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Jamestown, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Jamestown had a population of 1,921 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Jamestown is located at latitude 39.6595 and longitude -83.7427 in Greene County. 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. Greene County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,060 feet.

The Village of Jamestown (GNIS ID: 2398290) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Jamestown is located within Township of Silvercreek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Greene County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Jamestown population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Jamestown: James Town.

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Jamestown, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,921
Population in Households 1,894
Population in Familes 1,560
Population in Group Qrtrs 27
Population Density1 1,591
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 736
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 518
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 839 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 487 (58.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 250 (29.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 103 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $118,687
Average Home Value $159,002


Median Household Income $46,647
Average Household Income $55,815
Per Capita Income $22,009
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.59% -0.32%
Households -0.47% -0.27%
Families -0.18% -0.47%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   2.07%
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 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 490 60th
Population Density1 # 421 65th
Diversity Index2 # 560 54th
Median Household Income # 686 44th
Per Capita Income # 752 38th

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