Jamestown, RI Population

Population: 5,622. Estimated population in July 2020: 5,611 (-0.2% change)
Males: 2,733 (48.6%), Females: 2,889 (51.4%)

Newport County

Median resident age: 44.2 years
Median household income: $63,073
Median house value: $215,200

Races in Jamestown:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.9%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Black (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: Irish (26.0%), English (18.1%), Italian (16.1%), German (9.0%), French (7.1%), Portuguese (6.0%).

Elevation: 50 feet

Population

For population 25 years and over in Jamestown

  • High school or higher: 93.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 45.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 34.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jamestown town

  • Never married: 20.0%
  • Now married: 63.5%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

4.2% Foreign born (2.2% Europe, 1.0% Latin America, 0.7% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: +606 (+12.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Jamestown:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Jamestown:

  • THEODORE FRANCIS GREEN STATE (about 16 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; Abbreviation: PVD)
  • GROTON-NEW LONDON (about 48 miles; GROTON NEW LONDON, CT; Abbreviation: GON)
  • MARTHAS VINEYARD (about 54 miles; VINEYARD HAVEN, MA; Abbreviation: MVY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Jamestown:

  • QUONSET STATE (about 7 miles; NORTH KINGSTOWN, RI; Abbreviation: OQU)
  • NEWPORT STATE (about 8 miles; NEWPORT, RI; Abbreviation: UUU)
  • RICHMOND (about 18 miles; WEST KINGSTON, RI; Abbreviation: 08R)
Amtrak station near Jamestown:

  • 14 miles: KINGSTON (WEST KINGSTON, FAIRGROUNDS RD.). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jamestown:

  • UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND (about 12 miles; KINGSTON, RI; Full-time enrollment: 11,759)
  • ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY (about 15 miles; BRISTOL, RI; Full-time enrollment: 3,007)
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF RHODE ISLAND (about 16 miles; WARWICK, RI; Full-time enrollment: 8,650)
  • NEW ENGLAND INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 16 miles; WARWICK, RI; Full-time enrollment: 2,419)
  • BRISTOL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 22 miles; FALL RIVER, MA; Full-time enrollment: 3,497)
  • JOHNSON & WALES UNIVERSITY (about 23 miles; Providence, RI; Full-time enrollment: 8,218)
  • RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN (about 23 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; Full-time enrollment: 2,086)
Public primary/middle schools in Jamestown:

  • JAMESTOWN SCHOOL-MELROSE (Students: 275; Location: 76 MELROSE AVENUE; Grades: PK – 04)
  • JAMESTOWN SCHOOL-LAWN (Students: 270; Location: 55 LAWN AVENUE; Grades: 05 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Jamestown:

  • JAMESTOWN PHILOMENIAN LIBRARY (Operating income: $305,744; Location: 26 NORTH ROAD; 43,711 books; 1,434 audio materials; 1,229 video materials; 78 serial subscriptions)

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