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Median resident age:  41.8 years
Virginia median age:  35.7 years

Zip code: 23185

Estimated median household income in 2012: $87,109 (it was $60,965 in 2000)
Jamestown district:

$87,109
VA:

$61,741
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $42,144

Jamestown district income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $337,674 (it was $177,000 in 2000)
Jamestown district:

$337,674
VA:

$237,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $405,969; Detached houses: $433,309; Townhouses or other attached units: $210,032; In 2-unit structures: $135,734; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $129,428; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $216,543; Mobile homes: $24,890

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Jamestown district races chart
  • White alone - 8,598 (91.1%)
  • Black alone - 418 (4.4%)
  • Hispanic - 145 (1.5%)
  • Two or more races - 120 (1.3%)
  • Asian alone - 116 (1.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 21 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 16 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 4 (0.04%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Jamestown district: 207.8 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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

Jamestown district:  0.8% ($1,348)
Virginia:  1.0% ($1,143)
Jamestown district satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Newport News, VA (18.7 miles , pop. 180,150).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Norfolk, VA (36.4 miles , pop. 234,403).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (209.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Williamsburg, VA (1.9 miles ), Scotland, VA (2.0 miles ), Surry, VA (2.9 miles ), Concord, VA (3.4 miles ), Rushmere, VA (3.4 miles ), Claremont, VA (3.4 miles ), Yorktown, VA (3.6 miles ), Gloucester Point, VA (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 37.24 N, Longitude: 76.75 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 757

Jamestown district household income distribution Jamestown district home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.8%
Virginia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Top executives (6%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Jamestown district-area historical tornado activity is above Virginia state average. It is 25% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/6/1993, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.1 miles away from the Jamestown district city center killed 4 people and injured 246 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 10/14/1986, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.0 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Jamestown district-area historical earthquake activity is below Virginia state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 67.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 80.8 miles away from Jamestown district center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 73.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi) earthquake occurred 89.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in James City County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Blizzard: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals/medical centers near Jamestown district:

  • RAI - JOHN TYLER HWY-WILLIAMSBURG (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; WILLIAMSBURG, VA)
  • WOODHAVEN HALL AT WILLIAMSBURG LANDING (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WILLIAMSBURG, VA)
  • CONSULATE HEALTHCARE OF WILLIAMSBURG (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WILLIAMSBURG, VA)

Amtrak station near Jamestown district:

  • 4 miles: WILLIAMSBURG (468 N. BOUNDARY ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, car rental agency, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plants near Jamestown district:

  • 19 miles: Surry 1 and 2 in Newport News, VA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jamestown district:

  • College of William and Mary (about 4 miles; Williamsburg, VA; Full-time enrollment: 7,397)
  • Christopher Newport University (about 19 miles; Newport News, VA; FT enrollment: 4,722)
  • Thomas Nelson Community College (about 23 miles; Hampton, VA; FT enrollment: 3,554)
  • Hampton University (about 28 miles; Hampton, VA; FT enrollment: 4,789)
  • Old Dominion University (about 35 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 15,643)
  • Virginia State University (about 37 miles; Petersburg, VA; FT enrollment: 4,635)
  • John Tyler Community College (about 37 miles; Chester, VA; FT enrollment: 2,773)

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Notable locations in Jamestown district: Four-H Camp (A), Williamsburg Office Park (B), Jamestown Beach Campground (C), First Settlers Campground (D), Camp Lightfoot (E), James City County Fire Department / Ambulance Station 3 (F), Archaearium (G), Glass House (H), James City Law Enforcement (I), James City County Police Department (J), Riverside Healthcare Center - Doctors Surgery Center (K), Williamsburg Landing Retirement Community (L), Williamsburg Winery (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Williamsburg Crossing Shopping Center (1), Colony Square Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Jamestown district: Saint Martins Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Travis Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Passmore Creek (A), Sandy Bay (B), Lake Pasbehegh (C), Lake Powell (D), Pitch and Tar Swamp (E), Back River Marsh (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Powhatan Creek (A), Mill Creek (B), Kingsmill Creek (C), Halfway Creek (D), College Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Jamestown district: Jamestown Festival Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
James City County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 24.8. This is better than average.
City:

