Jamestown, Tennessee Population 2021

2,188
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Jamestown is a city located in Fentress County Tennessee. It is also the county seat of Fentress County. With a 2020 population of 2,188, it is the 162nd largest city in Tennessee and the 7289th largest city in the United States . Jamestown is currently growing at a rate of 1.91% annually and its population has increased by 11.69% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,959 in 2010. Jamestown reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 3 miles, Jamestown has a population density of 747 people per square mile.

The average household income in Jamestown is $23,706 with a poverty rate of 37.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $411 per month, and the median house value is $67,600. The median age in Jamestown is 41.4 years, 41.1 years for males, and 42.6 years for females.

Jamestown Demographics

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

  • White: 94.77%
  • Other race: 1.90%
  • Black or African American: 1.59%
  • Two or more races: 1.54%
  • Asian: 0.21%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Jamestown, Tennessee is 2,188 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,106.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,959.

Jamestown, Tennessee Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,84794.77%
Some Other Race371.90%
Black or African American311.59%
Two or More Races301.54%
Asian40.21%
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Jamestown Population by Race

Jamestown Population Pyramid $2021

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Jamestown Median Age

41.4


Total

41.1


Male

42.6


Female

Jamestown Adults

There are 1,551 adults, (397 of whom are seniors) in Jamestown.

Jamestown Age Dependency

68.9

Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Jamestown Sex Ratio

Female

1,034

53.05%

Male

915

46.95%

Jamestown Population by Age

Jamestown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jamestown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male15.7%84.3%
Non Family18.8%81.2%
Female19.2%80.8%
All21.7%78.3%
Married30.9%69.1%

21.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jamestown Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8752.0221.7
Non Family4791.0918.8
Married2203.1930.9
Female1253.1419.2
Male513.0415.7

3.11

Average Family Size

2.02

Average Household Size

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Jamestown Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade22516.57%
9th to 12th Grade17512.89%
High School Graduate63646.83%
Some College18113.33%
Associates Degree634.64%
Bachelors Degree664.86%
Graduate Degree120.88%
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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
White1,28991350
Hispanic262626
Other Race262626
2+ Races216
Black189
Asian442

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 other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Jamestown Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$20,111$21,146$18,269
Less Than 9th Grade$14,063$14,750$12,917
High School Graduate$17,266$23,472$16,172
Some College$24,250$$22,938
Bachelors Degree$$$36,146
Graduate Degree$$$

$20,111

Average Earnings

$21,146

Average Male

$18,269

Average Female

Jamestown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jamestown Language by Age

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Jamestown Language

97.07% of Jamestown residents speak only English, while 2.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.05% of the population.

Jamestown Language

Jamestown Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,68161936.82%
Multiple3030100.00%
Hispanic592237.29%

37.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.64%

Male Poverty Rate

42.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jamestown

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jamestown is White, with 36.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 38.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 45.41%.

Jamestown Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School41.16%
Less Than 9th Grade34.46%
Some College18.45%
Bachelors or Greater17.33%

Jamestown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed66.67%
Female Unemployed47.73%
Female Employed18.77%
Male Employed17.20%

Jamestown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jamestown Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$16,915$23,706
Families$23,750$31,275
Married Families$31,667-
Non Families$13,047$16,961
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Income by Household Type

Jamestown Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

34.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.2%

Male Marriage Rate

32.9%

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 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Jamestown Marital Status by Race

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Jamestown Marital Status

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89

Number of Veterans

73

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam43
First Gulf War20
World War II7
Korea6
Second Gulf War4

Jamestown Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6427
75+22
35 to 5420
65 to 7416
18 to 344

Jamestown Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White875.94%
Asian250.00%

Jamestown Veterans by Race

Jamestown Veterans by Education

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16.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

69.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jamestown Veterans by Education

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40%

Labor Force Participation

33.2%

Employment Rate

16.9%

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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64.55%

Born in Jamestown

97.49%

Native Born

2.51%

Foreign Born

1.90%

Non Citizen

0.62%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.49% of Jamestown residents were born in the United States, with 64.55% having been born in Tennessee. 1.90% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,188411.91%
20202,147411.95%
20192,106411.99%
20182,065100.49%
20172,055211.03%
20162,034-1-0.05%
20152,035975.01%
20141,93830.16%
20131,935-36-1.83%
20121,971110.56%
20111,96010.05%
20101,9590.00%

Jamestown Population by Year