Jamestown, Kentucky

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Population in 2019: 1,791 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +10.3%
 
Males: 824  (46.0%)
Females: 967  (54.0%)
Median resident age:

40.5 years
Kentucky median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 42629, 42642.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $25,521 (it was $18,587 in 2000)
Jamestown:

$25,521
KY:

$52,295

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $19,469 (it was $11,140 in 2000)

Jamestown city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $109,310 (it was $52,000 in 2000)
Jamestown:

$109,310
KY:

$151,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $119,021; detached houses: $132,121; mobile homes: $73,005

Median gross rent in 2019: $530.

March 2019 cost of living index in Jamestown: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 36.1%
(38.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.2% for Black residents, 4.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Jamestown, KY (2019)
    • 2,01391.7%White alone
    • 582.6%Asian alone
    • 492.2%Two or more races
    • 472.1%Black alone
    • 150.7%Other race alone
    • 70.3%Hispanic
    • 30.1%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Jamestown, Kentucky as of September 25, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Jamestown is 286 to 1.


Crime rates in Jamestown by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(54.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(54.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(116.0)
3
(172.6)
4
(229.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(114.0)
1
(55.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(54.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(55.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
17
(986.1)
11
(632.9)
18
(1,034)
10
(571.4)
7
(398.9)
4
(221.5)
1
(55.4)
5
(279.3)
8
(438.8)
5
(274.7)
1
(55.4)
3
(166.0)
5
(279.3)
9
(503.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
32
(1,856)
35
(2,014)
43
(2,470)
7
(400.0)
9
(512.8)
12
(664.5)
11
(609.8)
7
(391.1)
5
(274.3)
4
(219.8)
8
(443.2)
8
(442.7)
6
(335.2)
24
(1,343)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(58.0)
1
(57.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(57.1)
1
(57.0)
3
(166.1)
1
(55.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(54.9)
1
(55.4)
2
(110.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(56.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
1
(57.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index171.1164.0217.160.675.866.432.735.269.176.437.138.233.093.5

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Jamestown, KY

Crime rate in Jamestown detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.80
Kentucky average:

1.63
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Ancestries: English (47.5%), American (19.3%), Irish (6.0%), German (5.0%), European (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1826

Elevation: 1024 feet

Land area: 2.25 square miles.

Population density: 797 people per square mile   (low).

Jamestown, Kentucky map

71 residents are foreign born

This city:

3.2%
Kentucky:

3.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,388 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $518 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayette, KY (78.8 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (363.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Russell Springs, KY (2.2 miles ),
Bryan, KY (2.4 miles ),
Eli, KY (2.7 miles ),
Glens Fork, KY (3.1 miles ),
White Oak, KY (3.2 miles ),
Mill Springs, KY (3.7 miles ),
Cumberland City, KY (3.7 miles ),
Dunnville, KY (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 36.98 N, Longitude: 85.07 W

Area code: 270

Distribution of median household income in Jamestown, KY in 2019
Distribution of house value in Jamestown, KY in 2019
Jamestown satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.8%
Kentucky:

5.1%
Most common industries in Jamestown, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (10.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.4%)
  • Health care (7.2%)
  • Apparel (6.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (6.2%)
  • Educational services (6.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.2%)
  • Apparel (7.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.3%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.3%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.2%)
  • Educational services (10.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.5%)
  • Public administration (7.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (7.6%)
  • Apparel (4.3%)
  • Pharmacies & drug stores (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Jamestown, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.5%)
  • Cashiers (3.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.2%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (4.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.9%)
  • Carpenters (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.7%)
  • Cashiers (5.2%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.3%)

Average climate in Jamestown, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Jamestown-area historical tornado activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 33% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/27/1971, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.6 miles away from the Jamestown city center killed 2 people and injured 72 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/27/1971, a category F4 tornado 12.4 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 58 people.

