Jamestown, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 2,076. Population change since 2000: -0.0%
 
Males: 1,055  (50.8%)
Females: 1,021  (49.2%)
Median resident age:  44.7 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 53811.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $64,227 (it was $45,625 in 2000)
Jamestown:

$64,227
WI:

$56,811

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $27,272 (it was $18,733 in 2000)

Jamestown town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $178,167 (it was $101,500 in 2000)
Jamestown:

$178,167
WI:

$173,200
  • Races in Jamestown, WI (2010)

    Jamestown races chart
    • 2,04598.5%White alone
    • 190.9%Hispanic
    • 80.4%Asian alone
    • 40.2%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Jamestown: 92.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (65.7%), Irish (14.0%), United States (6.8%), English (6.0%), Dutch (3.8%), Norwegian (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 923 feet

Land area: 30.1 square miles.

Population density: 69 people per square mile   (very low).

Jamestown,WI real estate house value index trend

Jamestown, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Jamestown:

  • High school or higher: 83.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jamestown town:

  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 65.0%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 5.3%

2 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.1%
Wisconsin:

3.6%

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

Jamestown town:  1.3% ($1,357)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)
Jamestown satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dubuque, IA (5.9 miles , pop. 57,686).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (70.7 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (157.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Kieler, WI (1.1 miles ), Sandy Hook, WI (1.2 miles ), Dickeyville, WI (2.1 miles ), East Dubuque, IL (2.3 miles ), Sageville, IA (2.4 miles ), Dubuque, IA (2.4 miles ), Menominee, IL (2.6 miles ), Smelser, WI (2.8 miles ).

Latitude: 42.56 N, Longitude: 90.60 W

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.2%
Wisconsin:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -7 (-0.3%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Metal and metal products (6%)
  • Machinery (6%)
  • Truck transportation (6%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Health care (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)

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

Average climate in Jamestown, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Jamestown-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 70% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1984, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 42.3 miles away from the Jamestown town center killed 9 people and injured 200 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 9/9/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.4 miles away from the town center .

Earthquake activity:

Jamestown-area historical earthquake activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 318.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 116.0 miles away from Jamestown center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 295.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 349.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 317.6 miles away from Jamestown center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 304.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Grant County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Jamestown topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Jamestown:

  • SUNNYCREST MANOR (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; DUBUQUE, IA)
  • STONEHILL CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; DUBUQUE, IA)
  • HILLS AND DALES CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER (Hospital, about 5 miles away; DUBUQUE, IA)
  • ST DOMINIC VILLA (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; HAZEL GREEN, WI)
  • BETHANY HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; DUBUQUE, IA)
  • MERCY HOME CARE/DUBUQUE (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; DUBUQUE, IA)
  • MERCY MEDICAL CENTER-DUBUQUE Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; DUBUQUE, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jamestown:

  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (about 14 miles; Platteville, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,679)
  • Ashford University (about 54 miles; Clinton, IA; FT enrollment: 73,330)
  • Upper Iowa University (about 64 miles; Fayette, IA; FT enrollment: 5,275)
  • Edgewood College (about 69 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 2,455)
  • Kaplan University-Davenport Campus (about 70 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 60,376)
  • Kirkwood Community College (about 71 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; FT enrollment: 11,503)
  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about 71 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 10,019)

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Notable locations in Jamestown: Kipp Farms (A), Placke Farms (B), Pleasant View Dairy (C), Beeler Tree Farm (D), Pine Ridge Farm (E), Busy B Farm (F), Rolling Ridge Ranch (G), Jamestown Fire Department (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Sinnipee Cemetery (1), Jamestown Cemetery (2), Saint Clara Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: O'Leary Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Hollow Branch (A), Kieler Creek (B), Fair Play Creek (C), Louisburg Creek (D), Sinnipee Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Grant County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 46.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

46.7
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.81. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.81
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  74.4%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.8%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

2.3%
Whole state:

8.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

0.1%
Whole state:

3.7%
2 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Wisconsin average:

11.0

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic20,48919
Mainline Protestant8,78741
Evangelical Protestant3,40038
Other3864
Orthodox301
None18,116-
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
Grant County:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Grant County:

5.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 49
Here:

9.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.7%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Grant County:

27.8%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.4%
State:

13.0%

4.99% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,518 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.99%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Dane County, WI  0.47% ($35,409 average AGI)
from Iowa County, WI  0.41% ($17,143)
from Lafayette County, WI  0.39% ($25,562)


5.40% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,907 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.40%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Dane County, WI  0.76% ($29,628 average AGI)
to Iowa County, WI  0.44% ($29,298)
to Dubuque County, IA  0.39% ($36,365)

Strongest AM radio stations in Jamestown:

  • KDTH (1370 AM; 5 kW; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • WDBQ (1490 AM; 1 kW; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPVL (1590 AM; 1 kW; PLATTEVILLE, WI; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jamestown:

  • KATF (92.9 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • KXGE (102.3 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WVRE (101.1 FM; DICKEYVILLE, WI; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • K254AE (98.7 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • K269EK (101.7 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KLYV (105.3 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJOD (103.3 FM; ASBURY, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KIYX (106.1 FM; SAGEVILLE, IA; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WPVL-FM (107.1 FM; PLATTEVILLE, WI; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • K239AB (95.7 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: AUGUSTANA COLLEGE)
  • KGRR (97.3 FM; EPWORTH, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • WGLR-FM (97.7 FM; LANCASTER, WI; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WDBQ-FM (107.5 FM; GALENA, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJTY (88.1 FM; LANCASTER, WI; Owner: JOY PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSUP (90.5 FM; PLATTEVILLE, WI; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)

TV broadcast stations around Jamestown:

  • KFXB (Channel 40; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: DUBUQUE TV LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • W22CI (Channel 22; BLOOMINGTON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 38Number of bridges
  • 312m1,024ftTotal length
  • $19,409,000Total costs
  • 133,524Total average daily traffic
  • 8,425Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 151980-1989
  • 111990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Jamestown, WI

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • B. Benjamin Evans, 1.4 Mi N Of Wi-Il State Line On Flamingo Road (Lat: 42.528778 Lon: -90.616250), Type: 298.1, Overall height: 297.2 m, Registrant: 2622426000, Ben@evansassoc.Com, 210 S. MAIN STREET
  • B. Benjamin Evans, 1.4 Mi N Of Wi-Il State Line On Flamingo Road (Lat: 42.528778 Lon: -90.616250), Type: 298.1, Overall height: 297.2 m, Registrant: 2622426000, Ben@evansassoc.Com, 210 S. MAIN STREET
  • B. Benjamin Evans, 1.4 Mi N Of Wi-Il State Line On Flamingo Road (Lat: 42.528778 Lon: -90.616250), Type: 298.1, Structure height: 55043 m, Overall height: 297.2 m, Registrant: 2625180002, Ben@evansengsolutions.Com, 216 GREEN BAY ROAD, SUITE 105
  • B. BENJAMIN EVANS, 1.4 Mi N Of Wi-Il State Line On Flamingo Road (Lat: 42.528778 Lon: -90.616250), Type: 298.1, Structure height: 55043 m, Overall height: 297.2 m, Registrant: 2625180002, Ben@evansengsolutions.Com, 216 GREEN BAY ROAD, SUITE 105

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 6 Mi N Of Wisc Ill Border On Hwy 35 (Lat: 42.528611 Lon: -90.615694), Call Sign: KNDC467, Licensee ID: L00007964
    Assigned Frequencies: 861.762 MHz, 862.762 MHz, 863.762 MHz, 864.762 MHz, 865.762 MHzGrant Date: 06/05/2002, Expiration Date: 08/21/2012, Cancellation Date: 07/15/2002Registrant: Racom Corporation, Marshalltown, IA 50158, Phone: (515) 752-5820

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (37%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (32%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (20%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Electricity (6%)

Jamestown compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly 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 below state average.
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