Jamestown, Rhode Island

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Population in 2010: 5,405. Population change since 2000: -3.9%
 
Males: 2,686  (49.7%)
Females: 2,719  (50.3%)
Median resident age:  50.7 years
Rhode Island median age:  42.3 years

Zip codes: 02835.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $92,014 (it was $63,073 in 2000)
Jamestown:

$92,014
RI:

$60,596

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $60,201 (it was $38,664 in 2000)

Jamestown town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $513,079 (it was $218,400 in 2000)
Jamestown:

$513,079
RI:

$247,700

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $494,775; Detached houses: $516,868; Townhouses or other attached units: $327,520; In 2-unit structures: $382,873; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $359,598; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $491,598; Mobile homes: $63,144
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  • Races in Jamestown, RI (2010)

    Jamestown races chart
    • 5,14995.3%White alone
    • 921.7%Two or more races
    • 921.7%Hispanic
    • 320.6%Asian alone
    • 240.4%Black alone
    • 80.1%American Indian alone
    • 60.1%Other race alone
    • 20.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Jamestown: 126.2 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (26.0%), English (18.1%), Italian (16.1%), German (9.0%), French (7.1%), Portuguese (6.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1678

Elevation: 50 feet

Land area: 9.69 square miles.

Population density: 558 people per square mile   (low).

Jamestown,RI real estate house value index trend

Jamestown, Rhode Island map

For population 25 years and over in Jamestown:

  • High school or higher: 93.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 45.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jamestown town:

  • Never married: 20.0%
  • Now married: 63.5%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

236 residents are foreign born (2.2% Europe, 1.0% Latin America, 0.7% North America).

This town:

4.2%
Rhode Island:

11.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Jamestown town:  1.2% ($2,649)
Rhode Island:  1.9% ($2,507)
Jamestown satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Warwick, RI (13.9 miles , pop. 85,808).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (57.3 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (138.3 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Newport, RI (1.9 miles ), Newport East, RI (2.1 miles ), Middletown, RI (2.1 miles ), Melville, RI (2.3 miles ), North Kingstown, RI (2.4 miles ), Narragansett, RI (2.8 miles ), Narragansett Pier, RI (2.8 miles ), Portsmouth, RI (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 28 buildings, average cost: $180,500
  • 1998: 33 buildings, average cost: $179,600
  • 1999: 27 buildings, average cost: $188,100
  • 2000: 32 buildings, average cost: $243,000
  • 2001: 27 buildings, average cost: $280,300
  • 2003: 36 buildings, average cost: $272,200
  • 2004: 20 buildings, average cost: $424,300
  • 2005: 21 buildings, average cost: $345,000
  • 2006: 31 buildings, average cost: $287,700
  • 2007: 14 buildings, average cost: $519,500
  • 2008: 22 buildings, average cost: $507,600
  • 2009: 15 buildings, average cost: $256,700
  • 2010: 17 buildings, average cost: $305,400
  • 2011: 19 buildings, average cost: $375,200
  • 2012: 11 buildings, average cost: $393,300
  • 2013: 18 buildings, average cost: $323,600
  • 2014: 19 buildings, average cost: $469,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.52 N, Longitude: 71.37 W

Area code: 401


Crime rates in Jamestown by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Murders 000100000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.017.60.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 001010022001001
per 100,000 0.00.017.40.018.00.00.036.636.70.00.018.40.00.018.2
Robberies 000000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 012212213220200
per 100,000 0.017.534.935.218.036.536.618.355.037.037.10.036.30.00.0
Burglaries 281627232019101312148510124
per 100,000 488.1280.0471.1405.4359.3346.5183.2237.8220.1259.3148.591.9181.6218.472.8
Theft 1401108699821257284611078350363932
per 100,000 2,440.31,925.11,500.61,744.81,473.22,279.41,319.21,536.51,119.11,981.81,541.0918.8653.6709.9582.5
Auto thefts 620239541420200
per 100,000 104.635.00.035.253.9164.191.673.218.374.137.10.036.30.00.0
Arson 223411012100000
per 100,000 34.935.052.370.518.018.20.018.336.718.50.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.5) 138.4101.6112.5143.3106.4135.880.2116.9102.0110.882.457.949.043.743.0

