Jamestown, North Dakota

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Population in 2017: 15,387 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: -0.9%
 
Males: 7,796  (50.7%)
Females: 7,591  (49.3%)
Median resident age:

38.7 years
North Dakota median age:

35.4 years

Zip codes: 58401, 58402, 58405.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $56,296 (it was $31,500 in 2000)
Jamestown:

$56,296
ND:

$61,843

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $31,966 (it was $16,686 in 2000)

Jamestown city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $186,718 (it was $65,500 in 2000)
Jamestown:

$186,718
ND:

$194,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $152,184; detached houses: $168,100; townhouses or other attached units: $110,176; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $173,103; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $164,962; mobile homes: $25,806

Median gross rent in 2017: $670.

March 2019 cost of living index in Jamestown: 79.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.5%
(11.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 52.2% for Black residents, 40.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.9% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 35.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Jamestown, ND (2017)
    • 14,14689.3%White alone
    • 4903.1%Hispanic
    • 3132.0%Black alone
    • 2901.8%American Indian alone
    • 2561.6%Two or more races
    • 1340.8%Asian alone
    • 510.3%Other race alone
    • 310.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of North Dakota and other state lists, there were 140 registered sex offenders living in Jamestown, North Dakota as of June 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Jamestown is 114 to 1.


Crime rates in Jamestown by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.5)
1
(6.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
13
(86.8)
11
(74.3)
7
(47.6)
15
(102.9)
7
(48.2)
10
(65.9)
11
(70.1)
12
(76.2)
22
(143.9)
9
(58.3)
8
(51.8)
10
(64.9)
17
(110.1)
10
(65.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(6.7)
2
(13.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(13.7)
1
(6.9)
1
(6.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.5)
8
(51.8)
3
(19.4)
1
(6.5)
3
(19.4)
5
(32.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
20
(133.5)
14
(94.5)
16
(108.9)
30
(205.8)
11
(75.7)
32
(211.0)
19
(121.1)
20
(127.0)
19
(124.3)
23
(149.0)
40
(258.9)
52
(337.3)
36
(233.2)
24
(156.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
60
(400.6)
84
(567.3)
58
(394.7)
65
(445.9)
53
(364.6)
59
(389.1)
42
(267.7)
77
(488.8)
73
(477.6)
85
(550.5)
71
(459.6)
98
(635.7)
73
(472.8)
74
(481.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
265
(1,769)
225
(1,520)
226
(1,538)
239
(1,639)
226
(1,555)
246
(1,622)
243
(1,549)
319
(2,025)
269
(1,760)
337
(2,183)
287
(1,858)
344
(2,231)
297
(1,924)
247
(1,606)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
12
(80.1)
12
(81.0)
14
(95.3)
17
(116.6)
24
(165.1)
28
(184.6)
17
(108.4)
23
(146.0)
20
(130.8)
21
(136.0)
29
(187.7)
29
(188.1)
30
(194.3)
20
(130.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
5
(33.4)
3
(20.3)
3
(20.4)
8
(54.9)
2
(13.8)
4
(26.4)
2
(12.7)
4
(25.4)
2
(13.1)
4
(25.9)
2
(12.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(13.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)203.4189.4156.6233.7156.7203.8169.7213.2256.2228.7220.6270.1279.1214.3

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Jamestown, ND

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 35 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.02
North Dakota average:

2.25
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Ancestries: German (48.9%), Norwegian (15.2%), American (5.4%), Irish (2.7%), Polish (2.1%), European (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1883

Elevation: 1413 feet

Land area: 12.5 square miles.

Population density: 1,235 people per square mile   (low).

Jamestown, North Dakota map

336 residents are foreign born (1.2% Africa, 0.3% Asia, 0.3% Europe).

