Jamestown, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Jamestown, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Village of Jamestown had a population of 138 as of July 1, 2016. Jamestown ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Jamestown is located at latitude 32.3419 and longitude -93.2066 in Bienville Parish. The formal boundaries for the Village of Jamestown (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Bienville Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 230 feet.

The Village of Jamestown (GNIS ID: 2407482) 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 Village of Jamestown is located within Parish Governing Authority District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Bienville Parish.

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, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 138
Population in Households 138
Population in Familes 111
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 79
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 55
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 36
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 74 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 45 (60.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (13.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 (25.7%)
Median Home Value $69,444
Average Home Value $102,778


Median Household Income $26,423
Average Household Income $39,188
Per Capita Income $16,998
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.12% -0.44%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families -3.16% -0.56%
Median Household Income   1.1%
Per Capita Income   0.9%
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, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jamestown to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana 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 # 462 3rd
Population Density1 # 444 7th
Diversity Index2 # 330 31st
Median Household Income # 428 10th
Per Capita Income # 403 15th

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