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Population in 2012: 30,767 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.0%
 

Males: 14,583  (47.4%)
Females: 16,184  (52.6%)

Median resident age:  36.9 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 14701.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $30,395 (it was $25,837 in 2000)
Jamestown:

$30,395
NY:

$56,448
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,677

Jamestown city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $65,485 (it was $50,500 in 2000)
Jamestown:

$65,485
NY:

$280,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $69,024; Detached houses: $71,567; Townhouses or other attached units: $108,233; In 2-unit structures: $52,383; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $60,332; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $75,931; Mobile homes: $36,339

Median gross rent in 2012: $583.

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  • White alone - 26,173 (84.4%)
  • Hispanic - 2,778 (9.0%)
  • Black alone - 915 (3.0%)
  • Two or more races - 689 (2.2%)
  • Asian alone - 216 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 136 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 86 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 21 (0.07%)

Races in Jamestown detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Jamestown: 86.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Italian (14.3%), German (14.0%), Swedish (13.9%), Irish (11.9%), English (9.7%), Polish (3.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1827

Land area: 8.98 square miles.

Population density: 3,427 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Jamestown:

  • High school or higher: 84.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 13.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jamestown city:

  • Never married: 33.7%
  • Now married: 42.7%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

580 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.9%
New York:  22.6%



According to our research of New York and other state lists there were 117 registered sex offenders living in Jamestown, New York as of December 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Jamestown to the number of sex offenders is 263 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,078 (3.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,862 (3.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Erie, PA (43.0 miles , pop. 103,717).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Buffalo, NY (59.4 miles , pop. 292,648).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (258.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Ellicott, NY (1.3 miles ), Jamestown West, NY (1.4 miles ), Celoron, NY (1.5 miles ), Falconer, NY (1.6 miles ), Kiantone, NY (2.0 miles ), Lakewood, NY (2.1 miles ), Busti, NY (2.1 miles ), Frewsburg, NY (2.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $111,800
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $139,600
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $127,000
  • 2006: 29 buildings, average cost: $207,800
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $158,100
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $234,900
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $400,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $400,000

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.10 N, Longitude: 79.24 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,758 (+5.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 6,388 (50.5%)

Area code: 716

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Crime rates in Jamestown by Year
Type 2000 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 010010131000
per 100,000 0.03.10.00.03.30.03.410.23.40.00.00.0
Rapes 191118192321202020242214
per 100,000 56.534.357.961.774.868.967.568.368.583.470.344.9
Robberies 174041474635304026353639
per 100,000 50.6124.9131.9152.7149.6114.9101.2136.689.0121.6115.1125.1
Assaults 89110105101143114116121105121145129
per 100,000 264.8343.4337.8328.1465.2374.2391.3413.3359.5420.4463.5413.6
Burglaries 324269325304364365300344266342335359
per 100,000 964.0839.81045.5987.51184.21198.21011.91174.9910.81188.11070.81151.1
Thefts 782762816702728795814810814895753784
per 100,000 2326.72378.92625.02280.32368.32609.82745.72766.52787.33109.32406.82513.9
Auto thefts 656584434046372620443637
per 100,000 193.4202.9270.2139.7130.1151.0124.888.868.5152.9115.1118.6
Arson 22N/AN/AN/AN/A1061710911N/A
per 100,000 65.5N/AN/AN/AN/A32.820.258.134.231.335.2N/A
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.7) 291.9312.7356.3335.2395.8368.0363.1402.3344.0410.6367.1349.8

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Jamestown detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 71 (60 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.92
New York average:

3.23

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Jamestown, New York accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.2%
New York:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -3,342 (-9.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Jamestown-area historical tornado activity is significantly above New York state average. It is 12% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.3 miles away from the Jamestown city center .

