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People

Total Population 2,075
Male Share of the Population 47.3%
Female Share of the Population 52.7%
Senior Citizens 17.9%
Employed Population 16+ 545
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 31.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 8.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $31,917
% Above Poverty Level 54.9%
% Below Poverty Level 45.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 0.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 41.3%
Median Gross Rent $423
Median House Value $79,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.5%
US/American 0%
English 31.6%
Irish 8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Jamestown Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 76 miles SW of Lexington, Kentucky
County Russell
Standard Zip Codes 42629
Phone Area Codes 270
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.984
Longitude -85.063

Jamestown Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station JAMESTOWN WWTP
Distance 2.2 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 43 F
Apr Temp 43 to 68 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 70 F
Annual Precip 53 inches
Station SOMERSET 2 N
Distance 26.3 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 44 F
Apr Temp 43 to 68 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 44 to 69 F
Annual Precip 50.7 inches
Station CELINA
Distance 38.4 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 46 F
Apr Temp 41 to 70 F
Jul Temp 64 to 89 F
Oct Temp 43 to 73 F
Annual Precip 52.2 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Jamestown, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Bryan (42629)

Creelsboro (42629)

Rowena (42629)

Sewellton (42629)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Albany 1,874 $27,604
Burkesville 1,414 $29,330
Columbia 4,561 $39,818
Liberty 1,862 $36,016
Monticello 6,141 $32,636
Russell Springs 2,491 $32,757

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Jamestown Public Libraries

Library
Russell County Public Library
94 NORTH MAIN STREET
Jamestown, Kentucky
(270) 343-3545
Library Web Site

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