Jamestown, North Dakota

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Population in 2013: 15,440 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.6%
 
Males: 7,735  (50.1%)
Females: 7,705  (49.9%)
Median resident age:  39.4 years
North Dakota median age:  35.5 years

Zip codes: 58401, 58402, 58405.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $49,451 (it was $31,500 in 2000)
Jamestown:

$49,451
ND:

$55,759

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $26,529 (it was $16,686 in 2000)

Jamestown city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $117,254 (it was $65,500 in 2000)
Jamestown:

$117,254
ND:

$155,400

Median gross rent in 2013: $638.

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  • Races in Jamestown, ND (2013)

    Jamestown races chart
    • 14,89792.3%White alone
    • 3842.4%Hispanic
    • 2711.7%American Indian alone
    • 2751.7%Two or more races
    • 1530.9%Black alone
    • 860.5%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Jamestown: 80.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (42.5%), Norwegian (21.2%), Irish (4.7%), French (3.5%), English (3.0%), Russian (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1883

Elevation: 1413 feet

Land area: 12.5 square miles.

Population density: 1,240 people per square mile   (low).

Jamestown,ND real estate house value index trend

Jamestown, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Jamestown:

  • High school or higher: 86.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jamestown city:

  • Never married: 31.4%
  • Now married: 46.1%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 14.1%

185 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.2%
North Dakota:

1.9%



According to our research of North Dakota and other state lists there were 114 registered sex offenders living in Jamestown, North Dakota as of July 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Jamestown to the number of sex offenders is 134 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,880 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,698 (1.9%)

Jamestown satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (89.6 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (293.8 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (647.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Spiritwood, ND (3.2 miles) , Ypsilanti, ND (3.3 miles) , Buchanan, ND (3.5 miles) , Spiritwood Lake, ND (3.6 miles) , Montpelier, ND (3.9 miles) , Cleveland, ND (4.4 miles) , Pingree, ND (4.5 miles) , Wimbledon, ND (4.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 21 buildings, average cost: $119,600
  • 1998: 30 buildings, average cost: $140,300
  • 1999: 17 buildings, average cost: $129,200
  • 2000: 20 buildings, average cost: $135,600
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $139,900
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $160,200
  • 2003: 13 buildings, average cost: $163,600
  • 2004: 25 buildings, average cost: $153,600
  • 2005: 19 buildings, average cost: $162,600
  • 2006: 26 buildings, average cost: $171,300
  • 2007: 19 buildings, average cost: $184,900
  • 2008: 21 buildings, average cost: $191,300
  • 2009: 16 buildings, average cost: $211,600
  • 2010: 15 buildings, average cost: $212,200
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $220,000
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $222,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 46.91 N, Longitude: 98.70 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): The Buffalo City

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,226 (+7.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 6,762 (82.1%)

Area code: 701

Jamestown household income distribution Jamestown home values distribution

Crime rates in Jamestown by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 100000000000
per 100,000 6.50.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 81591311715710111222
per 100,000 52.297.859.686.874.347.6102.948.265.970.176.2143.9
Robberies 231120211001
per 100,000 13.019.66.66.713.50.013.76.96.60.00.06.5
Assaults 51110201416301132192019
per 100,000 32.671.866.2133.594.5108.9205.875.7211.0121.1127.0124.3
Burglaries 515569608458655359427773
per 100,000 332.5358.8456.7400.6567.3394.7445.9364.6389.1267.7488.8477.6
Thefts 251345353265225226239226246243319269
per 100,000 1,636.22,250.32,336.51,769.11,519.61,537.81,639.51,554.91,622.31,549.12,025.01,759.8
Auto thefts 421925121214172428172320
per 100,000 273.8123.9165.580.181.095.3116.6165.1184.6108.4146.0130.8
Arson 707533824242
per 100,000 45.60.046.333.420.320.454.913.826.412.725.413.1
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 293.1) 169.8215.9194.7196.4182.9151.3225.8151.3196.9163.9206.0247.5

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City-data.com crime index 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 2013, including police officers: 33 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.90
North Dakota average:

2.04
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

2.8%
North Dakota:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -25 (-0.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Jamestown: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Jamestown, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

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

On 7/18/2004, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.6 miles away from the Jamestown city center caused $2 million in damages.

