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Jamestown, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Jamestown had a population of 978 as of July 1, 2016. Jamestown ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Jamestown is located at latitude 39.9285 and longitude -86.6263 in Boone County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Jamestown (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Boone County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 951 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Town of Jamestown are located in Boone County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Hendricks County.

The Town of Jamestown (GNIS ID: 2397010) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Jamestown is located within Township of Jackson, a minor civil division (MCD) of Boone County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Jamestown population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Jamestown, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 978
Population in Households 978
Population in Familes 805
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,117
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 402
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 280
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 433 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 296 (68.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 106 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $124,667
Average Home Value $166,385


Median Household Income $56,697
Average Household Income $71,167
Per Capita Income $28,526
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.33% 0.86%
Households 0.32% 0.83%
Families 1.13% 0.63%
Median Household Income   2.94%
Per Capita Income   2.36%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Jamestown, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jamestown to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 339 50th
Population Density1 # 417 39th
Diversity Index2 # 617 9th
Median Household Income # 147 79th
Per Capita Income # 111 84th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Indiana Census Data Comparison Tool.