On 5/31/1985, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.5 miles away from the city center injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Jamestown-area historical earthquake activity is below New York state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 72.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 81.0 miles away from Jamestown center
On 3/12/1994 at 10:43:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 84.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/16/1993 at 06:30:05, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/3/2001 at 22:36:46, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.7 miles away from Jamestown center
On 6/30/2004 at 04:03:14, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Chautauqua County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 3, Snow: 1, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Lucille Ball - (1911-1989), comedy actress, Roger Goodell - Commissioner of the National Football League, Natalie Merchant - (born 1963), musician, Nick Carter (musician) - Male singer, Charles Goodell - Politician, Dale Willman - Journalist, Jud Strunk - Singer, Laura Kightlinger - Comedian, Michael G. Foster - Karateka, Pandora Boxx - Performance artist.

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Jamestown: Henri Le Fevre Brown.

Main business address for: AMERICAN LOCKER GROUP INC (PARTITIONS, SHELVING, LOCKERS & OFFICE AND STORE FIXTURES).


Hospitals/medical centers in Jamestown:

  • WOMENS CHRISTIAN ASSOC. HOSP. (Dialysis Facility, 207 FOOTE AVENUE)
  • CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY CHAPTER NYS ARC, INC (Hospital, 165 CHANDLER STREET (TEMP 160 BENEDICT AVE))
  • CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY CHAPTER NYS ARC, INC (Hospital, 862 FOOTE AVE)
  • JAMESTOWN GENERAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, provides emergency services, 51 GLASGOW AVE)
  • WOMAN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 207 FOOTE AVENUE)
  • HERITAGE PARK HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 150 PRATHER AVENUE)
  • LUTHERAN RETIREMENT HOME (Nursing Home, 715 FALCONER STREET)
  • MANOR OAK SKILLED NURSING FACILITIES JAMESTOWN (Nursing Home, 423 BAKER STREET)
  • PRESBYTERIAN HOMES (Nursing Home, 715 FALCONER ST)

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Colleges/Universities in Jamestown:

  • Jamestown Community College (Full-time enrollment: 2,816; Location: 525 Falconer St; Public; Website: www.sunyjcc.edu)
  • Jamestown Business College (FT enrollment: 311; Location: 7 Fairmount Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: www.jamestownbusinesscollege.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Jamestown:

  • SUNY at Fredonia (about 25 miles; Fredonia, NY; Full-time enrollment: 5,406)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College (about 39 miles; Erie, PA; FT enrollment: 4,031)
  • Saint Bonaventure University (about 42 miles; Saint Bonaventure, NY; FT enrollment: 2,154)
  • Mercyhurst College (about 42 miles; Erie, PA; FT enrollment: 3,674)
  • Gannon University (about 44 miles; Erie, PA; FT enrollment: 2,936)
  • Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (about 45 miles; Erie, PA; FT enrollment: 2,574)
  • Edinboro University of Pennsylvania (about 49 miles; Edinboro, PA; FT enrollment: 6,252)

Public high schools in Jamestown:

Private high schools in Jamestown:

  • BETHEL BAPTIST CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 95; Location: 200 HUNT RD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • GUSTAVUS ADOLPHUS LEARNING CENTER (Students: 73; Location: 200 GUSTAVUS AVE; Grades: 1 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Jamestown:

Private elementary/middle schools in Jamestown:

  • HOLY FAMILY CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 129; Location: 1135 N MAIN ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • JAMESTOWN SDA SCHOOL (Students: 8; Location: 130 MCDANIEL AVE; Grades: 2 - 7)
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Libraries in Jamestown:

  • JAMES PRENDERGAST LIBRARY ASSOCIATION (Operating income: $1,151,886; Location: 509 CHERRY STREET; 196,674 books; 18 e-books; 8,299 audio materials; 1,486 video materials; 10 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 7 other licensed databases; 358 print serial subscriptions)
  • HAZELTINE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $61,335; Location: 891 BUSTI-SUGAR GROVE ROAD; 15,511 books; 476 audio materials; 514 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 5 other licensed databases; 74 print serial subscriptions)
  • FLUVANNA FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $32,831; Location: 3532 FLUVANNA AVENUE EXTENSION; 11,215 books; 210 audio materials; 1,196 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 5 other licensed databases; 14 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • wrfa-lp is a new low power station at 107.9 fm. it went on the air about a year ago. wkza 106.9 is another station not listed.
  • add this FM station to your listing for Jamestown, NY please: WRFA (107.9 FM; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: Arts Council for Chautauqua County)
  • Jamestown was the home of the Honorable Robert H. Jackson who performed such duties as General Counsel, Bureau of Internal Revenue, Assistant Attorney General (Tax), Assistant Attorney Gerneral (Antitrust), Soicitor General, Attorney General, Supreme Court Justice, and most importantly in 1945 RHJ was selected to serve as the chief counsel at the International Military Tribunal for the prosecution of Nazi war criminals.
  • Brad Anderson, the creator of the cartoon panel Marmaduke, also grew up in Jamestown, NY.

