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Population in 2012: 283 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -29.1%
Males: 130  (46.0%)
Females: 153  (54.0%)

Median resident age:  40.6 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip codes: 66948.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,921 (it was $29,167 in 2000)
Jamestown:

$36,921
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,049

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $40,848 (it was $20,600 in 2000)
Jamestown:

$40,848
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $38,950; Detached houses: $38,950

Median gross rent in 2012: $295.

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  • White alone - 278 (97.2%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.7%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.3%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Jamestown: 78.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (40.3%), Irish (14.9%), Swedish (11.6%), French (5.1%), United States (4.9%), English (4.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1411 feet

Land area: 0.29 square miles.

Population density: 987 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Jamestown:

  • High school or higher: 82.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jamestown city:

  • Never married: 30.7%
  • Now married: 43.0%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 17.3%

1 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.3%
Kansas:  5.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $780 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $508 (1.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (104.5 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (474.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Scottsville, KS (2.5 miles) , Randall, KS (3.2 miles) , Concordia, KS (3.3 miles ), Courtland, KS (3.6 miles ), Scandia, KS (3.8 miles ), Formoso, KS (3.8 miles) , Asherville, KS (3.8 miles) , Simpson, KS (3.9 miles) .

Latitude: 39.60 N, Longitude: 97.86 W

Area code: 785

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.9%
Kansas:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +63 (+18.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (39%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Manufacturing (2%)
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (11%)
  • Construction laborers (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (12%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Business operations specialists (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Child care workers (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Jamestown-area historical tornado activity is above Kansas state average. It is 198% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/20/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.8 miles away from the Jamestown city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/15/1992, a category F4 tornado 20.2 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Jamestown-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Kansas state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/30/1991 at 22:07:44, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 86.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/1/2002 at 11:08:56, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 73.6 miles away from Jamestown center
On 4/17/2003 at 17:31:59, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cloud County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospital/medical center in Jamestown:

  • CHEYENNE LODGE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 716 CEDAR PO BOX 206)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Jamestown:

  • MOUNT JOSEPH SENIOR COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CONCORDIA, KS)
  • MOUNT JOSEPH SENIOR VILLAGE LLC (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CONCORDIA, KS)
  • CLOUD COUNTY HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; CONCORDIA, KS)

Political contributions by individuals in Jamestown, KS

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jamestown:

  • Kansas State University (about 75 miles; Manhattan, KS; Full-time enrollment: 18,850)
  • Central Community College (about 94 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 2,632)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 94 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 4,978)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 101 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 4,780)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 105 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,702)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 106 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 6,591)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 107 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 2,415)

Library in Jamestown:

  • JAMESTOWN CITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $11,128; Location: 311 D WALNUT; 8,498 books; 5 audio materials; 122 video materials; 30 state licensed databases)

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Notable locations in Jamestown: Agmark Grain Elevator Number 9 (A), Jamestown City Library (B), Cloud County Rural Fire District 1 Jamestown (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Jamestown: First United Methodist Church of Jamestown (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Cloud County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Jamestown and their reported violations in the past:

JAMESTOWN, CITY OF (Population served: 389, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1993 and JAN-18-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-18-1994)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 23.2%
(23.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.7%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.5%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Jamestown, KS


35 people in nursing homes in 2000

Jamestown compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Jamestown (2011 data):

  • The Jamestown State Bank: at 422 Walnut Street, branch established on 1898/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $20.8 mil, Deposits: $15.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Wood (14%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Electricity (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Jamestown city (based on Cloud County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 61.59%
Here61.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA The Wesleyan ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents31.9%22.2%13.8%9.9%7.7%
Congregations15.4%26.9%3.8%7.7%7.7%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA) The Evangelical Covenant ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents5.9%2.8%2.8%1.3%1.7%
Congregations15.4%7.7%3.8%3.8%7.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Cloud County:

3.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Cloud County:

1.07 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Cloud County:

5.33 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
Here:

10.65 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.5%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Cloud County:

28.3%
State:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Cloud County:

12.5%
State:

13.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,130$25,5600$0
Sewerage 1$1,924$23,0880$0
Water Supply 1$3,402$40,8240$0
Totals for Government 3$7,456$29,8240$0

Jamestown government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $160,000 ($565.37)
    Water Utilities: $67,000 ($236.75)
    Central Staff Services: $53,000 ($187.28)
    Sewerage: $25,000 ($88.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $19,000 ($67.14)
    General - Other: $17,000 ($60.07)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($35.34)
    Libraries: $3,000 ($10.60)
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000 ($3.53)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($3.53)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($3.53)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $26,000 ($91.87)
    Central Staff Services: $7,000 ($24.73)
    Water Utilities: $7,000 ($24.73)
    Sewerage: $4,000 ($14.13)
    Gas Utilities: $4,000 ($14.13)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($10.60)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $75,000 ($265.02)

Jamestown government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $30,000 ($106.01)
    Solid Waste Management: $19,000 ($67.14)
    All Other: $1,000 ($3.53)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $25,000 ($88.34)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($3.53)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $165,000 ($583.04)
    Water Utilities: $65,000 ($229.68)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $11,000 ($38.87)
    General Local Government Support: $2,000 ($7.07)
  • Tax - Property: $35,000 ($123.67)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $29,000 ($102.47)
    Public Utilities Sales: $7,000 ($24.73)

