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Jamestown, NY (New York) Houses and Residents

Jamestown,NY index of house prices

Total population: 30,429 (All urban)

Houses: 14,951 (12,450 occupied: 6,091 owner occupied, 6,579 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

52%
State:

47%

Housing density: 1,665 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $31,225.

Median contract rent in 2016: $320 (lower quartile is $265, upper quartile is $388)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $362


Median gross rent in Jamestown, NY in 2016: $407

Housing units in Jamestown with a mortgage: 3,200 (26 second mortgage, 347 home equity loan, 7 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,876

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $59,324

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $38,343

Median monthly housing costs: $583


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Jamestown, New York Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $65,835 (it was $50,500 in 2000)
Jamestown:

$65,835
New York:

$302,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $50,237 - $91,123

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $81,177
Here:

$81,177
State:

$357,272

Townhouses or other attached units: $117,745
Here:

$117,745
State:

$568,104

In 2-unit structures: $50,285
Here:

$50,285
State:

$561,049

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $106,174
Here:

$106,174
State:

$650,258

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $40,929
Here:

$40,929
State:

$816,667

Mobile homes: $68,530
Here:

$68,530
State:

$72,941
Median year house/condo built: 1939

Median year apartment built: 1941

Household type by relationship:

Households: 29,828
  • In family households: 21,812 (2,860 male householders, 3,942 female householders)
    4,419 spouses, 8,562 children (7,884 natural, 142 adopted, 540 stepchildren), 385 grandchildren, 121 brothers or sisters, 134 parents, 514 other relatives, 720 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 7,420 (2,738 male householders (2,175 living alone)), 2,999 female householders (2,400 living alone)), 1,666 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 736

Size of family households: 2,995 2-persons, 1,570 3-persons, 1,372 4-persons, 389 5-persons, 360 6-persons, 107 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,580 1-person, 893 2-persons, 242 3-persons, 41 5-persons.

3,440 married couples with children.
2,775 single-parent households (602 men, 2,173 women).

89.9% of residents of Jamestown speak English at home.
7.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (82% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (30% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 60% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (97% speak English very well, 3% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 590 (2.0%)
(46.6% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.4
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.8
State:

3.8

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Jamestown, New York:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 981 bedroom
  • 1,3392 bedrooms
  • 3,5413 bedrooms
  • 9824 bedrooms
  • 1175+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Jamestown population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jamestown, New York:

  • 291no bedroom
  • 1,4111 bedroom
  • 3,0072 bedrooms
  • 1,2893 bedrooms
  • 5284 bedrooms
  • 775+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Jamestown population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Jamestown in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 300no vehicle
  • 2,4161 vehicle
  • 2,5472 vehicles
  • 7313 vehicles
  • 1134 vehicles
  • 35+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Jamestown population

Cars and other vehicles available in Jamestown in renter-occupied apartments

  • 2,272no vehicle
  • 3,1891 vehicle
  • 9512 vehicles
  • 783 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Jamestown population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Jamestown, New York:

  • 01 room
  • 102 rooms
  • 83 rooms
  • 3744 rooms
  • 8815 rooms
  • 1,8016 rooms
  • 1,2707 rooms
  • 8318 rooms
  • 8499+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Jamestown population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jamestown, New York:

  • 2401 room
  • 2332 rooms
  • 8873 rooms
  • 1,1954 rooms
  • 1,9705 rooms
  • 1,1046 rooms
  • 5237 rooms
  • 3578 rooms
  • 1329+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Jamestown population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Jamestown, NY household income distribution

  • Jamestown, NY household income distribution
  • 1,694Less than $10,000
  • 1,359$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,147$15,000 to $19,999
  • 987$20,000 to $24,999
  • 909$25,000 to $29,999
  • 561$30,000 to $34,999
  • 760$35,000 to $39,999
  • 640$40,000 to $44,999
  • 492$45,000 to $49,999
  • 820$50,000 to $59,999
  • 753$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,261$75,000 to $99,999
  • 516$100,000 to $124,999
  • 194$125,000 to $149,999
  • 145$150,000 to $199,999
  • 89$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Jamestown, NY

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Jamestown, NY
  • 51Less than $10,000
  • 11$10,000 to $14,999
  • 69$15,000 to $19,999
  • 45$20,000 to $24,999
  • 151$25,000 to $29,999
  • 197$30,000 to $34,999
  • 307$35,000 to $39,999
  • 671$40,000 to $49,999
  • 878$50,000 to $59,999
  • 891$60,000 to $69,999
  • 825$70,000 to $79,999
  • 678$80,000 to $89,999
  • 245$90,000 to $99,999
  • 301$100,000 to $124,999
  • 159$125,000 to $149,999
  • 140$150,000 to $174,999
  • 113$175,000 to $199,999
  • 80$200,000 to $249,999
  • 74$250,000 to $299,999
  • 56$300,000 to $399,999
  • 16$400,000 to $499,999
  • 41$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Jamestown, NY

