|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Jamestown is 28,393. Jamestown, New York is the 1,370th largest city in the US.
Jamestown is located entirely in Chautauqua County.
The peak population of Jamestown was in 1990, when its population was 35,050. In 1990, Jamestown was the 778th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,370th largest city in the US. Jamestown is currently 19.0% smaller than it was in 1990.
Jamestown has shrunk 11.0% since the year 2000. Jamestown, New York's growth is extremely below average. 93% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Jamestown has a population density of 3,485.8 people per square mile.
|1365||West Springfield Town, Massachusetts||28,629|
|1366||Eagle Pass, Texas||28,596||25.4%|
|1368||Glen Ellyn, Illinois||28,533||4.7%|
|1369||Agawam Town, Massachusetts||28,494|
|1370||Jamestown, New York||28,393||-11.0%|
|1374||Aberdeen, South Dakota||28,324||12.4%|
|1376||Clayton, North Carolina||28,306||229.3%|
The total voting age population of Jamestown, New York, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 22,198. The voting age population is 47.0% male and 53.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 16.6% of the residents of Jamestown are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Jamestown are 87.0% White, 4.4% Black, 4.2% Other, 3.6% Two or more races, 0.5% Asian, 0.2% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 9.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Jamestown, 29.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 44.6%. On a per-household basis, 22.6% of families are below the poverty line in Jamestown.
Among those aged 16 and older, 56.8% of Jamestown residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 85.7% of Jamestown residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 16.9% have a bachelor's degree and 6.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Jamestown residents aged 5 and older, 8.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 6.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.7% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.4% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Jamestown is 7.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Jamestown, 12.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Jamestown is $33,420.
In Jamestown, 49.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 50.3% of housing units in Jamestown.
Of all the housing units in Jamestown, 55.2% of them were build before 1940.
In Jamestown, 1.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 220 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Jamestown is $616.
In Jamestown, 74.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.