Jamestown government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,000 ($134.28)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,000 ($123.67)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,000 ($10.60)

Jamestown government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $173,000 ($611.31)

5.63% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($24,641 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.63%
Kansas average:

7.39%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Saline County, KS  0.71% ($19,080 average AGI)
from Republic County, KS  0.51% ($31,611)
from Clay County, KS  0.28% ($22,100)


7.39% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,883 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.39%
Kansas average:

7.67%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Saline County, KS  0.95% ($19,235 average AGI)
to Mitchell County, KS  0.56% ($14,850)
to Riley County, KS  0.50% ($23,889)

Strongest AM radio stations in Jamestown:

  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KVSV (1190 AM; 2 kW; BELOIT, KS; Owner: MCGRATH PUBLISHING COMPANY)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KNCK (1390 AM; 1 kW; CONCORDIA, KS; Owner: KNCK, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KSAL (1150 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: EBC INC.)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jamestown:

  • KCKS (94.9 FM; CONCORDIA, KS; Owner: KNCK, INC.)
  • KVSV-FM (105.5 FM; BELOIT, KS; Owner: MCGRATH PUBLISHING COMPANY)
  • KREP (92.1 FM; BELLEVILLE, KS; Owner: FIRST REPUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K294AI (106.7 FM; SCANDIA, KS; Owner: COMMUNITY CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING)
  • KVCO (88.3 FM; CONCORDIA, KS; Owner: CLOUD CNTY COMM. JR. COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Jamestown:

  • KSNB-TV (Channel 4; SUPERIOR, NE; Owner: COLINS BROADCASTING COMPANY)


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Lottie L Thompson, County Road 356, 2 Mi. W. (Lat: 39.596389 Lon: -97.894722), Type: 39.9, Overall height: 34.4 m
    Registrant: 8472401508, , 1101 PERIMETER DRIVE, Phone: (Dep) art-ment
  • County Road 356, 2 Mi. W. (Lat: 39.596389 Lon: -97.894722), Type: 39.9, Overall height: 34.4 m
    Registrant: 4172572222, Stateline@townsqr.Com, 3256 HOOVER DRIVE

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Rural Fire House (Lat: 39.597222 Lon: -97.863111), Call Sign: KLJ248
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.715 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/21/2004, Expiration Date: 06/21/2014
    Registrant: Pierce Electronics, 109 South Washington Street, Jewell, KS 66901, Phone: (785) 428-3601, Fax: (785) 428-3370, Email:
  • 311 Elm St (Lat: 39.599722 Lon: -97.860833), Type: Building, Structure height: 9 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: KLJ249
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.995 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/25/2012, Expiration Date: 01/19/2023
    Registrant: Pierce Electronics, 1970 V Road, Mankato, KS 66956, Phone: (785) 378-3158, Email:
  • Rr 2 Box 41 (Lat: 39.491667 Lon: -97.808639), Call Sign: KNFP759, Licensee ID: L00539290
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.885 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/03/2002, Expiration Date: 06/03/2012, Cancellation Date: 08/04/2012
    Registrant: Marvin L Henning, Rr 1 Box 148, Jamestown, KS 66948

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: N0TFM, Licensee ID: L00452872
    Grant Date: 06/30/1992, Expiration Date: 06/30/2002, Cancellation Date: 07/01/2004
    Registrant: Jeffrey W Zimmerman, Rt 1 Box 6, Jamestown, KS 66948
  • Call Sign: N0TIQ
    Grant Date: 07/07/1992, Expiration Date: 07/07/2002, Cancellation Date: 07/08/2004
    Registrant: Ronald K Slate, Jamestown, KS 66948
  • Call Sign: N0TTO, Licensee ID: L00572107
    Grant Date: 07/30/2012, Expiration Date: 10/03/2022, Certifier: Tammy R Forshee
    Registrant: Tammy R Forshee, 2170 N 60th Rd, Jamestown, KS 66948
  • Call Sign: KD0MAB, Licensee ID: L01576381
    Grant Date: 06/15/2010, Expiration Date: 06/15/2020, Certifier: Leroy F Nithman
    Registrant: Leroy F Nithman, 404 Cedar St, Jamestown, KS 66948

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 12751 , Serial Number: 17262230, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 10/01/1973
    Registrant (Individual): Kay Annette Hammer, Po Box 266, Jamestown, KS 66948


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Hazardous Condition: 1


Most common first names in Jamestown, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John982.7 years
Mary883.8 years
James785.8 years
Mildred781.6 years
Anna785.1 years
William677.1 years
Florence680.2 years
Dorothy676.7 years
Walter586.0 years
Fred584.8 years
Most common last names in Jamestown, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson1381.8 years
Nelson1382.2 years
Hanson787.7 years
Jones682.3 years
Gray680.0 years
Christenson573.8 years
Johnson579.4 years
Andersen578.8 years
Larson578.4 years
Collins578.6 years

Jamestown on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Child care workers"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Other direct selling establishments"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Personal care and service occupations:"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Construction"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in nursing homes"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Sales and office occupations:"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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