$32,940$46,465

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Jamestown Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.2%

Male Marriage Rate

45.4%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Jamestown Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Jamestown Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

851

Number of Veterans

820

Male Veterans

31

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam272
Second Gulf War203
First Gulf War187
Korea129
World War II7

Jamestown Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+248
65 to 74224
55 to 64182
35 to 54151
18 to 3446

Jamestown Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White7706.43%
2+ Races4522.84%
Native American247.89%
Black113.74%
Hispanic113.58%
Other Race10.89%

Jamestown Veterans by Race

Jamestown Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jamestown Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.3%

Labor Force Participation

58.5%

Employment Rate

5.7%

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

66.46%

Born in Jamestown

96.94%

Native Born

3.06%

Foreign Born

1.51%

Non Citizen

1.55%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.94% of Jamestown residents were born in the United States, with 66.46% having been born in North Dakota. 1.51% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Jamestown Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202915,544-30-0.19%
202815,574-30-0.19%
202715,604-30-0.19%
202615,634-30-0.19%
202515,664-30-0.19%
202415,694-30-0.19%
202315,724-30-0.19%
202215,754-61-0.39%
202115,81510.01%
202015,8147384.9%
201915,076-144-0.95%
201815,220-237-1.53%
201715,457230.15%
201615,434360.23%
201515,398-55-0.36%
201415,453310.2%
201315,422600.39%
201215,362-39-0.25%
201115,401-52-0.34%
201015,453-74-0.48%
200015,527-44-0.28%
199015,571-709-4.36%
198016,2808955.82%
197015,3852221.46%
196015,1634,46641.75%
195010,6971,90721.7%
19408,7906037.37%
19308,1871,56023.54%
19206,6272,26952.07%
19104,3581,50552.75%
19002,85300%
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Jamestown Population by Year