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Notable locations in Jamestown: Municipal Lighting Plant Sub-Station Number 3 (A), Washington Street Sub-Station (B), Reg Lenna Civic Center (C), Jamestown Savings Bank Ice Arena (D), City of Jamestown Municipal Lighting Plant (E), James Prendergast Free Library (F), Marvin Community House (G), Western New York Technology Development Center (H), Physical Education Complex (I), Hultquist Library (J), Katharine Jackson Carnahan Center (K), Arts And Sciences Center (L), Hamilton Collegiate Center (M), Buffalo Street Booster Pumping Station (N), Saint John's Roman Catholic Youth Center (O), Governor Fenton Mansion (P), Fenton Park Nursing Home (Q), Agnes Home for Girls (R), Jamestown Engine Company Number 3 (S), Jamestown Boys Club (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: South Side Plaza Shopping Center (1), Commons Mall Building (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Jamestown include: Blackwell Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (A), Camp Street United Methodist Church (B), Christ First United Methodist Church (C), Concordia Lutheran Church (D), Crosspointe Community Church (E), Emmanuel Temple Church (F), First Baptist Church of Jamestown (G), New Life Christian Fellowship (H), Southtown Christian Center (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Lake View Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Jamestown include: School Park (1), Roseland Park (2), Lincoln Park (3), Fenton Park (4), Emory Park (5), Dow Park (6), Baker Park (7), Allen Park (8), Willard Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Centi Astro-Space Activities (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 142 Broadhead Avenue).

Hotels: Best Western Downtown Jamestwn (200 West Third Street), Comfort Inn Jamestown (2800 North Main Street), Colony Motel (620 Fairmount Avenue), Cottage Inn (330 W 3 St).

Court: Jamestown City - City Court (City Hall).

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 30.5. This is about average.
City:

30.5
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.73. This is significantly better than average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

1.73
U.S.:

2.43
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 34.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 22.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

34.4
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 10.7. This is significantly better than average. There were 18 monitors within city limits.
City:

10.7
U.S.:

22.9
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.40. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 22.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

7.40
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Jamestown that have no violations reported:

  • LAKE COUNTY DAIRY-HARTFIELD (Population served: 700, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LAKE COUNTY DAIRY-KIMBALL STAND (Population served: 600, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HIDDEN VALLEY CAMPGROUND (Population served: 250, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LA SCALA (Population served: 250, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • VULLOS RESTAURANT (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BROOKSIDE ESTATES MHP (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WAR VETS RECREATION INCORPORATED (Population served: 175, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FOUNTAIN BOWL (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • JAMESTOWN AUDUBON SOCIETY (Population served: 125, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • VIKING LAKE PARK (Population served: 117, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 27.0%
(22.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.1% for Black residents, 56.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 71.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 57.5% for other race residents, 67.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  56.5%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  11.3%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Jamestown, NY

People in group quarters in Jamestown in 2010:

  • 353 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 311 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 214 people in college/university student housing
  • 150 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 50 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 37 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 10 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 9 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Jamestown in 2000:

  • 300 people in nursing homes
  • 204 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 143 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 23 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 18 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 18 people in other group homes
  • 13 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 10 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 5 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Jamestown compared to New York state average:

Jamestown, New York environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Jamestown (2011 data):

