Jamestown, ND

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2022 Population
21,609
0.318% 1-year decline
US Senator
John Hoeven
Republican Party
US Senator
Kevin Cramer
Republican Party
US Representative
Kelly Armstrong
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
40.3
0.249% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
13.1%
4.63% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$59,167
8.26% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$191,000
11.5% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
10,800
1.71% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Jamestown, ND had a population of 21.6k people with a median age of 40.3 and a median household income of $59,167. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Jamestown, ND declined from 21,678 to 21,609, a −0.318% decrease and its median household income grew from $54,652 to $59,167, a 8.26% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Jamestown, ND are White (Non-Hispanic) (91.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.91%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.69%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (1.54%), and White (Hispanic) (1.37%).

None of the households in Jamestown, ND reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.7% of the residents in Jamestown, ND are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Jamestown, ND are University of Jamestown (281 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Jamestown, ND was $191,000, and the homeownership rate was 64.7%.

Most people in Jamestown, ND drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 15.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Jamestown, ND was 2 cars per household.

Jamestown, ND borders .

Population & Diversity

Jamestown, ND is home to a population of 21.6k people, from which 98.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.49% of Jamestown, ND residents were born outside of the country (538 people).

In 2022, there were 47.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (19.7k people) in Jamestown, ND than any other race or ethnicity. There were 412 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 365 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.7%
2022 Citizenship
98.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.7% of Jamestown, ND residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Jamestown, ND was 98.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Jamestown, ND
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    19.7k ± 46
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    412 ± 30
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    365 ± 156
2.81%
Hispanic Population
607 people

In 2022, there were 47.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (19.7k people) in Jamestown, ND than any other race or ethnicity. There were 412 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 365 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.81% of the people in Jamestown, ND are hispanic (607 people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Philippines
    2,804 ± 1,298 people
  2. Canada
    2,799 ± 1,297 people
  3. Mexico
    2,784 ± 1,293 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of North Dakota was Philippines, the natal country of 2,804 North Dakota residents, followed by Canada with 2,799 and Mexico with 2,784.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.49%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
538 people
1.97%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
426 people

As of 2022, 2.49% of Jamestown, ND residents (538 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Jamestown, ND was 1.97%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    392 ± 146
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    274 ± 138
  3. Korea
    138 ± 78

Jamestown, ND has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.43 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Jamestown, ND employs 10.8k people. The largest industries in Jamestown, ND are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,841 people), Retail Trade (1,350 people), and Manufacturing (1,016 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($250,001), Utilities ($118,750), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($67,788).

Males in North Dakota have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $54,891. The income inequality in North Dakota (measured using the Gini index) is 0.436, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

10.8k
2022 Value
± 705
−1.71%
1 Year decline
± 9.51%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Jamestown, ND declined at a rate of −1.71%, from 11k employees to 10.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Jamestown, ND, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,629 people), Management Occupations (1,549 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (969 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Jamestown, ND.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

10.8k
2022 Value
± 705
−1.71%
1 Year decline
± 9.51%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Jamestown, ND declined at a rate of −1.71%, from 11k employees to 10.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Jamestown, ND, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,841 people), Retail Trade (1,350 people), and Manufacturing (1,016 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Jamestown, ND, though some of these residents may live in Jamestown, ND and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$46,026
Median earning men ± $3,456
$35,838
Median earning women ± $2,888

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($78,000), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($71,296), and Public Administration ($70,580).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($56,027), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($52,375), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($51,111).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.83%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 428k people employed in North Dakota. This represents a 2.83% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 12.3%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in North Dakota.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 180
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. 175
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 127
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in North Dakota went to Donald J. Trump with 65.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (31.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (2.6%).

John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer are the senators currently representing the state of North Dakota. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Jamestown, ND is currently represented by Kelly Armstrong in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from North Dakota

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John Hoeven
Senator from North Dakota3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Kevin Cramer
Senator from North Dakota1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019

John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer are the senators currently representing North Dakota.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Jamestown, ND

Kelly Armstrong
North Dakota at-large Representative
Republican Party

Jamestown, ND is currently represented by Kelly Armstrong (Republican Party).