24.8
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 15.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

15.8
U.S.:

22.1


Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.3%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.6%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This city:

3.9%
Whole state:

9.6%

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

1.5%
Whole state:

4.3%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Jamestown district, VA

63 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
114 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Jamestown district compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age 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 above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (51%)
  • Electricity (36%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (11%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Jamestown district (based on James City County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.53%
Here38.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents40.2%18.2%15.1%4.6%3.0%
Congregations6.7%16.7%10.0%6.7%3.3%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents2.5%2.3%1.8%1.8%10.4%
Congregations3.3%3.3%3.3%3.3%43.3%
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: 6
This county:

0.98 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
This county:

1.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
James City County:

2.78 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 43
James City County:

7.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.9%
State:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.1%
Virginia:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
James City County:

16.4%
Virginia:

18.6%

12.22% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($74,409 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.22%
Virginia average:

11.06%

0.33% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,778 average AGI)
James City County:

0.33%
Virginia average:

0.41%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Newport News city, VA  1.40% ($48,830 average AGI)
from York County, VA  1.00% ($57,435)
from Williamsburg city, VA  0.70% ($41,317)


8.77% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($53,337 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.77%
Virginia average:

10.78%

0.13% of residents moved to foreign countries ($663 average AGI)
James City County:

0.13%
Virginia average:

0.22%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Newport News city, VA  0.98% ($36,521 average AGI)
to York County, VA  0.57% ($46,283)
to Williamsburg city, VA  0.55% ($39,008)

Strongest AM radio stations in Jamestown district:

  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WRJR (670 AM; 20 kW; CLAREMONT, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKGM (940 AM; 10 kW; SMITHFIELD, VA; Owner: WKGM, INC.)
  • WMBG (740 AM; 1 kW; WILLIAMSBURG, VA; Owner: WILLIAMSBURG'S RADIO STATION, INC.)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGH (1310 AM; 20 kW; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WDZY (1290 AM; 25 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPMH (1010 AM; 10 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WGGM (820 AM; 10 kW; CHESTER, VA; Owner: HOFFMAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNIS (790 AM; 5 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WHKT (1650 AM; 10 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jamestown district:

  • WAFX (106.9 FM; SUFFOLK, VA; Owner: TIDEWATER COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WKLR (96.5 FM; FORT LEE, VA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WHRO-FM (90.3 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION,INC)
  • WHRV (89.5 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION,INC)
  • WYCS (91.5 FM; YORKTOWN, VA; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP. INC.)
  • W261CN (100.1 FM; WILLIAMSBURG, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WCWM (90.7 FM; WILLIAMSBURG, VA; Owner: THE COLLEGE OF WILLIAM & MARY IN VA.)
  • WWBR (107.9 FM; WEST POINT, VA; Owner: WINNER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WVKL (95.7 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: ENTERCOM NORFOLK LICENSE, LLC)
  • WXGM-FM (99.1 FM; GLOUCESTER, VA; Owner: WXGM, INC.)
  • WJCD (107.7 FM; WINDSOR, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXEZ (94.1 FM; YORKTOWN, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WSRV (92.3 FM; DELTAVILLE, VA; Owner: BULLSEYE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WGH-FM (97.3 FM; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W271AD (102.1 FM; SMITHFIELD, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)

TV broadcast stations around Jamestown district:

  • WYSJ-CA (Channel 31; YORKTOWN, VA; Owner: JBS, INC.)
  • WTKR (Channel 3; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WTVZ-TV (Channel 33; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WTVZ LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WHRO-TV (Channel 15; HAMPTON-NORFOLK, VA; Owner: HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOC, INC.)
  • WPXV (Channel 49; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WVEC-TV (Channel 13; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: WVEC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WAVY-TV (Channel 10; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WGNT (Channel 27; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WVBT (Channel 43; VIRGINIA BEACH, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WCVE-TV (Channel 23; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W21AQ (Channel 21; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: THE UNION MISSION)
  • W18BS (Channel 18; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)

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