Jamestown, Louisiana

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Population in 2013: 136 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.7%
 
Males: 65  (48.1%)
Females: 71  (51.9%)
Median resident age:  40.8 years
Louisiana median age:  39.5 years

Zip code: 71045

Estimated median household income in 2012: $27,837 (it was $23,125 in 2000)
Jamestown:

$27,837
LA:

$42,944
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,985 (it was $11,305 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $71,422 (it was $50,000 in 2000)
Jamestown:

$71,422
LA:

$139,500
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $71,653; Detached houses: $102,800; Mobile homes: $39,208
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  • White alone - 130 (93.5%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (3.6%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (1.4%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.7%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Jamestown: 84.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (16.3%), German (14.5%), United States (14.5%), English (14.0%), Scotch-Irish (4.1%), Welsh (3.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 227 feet

Land area: 1.72 square miles.

Population density: 79 people per square mile   (very low).

Jamestown, Louisiana map

For population 25 years and over in Jamestown:

  • High school or higher: 77.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 9.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 43.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jamestown village:

  • Never married: 11.2%
  • Now married: 50.4%
  • Separated: 9.4%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 21.8%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Jamestown, Louisiana as of May 22, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Jamestown to the number of sex offenders is 34 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.6%)

Jamestown satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bossier City, LA (30.7 miles , pop. 56,461).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (34.0 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (211.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Ringgold, LA (2.1 miles ), Castor, LA (2.6 miles ), Heflin, LA (3.0 miles ), Hall Summit, LA (3.6 miles ), Lucky, LA (3.7 miles ), Bienville, LA (3.7 miles ), Dubberly, LA (3.7 miles ), Bryceland, LA (3.8 miles) .

Latitude: 32.34 N, Longitude: 93.21 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 318

Jamestown household income distribution Jamestown home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.1%
Louisiana:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -2 (-1.3%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (41%)
  • Other services, except public administration (28%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
  • Public administration (48%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (15%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (15%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (15%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8%)
  • Construction laborers (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (31%)
  • Registered nurses (23%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (15%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (15%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (15%)

Average climate in Jamestown, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Jamestown-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 97% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/3/1978, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.8 miles away from the Jamestown village center killed 2 people and injured 266 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 11/3/1992, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.8 miles away from the village center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Jamestown-area historical earthquake activity is above Louisiana state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 203.9 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 206.5 miles away from Jamestown center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 281.5 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 360.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 245.7 miles away from Jamestown center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 350.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bienville Parish (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Freezes: 2, Ice Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Jamestown topographic map

Birthplace of: Lee Smith (baseball) - Major League Baseball relief pitcher, Billy McCormack (Louisiana pastor) - Louisiana pastor and director of Christian Coalition, Enoch T. Nix - Banker.

Hospitals and medical centers near Jamestown:

  • RINGGOLD NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER, LLC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; RINGGOLD, LA)
  • NATIONAL HOME CARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; SIBLEY, LA)
  • DUBBERLY GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 16 miles away; MINDEN, LA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jamestown:

  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 30 miles; Bossier City, LA; Full-time enrollment: 6,209)
  • Louisiana State University-Shreveport (about 30 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • Grambling State University (about 32 miles; Grambling, LA; FT enrollment: 4,885)
  • Louisiana Tech University (about 36 miles; Ruston, LA; FT enrollment: 5,874)
  • Southern University at Shreveport (about 40 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 2,277)
  • Northwestern State University of Louisiana (about 42 miles; Natchitoches, LA; FT enrollment: 7,700)
  • Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (about 66 miles; Magnolia, AR; FT enrollment: 3,005)

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Notable location: Bienville Parish Fire Protection District Wards 4 and 5 Station 3 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Bienville Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 31.9%
(32.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.5 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  80.0%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  7.3%
Whole state:  6.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Jamestown compared to Louisiana state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Jamestown travel time to work - commute Jamestown mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (47%)
  • Electricity (44%)
  • Wood (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Jamestown village (based on Bienville Parish data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.38%
Here: 52.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents75.8%9.7%5.6%2.9%6.1%
Congregations54.3%15.2%4.3%8.7%17.4%
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: 2
Bienville Parish:

1.34 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Bienville Parish:

3.36 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Bienville Parish:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.4%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Bienville Parish:

33.2%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.4%
State:

13.7%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$325
Totals for Government 0$0 5$325

6.76% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,593 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.76%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Webster Parish, LA  1.08% ($25,321 average AGI)
from Caddo Parish, LA  0.71% ($29,171)
from Lincoln Parish, LA  0.69% ($25,147)


6.67% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,606 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.67%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Webster Parish, LA  1.12% ($34,200 average AGI)
to Lincoln Parish, LA  0.96% ($33,106)
to Caddo Parish, LA  0.67% ($46,333)

Strongest AM radio stations in Jamestown:

  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOKA (980 AM; 5 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KSYB (1300 AM; 5 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: AMISTAD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KNOE (540 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KASO (1240 AM; 1 kW; MINDEN, LA; Owner: GREENWOOD ACRES BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLAD (800 AM; 1 kW; COUSHATTA, LA; Owner: THE BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KWDF (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; BALL, LA; Owner: BALL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jamestown:

  • KXKZ (107.5 FM; RUSTON, LA; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS CAPITAL COMPANY II OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KRMD-FM (101.1 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KYLA (106.7 FM; HOMER, LA; Owner: NWLA BROADCASTING, L.L.C)
  • KBEF (104.5 FM; GIBSLAND, LA; Owner: GREENWOOD ACRES BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • KVMA-FM (107.9 FM; MAGNOLIA, AR; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KLKL (95.7 FM; MINDEN, LA; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • WAIV (102.3 FM; CAPE MAY, NJ; Owner: EQUITY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • KGRM (91.5 FM; GRAMBLING, LA; Owner: GRAMBLING COLLEGE OF LOUISIANA)

TV broadcast stations around Jamestown:

  • KTBS-TV (Channel 3; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KTBS, INC.)
  • KMSS-TV (Channel 33; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KSLA-TV (Channel 12; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KSLA, LLC)
  • KSHV (Channel 45; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF SHREVEPORT LIC. CORP.)
  • KARD (Channel 14; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: QUORUM OF LOUISIANA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KPXJ (Channel 21; MINDEN, LA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Sailes Fire Twr 5 Mi East Of (Lat: 32.366833 Lon: -93.137667), Call Sign: KAS222
    Assigned Frequencies: 49.1200 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/10/2001, Expiration Date: 04/10/2011, Cancellation Date: 06/11/2011
    Registrant: International Paper Company, Shreveport, LA 71105, Phone: (318) 862-9528

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KC5RUV
    Grant Date: 11/22/1995, Expiration Date: 11/22/2005, Cancellation Date: 11/24/2007
    Registrant: Bryan L Rees, Rr 2 Box 705, Jamestown, LA 71045
  • Call Sign: N5JVZ
    Grant Date: 07/15/1996, Expiration Date: 07/15/2006, Cancellation Date: 07/16/2008
    Registrant: Harold J Myrick, Rt 2 Box 900, Jamestown, LA 71045
  • Call Sign: KD5LSM, Licensee ID: L00286022
    Grant Date: 08/03/2010, Expiration Date: 09/20/2020, Certifier: Irving N Baggett Iii
    Registrant: Irving N Baggett Iii, 390 Madden Millcreek Rd, Jamestown, LA 71045

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 9
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Jamestown

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