Jamestown, New York Population 2022

28,488
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Jamestown is a city located in Chautauqua County New York. Jamestown has a 2020 population of 28,488. Jamestown is currently declining at a rate of -0.66% annually and its population has decreased by -8.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 31,080 in 2010.

The average household income in Jamestown is $45,820 with a poverty rate of 29.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $616 per month, and the median house value is $63,200. The median age in Jamestown is 37.7 years, 36.7 years for males, and 38.3 years for females.

Jamestown Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Jamestownwas:

  • White: 87.05%
  • Black or African American: 4.38%
  • Other race: 4.24%
  • Two or more races: 3.62%
  • Asian: 0.49%
  • Native American: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.07%
The current population of Jamestown, New York is 28,488 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 28,488.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 31,080.

Jamestown, New York Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021125,765-569-0.45%
2020126,334-569-0.45%
2019126,903-569-0.45%
2018127,472-900-0.71%
2017128,372-834-0.65%
2016129,206-1,323-1.02%
2015130,529-1,222-0.94%
2014131,751-1,101-0.84%
2013132,852-452-0.34%
2012133,304-905-0.68%
2011134,209-516-0.38%
2010134,7250.00%

Jamestown Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White25,68287.05%
Black or African American1,2914.38%
Some Other Race1,2524.24%
Two or More Races1,0673.62%
Asian1440.49%
American Indian and Alaska Native480.16%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander200.07%
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Jamestown Population by Race

Jamestown Population Pyramid $2022

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Jamestown Median Age

37.7


Total

36.7


Male

38.3


Female

Jamestown Adults

There are 22,417 adults, (4,899 of whom are seniors) in Jamestown.

Jamestown Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

28

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Jamestown Sex Ratio

Female

15,240

51.65%

Male

14,264

48.35%

Jamestown Population by Age

Jamestown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jamestown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female33.7%66.3%
Male38.4%61.6%
Non Family38.6%61.4%
All49.7%50.3%
Married76.9%23.1%

49.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jamestown Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,6592.2749.7
Non Family5,8301.1938.6
Married3,9303.0576.9
Female2,0733.5133.7
Male8263.1638.4

3.06

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

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Jamestown Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5702.85%
9th to 12th Grade2,28411.43%
High School Graduate7,07735.40%
Some College3,72318.63%
Associates Degree2,96414.83%
Bachelors Degree2,10110.51%
Graduate Degree1,2706.35%
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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
White17,46915,3933,045
Hispanic1,315826129
Black781554124
Other Race73339468
2+ Races29026754
Asian1247112
Native American4444
Islander9

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 2+ races people with a rate of 18.62%.

Jamestown Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,406$32,182$23,140
Less Than 9th Grade$20,428$21,368$17,742
High School Graduate$24,716$29,747$20,012
Some College$28,436$37,286$23,199
Bachelors Degree$33,404$35,125$33,103
Graduate Degree$52,009$58,000$50,286

$27,406

Average Earnings

$32,182

Average Male

$23,140

Average Female

Jamestown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jamestown Language by Age

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Jamestown Language

91.43% of Jamestown residents speak only English, while 8.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.37% of the population.

Jamestown Language

Jamestown Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White23,7956,42126.98%
Hispanic2,8681,24943.55%
Black1,22447839.05%
Multiple1,03039638.45%
Other295NaN%
Asian1412920.57%
Native442863.64%
Islander99100.00%

29.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.17%

Male Poverty Rate

32.61%

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 Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.94%.

Jamestown Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade44.65%
High School25.17%
Some College19.33%
Bachelors or Greater10.52%

Jamestown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed50.55%
Female Unemployed47.29%
Female Employed14.93%
Male Employed8.97%

Jamestown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jamestown Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$33,420$45,820
Families$45,737$54,376
Married Families$62,350-
Non Families$21,100$33,517
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Income by Household Type

Jamestown Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.4%

Male Marriage Rate

34.3%

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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1,698

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam528
Second Gulf War272
First Gulf War237
Korea149
World War II97

Jamestown Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+462
65 to 74437
35 to 54420
55 to 64232
18 to 34147

Jamestown Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6298.15%
Black505.45%
Native American1225.00%
2+ Races72.00%

Jamestown Veterans by Race

Jamestown Veterans by Education

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13.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jamestown Veterans by Education

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56.8%

Labor Force Participation

52.5%

Employment Rate

7.5%

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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76.72%

Born in Jamestown

98.05%

Native Born

1.95%

Foreign Born

0.74%

Non Citizen

1.20%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.05% of Jamestown residents were born in the United States, with 76.72% having been born in New York. 0.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Jamestown Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202228,488-190-0.66%
202128,678-190-0.66%
202028,868-190-0.65%
201929,058-190-0.65%
201829,248-244-0.83%
201729,492-235-0.79%
201629,727-332-1.10%
201530,059-341-1.12%
201430,400-266-0.87%
201330,666-59-0.19%
201230,725-154-0.50%
201130,879-201-0.65%
201031,080-650-0.21%
200031,730-2,951-0.89%
199034,681-1,094-0.31%
198035,775-4,020-1.06%
197039,795-2,023-0.49%
196041,818-1,536-0.36%
195043,3547160.17%
194042,638-2,517-0.57%
193045,1556,2381.50%
192038,9177,6202.20%
191031,2978,4053.18%
190022,8926,8543.62%
189016,0386,6815.54%
18809,3574,0215.78%
18705,3362,1815.40%
18603,1550.00%

Jamestown Population by Year