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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 2016, including police officers: 19 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.55
US average:

2.05
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.3%
Rhode Island:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +606 (+12.1%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Health care (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Engineers (6%)
  • Top executives (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (3%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)

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

Average climate in Jamestown, Rhode Island

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Jamestown, Rhode Island average temperatures Jamestown, Rhode Island average precipitation Jamestown, Rhode Island humidity Jamestown, Rhode Island wind speed Jamestown, Rhode Island snowfall Jamestown, Rhode Island sunshine Jamestown, Rhode Island clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Jamestown-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Rhode Island state average. It is 64% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 37.7 miles away from the Jamestown town center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 54.5 miles away from the town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Jamestown-area historical earthquake activity is near Rhode Island state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 226.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 137.4 miles away from Jamestown center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 237.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 176.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 73.7 miles away from Jamestown center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 257.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Newport County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Blizzards: 3, Floods: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Jamestown topographic map

Birthplace of: Russell E. Train - Soilder.

Hospitals and medical centers in Jamestown:

  • CONSISTENT CARE CORP (49 B NORTH ROAD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Jamestown:

  • CARRIAGE HOUSE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; NEWPORT, RI)
  • ST CLARE HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; NEWPORT, RI)
  • VILLAGE HOUSE CONVALESCENT HOME INC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; NEWPORT, RI)
  • FOREST FARM HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MIDDLETOWN, RI)
  • HEATHERWOOD NURSING AND SUBACUTE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; NEWPORT, RI)
  • JOHN CLARKE RETIREMENT CTR, THE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MIDDLETOWN, RI)
  • GRAND ISLANDER CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MIDDLETOWN, RI)

Amtrak station near Jamestown:

  • 11 miles: KINGSTON (WEST KINGSTON, FAIRGROUNDS RD.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jamestown:

  • Salve Regina University (about 5 miles; Newport, RI; Full-time enrollment: 2,349)
  • University of Rhode Island (about 9 miles; Kingston, RI; FT enrollment: 14,656)
  • Roger Williams University (about 11 miles; Bristol, RI; FT enrollment: 4,375)
  • New England Institute of Technology (about 12 miles; East Greenwich, RI; FT enrollment: 3,183)
  • Community College of Rhode Island (about 15 miles; Warwick, RI; FT enrollment: 10,500)
  • Bristol Community College (about 20 miles; Fall River, MA; FT enrollment: 5,707)
  • University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth (about 21 miles; North Dartmouth, MA; FT enrollment: 7,545)

Public elementary/middle schools in Jamestown:

See full list of schools located in Jamestown

Library in Jamestown:

  • JAMESTOWN PHILOMENIAN LIBRARY (Operating income: $443,535; Location: 26 NORTH ROAD; 43,391 books; 1,871 audio materials; 2,940 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 2 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 100 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Jamestown: Jamestown Wastewater Treatment Facility (A), Beavertail Light (B), Jamestown Golf Course (C), Jamestown Fire Department Memorial Museum (D), Jamestown Fire Department (E), Jamestown Library (F), Jamestown Museum (G), Jamestown Philomenian Library (H), Jamestown Town Hall (I), Sydney L Wright Memorial Museum of Indian Artifacts (J), Jamestown Emergency Medical Services (K), Jamestown Police Department (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Jamestown include: Friends Meetinghouse (A), Saint Mark Church (B), Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church (C), Saint Matthews Episcopal Church (D), Central Baptist Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Cedar Cemetery (1), Jamestown Town Cemetery (2), Old Friends Burial Ground (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Fox Hill Pond (A), Jamestown Reservoir (B), Round Swamp (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Jamestown Brook (A), Great Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Jamestown include: Windmill Hill Historic District (1), Marsh Meadows Wildlife Preserve (2), Artillery Park (3), Daughters of the American Revolution Memorial (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: Mackeral Cove Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Jamestown Historical Society (Museums; Nargnstt Avenue) (1), Watson Farm (Museums; 455 North Main Rd) (2), Jamestown & Newport Ferry (Tours & Charters; 1 East Ferry Wharf) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotel: The Bay Voyage (150 Conanicus Avenue) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Newport County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 116. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

