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People

Total Population 1,816
Male Share of the Population 48.1%
Female Share of the Population 51.9%
Senior Citizens 25.3%
Employed Population 16+ 319
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 26.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $22,575
% Above Poverty Level 49.5%
% Below Poverty Level 50.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 2.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 42.7%
Median Gross Rent $345
Median House Value $67,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 21.6%
US/American 0%
English 18.9%
Irish 8.3%

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

Jamestown Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 65 miles NW of Knoxville, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 104 miles E of Nashville, Tennessee
County Fentress
Standard Zip Codes 38556
Phone Area Codes 931
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.427
Longitude -84.931

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 ALLARDT
Distance 4.1 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 44 F
Apr Temp 43 to 67 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 55.7 inches
Station LANCING 6 NW
Distance 22.2 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 43 F
Apr Temp 41 to 67 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 69 F
Annual Precip 51.8 inches
Station LIVINGSTON RADIO WLIV
Distance 22.6 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 46 F
Apr Temp 42 to 69 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 71 F
Annual Precip 52.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Allardt 610 $49,375
Byrdstown 996 $26,633
Helenwood 686 $0
Livingston 4,067 $35,955
Oneida 3,730 $45,901
Sunbright 454 $39,375

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

Jamestown Public Libraries

Library
Fentress County Library
306 SOTH MAIN STREET
Jamestown, Tennessee
(931) 879-7512
Library Web Site

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Jamestown Hospitals

JAMESTOWN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
(Proprietary)
436 CENTRAL AVENUE WEST
(931) 879-8171
Emergency Service: Yes

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P O BOX 963
931-879-3802
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