Jamestown is a city located in Fentress County Tennessee. Jamestown has a 2020 population of 2,229. It is also the county seat of Fentress County. Jamestown is currently growing at a rate of 1.87% annually and its population has increased by 13.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,959 in 2010.
The average household income in Jamestown is $23,706 with a poverty rate of 43.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $387 per month, and the median house value is $69,200. The median age in Jamestown is 41.4 years, 41.1 years for males, and 42.6 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Jamestownwas:
99.15% of Jamestown residents speak only English, while 0.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.85% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Jamestown is White, with 42.98% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Jamestown is Hispanic, with 100.00% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 58.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 49.50%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Jamestown
99.58% of Jamestown residents were born in the United States, with 70.26% having been born in Tennessee. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.