Jamestown, Indiana

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Jamestown, Indiana

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High Points

Jamestown strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Indiana):

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Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Jamestown Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Jamestown Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Jamestown, Indiana

Comparing Jamestown to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Indiana (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 8
Well-Paid Single Men 9 9
Well-Paid Single Women 9 8
Male Share of the Population 8 9
Age of the Population 4 6
Senior Citizens 4 4
Female Share of the Population 3 2
Racial Diversity 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 9
Average Household Size 5 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 9 9
People in Middle Class or Better 9 8
People Above Poverty 7 6
College Educated Adults 4 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 7 5
Public Transportation Use 5 5
Working at Home 3 4
Short Commute Times 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 5
People Living Alone 4 3
Affordability of Rents 4 4
Housing Recently Built 3 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 3

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Jamestown Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 27 miles NW of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Boone
Metro Area Indianapolis
Standard Zip Codes 46147
Phone Area Codes 765
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.926
Longitude -86.628

Jamestown Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 15.6 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 34 F
Apr Temp 40 to 65 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 41.3 inches
Distance 24.1 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 35 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 44 to 66 F
Annual Precip 40.9 inches
Distance 26.7 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 39.6 inches
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Jamestown Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 886 100%
Male 439 49.5%
Female 447 50.5%
Under 18 221 24.9%
18+ 665 75.1%
65+ 114 12.9%
Median Age 36.2
Average Family Size 2.94
White 882 99.5%
African-American 2 0.2%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 1 0.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 0.6%

Estimated Jamestown Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 957
Growth 71
Growth % 8%

Jamestown Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 29.6%
US/American 20.9%
English 19.3%
Irish 9.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.3%
Scotch-Irish 2.6%
Dutch 1.8%
Norwegian 1.4%
Scottish 1.1%
Swedish 1%
French (except Basque) 1%
European 0.8%
Polish 0.8%
British 0.6%
Italian 0.5%
Lithuanian 0.3%
Canadian 0.3%
Welsh 0.3%
French Canadian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Jamestown 886 $53,611
Advance 562 $50,972
Ladoga 1,047 $43,917
Lizton 372 $55,313
New Ross 334 $42,222
North Salem 591 $44,821
Pittsboro 1,588 $56,417
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