This city:

2.1%
North Dakota:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,037 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,845 (1.5%)

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 )

Latitude: 46.91 N, Longitude: 98.70 W

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

Daytime population change due to commuting: +596 (+3.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 6,325 (79.4%)

Area code: 701

Distribution of median household income in Jamestown, ND in 2017
Distribution of house value in Jamestown, ND in 2017
Jamestown satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 20 buildings, average cost: $220,000
  • 2014: 34 buildings, average cost: $184,000
  • 2015: 52 buildings, average cost: $168,400
  • 2016: 16 buildings, average cost: $236,700
  • 2017: 10 buildings, average cost: $214,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Jamestown, ND residents
Average permit cost in Jamestown, ND
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.7%
North Dakota:

3.0%
Historical population in Jamestown, ND
Historical housing units in Jamestown, ND
Most common industries in Jamestown, ND (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.4%)
  • Educational services (11.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.6%)
  • Social assistance (5.0%)
  • Construction (4.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.3%)
  • Educational services (8.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.8%)
  • Health care (5.0%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.8%)
  • Educational services (14.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.3%)
  • Social assistance (7.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.5%)
  • Public administration (3.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Jamestown, ND (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)

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 Jamestown 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 the city 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 Jamestown 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 (13).
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

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)
  • AVE MARIA VILLAGE (501 19TH ST NE)
  • EVENTIDE AT HI-ACRES MANOR (1300 2ND PL NE)
  • MEDCENTER ONE SAT - JAMESTOWN (300 2ND AVE NE)
  • JAMESTOWN HOSP HOME HEALTH AGENCY (419 5TH ST NE)

Airports located in Jamestown:

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 (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: 249, Location: 215 5TH ST SE, Grades: PK-6)
  • HILLCREST SDA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 24, Location: 116 15TH AVE NE, Grades: 1-8)
See full list of schools located in Jamestown

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)

Points of interest:

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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

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).

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)
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Jamestown:

Marital status in Jamestown, ND
  • Never married: 33.1%
  • Now married: 45.2%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

For population 25 years and over in Jamestown:

  • High school or higher: 89.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
North Dakota average:

9.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Jamestown
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Jamestown, ND (based on Stutsman County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.40 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

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

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:
This county:

29.4%
North Dakota:

27.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.9%
North Dakota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

50.0%
North Dakota:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Jamestown:

46.6%
State:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.6
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Jamestown:

22.4%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Jamestown:

11.7%
North Dakota:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Jamestown:

6.9
North Dakota:

6.9

Overweight people:
Here:

34.4%
North Dakota:

33.2%

General health condition:
Here:

56.0%
North Dakota:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Jamestown:

77.0%
North Dakota:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Jamestown, ND Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 34$164,490$58,0550$0
Solid Waste Management 21$71,016$40,5810$0
Streets and Highways 14$49,694$42,5951$606
Water Supply 14$55,292$47,3930$0
Financial Administration 9$45,924$61,2320$0
Sewerage 8$36,594$54,8910$0
Firefighters 5$27,364$65,6740$0
Other Government Administration 5$4,800$11,5200$0
Parks and Recreation 5$17,140$41,13624$14,884
Other and Unallocable 4$17,350$52,0500$0
Judicial and Legal 1$3,740$44,8800$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 120$493,404$49,34025$15,490

Jamestown government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $6,295,000 ($409.11)
    Regular Highways: $5,729,000 ($372.33)
    Police Protection: $3,589,000 ($233.25)
    Water Utilities: $2,796,000 ($181.71)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,618,000 ($170.14)
    Sewerage: $2,315,000 ($150.45)
    Air Transportation: $1,771,000 ($115.10)
    Parks and Recreation: $975,000 ($63.37)
    Local Fire Protection: $904,000 ($58.75)
    Central Staff Services: $692,000 ($44.97)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $246,000 ($15.99)
    Health - Other: $55,000 ($3.57)
    Natural Resources - Other: $15,000 ($0.97)
    General Public Buildings: $7,000 ($0.45)
  • Employee Retirement - Benefit Payments: $392,000 ($25.48)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $463,000 ($30.09)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,131,000 ($73.50)
    Sewerage: $190,000 ($12.35)
    Solid Waste Management: $55,000 ($3.57)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,828,000 ($313.77)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $187,000 ($12.15)

