Jamestown, ND

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Population

15,367

0.479% decline

Poverty Rate

13.2%


Median Age

37.4


Median Household Income

$51,743

5.41% growth

Number of Employees

7,940

0.698% growth

Median Property Value

$126,000

4.91% growth

About

In 2017, Jamestown, ND had a population of 15.4k people with a median age of 37.4 and a median household income of $51,743. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Jamestown, ND declined from 15,441 to 15,367, a -0.479% decrease and its median household income grew from $49,086 to $51,743, a 5.41% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Jamestown, ND are White (Non-Hispanic) (91.1%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (1.81%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.45%), and Two or More Races (Hispanic) (1.13%). N/A% of the people in Jamestown, ND speak a non-English language, and 98% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Jamestown, ND are University of Jamestown (232 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Jamestown, ND is $126,000, and the homeownership rate is 57.6%. Most people in Jamestown, ND commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 12.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Jamestown, ND is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Jamestown, ND employs 7.94k people. The largest industries in Jamestown, ND are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,800 people), Manufacturing (948 people), and Retail Trade (797 people), and the highest paying industries are Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($72,727), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($61,473), and Utilities ($60,714).

Median household income in Jamestown, ND is $51,743. Males in Jamestown, ND have an average income that is 1.44 times higher than the average income of females, which is $42,424. The income inequality in Jamestown, ND (measured using the Gini index) is 0.431, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$51,743

2017 value

± $3,013

5.41%

1 Year Growth

± 7.25%

Households in Jamestown, ND have a median annual income of $51,743, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $49,086 in 2016, which represents a 5.41% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$60,998

Average Male Salary

± $3,148

$42,424

Average Female Salary

± $2,091

In 2017, full-time male employees in North Dakota made 1.44 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $46,817 ± $1,967

  2. Two or More Races

    $38,540 ± $11,502

  3. American Indian

    $36,702 ± $8,076

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of North Dakota workers was White. These workers were paid 1.21 times more than Two or More Races workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Jamestown, ND is from North Dakota.

0.431

2017 Wage GINI

0.445

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in North Dakota was 0.431 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 3.1% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for North Dakota was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in North Dakota in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in North Dakota across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9673

  2. Census Tract 9675

  3. Census Tract 9674

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Jamestown, ND was Census Tract 9673 with a value of $62,321, followed by Census Tract 9675 and Census Tract 9674, with respective values of $55,872 and $54,905.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

13.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Jamestown, ND (1.81k out of 13.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Males 45 - 54.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    1,511 ± 289

  2. Hispanic

    205 ± 120

  3. Two Or More

    204 ± 108

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Jamestown, ND is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

7.94k

2017 Value

± 597

0.698%

1 Year growth

± 10.5%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Jamestown, ND grew at a rate of 0.698%, from 7.89k employees to 7.94k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Jamestown, ND, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,006 people), Management Occupations (668 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (629 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Jamestown, ND.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Jamestown, ND, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,006 people), Management Occupations (668 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (629 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Jamestown, ND has an unusually high number of residents working as Healthcare Support Occupations (2.58 times higher than expected), Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (1.94 times), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (1.59 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Jamestown, ND, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($62,450), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($60,099), and Management Occupations ($56,495).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

7.94k

2017 Value

± 597

0.698%

1 Year growth

± 10.5%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Jamestown, ND grew at a rate of 0.698%, from 7.89k employees to 7.94k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Jamestown, ND, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,800 people), Manufacturing (948 people), and Retail Trade (797 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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Most Common

The most common industries in Jamestown, ND, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,800 people), Manufacturing (948 people), and Retail Trade (797 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Jamestown, ND has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (3.12 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2.36 times), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1.64 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Jamestown, ND, by median earnings, are Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($72,727), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($61,473), and Utilities ($60,714).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from North Dakota to other states, or from other states to North Dakota.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $43.9B

  2. $11.7B

  3. $11B

In 2015, the top outbound North Dakota product (by dollars) was Crude petroleum with $43.9B, followed by Cereal grains ($11.7B) and Other ag prods. ($11B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound North Dakota products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$118B

2020 Value

$123B

Projected 2045 Value

4.17% growth

In 2020, total outbound North Dakota trade was $118B. This is expected to increase 4.17% to $123B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound North Dakota trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from North Dakota to other states, or from other states to North Dakota.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $13.1B

  2. $10B

  3. $8.77B

In 2015, the top outbound North Dakota domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Minnesota with $13.1B, followed by Texas with $10B and Illinois and $8.77B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that North Dakota shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

92.8% of the population of Jamestown, ND has health coverage, with 53.1% on employee plans, 10.5% on Medicaid, 11.9% on Medicare, 15.7% on non-group plans, and 1.49% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Jamestown, ND was $9,851 in 2014. This is a 4.97% increase from the previous year ($9,385).