116
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.223. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.223
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 7.65. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.65
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.601. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.601
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 33.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 13.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.0
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 5.53. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.53
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.0162. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0162
U.S.:

0.0138
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Rhode Island:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  66.6%
Whole state:  62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.7%
Whole state:  7.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

2.9%
Whole state:

11.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

1.1%
Whole state:

5.4%
11 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
10 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Jamestown (2011 data):

  • BankNewport: Jamestown Branch at 25 Conanicus Avenue, branch established on 1975/06/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,098.1 mil, Deposits: $885.1 mil, headquarters in Newport, RI, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Oceanpoint Financial Partners, Mhc

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.5
Rhode Island average:

14.0

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Jamestown town (based on Newport County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic28,39214
Mainline Protestant7,57924
Evangelical Protestant1,52215
Other1,1749
Orthodox3001
Black Protestant1171
None43,804-
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: 12
Newport County:

1.48 / 10,000 pop.
Rhode Island:

1.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
Newport County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Rhode Island:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Newport County:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 140
Here:

17.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.2%
Rhode Island:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Newport County:

18.4%
Rhode Island:

22.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.9%
State:

16.3%

7.51% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($57,853 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.51%
Rhode Island average:

4.87%

0.35% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,990 average AGI)
Newport County:

0.35%
Rhode Island average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bristol County, MA  0.77% ($39,160 average AGI)
from Providence County, RI  0.64% ($53,368)
from Washington County, RI  0.43% ($47,965)


7.70% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($57,662 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.70%
Rhode Island average:

5.44%

0.23% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,216 average AGI)
Newport County:

0.23%
Rhode Island average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bristol County, MA  0.63% ($47,250 average AGI)
to Providence County, RI  0.62% ($62,708)
to Bristol County, RI  0.47% ($37,166)

Strongest AM radio stations in Jamestown:

  • WADK (1540 AM; 1 kW; NEWPORT, RI; Owner: ASTRO TELE-COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WPRO (630 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHJJ (920 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRNI (1290 AM; 10 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WRNI FOUNDATION)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WARV (1590 AM; 5 kW; WARWICK, RI; Owner: BLOUNT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSKO (790 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jamestown:

  • WKKB (100.3 FM; MIDDLETOWN, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W243AI (96.5 FM; NEWPORT, RI; Owner: DAVID P. MAXSON)
  • WRIU (90.3 FM; KINGSTON, RI; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND)
  • WSKO-FM (99.7 FM; WAKEFIELD-PEACEDALE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAKX (102.7 FM; NARRAGANSETT PIER, RI; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WPRO-FM (92.3 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWRX-FM (103.7 FM; WESTERLY, RI; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WWLI (105.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSNE-FM (93.3 FM; TAUNTON, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBRU (95.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: BROWN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WHJY (94.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCTK (98.1 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJFD-FM (97.3 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: EDMUND DINIS, TRUSTEE)
  • WHJM (107.7 FM; PAWCATUCK, CT; Owner: FULLER BROADCASTING INTERNATIONAL, LLC)
  • WSMU-FM (91.1 FM; NORTH DARTMOUTH, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WWKX (106.3 FM; WOONSOCKET, RI; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WXHQ-LP (105.9 FM; NEWPORT, RI; Owner: NEWPORT MUSICAL ARTS ASSOCIATION)
  • WFHN (107.1 FM; FAIRHAVEN, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXLM (102.3 FM; STONINGTON, CT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Jamestown:

  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WRIW-LP (Channel 50; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: ZGS PROVIDENCE, INC.)
Jamestown fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Jamestown fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 709m2,326ftTotal length
  • $179,117,000Total costs
  • 191,100Total average daily traffic
  • 18,860Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 41960-1969
  • 81990-1999
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Jamestown, RI

