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Jamestown is a city in Stutsman County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Jamestown, VA.

The latitude of Jamestown is 46.910N. The longitude is -98.708W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,407 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 15,158.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$31,500
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Jamestown demographic reports
Jamestown is at the confluence of the James and Pipestem rivers.
Jamestown claims the "World?s Largest Buffalo,? a cement sculpture that is 26? tall and 46? long and weighs 60 tons.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 20. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.3 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Richard J. Hieb, astronaut
· Peggy Lee, singer, actress
Local festivals include:
  • James River Rodeo - July 13-14, 2007
  • Buffalo City Bull-A-Rama - Oct. 12-13, 2007
  • Culture Fest - Aug. 10-12, 2007
  • Cabin Fever Days - Feb. 2-3, 2007
  • White Cloud's Birthday-Tatanka Celebration - July 5-8, 2007
  • Stutsman County Fair - July 11-15, 2007
  • Kite Fest - June 9-10, 2007
Dates often change. Check Jamestown web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Fort Seward Interpretive Center, Stutsman County Memorial Museum, Frontier Village, National Buffalo Museum
Colleges and universities: Jamestown College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Jamestown demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Stutsman County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 58401 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

43% of Jamestown residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Jamestown ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Jamestown was $16,686, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

22% of Jamestown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Jamestown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $332.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $726.


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Libraries in Jamestown include Alfred Dickey Public Library, Stutsman County Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Jamestown include Jamestown Sun

TV stations in Jamestown include KJRR.

National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KPRJ.

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Politics

Stutsman County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Jamestown political report.

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The average commute time for Jamestown workers is 11 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Jamestown include Comfort Inn Jamestown, Days Inn - Jamestown, Gladstone Inn & Suites, Holiday Inn Express Hotels, Quality Inn & Suites, Super 8.

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