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Jamestown Micro Area Population and Races


As of 2010-2014, the total population of Jamestown Area is 21,056. The Jamestown Area population density is 9.16 people per square mile, which is about the same as the state average density of 9.97 people per square mile and is much lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Jamestown Area is white, which represent 94.95% of the total population. The average Jamestown Area education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 21,056. #846

Population Density, #845

Jamestown Area
9.16 per square mile
North Dakota
9.97 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:19,992 (94.95%, #107)
Black:108 (0.51%, #805)
Hispanic:398 (1.89%, #746)
Asian:78 (0.37%, #769)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):277 (1.32%, #174)
One Race, Other:162 (0.77%, see rank)
Two or More Races:439 (2.08%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

18,627 (88.46%) out of the total population of 21,056 reported first ancestry.

 Jamestown Area% of the Total PopulationNorth DakotaU.S.
Arab100.05%, see rank0.20%0.56%
Czech3981.89%, see rank1.77%0.47%
Danish1960.93%, see rank1.05%0.42%
Dutch5222.48%, see rank1.34%1.40%
English7763.69%, see rank4.48%8.02%
French7263.45%, see rank5.31%3.34%
German11,92556.63%, see rank43.69%15.03%
Greek00.00%, see rank0.09%0.41%
Hungarian870.41%, see rank0.40%0.46%
Irish1,4466.87%, see rank7.92%10.80%
Italian3451.64%, see rank1.25%5.52%
Norwegian4,99923.74%, see rank27.45%1.42%
Polish7593.60%, see rank2.54%3.01%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.05%0.44%
Russian8554.06%, see rank3.18%0.92%
Scotch-Irish1480.70%, see rank0.63%0.99%
Scottish2431.15%, see rank1.19%1.72%
Subsaharan African470.22%, see rank0.63%0.95%
Swedish6092.89%, see rank4.44%1.27%
Swiss740.35%, see rank0.25%0.30%
Ukrainian750.36%, see rank0.60%0.31%
American6963.31%, see rank3.18%7.12%
Welsh470.22%, see rank0.28%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 10,669 (50.67%, see rank)
Females: 10,387 (49.33%, see rank)

Jamestown Area
Male: 50.67%
Female: 49.33%
North Dakota
Male: 50.91%
Female: 49.09%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Jamestown Area
41.10 years old
North Dakota
35.90 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Jamestown Area
39.50 years old
North Dakota
34.50 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Jamestown Area
43.70 years old
North Dakota
37.50 years old
38.80 years old

 Jamestown Area% of the Total PopulationNorth DakotaU.S.
Under 5 years1,2005.70%, see rank6.65%6.36%
5 to 9 years1,0755.11%, see rank6.38%6.51%
10 to 14 years1,2746.05%, see rank5.79%6.59%
15 to 19 years1,4456.86%, see rank6.87%6.85%
20 to 24 years1,5217.22%, see rank9.27%7.13%
25 to 34 years2,53012.02%, see rank14.00%13.47%
35 to 44 years2,28210.84%, see rank11.06%12.96%
45 to 54 years3,04414.46%, see rank13.20%14.09%
55 to 64 years3,08014.63%, see rank12.46%12.29%
65 to 74 years1,6737.95%, see rank7.12%7.64%
75 to 84 1,3036.19%, see rank4.78%4.25%
85 years and over6292.99%, see rank2.41%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Jamestown AreaNorth DakotaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population14,541, 100%458,527209,056,129
Less Than High School1,852, 12.74%, see rank8.67%13.67%
High School Graduate5,386, 37.04%, see rank27.40%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree4,059, 27.91%, see rank36.62%29.09%
Bachelor Degree2,652, 18.24%, see rank19.64%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree592, 4.07%, see rank7.69%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.06, see rank13.7113.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Jamestown Area North DakotaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten44860.27%39.73%79.87%20.13%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)1,89794.94%, see rank5.06%, see rank91.99%8.01%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)1,03594.98%, see rank5.02%, see rank93.00%7.00%90.60%9.40%
College1,27645.30%, see rank54.70%, see rank87.98%12.02%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School20984.21%, see rank15.79%, see rank78.19%21.81%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Jamestown AreaNorth DakotaU.S.
Total Households9,050, 100%292,616116,211,092
Average Household Size2.14, see rank2.322.63
1 Person Households3,201, 35.37%, see rank31.19%27.57%
2 or More Person Households5,849, 64.63%, see rank68.81%72.43%
Family Households (Families)5,405, 59.72%, see rank60.83%66.22%
Average Family Size2.81, see rank3.003.32
Married-Couple Family4,004, 44.24%, see rank49.06%48.42%
Nonfamily Households3,645, 40.28%, see rank39.17%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Jamestown Area%North DakotaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total17,507see rank572,261252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over8,887100%, see rank290,882123,281,364
Never Married2,92232.88%, see rank36.01%35.77%
Married4,47950.40%, see rank52.79%52.04%
Widowed2372.67%, see rank2.32%2.57%
Divorced1,24914.05%, see rank8.88%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over8,620100%, see rank281,379129,692,771
Never Married2,16925.16%, see rank26.84%29.48%
Married4,33950.34%, see rank53.63%49.19%
Widowed1,11112.89%, see rank9.63%9.16%
Divorced1,00111.61%, see rank9.89%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Jamestown Area%North DakotaU.S.
Native20,78098.69%, see rank97.08%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence16,01576.06%, see rank66.74%58.73%
Born in Different State4,72022.42%, see rank29.65%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
450.21%, see rank0.69%1.42%
Foreign Born2761.31%, see rank2.92%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship930.44%, see rank1.06%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship1830.87%, see rank1.85%7.09%
Born In Europe420.20%, see rank0.50%1.53%
Born In Asia510.24%, see rank1.06%3.82%
Born In Africa810.38%, see rank0.59%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.01%0.07%
Born In Latin America450.21%, see rank0.39%6.83%
Born In Northern America570.27%, see rank0.36%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Jamestown Area%North DakotaU.S.
English8,40392.85%, see rank92.53%79.39%
Spanish1511.67%, see rank1.92%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages3874.28%, see rank3.88%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages720.80%, see rank0.71%3.36%
Other370.41%, see rank0.96%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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