Primary care physicians in Jamestown, ND see 1319 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.151% decrease from the previous year (1321 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1509 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 335 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Rolette County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.5%). Additionally, Rolette County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,319 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Stutsman County, ND see an average of 1,319 patients per year. This represents a 0.151% decrease from the previous year (1,321 patients).

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

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$9,851

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,410

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$12,413

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,461

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in North Dakota (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.97%, from $9,385 to $9,851.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

7.25%

Uninsured

53.1%

Employer Coverage

10.5%

Medicaid

11.9%

Medicare

15.7%

Non-Group

1.49%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Jamestown, ND declined by 11.1% from 8.15% to 7.25%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Jamestown, ND changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 14.5% prevalence

  2. 13% prevalence

  3. 12.7% prevalence

Rolette County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in North Dakota, at 14.5%.

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Diversity

Jamestown, ND is home to a population of 15.4k people, from which 98% are citizens. As of 2017, 2.36% of Jamestown, ND residents were born outside of the country (362 people).

In 2017, there were 50.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (14k people) in Jamestown, ND than any other race or ethnicity. There were 278 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 276 Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

38

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.4

36

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 10.7

In 2017, the median age of all people in Jamestown, ND was 37.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 38, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 36. But people in Jamestown, ND are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Jamestown, ND residents was 39.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.36%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

362 people

2.07%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

319 people

As of 2017, 2.36% of Jamestown, ND residents (362 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Jamestown, ND was 2.07%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    3,426 ± 1,434 people

  2. Canada

    2,477 ± 1,220 people

  3. Philippines

    2,077 ± 1,117 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of North Dakota was Mexico, the natal country of 3,426 North Dakota residents, followed by Canada with 2,477 and Philippines with 2,077.

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Citizenship

98%

2017 Citizenship

98.2%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98% of Jamestown, ND residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Jamestown, ND was 98.2%, 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)

    14k ± 71

  2. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)

    278 ± 112

  3. Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic)

    276 ± 113

In 2017, there were 50.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (14k people) in Jamestown, ND than any other race or ethnicity. There were 278 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 276 Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Jamestown, ND as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    376 ± 133

  2. Korea

    172 ± 85

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    114 ± 61

Jamestown, ND has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.19 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Jamestown, ND awarded 232 degrees. The student population of Jamestown, ND is skewed towards women, with 539 male students and 596 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Jamestown, ND are White (185 and 88.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (11 and 5.24%), Black or African American (10 and 4.76%), and Asian (2 and 0.952%).

The largest universities in Jamestown, ND by number of degrees awarded are University of Jamestown (232 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Jamestown, ND are Registered Nursing (41 and 17.7%), Physical Therapy (35 and 15.1%), and General Business Administration & Management (27 and 11.6%).

The median tuition costs in Jamestown, ND are $20,578 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 27 degrees awarded

  2. 14 degrees awarded

  3. 41 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Jamestown, ND was General Business Administration & Management with 27 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

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

232 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$20,578

Median Private

In 2017, the Jamestown, ND institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Jamestown with 232 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

99

Degrees Awarded to Men

133

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 99 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Jamestown, ND, which is 0.744 times less than the 133 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    185 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    11 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    10 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Jamestown, ND were to White students. These 185 degrees mean that there were 16.8 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 11 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Jamestown, ND was $126,000 in 2017, which is 0.549 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $120,100 to $126,000, a 4.91% increase. The homeownership rate in Jamestown, ND is 57.6%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Jamestown, ND have an average commute time of 12.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Jamestown, ND is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$126,000

2017 Median

± $10,429

$120,100

2016 Median

± $8,936

In 2017, the median property value in Jamestown, ND grew to to $126,000 from the previous year's value of $120,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Jamestown, ND compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Jamestown, ND the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

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$51,743

Median Household Income

± $3,013

6.84k

Number of Households

± 573

In 2017, the median household income of the 6.84k households in Jamestown, ND grew to $51,743 from the previous year's value of $49,086.

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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Property Taxes

$2k - $3k

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Jamestown, ND 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 $2k - $3k range.

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Rent vs Own

57.6%

2017 Homeownership

58.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 57.6% of the housing units in Jamestown, ND were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 58.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Jamestown, ND compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

12.6 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Jamestown, ND have a shorter commute time (12.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.33% of the workforce in Jamestown, ND have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    83.4%

  2. Carpooled

    9.18%

  3. Walked

    2.52%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Jamestown, ND was Drove Alone (83.4%), followed by those who Carpooled (9.18%) and those who Walked (2.52%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

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, followed by 3 cars.

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