Jamestown, NC

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Population

3,836

3.17% growth

Median Age

46.4


Median Household Income

$62,778

1.11% decline

Poverty Rate

8.09%


Number of Employees

1,749

6.32% growth

Median Property Value

$222,200

3.05% decline

About

In 2017, Jamestown, NC had a population of 3.84k people with a median age of 46.4 and a median household income of $62,778. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Jamestown, NC grew from 3,718 to 3,836, a 3.17% increase and its median household income declined from $63,482 to $62,778, a -1.11% decrease.

The population of Jamestown, NC is 75.4% White Alone, 15.8% Black or African American Alone, and 5.08% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Jamestown, NC speak a non-English language, and 96.2% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Jamestown, NC is $222,200, and the homeownership rate is 77.7%. Most people in Jamestown, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 16.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Jamestown, NC is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Jamestown, NC employs 1.75k people. The largest industries in Jamestown, NC are Retail Trade (324 people), Manufacturing (228 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (169 people), and the highest paying industries are Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation ($120,139), Finance & Insurance ($77,361), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($75,139).

Median household income in Jamestown, NC is $62,778. Males in Jamestown, NC have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,729. The income inequality in Jamestown, NC (measured using the Gini index) is 0.473, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$62,778

2017 value

± $4,081

-1.11%

1 Year Growth

± 28.3%

Households in Jamestown, NC have a median annual income of $62,778, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $63,482 in 2016, which represents a -1.11% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$59,982

Average Male Salary

± $1,136

$44,729

Average Female Salary

± $812

In 2017, full-time male employees in North Carolina made 1.34 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $59,267 ± $4,472

  2. White

    $49,962 ± $811

  3. Two or More Races

    $36,539 ± $3,942

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of North Carolina workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.19 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Jamestown, NC is from North Carolina.

0.473

2017 Wage GINI

0.471

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in North Carolina was 0.473 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.39% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for North Carolina was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in North Carolina in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in North Carolina across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 164.08

  2. Census Tract 165.02

  3. Census Tract 164.09

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Jamestown, NC was Census Tract 164.08 with a value of $84,130, followed by Census Tract 165.02 and Census Tract 164.09, with respective values of $79,765 and $68,182.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

8.09% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Jamestown, NC (310 out of 3.83k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Males 18 - 24.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Black

    157 ± 137

  2. White

    120 ± 63

  3. Asian

    33 ± 59

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Jamestown, NC is Black, followed by White and Asian.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

1.75k

2017 Value

± 232

6.32%

1 Year growth

± 18%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Jamestown, NC grew at a rate of 6.32%, from 1.65k employees to 1.75k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Jamestown, NC, are Management Occupations (312 people), Sales & Related Occupations (227 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (200 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Jamestown, NC.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Jamestown, NC, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (312 people), Sales & Related Occupations (227 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (200 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Jamestown, NC has an unusually high number of residents working as Computer & Mathematical Occupations (2.46 times higher than expected), Management Occupations (1.75 times), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1.5 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Jamestown, NC, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($85,313), Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($82,563), and Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($78,315).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

1.75k

2017 Value

± 232

6.32%

1 Year growth

± 18%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Jamestown, NC grew at a rate of 6.32%, from 1.65k employees to 1.75k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Jamestown, NC, are Retail Trade (324 people), Manufacturing (228 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (169 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Jamestown, NC, though some of these residents may live in Jamestown, NC and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Jamestown, NC, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (324 people), Manufacturing (228 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (169 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Jamestown, NC has an unusually high number of Retail Trade (1.62 times higher than expected), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1.3 times), and Finance & Insurance (1.29 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Jamestown, NC, by median earnings, are Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation ($120,139), Finance & Insurance ($77,361), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($75,139).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from North Carolina to other states, or from other states to North Carolina.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $54.9B

  2. $41.2B

  3. $40B

In 2015, the top outbound North Carolina product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $54.9B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($41.2B) and Machinery ($40B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound North Carolina products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$443B

2020 Value

$632B

Projected 2045 Value

42.7% growth

In 2020, total outbound North Carolina trade was $443B. This is expected to increase 42.7% to $632B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound North Carolina trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from North Carolina to other states, or from other states to North Carolina.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $28.4B

  2. $28.1B

  3. $28B

In 2015, the top outbound North Carolina domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was South Carolina with $28.4B, followed by Virginia with $28.1B and Georgia and $28B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that North Carolina shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

92.7% of the population of Jamestown, NC has health coverage, with 49.8% on employee plans, 6.04% on Medicaid, 17.5% on Medicare, 12.1% on non-group plans, and 7.32% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Jamestown, NC was $7,264 in 2014. This is a 3.37% increase from the previous year ($7,027).

