Demographics

People

Total Population2,052
Male Share of the Population48.7%
Female Share of the Population51.3%
Senior Citizens20.4%
Employed Population 16+646
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married39.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher9%
Median Earnings25+$27,297
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$18,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,566

Wealth

Median Family Income$40,057
% Above Poverty Level60.7%
% Below Poverty Level39.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home4.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.1%
% Using Public Transportation0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone35.1%
Median Gross Rent$402
Median House Value$79,100

Ancestry

English29.9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)20.4%
Irish6.4%
German3.6%
Italian1.9%
Scottish1.8%
Welsh1.1%
Dutch0.6%
Canadian0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Austrian0.1%
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Jamestown Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyRussell County
Standard Zip Codes42629
Phone Area Codes270
Time ZoneAmerica/Kentucky/Louisville
Approximate Latitude36.99
Approximate Longitude-85.07

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)

StationJAMESTOWN WWTP
Distance2.2 miles
Jan Temp26 to 43 F
Apr Temp43 to 68 F
Jul Temp66 to 88 F
Oct Temp45 to 70 F
Annual Precip53 inches
StationSOMERSET 2 N
Distance26.3 miles
Jan Temp25 to 44 F
Apr Temp43 to 68 F
Jul Temp65 to 86 F
Oct Temp44 to 69 F
Annual Precip50.7 inches
StationCELINA
Distance38.4 miles
Jan Temp24 to 46 F
Apr Temp41 to 70 F
Jul Temp64 to 89 F
Oct Temp43 to 73 F
Annual Precip52.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Albany2,293$27,826
Burkesville1,733$39,500
Columbia4,722$45,662
Liberty1,970$38,015
Monticello6,088$39,485
Russell Springs2,550$32,577

Jamestown Public Libraries

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

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Jamestown Public Schools

Jamestown Elementary School
342 S. Main Street
ZIP: 42629
(270) 343-3966
Primary
Total Enrollment 493
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