Earthquake activity:

Jamestown-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 110% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 104.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW) earthquake occurred 184.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 184.6 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) earthquake occurred 164.2 miles away from Jamestown center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 102.5 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 199.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Russell County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Mudslides: 3, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers in Jamestown:

  • FAIR OAKS HEALTH SYSTEMS, LLC (1 SPARKS AVENUE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Jamestown:

  • PERSONAL TOUCH HOME CARE OF KY (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; COLUMBIA, KY)
  • FAMILY HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Hospital, about 16 miles away; COLUMBIA, KY)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; COLUMBIA, KY)
  • WAYNE COUNTY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 16 miles away; MONTICELLO, KY)

Airports and heliports located in Jamestown:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jamestown:

  • Lindsey Wilson College (about 16 miles; Columbia, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,552)
  • Somerset Community College (about 26 miles; Somerset, KY; FT enrollment: 4,698)
  • Campbellsville University (about 30 miles; Campbellsville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,948)
  • University of the Cumberlands (about 53 miles; Williamsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 3,585)
  • Tennessee Technological University (about 62 miles; Cookeville, TN; FT enrollment: 9,761)
  • Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (about 67 miles; Elizabethtown, KY; FT enrollment: 3,762)
  • Eastern Kentucky University (about 68 miles; Richmond, KY; FT enrollment: 13,525)

Public elementary/middle school in Jamestown:

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Library in Jamestown:

  • RUSSELL COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $351,313; Location: 94 NORTH MAIN STREET; 43,009 books; 1,106 audio materials; 1,222 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 48 state licensed databases; 53 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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

Church in Jamestown: Mount Hope Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Bandit's Resort-Motel-Restaurant-Bait (1655 South Highway 92), Jamestown Court Motel (217 Old 127 South), Lake Cumberland Motel (35 Highway 55), M & M Sportsman's Lodge (2423 South Highway 92), Lake Cumberland Country Cottages & Storage (South Highway 127), Loretta's (1655 South Highway 92).

Courts: Russell Co Of Fiscal Court (410 Monument Square), Russell Co Of Circuit Court Clerk (410 Monument Square).

Birthplace of: Lanny Kean - Professional wrestler, Bill Schwartz (catcher) - Baseball player, Cy Barger - Baseball player.

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

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

JAMESTOWN MUNICIPAL WATER WORKS (Population served: 10,858, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-01-2011), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-01-2011), St Public Notif received (MAR-03-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAY-10-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-07-2008), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-07-2008), St Public Notif received (JUN-05-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-06-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-07-2008), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-07-2008), St Public Notif received (JUN-05-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-06-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In MAY-2007, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-13-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-13-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-16-2007), St Public Notif received (SEP-05-2007)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (2 times from FEB-15-2006 to FEB-15-2006), St Public Notif requested (2 times from FEB-15-2006 to FEB-15-2006), St Compliance achieved (2 times from APR-10-2006 to APR-10-2006), St Public Notif received (3 times from MAY-05-2006 to MAY-05-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-10-2005), St Public Notif requested (DEC-15-2005), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-15-2005), St Public Notif received (MAY-05-2006)
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In FEB-2005, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-04-2005), St Compliance achieved (APR-15-2005), St Public Notif received (MAY-18-2005)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2003, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-25-2004), St Public Notif requested (FEB-25-2004), St Public Notif received (NOV-24-2004), St Compliance achieved (APR-13-2007)
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

59.8%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.5%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Jamestown in 2010:

  • 116 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 37 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 16 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Jamestown in 2000:

  • 114 people in nursing homes
  • 15 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Jamestown (2011 data):

  • Bank of Jamestown: Bank Of Jamestown at 400 Monument Square, branch established on 1899/07/17; Industrial Park Branch at 2215 N Main Street, branch established on 1984/12/27. Info updated 2010/06/02: Bank assets: $165.5 mil, Deposits: $126.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Jamestown Bancorp Inc
  • Community Trust Bank, Inc.: Campbellsville Jamestown Branch at 752 North Main Street, branch established on 1932/01/01. Info updated 2011/03/25: Bank assets: $3,573.0 mil, Deposits: $2,890.4 mil, headquarters in Pikeville, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 80 total offices, Holding Company: Community Trust Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Jamestown:

Marital status in Jamestown, KY
  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 45.7%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 12.9%
  • Divorced: 17.4%

For population 25 years and over in Jamestown:

  • High school or higher: 79.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 10.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.4
Kentucky average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Jamestown
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Religion statistics for Jamestown, KY (based on Russell County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,43642
Mainline Protestant2,14811
Catholic1671
Other--
None8,814-
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: 5
This county:

2.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Here:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Here:

9.35 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
This county:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Russell County:

10.8%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

31.6%
State:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Russell County:

20.5%
State:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Jamestown:

52.1%
Kentucky:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

51.2%
State:

47.0%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
Kentucky:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.3%
Kentucky:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Jamestown:

12.0%
State:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Jamestown:

6.9
Kentucky:

6.8

Overweight people:
Jamestown:

40.6%
State:

33.8%

General health condition:
Here:

57.1%
State:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.9%
State:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Jamestown, KY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 10$32,506$39,0070$0
Sewerage 7$21,698$37,1970$0
Financial Administration 4$14,636$43,9080$0
Streets and Highways 4$8,817$26,4510$0
Police Protection - Officers 3$12,531$50,1242$3,494
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$3,530
Totals for Government 28$90,188$38,6529$7,024

Jamestown government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,874,000 ($1046.34)
    Sewerage: $1,074,000 ($599.66)
    Police Protection: $226,000 ($126.19)
    Central Staff Services: $208,000 ($116.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $201,000 ($112.23)
    Local Fire Protection: $74,000 ($41.32)
    Regular Highways: $18,000 ($10.05)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $17,000 ($9.49)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000 ($5.03)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($0.56)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $240,000 ($134.00)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,150,000 ($642.10)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $232,000 ($129.54)

Jamestown government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $714,000 ($398.66)
    Other: $74,000 ($41.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $69,000 ($38.53)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $6,000 ($3.35)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $167,000 ($93.24)
    Donations From Private Sources: $24,000 ($13.40)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($3.35)
    Rents: $3,000 ($1.68)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,972,000 ($1101.06)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $70,000 ($39.08)
    Highways: $35,000 ($19.54)
    Other: $29,000 ($16.19)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $313,000 ($174.76)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $282,000 ($157.45)
    Property: $250,000 ($139.59)
    Public Utilities Sales: $109,000 ($60.86)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $12,000 ($6.70)

Jamestown government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,934,000 ($4988.27)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,603,000 ($4803.46)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $331,000 ($184.81)

Jamestown government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,972,000 ($1659.41)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $83,000 ($46.34)

4.78% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($28,450 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.78%
Kentucky average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Adair County, KY  0.89% ($22,038 average AGI)
to Pulaski County, KY  0.53% ($31,161)
to Casey County, KY  0.41% ($23,875)

Strongest AM radio stations in Jamestown:

  • WJKY (1060 AM; daytime; 1 kW; JAMESTOWN, KY; Owner: LAKE CUMBERLAND BROADCASTERS)
  • WIDS (570 AM; 1 kW; RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY; Owner: HAMMOND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WAIN (1270 AM; 1 kW; COLUMBIA, KY)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WFLW (1360 AM; 1 kW; MONTICELLO, KY; Owner: STEPHEN W. STAPLES, JR.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jamestown:

  • WJRS (104.9 FM; JAMESTOWN, KY; Owner: LAKE CUMBERLAND BROADCASTERS)
  • WHVE (92.7 FM; RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY; Owner: SHORELINE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WDCL-FM (89.7 FM; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WMKZ (93.1 FM; MONTICELLO, KY; Owner: MONTICELLO-WAYNE COUNTY MEDIA, INC.)
  • WKYM (101.7 FM; MONTICELLO, KY; Owner: STEPHEN W. STAPLES JR.)
  • WSEK (97.1 FM; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTHL (90.5 FM; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: SOMERSET EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • WKYR-FM (107.9 FM; BURKESVILLE, KY; Owner: RAY MULLINIX)
  • WKII-FM (102.3 FM; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAIN-FM (93.5 FM; COLUMBIA, KY; Owner: TRI-COUNTY RADIO BROADCASTING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Jamestown:

  • WKSO-TV (Channel 29; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WBKI-TV (Channel 34; CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY; Owner: LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Jamestown fatal accident list:

Feb 1, 2009 11:20 AM, Sr-92, Us-127, Lat: 36.990778, Lon: -85.068125, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Oct 4, 2005 05:55 PM, Sr-92, Lat: 36.979480, Lon: -85.059300, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Oct 12, 2004 04:23 PM, Airport Road, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Nov 15, 1987 07:06 PM, 127, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 9, 1980 03:45 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 177ft / 53.5mTotal length
  • $2,357,000Total costs
  • 6,578Total average daily traffic
  • 387Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,915Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Jamestown, KY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 51950-1959
  • 11980-1989
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Jamestown, KY