On 8/11/2002, a category F4 tornado 28.4 miles away from the city center caused $650,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Jamestown-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Dakota state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 598.6 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 153.3 miles away from Jamestown center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 189.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 143.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 117.0 miles away from Jamestown center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 395.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Stutsman County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 20, Storms: 11, Snows: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Jamestown topographic map

Birthplace of: Louis L'Amour - Novelist, Jim Ramstad - Politician, Bob Wiese - Football player, Darin Erstad - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Los Angeles Angels, born: Jun 4, 1974), John O. Simonds - Landscape architect, Peggy Lee - (1920-2002), musician, Richard Hieb - Astronaut, Shadoe Stevens - Television actor, Tom Hatten - Actor, Travis Hafner - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Cleveland Indians, born: Jun 3, 1977).

Hospitals and medical centers in Jamestown:

  • ALPHA OPPORTUNITIES 112 (112 6TH AVE SE)
  • ALPHA OPPORTUNITIES-1510 (1510 8TH AVE NE)
  • ANNE CARLSEN CENTER FOR CHILDREN (301 7TH AVE NW)
  • JAMESTOWN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 2422 20TH ST SW)
  • NORTH DAKOTA STATE HOSP (BOX 476)
  • NORTH DAKOTA STATE HOSPITAL (BOX 476 2605 CIRCLE DRIVE)
  • MEDCENTER ONE SAT - JAMESTOWN (300 2ND AVE NE)
  • JAMESTOWN HOSP HOME HEALTH AGENCY (419 5TH ST NE)
  • AVE MARIA VILLAGE (501 19TH ST NE)
  • EVENTIDE AT HI-ACRES MANOR (1300 2ND PL NE)

Airports located in Jamestown:

  • Jamestown Regional Airport (Runways: 2, Commercial Ops: 1,456, Air Taxi Ops: 4,136, Itinerant Ops: 3,000, Local Ops: 28,600, Military Ops: 60)

College/University in Jamestown:

  • University of Jamestown (Full-time enrollment: 961; Location: 608 6th St NE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.jc.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jamestown:

  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 90 miles; Fargo, ND; Full-time enrollment: 12,680)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 92 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 92 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • University of Mary (about 98 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • Bismarck State College (about 101 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • Northern State University (about 102 miles; Aberdeen, SD; FT enrollment: 2,203)
  • University of North Dakota (about 104 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 12,858)

Public high school in Jamestown:

Private high school in Jamestown:

  • ANNE CARLSEN CENTER FOR CHILDREN (Students: 55; Location: 701 3RD ST NW; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Jamestown:

Private elementary/middle schools in Jamestown:

  • ST JOHN'S ACADEMY (Students: 217; Location: 215 5TH ST SE; Grades: PK - 6)
  • HILLCREST SDA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 10; Location: 116 15TH AVE NE; Grades: 2 - 8)
See full list of schools located in Jamestown, School District: JAMESTOWN PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT 1

Libraries in Jamestown:

  • ALFRED DICKEY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $476,768; Location: 105 THIRD STREET SE; 52,937 books; 1 e-books; 2,252 audio materials; 3,516 video materials; 7 state licensed databases; 135 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)
  • STUTSMAN COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $148,270; Location: 910 FIFTH STREET SE; 26,819 books; 1 e-books; 591 audio materials; 1,296 video materials; 7 state licensed databases; 26 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Jamestown: Meidinger Square (A), Jamestown City Fire Department (B), Jamestown Area Ambulance (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Jamestown Mall (1), Buffalo Mall (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: McGinnis Cemetery (1), Calvary Cemetery (2), Jamestown Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Pipestem Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Jamestown include: Feton Park (1), McElroy Park (2), Nickeus Park (3), Fort Seward Historic Site (4), Klaus Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Fort Seward Interpertive Center (Museums; 602 10th Avenue Southeast) (1), National Buffalo Museum (500 17th Street Southwest) (2), Stutsman County Memorial Museum (321 3rd Avenue Southwest) (3), Lakeside Marina & Campground (Recreation Areas; 3225 E Lakeside Rd) (4), Jamestown Music (Amusement & Theme Parks; 801 3rd Street Southeast) (5), Convention & Visitors Bureau (212 3rd Avenue Southwest) (6), Jamestown Promotion & Tourism Center (212 3rd Avenue Southwest) (7), Frontier Fort (17th Avenue) (8), Buffalo City Tourism Foundation (404 Louis Lamoure Lane) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Gladstone Select Hotel & Suites (111 2nd Street North East) (1), Jamestown Motel (1018 4th Avenue Southwest) (2), Comfort Inn Jamestown (811 20th Street Southwest) (3), Ranch House Motel (Bv) (408 Business Loop W) (4), Budget Lodge (1009 12th Avenue Southeast) (5), Super 8 Motel (Highway 281 S And 1-94) (6), Days Inn of Jamestown (824 20th Street Southwest) (7), Star Lite Motel (1610 Business Loop East) (8), Buffalo Motel (1530 6th Avenue Southwest) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Stutsman County - Jamestown- Clerk Of Municipal Court (511 2nd Avenue Northeast) (1), Stutsman County - Jamestown- District Court- Clerk Of District Court (511 2nd Avenue Northeast) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Stutsman 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 (Address: CITY HALL , Population served: 15,427, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-22-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-22-2014), St Public Notif received (JUL-16-2014)
STUTSMAN RURAL WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 3,000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-31-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-20-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-06-2014)
  • One minor monitoring violation
LAKESIDE MARINA CAMPGROUND (Population served: 100, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
HEART BUTTE F U CAMP (Population served: 65, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-26-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-26-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-23-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-06-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-20-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-20-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-08-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-06-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
SMOKEYS SOUTH 40 CAMPGROUND (Population served: 25, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
PELICAN POINT PRESSURE SYSTEM #3 (Population served: 25, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-17-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-17-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-29-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-14-2011)

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

  • NUSTAR ENERGY (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • JAMESTOWN CAMPGROUND (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.0%
(12.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 85.3% for Black residents, 50.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.5% for American Indian residents, 4.8% for other race residents, 27.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  54.1%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.6%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Jamestown in 2010:

  • 599 people in college/university student housing
  • 417 people in state prisons
  • 339 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 158 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 74 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 58 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 54 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 25 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Jamestown in 2000:

  • 628 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 247 people in nursing homes
  • 204 people in state prisons
  • 120 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 68 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 47 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 47 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 47 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 25 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 25 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 4 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Jamestown, North Dakota environmental map by EPA

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Jamestown compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Arenas or stadiums:

  • Jamestown Civic Center. Capacity: 6,500.
  • Ohio Expo Center Coliseum. Capacity: 7,000.
  • Celeste Center. Capacity: 10,200.