  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Jamestown-Main Branch, Jamestown - South Side Branch, Jamestown Drive-In Branch. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • Community Bank, National Association: Jamestown - North Main Branch at 1281 North Main Street, branch established on 1998/09/21; Jamestown - Brooklyn Square Branch at 25 South Main Street, branch established on 1982/07/06. Info updated 2011/06/13: Bank assets: $6,460.6 mil, Deposits: $4,840.4 mil, headquarters in Canton, NY, positive income, 175 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bank System, Inc.
  • Lake Shore Savings Bank: Jamestown Branch at 115 East 4th Street, branch established on 1997/09/22; West Ellicot Branch at 1 N Green Ave, branch established on 1996/06/30. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $485.8 mil, Deposits: $383.2 mil, headquarters in Dunkirk, NY, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 10 total offices
  • Northwest Savings Bank: Jamestown Branch at 23 West Third Street, branch established on 1996/11/09; Southside Branch at 768 Foote Avenue, branch established on 1997/11/05. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $7,975.9 mil, Deposits: $5,985.6 mil, headquarters in Warren, PA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 172 total offices
  • KeyBank National Association: Jamestown Quality Market Branch at 730 Foote Avenue, branch established on 1958/11/12; 202-204 North Main Street Branch at 202 North Main Street, branch established on 1990/03/28. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • Cattaraugus County Bank: Fairmount Avenue Branch at 870 Fairmount Avenue, branch established on 2006/07/10. Info updated 2008/07/14: Bank assets: $186.4 mil, Deposits: $165.9 mil, headquarters in Little Valley, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: C.C.bancorp, Inc.
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Jamestown/Tops Branch at 2000 Washington Street, branch established on 2003/05/12. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • HSBC Bank USA, National Association: Jamestown Branch at 417 Spring Street, branch established on 1953/04/07. Info updated 2010/11/30: Bank assets: $206,009.7 mil, Deposits: $149,026.8 mil, headquarters in Mc Lean, VA, positive income, 474 total offices, Holding Company: Hsbc Holdings Plc

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Jamestown, New York:

  • Comfort Inn, 2800 N Main St, Jamestown, NY 14701 , Phone: (716) 664-5920, Fax: (716) 664-3068
  • Ramada Jamestown Hotel, 150 W 4TH St, Jamestown, NY 14701 , Phone: (716) 664-3400
  • Best Western Downtown Jamestown, 200 W Third St, Jamestown, NY 14701 , Phone: (716) 484-8400, Fax: (716) 484-8405
  • Hampton Inn & Suites - Jamestown, Ny, 4 W Oak Hill Rd, Jamestown, NY 14701 , Phone: (716) 484-7829, Fax: (716) 484-9953
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Jamestown, New York

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 (75%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.28%
Here50.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal Church
Adherents49.4%15.8%7.9%3.1%2.2%
Congregations12.6%23.2%6.6%4.0%3.5%
Name The Wesleyan Church The Evangelical Covenant ChurchGeneral Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents1.9%1.7%1.6%1.6%14.7%
Congregations2.5%1.0%4.0%4.0%38.4%
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: 37
Chautauqua County:

2.76 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 15
Chautauqua County:

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 41
Chautauqua County:

3.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 148
Here:

11.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.1%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Chautauqua County:

29.3%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.4%
State:

15.6%

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 13$53,036$48,9564$6,208
Other Government Administration 4$18,252$54,75611$8,285
Judicial and Legal 2$13,153$78,9180$0
Police Protection - Officers 65$381,915$70,5079$13,426
Police - Other 12$31,282$31,28211$5,694
Firefighters 67$331,693$59,4080$0
Fire - Other 1$2,482$29,7840$0
Streets and Highways 57$165,674$34,8791$399
Parks and Recreation 19$48,396$30,5660$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 12$42,566$42,5661$2,371
Higher Education - Instructional 81$286,934$42,509305$202,581
Higher Education - Other 202$316,985$18,83170$97,106
Other and Unallocable 1$3,569$42,8281$252
Totals for Government 536$1,695,937$37,969413$336,322