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the member for Jamestown, ND have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Jamestown, ND awarded 281 degrees. The student population of Jamestown, ND in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 646 male students and 596 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Jamestown, ND are White (242 and 90.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (10 and 3.75%), Asian (4 and 1.5%), and Unknown (4 and 1.5%).

The largest universities in Jamestown, ND by number of degrees awarded are University of Jamestown (281 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Jamestown, ND are Curriculum & Instruction (48 and 17.1%), Physical Therapy (33 and 11.7%), and Organizational Leadership (21 and 7.47%).

The median tuition cost in Jamestown, ND for private four year colleges is $23,400.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Jamestown, ND, the percentage of applicants admitted was 92%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 27.5%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 1,242 (52% men and 48% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 1,242 students enrolled in Jamestown, ND, 52% men and 48% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 923 records, of which 52% were women and 48% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 16 degrees awarded
  2. 20 degrees awarded
  3. 19 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Jamestown, ND was Registered Nursing with 16 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Jamestown, ND according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
281 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Jamestown with 281 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 123 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Jamestown, ND, which is 0.778 times less than the 158 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 242 degrees mean that there were 24.2 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 10 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($23,400) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($800) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,300) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.399% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.605% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (157k), Some college (149k), and Bachelors Degree (122k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Jamestown, ND was $191,000 in 2022, which is 0.678 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $171,300 to $191,000, a 11.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Jamestown, ND is 64.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Jamestown, ND have an average commute time of 15.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Jamestown, ND is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Jamestown, ND is $59,167. In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Jamestown, ND was Divide County, ND with a value of $95,938, followed by Burke County, ND and Dunn County, ND, with respective values of $94,583 and $91,758.

Property

$191,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$15,985
$5,897
Median Property Taxes
±$495

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Jamestown, ND the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

64.7%
Homeownership
2022
68%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 64.7% of the housing units in Jamestown, ND were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 63.3%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Jamestown, ND was Divide County, ND with a value of $95,938, followed by Burke County, ND and Dunn County, ND, with respective values of $94,583 and $91,758.

The following map shows all of the counties in Jamestown, ND colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$59,167
Median Household Income
± $6,970
9.11k
Number of Households
± 722

In 2022, the median household income of the 9.11k households in Jamestown, ND grew to $59,167 from the previous year's value of $54,652.

The following chart displays the households in Jamestown, ND distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Jamestown, ND is from North Dakota.
0.436
2022 Wage GINI in North Dakota
0.433
2021 Wage GINI in North Dakota

In 2022, the income inequality in North Dakota was 0.436 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.835% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for North Dakota was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in North Dakota in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (80.6%)
  2. Carpooled (8.64%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.12%)

In 2022, 80.6% of workers in Jamestown, ND drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.64%) and those who worked at home (5.12%).

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Commute Time

15.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Jamestown, ND have a shorter commute time (15.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.84% of the workforce in Jamestown, ND have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Jamestown, ND distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Jamestown, ND have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

13.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Jamestown, ND (2.63k out of 20k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 75+, followed by Males 45 - 54 and then Females 65 - 74.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Jamestown, ND is White, followed by Black and Asian.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

92.7% of the population of Jamestown, ND has health coverage, with 49.5% on employee plans, 13.9% on Medicaid, 13.4% on Medicare, 13.8% on non-group plans, and 2.04% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in North Dakota see 1287 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.924% decrease from the previous year (1299 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1483 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 472 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,287 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in North Dakota

Primary care physicians in North Dakota see an average of 1,287 patients per year. This represents a 0.924% decrease from the previous year (1,299 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in North Dakota in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.6% under 18 years, 20.9% between 18 and 34 years, 37.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.2% were men and 50.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

7.32%
Uninsured
49.5%
Employer Coverage
13.9%
Medicaid
13.4%
Medicare
13.8%
Non-Group
2.04%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Jamestown, ND declined by 9.66% from 8.11% to 7.32%.

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