Jamestown, Ohio

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Jamestown, Ohio
Jamestown Opera House
Location of Jamestown, Ohio
Location of Jamestown, Ohio
Location of Jamestown in Greene County
Location of Jamestown in Greene County
Coordinates: 39°39′31″N 83°44′18″W / 39.65861°N 83.73833°W / 39.65861; -83.73833Coordinates: 39°39′31″N 83°44′18″W / 39.65861°N 83.73833°W / 39.65861; -83.73833
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyGreene
Area
 • Total1.21 sq mi (3.13 km2)
 • Land1.21 sq mi (3.13 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation1,060 ft (323 m)
Population
 • Total1,993
 • Estimate 
(2012[4])
2,012
 • Density1,647.1/sq mi (635.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
45335
Area code(s)937
FIPS code39-38374[5]
GNIS feature ID1064900[2]

Jamestown is a village in Greene County, Ohio, United States. The population was 1,993 at the 2010 census. Dale Watson is the current mayor.[6]

Jamestown is part of the Dayton Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Jamestown was platted in 1816, and named after Jamestown, Virginia, the native home of a first settler.[7]

Geography[edit]

Jamestown is located at 39°39′31″N 83°44′18″W / 39.65861°N 83.73833°W / 39.65861; -83.73833 (39.658604, -83.738453).[8] Parts of Jamestown are located in Silvercreek, Ross, and New Jasper Townships.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.21 square miles (3.13 km2), all of it land.[1]

Jamestown is located south of U.S. Route 35 on State Route 72. It is east of Lake Shawnee.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1850337
186055965.9%
1870532−4.8%
188087764.8%
18901,10425.9%
19001,2059.1%
19101,133−6.0%
19201,039−8.3%
1930944−9.1%
19401,07914.3%
19501,34524.7%
19601,73028.6%
19701,7903.5%
19801,702−4.9%
19901,7945.4%
20001,9176.9%
20101,9934.0%
Est. 20172,088[9]4.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 1,993 people, 758 households, and 524 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,647.1 inhabitants per square mile (635.9/km2). There were 836 housing units at an average density of 690.9 per square mile (266.8/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 95.1% White, 2.4% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.6% from other races, and 1.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.7% of the population.

There were 758 households of which 36.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.8% were married couples living together, 16.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.9% were non-families. 25.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 3.04.

The median age in the village was 36.7 years. 25.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.2% were from 25 to 44; 23.6% were from 45 to 64; and 16% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 45.3% male and 54.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 1,917 people, 743 households, and 529 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,579.3 people per square mile (611.7/km²). There were 791 housing units at an average density of 651.7 per square mile (252.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 94.47% White, 4.07% African American, 0.42% Native American, 0.47% Asian, 0.16% from other races, and 0.42% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.47% of the population.

There were 743 households out of which 38.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.3% were married couples living together, 15.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.8% were non-families. 25.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.08.

In the village, the population was spread out with 29.2% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 30.3% from 25 to 44, 19.5% from 45 to 64, and 12.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 92.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.9 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $40,599, and the median income for a family was $43,705. Males had a median income of $32,679 versus $21,080 for females. The per capita income for the village was $17,117. About 9.4% of families and 11.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.4% of those under age 18 and 20.1% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

The Greeneview Local School District operates three schools in the village: Greeneview Elementary School, Greeneview Middle School, and Greeneview High School.[11] Jamestown has a public library, a branch of the Greene County Public Library.[12]

Notable natives[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-07-14. Retrieved 2013-01-06.
  2. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-01-06.
  4. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-06-17. Retrieved 2013-06-17.
  5. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. ^ "Village of Jamestown Ohio - Government Page". www.jamestownohio.us. Archived from the original on 2015-10-26. Retrieved 2015-11-03.
  7. ^ Broadstone, Michael A. (1918). History of Greene County, Ohio: Its People, Industries and Institutions, Volume 1. B.F. Bowen. p. 388.
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  9. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved May 26, 2018.
  10. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  11. ^ "Our schools". Greeneview Local School District. Retrieved 25 February 2018.
  12. ^ "Locations". Greene County Public Library. Retrieved 25 February 2018.

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