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • High Street And Howland Avenue (2364) (Lat: 41.491056 Lon: -71.373194), Type: Tank, Structure height: 31.4 m, Overall height: 33.2 m, Call Sign: KNKN849
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHzGrant Date: 08/30/2011, Expiration Date: 10/01/2021, Certifier: David C JatlowRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Newport Pell Bridge Toll Plaza (Lat: 41.510861 Lon: -71.366361), Type: Building, Structure height: 5.1 m, Overall height: 6.5 m, Call Sign: WQJN561
    Assigned Frequencies: 915.750 MHzGrant Date: 11/07/2008, Expiration Date: 05/06/2009, Cancellation Date: 06/27/2009, Certifier: Earl J CroftRegistrant: Telvent Caseta, 211 E. 7th Street, Suite #800, Austin, TX 78701, Phone: (512) 968-2068, Fax: (512) 592-5934, Email:
  • Newport Pell Bridge Toll Plaza (Lat: 41.510861 Lon: -71.366361), Type: Building, Structure height: 5.1 m, Overall height: 6.5 m, Call Sign: WQJZ414
    Assigned Frequencies: 915.750 MHzGrant Date: 02/23/2009, Expiration Date: 02/23/2019, Certifier: Earl J CroftRegistrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 2099 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Suite #100, Washington, DC 20006-6801, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Fire Headquarters Narragansett Ave (Lat: 41.496500 Lon: -71.370889), Type: Bant, Structure height: 15 m, Overall height: 18 m, Call Sign: KCE673
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.950 MHz, 154.280 MHzGrant Date: 05/21/2013, Expiration Date: 08/17/2023Registrant: Universal Licensing Service, 4401-A Connecticut Ave Nw #232, Washington, DC 20008, Phone: (877) 677-3639, Fax: (949) 209-3097, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

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  • 43 Conanicus Ave (Lat: 41.362611 Lon: -71.366722), Overall height: 11 m, Call Sign: WHX596, Licensee ID: L00095510
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.600 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 156.850 MHzGrant Date: 08/03/2002, Expiration Date: 08/04/2012, Cancellation Date: 10/06/2012Registrant: Jamestown, Town Of, Jamestown, RI 02835

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

51 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Jamestown)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: SCHEMPP-HIRTH VENTUS-2C (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 104DJ , Serial Number: 93, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 03/31/2005
    Registrant (Individual): Douglas Jacobs, 1141 N Main Rd, Jamestown, RI 02835
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1398W , Serial Number: 2676, Year manufactured: 1964
    Registrant (Individual): Peter Baldwin, 80 Cole St, Jamestown, RI 02835
  • Aircraft: AEROPRO CZ EUROFOX LSA (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912UL (80 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 165N , Serial Number: 24607, Year manufactured: 2008, Airworthiness Date: 02/29/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Richard A Foote, 143 Hamilton Ave, Jamestown, RI 02835
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-201 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 39547 , Serial Number: 28R-7837303, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 07/14/1978
    Registrant (Co-Owned): John D Turner, 12 Catamaran St, Jamestown, RI 02835, Other Owners: Thomsen P Sawicky, Andrew C Cross
  • Aircraft: MORRISON W HOWARD BOWERS FLYBABY 1A (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR A-65-8 (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 417GM , Serial Number: 94-1, Year manufactured: 2010, Airworthiness Date: 09/23/2010
    Registrant (Individual): W Howard Morrison, 706 E Shore Rd, Jamestown, RI 02835
  • Aircraft: BOEING A75N1(PT17) (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 93 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR R670-SERIES (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 59778 , Serial Number: 75-462, Year manufactured: 1943, Airworthiness Date: 02/25/1973
    Registrant (Individual): Dominic P Munafo, 1163 N Main Rd, Jamestown, RI 02835
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32R-301 (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8170F , Serial Number: 32R-8013071, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 02/25/1980
    Registrant (Individual): Peter J Alfonso, 100 Walcott Ave, Jamestown, RI 02835

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

JAMESTOWN WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 3,178, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-04-2006), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-04-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-04-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-22-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-22-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-13-2014), St Public Notif requested (FEB-13-2014), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-13-2014)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (75%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Solar energy (1%)

Businesses in Jamestown, RI

  • FedEx: 2
  • True Value: 1

Jamestown compared to Rhode Island state average:

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

Jamestown on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Architects, surveyors, and cartographers (population 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Special education teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Art and design workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Air transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Private households (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Retail florists (population 5,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of robberies per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Other direct selling establishments (population 5,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Water transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Warehousing and storage (population 5,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Music stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
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