Primary care physicians in Jamestown, NC see 1417 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.496% increase from the previous year (1410 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1829 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 464 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Edgecombe County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (16.2%). Additionally, Hertford County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (40.5%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,417 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in North Carolina see an average of 1,417 patients per year. This represents a 0.496% increase from the previous year (1,410 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in North Carolina in comparison to neighboring states.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,264

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$3,859

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,225

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,260

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in North Carolina (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.37%, from $7,027 to $7,264.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

7.29%

Uninsured

49.8%

Employer Coverage

6.04%

Medicaid

17.5%

Medicare

12.1%

Non-Group

7.32%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Jamestown, NC declined by 24.2% from 9.62% to 7.29%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Jamestown, NC changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 16.2% prevalence

  2. 16.1% prevalence

  3. 16% prevalence

Edgecombe County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in North Carolina, at 16.2%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in North Carolina by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Jamestown, NC is home to a population of 3.84k people, from which 96.2% are citizens. As of 2017, 7.98% of Jamestown, NC residents were born outside of the country (306 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Jamestown, NC is composed of 2.89k White Alone residents (75.4%), 608 Black or African American Alone residents (15.8%), 195 Hispanic or Latino residents (5.08%), 113 Asian Alone residents (2.95%), 20 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.521%), 6 Two or More Races residents (0.156%), 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

Age

Age by Nativity

46

Median Native-Born Age

± 4.1

47

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.6

In 2017, the median age of all people in Jamestown, NC was 46.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 46, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 47. But people in Jamestown, NC are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Jamestown, NC residents was 45.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

7.98%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

306 people

10.3%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

382 people

As of 2017, 7.98% of Jamestown, NC residents (306 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Jamestown, NC was 10.3%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    242,756 ± 11,950 people

  2. India

    60,392 ± 6,015 people

  3. Honduras

    34,513 ± 4,553 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of North Carolina was Mexico, the natal country of 242,756 North Carolina residents, followed by India with 60,392 and Honduras with 34,513.

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Citizenship

96.2%

2017 Citizenship

93.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 96.2% of Jamestown, NC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Jamestown, NC was 93.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    2.89k ± 340

  2. Black or African American Alone

    608 ± 287

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    195 ± 160

In 2017, there were 4.76 times more White Alone residents (2.89k people) in Jamestown, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 608 Black or African American Alone and 195 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    90 ± 35

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    53 ± 70

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    46 ± 48

Jamestown, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.7 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Jamestown, NC was $222,200 in 2017, which is 0.967 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $229,200 to $222,200, a 3.05% decrease. The homeownership rate in Jamestown, NC is 77.7%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Jamestown, NC have an average commute time of 16.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Jamestown, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$222,200

2017 Median

± $16,085

$229,200

2016 Median

± $12,457

In 2017, the median property value in Jamestown, NC declined from to $222,200 from the previous year's value of $229,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Jamestown, NC compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Jamestown, NC the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Household Income

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$62,778

Median Household Income

± $4,081

1.54k

Number of Households

± 227

In 2017, the median household income of the 1.54k households in Jamestown, NC declined from $62,778 from the previous year's value of $63,482.

The following chart displays the households in Jamestown, NC distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$2k - $3k

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Jamestown, NC distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Jamestown, NC the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

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Rent vs Own

77.7%

2017 Homeownership

79.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 77.7% of the housing units in Jamestown, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 79.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Jamestown, NC compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

16.9 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Jamestown, NC have a shorter commute time (16.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.514% of the workforce in Jamestown, NC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    84.9%

  2. Worked At Home

    9.74%

  3. Carpooled

    4.46%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Jamestown, NC was Drove Alone (84.9%), followed by those who Worked At Home (9.74%) and those who Carpooled (4.46%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Jamestown, NC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Jamestown, NC have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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