Jamestown, TN Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 1,839. Estimated population in 2021: 1,865 (+1.4% change)
Males: 800 (43.5%), Females: 1,039 (56.5%)

Zip code: 38556

Median resident age: 43.9 years
Median household income: $12,136
Median house value: $58,000

Races in Jamestown:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.6%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Black (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (34.7%), Irish (8.3%), English (7.6%), German (5.2%).

Land area: 2.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Jamestown

  • High school or higher: 48.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 5.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 13.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jamestown city

  • Never married: 17.6%
  • Now married: 43.6%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 15.6%
  • Divorced: 20.0%

1.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -24 (-1.3%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Jamestown:

  • JAMESTOWN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (436 CENTRAL AVENUE WEST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Jamestown:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Jamestown:

  • MC GHEE TYSON (about 79 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; Abbreviation: TYS)
  • LOVELL FIELD (about 98 miles; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Abbreviation: CHA)
  • BOWLING GREEN-WARREN COUNTY RGNL (about 109 miles; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Abbreviation: BWG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Jamestown:

  • JAMESTOWN MUNI (about 7 miles; JAMESTOWN, TN; Abbreviation: 2A1)
  • DALE HOLLOW RGNL (PETRO FIELD) (about 21 miles; ALBANY, KY; Abbreviation: 44I)
  • SCOTT MUNI (about 25 miles; ONEIDA, TN; Abbreviation: SCX)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jamestown:

  • TENNESSEE TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY (about 42 miles; COOKEVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 7,204)
  • ROANE STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 45 miles; HARRIMAN, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,490)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE (about 74 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 23,333)
  • PELLISSIPPI STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 74 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 5,196)
  • LEE UNIVERSITY (about 87 miles; CLEVELAND, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,171)
  • CLEVELAND STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 87 miles; CLEVELAND, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,022)
  • CHATTANOOGA STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 97 miles; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Full-time enrollment: 4,821)

Schools

Public high school in Jamestown:

  • FENTRESS COUNTY ADULT HIGH SCH (Students: 12; Location: P O BOX 963; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Jamestown:

  • CUMBERLAND CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 29; Location: 203 SPRING ST; Grades: 1 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Jamestown:

  • PINE HAVEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 523; Location: 800 N YORK HW; Grades: KG – 08)
  • YORK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 477; Location: P O BOX 1310; Grades: KG – 08)

Libraries

Library in Jamestown:

  • FENTRESS COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $71,598; Location: 111 NORTH NORRIS STREET; 16,067 books; 631 audio materials; 596 video materials; 32 serial subscriptions)

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