Banks with branches in Jamestown (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Jamestown Branch at 123 First Avenue South, branch established on 1934/10/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Bank Forward: Jamestown Branch at 400 2nd Avenue, Southwest, branch established on 1995/10/02. Info updated 2010/08/27: Bank assets: $472.4 mil, Deposits: $374.8 mil, headquarters in Hannaford, ND, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Security State Bank Holding Company
  • Unison Bank: at 401 First Avenue South, branch established on 1965/03/15. Info updated 2009/02/20: Bank assets: $209.9 mil, Deposits: $156.0 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Mcintosh County Bank Holding Company, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Jamestown Branch at 208 Second Avenue, Southwest, branch established on 1881/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Gate City Bank: Jamestown Branch at 309 2nd Ave Sw, branch established on 1923/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,403.0 mil, Deposits: $1,231.5 mil, headquarters in Fargo, ND, positive income, Consumer Lending Specialization, 32 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Jamestown, North Dakota:

  • Comfort Inn Jamestown, 811 20TH St SW, Jamestown, ND 58401 , Phone: (701) 252-7125, Fax: (701) 252-7125
  • Starlite Motel, 1610 Business Loop E, Jamestown, ND 58401 , Phone: (701) 252-5111
  • Swanee Motel, 1009 12TH Ave Se, Jamestown, ND 58401 , Phone: (701) 252-2363
  • Ranch House Motel, 408 Business Loop W, Jamestown, ND 58401 , Phone: (701) 252-0222
  • Quality Inn & Suites, Hwy 281 S & I-94, Jamestown, ND 58402 , Phone: (701) 252-3611, Fax: (701) 251-1212
  • Gladstone Select Hotel, PO Box 989, Jamestown, ND 58402 , Phone: (701) 252-0700, Fax: (701) 252-0700
  • Days Inn - Jamestown, 824 20TH St, SW, Jamestown, ND 58401 , Phone: (701) 251-9085, Fax: (701) 251-2214
  • Quality Inn & Suites, 507 25th Street SW, Jamestown, ND 58401 , Phone: (701) 252-3611, Fax: (701) 251-1212
  • 3 other hotels and motels
All 11 fire-safe hotels and motels in Jamestown, North Dakota

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
North Dakota average:

10.1

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (67%)
  • Electricity (27%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant8,09920
Catholic2,6636
Evangelical Protestant2,65421
Other3052
None7,379-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Stutsman County:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Stutsman County:

4.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Here:

11.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.90 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.7%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Stutsman County:

29.4%
North Dakota:

27.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.9%
State:

13.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 9$40,713$54,2840$0
Judicial and Legal 1$3,279$39,3480$0
Police Protection - Officers 29$121,596$50,3160$0
Police - Other 4$10,467$31,4010$0
Firefighters 5$23,297$55,9130$0
Streets and Highways 16$73,207$54,90511$6,675
Solid Waste Management 20$60,442$36,2650$0
Sewerage 7$28,758$49,2990$0
Parks and Recreation 3$10,411$41,6447$4,193
Natural Resources 1$4,279$51,3480$0
Water Supply 14$51,534$44,1720$0
Other and Unallocable 4$14,692$44,07616$4,951
Totals for Government 113$442,675$47,01034$15,819

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $4,449,000 ($288.15)
    Police Protection: $1,717,000 ($111.20)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,717,000 ($111.20)
    Water Utilities: $1,591,000 ($103.04)
    Sewerage: $1,099,000 ($71.18)
    Regular Highways: $1,004,000 ($65.03)
    Parks and Recreation: $647,000 ($41.90)
    Local Fire Protection: $436,000 ($28.24)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $306,000 ($19.82)
    Central Staff Services: $255,000 ($16.52)
    Financial Administration: $186,000 ($12.05)
    Air Transportation: $142,000 ($9.20)
    Health - Other: $115,000 ($7.45)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $75,000 ($4.86)
    Natural Resources - Other: $64,000 ($4.15)
    General Public Buildings: $42,000 ($2.72)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Police Protection: $95,000 ($6.15)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $1,021,000 ($66.13)
    Solid Waste Management: $228,000 ($14.77)
    Water Utilities: $121,000 ($7.84)
    Regular Highways: $56,000 ($3.63)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $6,000 ($0.39)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($0.26)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($0.13)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($0.13)
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000 ($0.06)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($0.06)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,028,000 ($260.88)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $870,000 ($56.35)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,249,000 ($145.66)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,947,000 ($126.10)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $142,000 ($9.20)
    Highways: $13,000 ($0.84)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $1,768,000 ($114.51)
    General Revenue, NEC: $568,000 ($36.79)
    Interest Earnings: $520,000 ($33.68)
    Fines and Forfeits: $178,000 ($11.53)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,911,000 ($123.77)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $679,000 ($43.98)
    General Local Government Support: $484,000 ($31.35)
    All Other: $11,000 ($0.71)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,697,000 ($239.44)
    Property: $2,190,000 ($141.84)
    Other License: $360,000 ($23.32)
    Other Selective Sales: $267,000 ($17.29)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,825,000 ($1413.54)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,740,000 ($1408.03)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,755,000 ($178.43)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,670,000 ($172.93)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,643,000 ($948.38)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,126,000 ($202.46)

