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Jamestown: Water tower and old gas station Jamestown: Southern end of Hwy 41 (main street) Jamestown: Northern end of Hwy 41 (main street) Jamestown: Hwy 17
 

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Population in 2012: 75 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -22.7%
Males: 41  (54.8%)
Females: 34  (45.2%)

Median resident age:  32.0 years
South Carolina median age:  37.2 years

Zip code: 29453

Estimated median household income in 2012: $43,753 (it was $16,250 in 2000)
Jamestown:

$43,753
SC:

$43,107
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,141

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $206,229 (it was $32,500 in 2000)
Jamestown:

$206,229
SC:

$135,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $414,529; Detached houses: $536,560; Mobile homes: $75,556
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  • Black alone - 40 (55.6%)
  • White alone - 31 (43.1%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (1.4%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Jamestown: 83.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (19.5%), Hungarian (8.8%), French (4.4%), Scottish (3.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 0.58 square miles.

Population density: 130 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Jamestown:

  • High school or higher: 83.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jamestown town:

  • Never married: 37.8%
  • Now married: 48.6%
  • Separated: 4.5%
  • Widowed: 1.8%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

1 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.9%
South Carolina:  4.7%



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Jamestown, South Carolina as of August 28, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Jamestown to the number of sex offenders is 25 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $760 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $700 (0.9%)

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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

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Crime rates in Jamestown by Year
Type 2003 2005 2006 2007 2008 2010 2011 2012
Murders 20000000
per 100,000 2040.80.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 00000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.01369.90.0
Assaults 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Burglaries 10130003
per 100,000 1020.40.01030.93125.00.00.00.04000.0
Thefts 25411200
per 100,000 2040.85154.64123.71041.71000.01851.90.00.0
Auto thefts 10000000
per 100,000 1020.40.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Arson 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 291.6) 4492.8214.6246.8271.141.677.1427.8291.4

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Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 5 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

53.33
South Carolina average:

2.36
Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.0%
South Carolina:

8.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +12 (+14.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (18%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Utilities (12%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (43%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Public administration (20%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)


Average climate in Jamestown, South Carolina

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Tornado activity:

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).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Jamestown:

  • FMC DIALYSIS SERVICES ANDREWS (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; ANDREWS, SC)
  • LAKE MOULTRIE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; SAINT STEPHEN, SC)

Political contributions by individuals in Jamestown, SC

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jamestown:

  • Charleston Southern University (about 30 miles; Charleston, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,364)
  • Trident Technical College (about 32 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 6,856)
  • Citadel Military College of South Carolina (about 37 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 2,431)
  • College of Charleston (about 38 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 9,653)
  • Medical University of South Carolina (about 38 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 2,287)
  • Coastal Carolina University (about 53 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 7,254)
  • Horry-Georgetown Technical College (about 54 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 2,962)

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Notable location: Jamestown City Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Berkeley County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  SO2 Ozone  PM10 CO  NO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 23.9. This is better than average.
City:

23.9
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.464. This is significantly better than average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.464
U.S.:

2.433
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 28.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

28.0
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.0. This is better than average. There were 18 monitors within city limits.
City:

17.0
U.S.:

22.1
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.
City:

12.4
U.S.:

11.2
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.
City:

0.00234
U.S.:

0.06353
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.
City:

0.0700
U.S.:

0.3342
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.
City:

1.30
U.S.:

9.39

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

JAMESTOWN TOWN OF (Population served: 745, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-1998 and SEP-1998, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-03-1999), St Public Notif received (FEB-25-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-1998 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (MAY-11-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-11-2001)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-1997 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-10-2000)

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:
This town:  2.4 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  60.0%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.3%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Jamestown, SC

Jamestown compared to South Carolina state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Jamestown travel time to work - commute


Jamestown mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (90%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.05%
Here27.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents44.0%18.8%11.5%3.9%3.6%
Congregations27.1%23.3%3.0%11.3%3.8%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)LDS (Mormon) ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents3.4%2.7%2.4%2.3%7.4%
Congregations3.8%1.5%3.0%3.8%19.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 17
Berkeley County:

1.04 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Berkeley County:

0.73 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 58
Berkeley County:

3.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 69
Here:

4.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.3%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Berkeley County:

33.5%
South Carolina:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.8%
State:

13.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 2$1,572
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$56
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$186
Police Protection - Officers 2$4,514$27,0840$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$318
Water Supply 0$0 2$1,362
Totals for Government 2$4,514$27,08411$3,494

