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Jamestown, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Jamestown is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Greene County at latitude 39.6595 and longitude -83.7427. Greene County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,060 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Jamestown, but most people and references simply refer to it as Jamestown, Ohio.

The P1 Census Class Code for Jamestown indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Jamestown (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Jamestown: James Town.

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Jamestown, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,935
Population in Households 1,907
Population in Familes 1,568
Population in Group Qrtrs 28
Population Density1 1,603
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 744
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 524
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 837 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 499 (59.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 246 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 93 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $121,000
Average Home Value $152,711


Median Household Income $51,579
Average Household Income $60,562
Per Capita Income $23,736
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.69% -0.4%
Households -0.44% -0.3%
Families 0.0% -0.5%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   2.47%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Jamestown, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jamestown to the other 1,204 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 489 59th
Population Density1 # 414 66th
Diversity Index2 # 521 57th
Median Household Income # 483 60th
Per Capita Income # 544 55th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Ohio Census Data Comparison Tool.