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Jamestown, NY
  • 36$100 to $149
  • 69$150 to $199
  • 188$200 to $249
  • 67$250 to $299
  • 402$300 to $349
  • 828$350 to $399
  • 990$400 to $449
  • 836$450 to $499
  • 562$500 to $549
  • 448$550 to $599
  • 678$600 to $649
  • 506$650 to $699
  • 168$700 to $749
  • 90$750 to $799
  • 180$800 to $899
  • 121$900 to $999
  • 118$1,000 to $1,249
  • 24$2,000 to $2,499
  • 110No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 152010 or later
  • 1052000 to 2009
  • 831990 to 1999
  • 201980 to 1989
  • 701970 to 1979
  • 455Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Jamestown population
Jamestown commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 557
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 2,997
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 2,663
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 2,069
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 823
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 281
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 570
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 147
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 76
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 281
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 188
  • 90 or more minutes: 94
Jamestown, NY Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 92.8%
Number of people working at home: 413 (3.7% of all workers)

Jamestown mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 10,937 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 1,191 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 29 (0%)
  • Taxi: 51 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 57 (0%)
  • Walked: 425 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 413 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 Italian: 1,831
 Swedish: 1,530
 German: 1,002
 American: 807
 Irish: 783
 English: 652
 Polish: 426
 European: 158
 Scotch-Irish: 138
 Scottish: 127
 Dutch: 117
 Norwegian: 91
 Scandinavian: 84
 French Canadian: 81
 Danish: 58
 African: 50
 Pennsylvania German: 47
 French (except Basque): 43
 Jamaican: 43
 Hungarian: 41
 Greek: 38
 Serbian: 23
 Russian: 22
 Syrian: 18
 Belizean: 16
 Welsh: 14
 Guyanese: 10
 Swiss: 9
 Armenian: 9
 British: 7
 Slovak: 7
 Slovene: 7
 Albanian: 7
 Czechoslovakian: 6
 Ukrainian: 5
 Canadian: 4
 Finnish: 3

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 17%Italy
  • 14%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 9%India
  • 8%Ecuador
  • 6%Jamaica
  • 6%Guatemala
  • 5%Colombia

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 22,766
  • Other state: 5,438
  • Northeast: 2,653
  • Midwest: 694
  • South: 1,370
  • West: 734

85% of Jamestown residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 44% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 58% lived in New York.

Jamestown:

84.5%
State average:

89.4%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 205
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 21
  • 5th and 6th grade: 60
  • 7th and 8th grade: 112
  • 9th grade: 303
  • 10th grade: 434
  • 11th grade: 242
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 201
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,253
  • Less than 1 year of college: 888
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 957
  • Associate degree: 941
  • Bachelor's degree: 954
  • Master's degree: 494
  • Professional school degree: 156
  • Doctorate degree: 114

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 113
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 56
  • 7th and 8th grade: 177
  • 9th grade: 195
  • 10th grade: 284
  • 11th grade: 234
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 177
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,781
  • Less than 1 year of college: 956
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,007
  • Associate degree: 1,793
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,198
  • Master's degree: 664
  • Professional school degree: 25
  • Doctorate degree: 47

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 11.3%Males
  • 4.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 12.4%Males
  • 10.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 17.1%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 17.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 24.1%Males
  • 27.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 13.2%Males
  • 18.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 20.7%Males
  • 27.6%Females
Jamestown marital status for males
Jamestown marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,779
  • One, attached: 226
  • Two: 3,596
  • 3 or 4: 1,909
  • 5 to 9: 440
  • 10 to 19: 407
  • 20 to 49: 405
  • 50 or more: 389
  • Mobile homes: 89

Median worth of mobile homes: $77,901

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 4.6%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 7.1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 15 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Jamestown:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Jamestown
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (84.2%)
  • Electricity (13.5%)
  • Wood (1.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.7%)
  • Coal or coke (0.2%)
  • No fuel used (0.1%)
  • Utility gas (63.1%)
  • Electricity (33.5%)
  • Other fuel (1.1%)
  • No fuel used (1.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.5%)
  • Wood (0.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.2%)
  • Coal or coke (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 177
Here:

5.8%
New York:

14.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 87
Here:

5.4%
New York:

13.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 118
Here:

9.1%
New York:

34.3%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)