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

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $39,000 ($520.00)
    Water Utilities: $38,000 ($506.67)
    Fire Protection: $31,000 ($413.33)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000 ($93.33)
    General Public Buildings: $6,000 ($80.00)
    Corrections - Other: $1,000 ($13.33)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $1,000 ($13.33)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $48,000 ($640.00)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $34,000 ($453.33)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $8,000 ($106.67)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $57,000 ($760.00)
    Rents: $3,000 ($40.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $67,000 ($893.33)
  • Tax - NEC: $5,000 ($66.67)
    Public Utilities: $4,000 ($53.33)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $6,000 ($80.00)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $7,000 ($93.33)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $82,000 ($1093.33)

12.84% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,488 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.84%
South Carolina average:

8.00%

0.22% of residents moved from foreign countries ($600 average AGI)
Berkeley County:

0.22%
South Carolina average:

0.15%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Charleston County, SC  4.15% ($38,053 average AGI)
from Dorchester County, SC  1.44% ($35,025)
from Richland County, SC  0.15% ($38,940)


11.71% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,819 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.71%
South Carolina average:

6.88%

0.38% of residents moved to foreign countries ($961 average AGI)
Berkeley County:

0.38%
South Carolina average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Charleston County, SC  3.04% ($32,650 average AGI)
to Dorchester County, SC  1.56% ($36,994)
to Saratoga County, NY  0.43% ($20,991)

Strongest AM radio stations in Jamestown:

  • WQTK (950 AM; 10 kW; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: KIRKMAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIQB (1050 AM; 25 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WSCC (730 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WDKD (1310 AM; 5 kW; KINGSTREE, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMA (1250 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXTC (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, SC)
  • WHYM (1260 AM; 5 kW; LAKE CITY, SC; Owner: GHB OF LAKE CITY, INC.)
  • WJMX (970 AM; 10 kW; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WQJM (1450 AM; 10 kW; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WQIZ (810 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ST. GEORGE, SC; Owner: RADIO PROPERTIES, LLC)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jamestown:

  • WCSQ (92.5 FM; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSUY (96.9 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWBZ (98.9 FM; MCCLELLANVILLE, SC; Owner: 98.9, INC.)
  • WAVF (96.1 FM; HANAHAN, SC; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSCI (89.3 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WGTN-FM (100.7 FM; ANDREWS, SC; Owner: COASTLINE COMMUNICATIONS OF CAROLINA INC.)
  • WEZL (103.5 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSSX-FM (95.1 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXLY (102.5 FM; NORTH CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WNKT (107.5 FM; ST. GEORGE, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSSP (94.3 FM; GOOSE CREEK, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTUA (106.1 FM; ST. STEPHEN, SC; Owner: JEREMIAH RAVENELL)
  • WYAV (104.1 FM; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WRFQ (104.5 FM; MOUNT PLEASANT, SC; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWWZ (93.3 FM; SUMMERVILLE, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXJY (93.7 FM; GEORGETOWN, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Jamestown:

  • WCSC-TV (Channel 5; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: WCSC, INC.)
  • WITV (Channel 7; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WCIV (Channel 4; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: WCIV, LLC)
  • WMMP (Channel 36; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: WMMP LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WTAT-TV (Channel 24; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: WTAT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCBD-TV (Channel 2; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W51AT (Channel 51; GEORGETOWN, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)

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
  • Call Sign: KE2YT, Licensee ID: L00242561
    Grant Date: 11/28/2007, Expiration Date: 01/30/2018, Certifier: John K Khoury
    Registrant: John K Khoury, Jamestown, SC 29453
  • Call Sign: KG4WEA, Licensee ID: L00599789
    Grant Date: 11/26/2002, Expiration Date: 11/26/2012, Cancellation Date: 03/21/2003, Certifier: Bruce L Oberg
    Registrant: Bruce L Oberg, 1114 French Santee Rd, Jamestown, SC 29453-0305
  • Call Sign: KG4WVS, Licensee ID: L00623746
    Grant Date: 01/16/2003, Expiration Date: 01/16/2013, Cancellation Date: 03/18/2003, Certifier: Thomas R Wallace
    Registrant: Thomas R Wallace, 327 Floydtown Rd 186, Jamestown, SC 29453
  • Call Sign: K0BLO, Previous Call Sign: KG4WEA, Licensee ID: L00599789
    Grant Date: 03/21/2003, Expiration Date: 03/21/2013, Certifier: Bruce L Oberg
    Registrant: Bruce L Oberg, 1114 French Santee Rd, Jamestown, SC 29453-0305


Businesses in Jamestown, SC

  • Subway: 1

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