Jamestown, New York Population 2020

28,901
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Jamestown is a city located in New York. Jamestown has a 2020 population of 28,901. Jamestown is currently declining at a rate of -0.71% annually and its population has decreased by -7.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 31,078 in 2010. Jamestown reached it's highest population of 31,078 in 2010.

The average household income in Jamestown is $43,827 with a poverty rate of 31.41%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $603 per month, and the median house value is $64,400. The median age in Jamestown is 37.7 years, 35.5 years for males, and 39.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.6 males.

Jamestown Demographics

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

  • White: 85.98%
  • Black or African American: 4.65%
  • Two or more races: 4.45%
  • Other race: 3.94%
  • Asian: 0.48%
  • Native American: 0.42%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.07%
The current population of Jamestown, New York is 28,901, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 29,315.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 31,078.

Jamestown, New York Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White25,62185.98%
Black or African American1,3874.65%
Two or More Races1,3264.45%
Some Other Race1,1743.94%
Asian1440.48%
American Indian and Alaska Native1260.42%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander210.07%
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Jamestown Population Pyramid 2020

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Jamestown Median Age

37.7


Total

35.5


Male

39.6


Female

Jamestown Adults

There are 22,790 adults, (5,028 of whom are seniors) in Jamestown.

Jamestown Age Dependency

67.8

Age Dependency Ratio

28.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Jamestown Sex Ratio

Female

15,156

50.86%

Male

14,643

49.14%

Jamestown Households and Families

Jamestown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jamestown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.9%21.1%
All50.9%49.1%
Female38.2%61.8%
Non Family37.8%62.2%
Male35%65%

50.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,6522.350.9
Non Family5,7701.237.8
Married4,0633.178.9
Female1,8883.5138.2
Male9313.1235

3.07

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

9.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Jamestown Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6963.44%
9th to 12th Grade2,14810.61%
High School Graduate7,26135.88%
Some College3,72918.43%
Associates Degree2,98214.74%
Bachelors Degree2,03810.07%
Graduate Degree1,3826.83%
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Jamestown Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White17,65015,6683,142
Hispanic1,27966276
Black860661127
Other Race71232125
Multiple Races28227753
Asian1257614
Native American9494
Islander10

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 18.79%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,183$31,552$21,903
Less Than High School$18,276$19,688$17,444
High School Grad$23,685$29,209$16,048
Some College$26,858$32,313$22,144
Bachelors Degree$34,750$40,996$30,543
Graduate Degree$49,574$58,421$47,875

$26,183

Average Earnings

$31,552

Average Male

$21,903

Average Female

Jamestown Language

Jamestown Language by Age

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Jamestown Language

90.55% of Jamestown residents speak only English, while 9.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.24% of the population.

Jamestown Poverty

Jamestown Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White23,9976,70827.95%
Hispanic2,5571,29050.45%
Black1,32961145.97%
Other1,15656548.88%
Multiple1,30351239.29%
Native12110183.47%
Asian1402820.00%
Islander1010100.00%

31.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.07%

Male Poverty Rate

33.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jamestown

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jamestown is Asian, with 20.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.21%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School48.31%
High School27.01%
Some College20.27%
Bachelors or Greater11.16%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed57.68%
Male Unemployed49.69%
Female Employed15.89%
Male Employed10.07%

Jamestown Income

Jamestown Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$31,595$43,827
Families$45,567$52,735
Married Families$60,897-
Non Families$21,061$31,076
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Jamestown Marital Status

Jamestown Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.6%

Male Marriage Rate

35.8%

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 Veterans

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1,721

Number of Veterans

1,682

Male Veterans

39

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam558
Second Gulf War273
First Gulf War231
Korea225
World War II103
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Age Group Veterans
75+530
65 to 74382
35 to 54381
55 to 64246
18 to 34182
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6508.11%
Black565.63%
Indian1514.56%

Jamestown Veterans by Education

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12.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jamestown Employment Status

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56.4%

Labor Force Participation

52%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

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Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202028,901-207-0.71%
201929,108-207-0.71%
201829,315-207-0.70%
201729,522-214-0.72%
201629,736-325-1.08%
201530,061-331-1.09%
201430,392-269-0.88%
201330,661-59-0.19%
201230,720-155-0.50%
201130,875-203-0.65%
201031,0780.00%