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Jamestown, California - Basic Facts

The Jamestown Census Designated Place had a population of 3,516 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Jamestown is located at latitude 37.9588 and longitude -120.4088 in Tuolumne County. The formal boundaries for the Jamestown Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Tuolumne County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,407 feet.

The Jamestown Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408437) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Jamestown Census Designated Place is located within Sonora CCD of Tuolumne 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Jamestown: American Camp, Jimtown.

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


Total Population 3,516
Population in Households 3,504
Population in Familes 2,682
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density1 1,174
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 1,537
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 957
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,697 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 927 (54.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 610 (35.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 160 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $198,679
Average Home Value $252,562


Median Household Income $39,827
Average Household Income $53,333
Per Capita Income $22,465
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.38% 0.43%
Households 0.38% 0.43%
Families 1.33% 0.46%
Median Household Income   3.46%
Per Capita Income   1.73%
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, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jamestown to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California 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 # 729 52nd
Population Density1 # 739 51st
Diversity Index2 # 1002 34th
Median Household Income # 1203 21st
Per Capita Income # 1022 33rd

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