Jamestown government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,988,000 ($194.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,783,000 ($180.87)
    Other: $660,000 ($42.89)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $142,000 ($9.23)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,063,000 ($69.08)
    Fines and Forfeits: $206,000 ($13.39)
    Interest Earnings: $67,000 ($4.35)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,315,000 ($280.43)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,534,000 ($164.68)
    Other: $94,000 ($6.11)
  • Tax - Property: $5,239,000 ($340.48)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,037,000 ($262.36)
    Other: $476,000 ($30.94)
    Other Selective Sales: $431,000 ($28.01)
    Other License: $368,000 ($23.92)

Jamestown government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $43,414,000 ($2821.47)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $40,665,000 ($2642.82)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,469,000 ($485.41)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,720,000 ($306.75)

Jamestown government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,029,000 ($521.80)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $7,936,000 ($515.76)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,266,000 ($1447.07)

5.81% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,012 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.81%
North Dakota average:

9.36%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cass County, ND  1.01% ($44,409 average AGI)
to Burleigh County, ND  0.42% ($45,405)
to Barnes County, ND  0.23% ($44,950)
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

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
See more detailed statistics of Jamestown fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 45Number of bridges
  • 466ft / 142mTotal length
  • $1,346,000Total costs
  • 199,452Total average daily traffic
  • 31,930Total average daily truck traffic
  • 152,570Total future (year 2038) average daily traffic
New bridges in Jamestown, ND - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 211950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 51980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Jamestown, ND
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Jamestown)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 127 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Jamestown, ND)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 48 (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: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 72 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Jamestown)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 28 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Jamestown)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 70. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 97 took place in 2015, and the least - 38 in 2017. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Jamestown, ND When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (42.8%), and Structure Fires (36.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Jamestown, ND
    • 51242.8%Outside Fires
    • 44136.8%Structure Fires
    • 23019.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 141.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Jamestown, ND

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

  • Comfort Inn Jamestown, 811 20TH St SW, Jamestown, North Dakota 58401 , Phone: (701) 252-7125, Fax: (701) 252-7125
  • Quality Inn & Suites, Hwy 281 S & I-94, Jamestown, North Dakota 58402 , Phone: (701) 252-3611, Fax: (701) 251-1212
  • Gladstone Select Hotel, PO Box 989, Jamestown, North Dakota 58402 , Phone: (701) 252-0700, Fax: (701) 252-0700
  • Quality Inn & Suites, 507 25th Street SW, Jamestown, North Dakota 58401 , Phone: (701) 252-3611, Fax: (701) 251-1212
  • Holiday Inn Express, 803 20th St SW, Jamestown, North Dakota 58401 , Phone: (701) 251-2131, Fax: (701) 251-2599
  • Holiday Inn Express Jamestown, 803 20tg St SW, Jamestown, North Dakota 58401 , Phone: (701) 251-2131, Fax: (701) 251-2599
  • Hampton Inn & Suites Jamestown ND, 2700 8th Ave SW, Jamestown, North Dakota 58401 , Phone: (701) 952-6500, Fax: (701) 952-6501
  • Jamestown My Place Hotel, 502 24th Street SW, Jamestown, North Dakota 58401 , Phone: (800) 200-5685, Fax: (701) 952-4406
  • Fairfield In & Suites, 930 25th St SW, Jamestown, North Dakota 58401 , Phone: (888) 236-2427, Fax: (701) 952-6350
All 9 fire-safe hotels and motels in Jamestown, North Dakota
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Jamestown, ND
  • 88.0%Utility gas
  • 6.5%Electricity
  • 3.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Jamestown, ND
  • 47.2%Electricity
  • 38.2%Utility gas
  • 8.9%No fuel used
  • 2.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%Other fuel


Jamestown compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Jamestown on our top lists:

  • #49 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the physically handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards (population 1,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 100 high-educated but low-earning cities"
  • #40 (58401) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Norwegian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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