Jamestown, Pennsylvania

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Jamestown, Pennsylvania

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Comparative Profile of Jamestown, Pennsylvania

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 8 8
Age of the Population 6 4
Senior Citizens 5 3
Well-Paid Single Men 3 2
Male Share of the Population 3 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 3
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 6
Average Household Size 4 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 5 4
Median Family Income 5 5
College Educated Adults 4 3
People Above Poverty 3 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 7 8
Short Commute Times 7 7
Walking and Biking to Work 4 4
Public Transportation Use 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 10
People Living Alone 8 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 9
Affordability of Rents 4 4
Housing Recently Built 1 3

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Jamestown Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 28 miles NE of Youngstown, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 65 miles E of Cleveland, Ohio
County Mercer
Metro Area Sharon
Standard Zip Codes 16134
Phone Area Codes 724
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.484
Longitude -80.437

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 1.8 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 34 to 58 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 41.2 inches
Distance 6 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 34 F
Apr Temp 34 to 59 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 39.3 inches
Distance 11.4 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 31 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 80 F
Oct Temp 40 to 60 F
Annual Precip 38.5 inches
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Jamestown Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 636 100%
Male 296 46.5%
Female 340 53.5%
Under 18 158 24.8%
18+ 478 75.2%
65+ 96 15.1%
Median Age 37.8
Average Family Size 2.97
White 633 99.5%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 3 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Jamestown Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 604
Growth -32
Growth % -5%

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 25.2%
English 14.9%
Irish 14%
US/American 10.7%
Italian 7.6%
Scotch-Irish 6%
Scottish 5.2%
French (except Basque) 3.1%
Polish 2.7%
Dutch 2.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.5%
Russian 1.4%
European 1.2%
Austrian 1.2%
Pennsylvania German 0.6%
Welsh 0.6%
Croatian 0.4%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Westford (16134)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Jamestown 636 $40,000
Clark 633 $56,944
Conneaut Lake 708 $42,375
Greenville 6,380 $38,869
Linesville 1,155 $34,038
Sharpsville 4,500 $39,468
Sheakleyville 164 $38,750
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Jamestown High Schools (2004)

Serves 361 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.6

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