Jamestown, NY Population

Population: 31,730. Estimated population in July 2020: 30,381 (-4.3% change)
Males: 15,121 (47.7%), Females: 16,609 (52.3%)

Chautauqua County

Zip codes: 14701.

Median resident age: 36.2 years
Median household income: $25,837
Median house value: $52,400

Races in Jamestown:

  • White Non-Hispanic (89.0%)
  • Hispanic (4.9%)
  • Black (3.4%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
  • Other race (1.8%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)

Ancestries: Swedish (19.1%), Italian (18.4%), German (17.4%), Irish (14.1%), English (13.1%), Polish (5.1%).

Land area: 9.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Jamestown

  • High school or higher: 79.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 8.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jamestown city

  • Never married: 29.3%
  • Now married: 46.1%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

2.2% Foreign born (1.6% Europe, 0.2% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -3,342 (-9.5%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Jamestown:

  • WOMANS CHRISTIAN ASSOC HOSPITAL (207 FOOTE AVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Jamestown:

  • WARREN GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; WARREN, PA)
  • WARREN STATE HOSP (about 18 miles; WARREN, PA)
  • BROOKS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 28 miles; DUNKIRK, NY)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Jamestown:

  • CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY/JAMESTOWN (about 4 miles; JAMESTOWN, NY; Abbreviation: JHW)
  • BRADFORD REGIONAL (about 47 miles; BRADFORD, PA; Abbreviation: BFD)
  • ERIE INTL/TOM RIDGE FIELD (about 65 miles; ERIE, PA; Abbreviation: ERI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Jamestown:

  • RANDOLPH (about 17 miles; RANDOLPH, NY; Abbreviation: D85)
  • DART (about 20 miles; MAYVILLE, NY; Abbreviation: D79)
  • BROKENSTRAW (about 21 miles; PITTSFIELD, PA; Abbreviation: P15)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Jamestown:

  • JAMESTOWN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,662; Location: 525 FALCONER ST; Public)
  • JAMESTOWN BUSINESS COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 270; Location: 7 FAIRMOUNT AVE; Private, for-profit; Website: www.jbcny.org)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Jamestown:

  • SUNY COLLEGE AT FREDONIA (about 24 miles; FREDONIA, NY; Full-time enrollment: 4,758)
  • SAINT BONAVENTURE UNIVERSITY (about 41 miles; ST BONAVENTURE, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,538)
  • SUNY AT BUFFALO (about 53 miles; BUFFALO, NY; Full-time enrollment: 21,661)
  • NORTHWEST PENNSYLVANIA TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (about 53 miles; ERIE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,304)
  • ERIE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-SOUTH CAMPUS (about 57 miles; ORCHARD PARK, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,389)
  • EDINBORO UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 58 miles; EDINBORO, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,631)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIV-PENN ST ERIE-BEHREND COLL (about 58 miles; ERIE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,481)

Schools

Public high schools in Jamestown:

  • JAMESTOWN HS (Students: 1,511; Location: 350 E SECOND ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • SOUTHWESTERN SHS (Students: 590; Location: 600 HUNT RD W E; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Jamestown:

  • BETHEL BAPTIST CHRISTIAN ACADE (Students: 150; Location: 200 HUNT RD; Grades: KG – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Jamestown:

  • SOUTHWESTERN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 708; Location: 600 HUNT ROAD W.E.; Grades: KG – 05)
  • WASHINGTON MS (Students: 585; Location: 159 BUFFALO ST; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • PERSELL MS (Students: 579; Location: 375 BAKER ST; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • JEFFERSON MS (Students: 499; Location: 195 MARTIN RD; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • SOUTHWESTERN MS (Students: 454; Location: 600 HUNT RD W E; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • CARLYLE C. RING ES (Students: 416; Location: 333 BUFFALO ST; Grades: KG – 04)
  • MILTON J. FLETCHER ES (Students: 407; Location: 301 COLE AVE; Grades: KG – 04)
  • LINCOLN ES (Students: 385; Location: 301 FRONT ST; Grades: PK – 04)
  • SAMUEL G. LOVE ES (Students: 343; Location: 50 E 8TH ST; Grades: PK – 04)
  • ROVILLUS R. ROGERS ES (Students: 309; Location: 41 HEBNER ST; Grades: PK – 04)
Private primary/middle schools in Jamestown:

  • HOLY FAMILY CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 216; Location: 1135 NORTH MAIN STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • GUSTAVUS ADOLPHUS LEARNING CTR (Students: 39; Location: 705 FALCONER STREET; Grades: 7 – 11)
  • JAMESTOWN S D A SCHOOL (Students: 10; Location: 130 MC DANIEL AVE; Grades: 1 – 8)
  • MONTESSORI CHIDRENS HOUSE OF J (Students: 9; Location: P.O. BOX 597; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Libraries in Jamestown:

  • JAMES PRENDERGAST LIBRARY ASSOCIATION (Operating income: $1,138,777; Location: 509 CHERRY STREET; 217,014 books; 5,583 audio materials; 1,101 video materials; 619 serial subscriptions)
  • HAZELTINE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $56,462; Location: 891 BUSTI-SUGAR GROVE ROAD; 15,707 books; 522 audio materials; 437 video materials; 82 serial subscriptions)
  • FLUVANNA FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $48,311; Location: 3532 FLUVANNA AVENUE EXTENSION; 16,930 books; 80 audio materials; 776 video materials; 25 serial subscriptions)

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