5.37% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,676 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.37%
North Dakota average:

7.91%

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 Cass County, ND  0.84% ($21,451 average AGI)
from Barnes County, ND  0.32% ($38,815)
from Burleigh County, ND  0.28% ($43,333)


6.15% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,284 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.15%
North Dakota average:

7.15%

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 Cass County, ND  1.03% ($28,545 average AGI)
to Burleigh County, ND  0.46% ($29,103)
to Barnes County, ND  0.32% ($34,963)

Strongest AM radio stations in Jamestown:

  • KQDJ (1400 AM; 1 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: TWO RIVERS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KFYR (550 AM; 5 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBMR (1130 AM; 10 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KFGO (790 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WDAY (970 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KOVC (1490 AM; 1 kW; VALLEY CITY, ND; Owner: SIOUX VALLEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jamestown:

  • KXGT (95.5 FM; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: TWO RIVERS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K214BX (90.7 FM; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KSJZ (93.3 FM; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KYNU (98.3 FM; CARRINGTON, ND; Owner: TWO RIVERS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPRJ (91.5 FM; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KQDJ-FM (101.1 FM; VALLEY CITY, ND; Owner: SIOUX VALLEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Jamestown:

  • KJRR (Channel 7; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • KCSI-LP (Channel 32; WINDSOR, ETC., ND; Owner: CABLE SERVICES, INC.)
  • K09JM (Channel 9; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: NORTH DAKOTA TELEVISION LICENSE SUB, L.L.C.)
  • K02DD (Channel 2; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Jamestown fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 31Number of bridges
  • 154m505ftTotal length
  • $1,189,000Total costs
  • 136,632Total average daily traffic
  • 18,778Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11910-1919
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 191950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Jamestown, ND
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Jamestown)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 103 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Jamestown, ND)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 64 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Jamestown)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 40 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Jamestown)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 70
  • Hazardous Condition: 10

Incident types - Jamestown

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Jamestown, ND
Most common first names in Jamestown, ND among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John16278.7 years
Mary8981.2 years
William8577.6 years
Robert7468.8 years
George6778.0 years
Anna6485.6 years
Bertha5883.1 years
Edward5579.7 years
James5073.8 years
Helen4980.7 years
Most common last names in Jamestown, ND among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson7677.1 years
Anderson3677.9 years
Miller3373.1 years
Nelson3178.4 years
Peterson3077.5 years
Larson2873.4 years
Olson2881.3 years
Smith2877.6 years
Schmidt2578.7 years
Carlson2276.9 years
Businesses in Jamestown, ND
NameCountNameCount
Applebee's1La-Z-Boy1
Arby's1Lane Furniture1
Blockbuster1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Burger King1Maurices1
Chevrolet1McDonald's1
Comfort Inn1Nike1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Quiznos1
Days Inn1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
FedEx2Taco Bell1
Ford1Toyota1
Goodwill2True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Hardee's1UPS6
Holiday Inn1Vans1
JCPenney1Walmart1
Kmart1YMCA1
Kroger1

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  • #72 (58401) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Norwegian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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