For population 25 years and over in Jamestown:
For population 15 years and over in Jamestown town:
1 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $760 (0.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: North Charleston, SC (33.3 miles , pop. 79,641).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (148.0 miles , pop. 540,828).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (528.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Cordesville, SC (2.9 miles) , Trio, SC (3.4 miles) , Andrews, SC (3.7 miles ), Sampit-Santee, SC (3.9 miles) , Bonneau, SC (3.9 miles ), St. Stephen, SC (4.0 miles ), Russellville, SC (4.2 miles ), Bonneau Beach, SC (4.2 miles ).
Latitude: 33.28 N, Longitude: 79.70 W
Area code: 843
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 5 (4 officers).
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Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +12 (+14.1%).
Average climate in Jamestown, South Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Jamestown-area historical tornado activity is slightly below South Carolina state average. It is 1% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 9/11/1960, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 35.7 miles away from the Jamestown town center injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 9/3/1998, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 14.9 miles away from the town center injured 9 people and caused $3 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Jamestown-area historical earthquake activity is above South Carolina state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 37.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 29.3 miles away from Jamestown center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 62.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/17/1995 at 13:45:57, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 31.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/8/2002 at 13:29:03, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 2.4 mi) earthquake occurred 61.4 miles away from Jamestown center
On 11/13/1990 at 15:22:13, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 2.1 mi) earthquake occurred 34.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Berkeley County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Tropical Storms: 2, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Jamestown:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jamestown:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.464. This is significantly better than average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 28.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.8 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.0. This is better than average. There were 18 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 12.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00234. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.4 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.0700. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.8 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.30. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.8 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Jamestown and their reported violations in the past:JAMESTOWN TOWN OF (Population served: 745, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 3.5%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Jamestown compared to South Carolina state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Jamestown town (based on Berkeley County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.05%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 17
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 58
Number of full-service restaurants: 69
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Jamestown government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
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Jamestown government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
12.84% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,488 average adjusted gross income)
0.22% of residents moved from foreign countries ($600 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
11.71% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,819 average adjusted gross income)
0.38% of residents moved to foreign countries ($961 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Jamestown fatal accident list:
Oct 5, 1986 05:15 AM, 17, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Jamestown)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:4
Businesses in Jamestown, SC
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.