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Jamestown)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Hwy 92 E (Lat: 36.936444 Lon: -85.050222), Structure height: 52 m, Call Sign: WPFN265,
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.212 MHz, Grant Date: 08/08/1999, Expiration Date: 08/08/2009, Cancellation Date: 11/12/2004, Certifier: Paul H Kuzia, Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N Street, N.W., 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Lake Cumberland State Resort Park (Lat: 36.931444 Lon: -85.041889), Call Sign: KTC928,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.925 MHz, Grant Date: 07/08/1996, Expiration Date: 08/27/2001, Cancellation Date: 10/29/2001, Registrant: Kentucky, Commonwealth Of, Capital Plaza Tower, Frankfort, KY 40601
  • 610 M S Jct Ky 1058 & Ky 55 (Lat: 36.918111 Lon: -85.142722), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPHD643,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.456 MHz, Grant Date: 04/29/2015, Expiration Date: 05/08/2025, Certifier: Terry Lawless, Registrant: Micro-Comm, Inc., 15895 S. Pflumm Road, Olathe, KS 66062, Phone: (913) 390-4500, Fax: (913) 390-4550, Email:
  • On Clear Springs Rd 1.32 Mi Ne Of Jct Us 127 (Lat: 37.015000 Lon: -85.058889), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPHD644,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.456 MHz, Grant Date: 04/29/2015, Expiration Date: 05/08/2025, Certifier: Terry Lawless, Registrant: Micro-Comm, Inc., 15895 S. Pflumm Road, Olathe, KS 66062, Phone: (913) 390-4500, Fax: (913) 390-4550, Email:
  • 600 S Of End Buntins Point Rd. (Lat: 36.968889 Lon: -85.063889), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WQIE842,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.287 MHz, Grant Date: 11/16/2017, Expiration Date: 01/22/2028, Certifier: Dale Anderson, Registrant: City Of Jamestown Water Dept., 390 Water Works Rd., Jamestown, KY 42629, Phone: (270) 343-4135, Email:
  • Russell County Airport (Lat: 37.006472 Lon: -85.100111), Type: Bant, Structure height: 7.6 m, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: WQLL409,
    Assigned Frequencies: 460.012 MHz, Grant Date: 03/05/2020, Expiration Date: 03/01/2030, Certifier: Kevin G Watkins, Registrant: Vaisala Inc, 6300 34th Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55450, Phone: (612) 238-2846, Fax: (612) 727-3895, Email:
  • Maynard Tank - 292 Maynard Road (Lat: 36.918056 Lon: -85.142778), Type: Tank, Structure height: 18.2 m, Call Sign: WQTY640,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.456 MHz, Grant Date: 05/07/2014, Expiration Date: 05/07/2024, Certifier: Dale Anderson, Registrant: Micro-Comm, Inc., 15895 S. Pflumm Road, Olathe, KS 66062, Phone: (913) 390-4500, Fax: (913) 390-4550, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Jamestown)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-30 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 139 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-320 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7211Y, N7211Y, N-7211Y, Serial Number: 30-237, Airworthiness Date: 12/23/1963, Certificate Issue Date: 02/27/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Stanley D Dill, 1051 Scotts Chapel Rd, Jamestown, KY 42629
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 08/20/2013

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 11. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 34 took place in 2008, and the least - 0 in 2003. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Jamestown, KY When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (45.9%), and Structure Fires (33.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Jamestown, KY
    • 8945.9%Outside Fires
    • 6533.5%Structure Fires
    • 2814.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 126.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Jamestown, KY

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Jamestown, Kentucky:

  • Jamestown Court, PO Box 366, Jamestown, Kentucky 42629 , Phone: (270) 343-2364
  • Lake Cumberland State Park, 5465 State Park Rd, Jamestown, Kentucky 42629 , Phone: (800) 325-1709
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Jamestown, Kentucky
Most common first names in Jamestown, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William4269.3 years
Mary3881.0 years
James3773.5 years
John3271.3 years
Willie1677.1 years
Joe1571.1 years
Robert1472.0 years
Bessie1378.9 years
Charles1270.9 years
Walter1172.8 years
Most common last names in Jamestown, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Lawless4176.1 years
Antle3378.1 years
Helm3179.2 years
Grider2973.2 years
Bell2973.3 years
Mann2675.3 years
Hadley2572.5 years
Coffey2376.4 years
Brown2371.4 years
Wooldridge2278.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Jamestown, KY
  • 89.1%Electricity
  • 4.5%Utility gas
  • 3.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Wood
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Jamestown, KY
  • 84.4%Electricity
  • 4.4%Utility gas
  • 3.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.8%Wood
  • 0.9%No fuel used


Jamestown compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Jamestown on our top lists:

  • #47 on the list of "Top 100 high-educated but low-earning cities"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
There are 3 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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