Jamestown government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $540,000 ($17.55)
    Parks & Recreation: $195,000 ($6.34)
    General Public Buildings: $125,000 ($4.06)
    General: $99,000 ($3.22)
    Fire Protection: $33,000 ($1.07)
    Higher Education - Other: $0 ($0.00)
  • Current Operations - Other Higher Education: $25,671,000 ($834.37)
    Electric Utilities: $17,400,000 ($565.54)
    General - Other: $6,959,000 ($226.18)
    Police Protection: $4,774,000 ($155.17)
    Fire Protection: $4,096,000 ($133.13)
    Sewerage: $3,012,000 ($97.90)
    Water Utilities: $1,877,000 ($61.01)
    Regular Highways: $1,822,000 ($59.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,684,000 ($54.73)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,387,000 ($45.08)
    Financial Administration: $480,000 ($15.60)
    Central Staff Services: $429,000 ($13.94)
    Libraries: $385,000 ($12.51)
    General Public Buildings: $325,000 ($10.56)
    Natural Resources - Other: $184,000 ($5.98)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $96,000 ($3.12)
    Parking Facilities: $52,000 ($1.69)
    Corrections - Other: $37,000 ($1.20)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,264,000 ($73.59)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,290,000 ($139.44)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Financial Administration: $332,000 ($10.79)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $744,000 ($24.18)
    Parks & Recreation: $37,000 ($1.20)
    Fire Protection: $21,000 ($0.68)
    General Public Building: $8,000 ($0.26)
    Central Staff: $5,000 ($0.16)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($0.13)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.03)
    Other Higher Education: $0 ($0.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $29,696,000 ($965.19)

Jamestown government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Higher Education - Other: $8,491,000 ($275.98)
    Sewerage: $3,450,000 ($112.13)
    All Other: $1,488,000 ($48.36)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,416,000 ($46.02)
    Parks & Recreation: $294,000 ($9.56)
    Parking Facilities: $216,000 ($7.02)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $4,611,000 ($149.87)
    All Other: $19,000 ($0.62)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $4,634,000 ($150.62)
    All Other: $76,000 ($2.47)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $945,000 ($30.71)
    General Revenue, NEC: $858,000 ($27.89)
    Property Sale Other: $415,000 ($13.49)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $27,490,000 ($893.49)
    Water Utilities: $3,489,000 ($113.40)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $8,912,000 ($289.66)
    General Support: $3,987,000 ($129.59)
    All Other: $760,000 ($24.70)
    Highways: $735,000 ($23.89)
  • Tax - Property: $9,926,000 ($322.62)
    Public Utilities: $390,000 ($12.68)
    NEC: $332,000 ($10.79)

Jamestown government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Electric Utilities: $38,866,000 ($1263.24)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $17,507,000 ($569.02)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Electric Utilities: $37,727,000 ($1226.22)
    Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $15,123,000 ($491.53)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $2,384,000 ($77.49)
    Electric Utilities: $1,139,000 ($37.02)

Jamestown government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,876,000 ($60.97)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $16,289,000 ($529.43)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $13,524,000 ($439.56)

3.46% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,171 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.46%
New York average:

5.41%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($601 average AGI)
Chautauqua County:

0.05%
New York average:

0.24%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Erie County, NY  0.63% ($31,512 average AGI)
from Cattaraugus County, NY  0.39% ($26,697)
from Erie County, PA  0.20% ($28,938)


4.49% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,407 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.49%
New York average:

6.26%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($266 average AGI)
Chautauqua County:

0.05%
New York average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Erie County, NY  0.67% ($27,775 average AGI)
to Cattaraugus County, NY  0.29% ($24,071)
to Erie County, PA  0.25% ($34,942)

Strongest AM radio stations in Jamestown:

  • WKSN (1340 AM; 1 kW; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: VOX ALLEGANY, L.L.C.)
  • WJTN (1240 AM; 1 kW; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: MEDIA ONE GROUP, LLC)
  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNAE (1310 AM; 5 kW; WARREN, PA; Owner: KINZUA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGGO (1590 AM; 5 kW; SALAMANCA, NY; Owner: CATT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGR (550 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRIE (1260 AM; 5 kW; ERIE, PA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF ERIE, INC.)
  • WFNN (1330 AM; 5 kW; ERIE, PA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WNED (970 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jamestown:

  • WWSE (93.3 FM; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: MEDIA ONE GROUP, LLC)
  • WMHU (101.9 FM; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: VOX ALLEGANY, L.L.C.)
  • WNJA (89.7 FM; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC B/CING ASSOC)
  • WKZA (106.9 FM; LAKEWOOD, NY; Owner: CROSS COUNTRY COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WUBJ (88.1 FM; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • W205BA (88.9 FM; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCOT (90.9 FM; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WQFX-FM (103.1 FM; RUSSELL, PA; Owner: SOUTHBRIDGE RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WOGM-LP (105.9 FM; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: LIGHTHOUSE BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WBKX (96.5 FM; FREDONIA, NY; Owner: CHADWICK BAY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRRN (92.3 FM; WARREN, PA; Owner: KINZUA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WRKT (100.9 FM; NORTH EAST, PA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WTSS (102.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKNB (104.3 FM; CLARENDON, PA; Owner: KINZUA BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WBRR (100.1 FM; BRADFORD, PA; Owner: RADIO STATION WESB, INC.)
  • WQRT (98.3 FM; SALAMANCA, NY; Owner: CATT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Jamestown:

  • W46BA (Channel 46; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC B/CING.ASSN.)
  • W10BH (Channel 10; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WNYB (Channel 26; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WNGS (Channel 67; SPRINGVILLE, NY; Owner: CAROLINE K. POWLEY D/B/A UNICORN/SPRINGVILLE)
  • WICU-TV (Channel 12; ERIE, PA; Owner: SJL OF PENNSYLVANIA, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Jamestown fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 25
Total length: 211 meters (692ft)
Total costs: $45,870,000
Total average daily traffic: 165,911
Total average daily truck traffic: 4,674

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • Before 1900: 2
  • 1900-1909: 0
  • 1910-1919: 2
  • 1920-1929: 4
  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 2
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 4
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 3
  • 2000-2009: 3
  • 2010-2012: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Jamestown, NY

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Jamestown)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 41 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Jamestown, NY)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 178 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Jamestown)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 23 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Jamestown)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 8 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED78$55,256187$59,674404$51,35984$13,1903$61,66760$44,600
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$50,00012$64,08367$49,83611$30,2730$07$44,143
APPLICATIONS DENIED16$42,68829$55,552363$52,77188$16,4431$20,00026$34,577
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$45,00014$46,571243$56,03310$19,8000$09$37,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$24,0003$45,33316$63,1252$127,5000$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0301.00 , 0302.00, 0303.00, 0304.00, 0305.00, 0306.00, 0307.00, 0308.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 8 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED93$55,64554$67,87013$43,462
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$46,6677$81,5710$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$48,0002$59,0001$80,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$55,5002$37,5002$40,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$77,0000$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0301.00 , 0302.00, 0303.00, 0304.00, 0305.00, 0306.00, 0307.00, 0308.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 123
  • Hazardous Condition: 207
  • Service Call: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 7

Incident types - Jamestown


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Jamestown, NY

Most common first names in Jamestown, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John41676.4 years
Mary38081.2 years
Joseph27176.0 years
Carl26578.9 years
William26074.9 years
Robert24270.2 years
Charles23376.0 years
Helen22779.0 years
Anna21485.0 years
James21272.0 years
Most common last names in Jamestown, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson71379.8 years
Anderson52979.8 years
Carlson46679.6 years
Peterson23681.5 years
Nelson23478.7 years
Swanson20279.3 years
Olson15380.1 years
Smith15276.2 years
Larson12680.3 years
Gustafson10578.0 years
Businesses in Jamestown, NY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Arby's2McDonald's4
AutoZone1New Balance1
Best Western1Pizza Hut2
Blockbuster1RadioShack1
Burger King2Rite Aid3
CVS1Sam's Club1
Clarion1Sears1
Comfort Inn1Sprint Nextel1
Domino's Pizza1Starbucks1
Dunkin Donuts1Subway3
FedEx7T-Mobile1
GNC1Tim Hortons4
H&R Block2True Value1
Home Depot1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS7
Kmart1Verizon Wireless1
La-Z-Boy1Walgreens1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1
Little Caesars Pizza1YMCA2
Browse common businesses in Jamestown, NY


Jamestown on our top lists:

  • #22 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
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  • #6 (14701) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Swedish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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