Jamestown, NY Population by Age

The median age in Jamestown, NY is 36.8, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 20.54% were under the age of 15, 20.30% aged 15 to 29, 42.54% aged 30 to 64, 13.48% aged 65 to 84, and 3.13% were 85 years of age and older.
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Updated Sep 17, 2023

Jamestown, NY population age distribution

A complete breakdown of Jamestown's age demographics from 0 to 85 years, distributed across 18 age groups is listed in the table below.

Age Group Population % of Total Population
Under 5 years 2,120 7.36%
5 to 9 years 1,981 6.87%
10 to 14 years 1,819 6.31%
15 to 19 years 1,708 5.93%
20 to 24 years 1,792 6.22%
25 to 29 years 2,349 8.15%
30 to 34 years 1,960 6.8%
35 to 39 years 1,719 5.97%
40 to 44 years 1,425 4.94%
45 to 49 years 1,543 5.35%
50 to 54 years 1,803 6.26%
55 to 59 years 1,868 6.48%
60 to 64 years 1,942 6.74%
65 to 69 years 1,673 5.81%
70 to 74 years 952 3.3%
75 to 79 years 749 2.6%
80 to 84 years 512 1.78%
85 years and over 903 3.13%
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Jamestown, NY population by age group

Key stats
9,420
Population under 25 years
7,453
Population aged 25-44
7,156
Population aged 45-64
4,789
Population aged 65+

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey (ACS) 2021

The graph shows Jamestown's population by age group, with age group on x-axis and the respective age group's percent of the total population on y-axis
Jamestown, NY population by age group. The largest age group was 25-29 years with a poulation of 2,349 (8.15% of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

The largest age group in Jamestown, NY was for the group of age 25-29 years with a population of 2,349 (8.15%), according to the 2021 American Community Survey.

At the same time, the smallest age group in Jamestown, NY was the 80-84 years with a population of 512 (1.78%).

Jamestown, NY population by age cohort

To better understand the age distribution of Jamestown, NY's population, we divided it into the following 3 cohorts:

  • Children : Under the age of 18 years
  • Adults (working population): Between the age of 18 and 64 years
  • Seniors: 65 years and above
The pie chart shows Jamestown's population divided into segments, with each segment representing an age cohort. The area of each segment is in the same proportion of a circle as the population of the cohort is of the total population.
Jamestown, NY population by age cohorts (Children: Under 18 years; Working population: 18-64 years; Senior population: 65 years or more). The largest age group was 18 - 64 years with a poulation of 17,067 (59.22% of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Here's the population for each of the three cohorts.

Age Group Population % of Total Population
Under 18 years 6,962 24.16%
18 to 64 years 17,067 59.22%
85 years and over 4,789 16.62%
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Key stats for each age cohort as per our analysis of U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey:

  • Jamestown's population under 18 was 24.16%, compared to the 22.51% nationwide.
  • Jamestown's working population (between 18 and 64) was 59.22%, compared to 61.45% nationwide.
  • Jamestown's elderly or the senior population (over 65 age) was 16.62% as compared to 16.04% nationwide.

Jamestown, NY population pyramid

Population pyramid for Jamestown, NY is charted below using the estimates from U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey 5-Year estimates. A wide base suggests population increase, narrow base indicates declining birth rates.

Key stats from our analysis of the Jamestown's population pyramid:

  • Youth dependency ratio, which is the number of children aged 0-14 per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Jamestown, NY, is 32.7.
  • Old-age dependency ratio, which is the number of persons aged 65 or over per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Jamestown, NY, is 26.4.
  • Total dependency ratio for Jamestown, NY is 59.1.
  • Potential support ratio, which is the number of youth (working age population) per elderly, for Jamestown, NY is 3.8.
The graph shows Jamestown's population across different age group and gender, with population on x-axis and population y-axis. The male population is plotted on the left in blue color whereas the female population is plotted on the right in pink color.
Jamestown, NY population pyramid i.e. Jamestown population distrubution across age and gender. Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Here's the Jamestown, NY's male and female population across different age groups:

Age Group Population(Male) Population(Female) Total Population
Under 5 years 1,183 937 2,120
5 to 9 years 952 1,029 1,981
10 to 14 years 931 888 1,819
15 to 19 years 761 947 1,708
20 to 24 years 936 856 1,792
25 to 29 years 1,151 1,198 2,349
30 to 34 years 921 1,039 1,960
35 to 39 years 843 876 1,719
40 to 44 years 736 689 1,425
45 to 49 years 865 678 1,543
50 to 54 years 904 899 1,803
55 to 59 years 961 907 1,868
60 to 64 years 951 991 1,942
65 to 69 years 761 912 1,673
70 to 74 years 485 467 952
75 to 79 years 308 441 749
80 to 84 years 240 272 512
85 years and over 274 629 903
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Things to know

What is the population of Jamestown, NY under 18?

Jamestown's population under the age of 18 is 6,962, as per the latest U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey estimates. This population is 24.16% of the total resident population of Jamestown, NY.

What is the aging population in Jamestown, NY?

Jamestown's population aged 65 years and above was 4,789. As per the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey, this population is 16.62% of the entire population.

References

Datasets

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2023
Jamestown, NY Age Group Population Dataset: A complete breakdown of Jamestown age demographics from 0 to 85 years, distributed across 18 age groups
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the Jamestown population distribution across 18 age groups. It lists the population in each age group along with the percentage population relative of the total population for Jamestown. The dataset can be utilized to understand the population distribution of Jamestown by age. For example, using this dataset, we can identify the largest age group in Jamestown.

Key observations

The largest age group in Jamestown, NY was for the group of age 25-29 years with a population of 2,349 (8.15%), according to the 2021 American Community Survey. At the same time, the smallest age group in Jamestown, NY was the 80-84 years with a population of 512 (1.78%). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Jamestown population by age group

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age groups:

  • Under 5 years
  • 5 to 9 years
  • 10 to 14 years
  • 15 to 19 years
  • 20 to 24 years
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • 40 to 44 years
  • 45 to 49 years
  • 50 to 54 years
  • 55 to 59 years
  • 60 to 64 years
  • 65 to 69 years
  • 70 to 74 years
  • 75 to 79 years
  • 80 to 84 years
  • 85 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age group in consideration
  • Population: The population for the specific age group in the Jamestown is shown in this column.
  • % of Total Population: This column displays the population of each age group as a proportion of Jamestown total population. Please note that the sum of all percentages may not equal one due to rounding of values.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Jamestown Population by Age. You can refer the same here

Jamestown, NY Age Cohorts Dataset: Children, Working Adults, and Seniors in Jamestown - Population and Percentage Analysis
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the Jamestown population by age cohorts (Children: Under 18 years; Working population: 18-64 years; Senior population: 65 years or more). It lists the population in each age cohort group along with its percentage relative to the total population of Jamestown. The dataset can be utilized to understand the population distribution across children, working population and senior population for dependency ratio, housing requirements, ageing, migration patterns etc.

Key observations

The largest age group was $b3_v1 with a poulation of $b3_v2 ($b3_v3 of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Jamestown population by age cohort

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age cohorts:

  • Under 18 years
  • 18 to 64 years
  • 65 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age cohort for the Jamestown population analysis. Total expected values are 3 groups ( Children, Working Population and Senior Population).
  • Population: The population for the age cohort in Jamestown is shown in the following column.
  • Percent of Total Population: The population as a percent of total population of the Jamestown is shown in the following column.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Jamestown Population by Age. You can refer the same here

Jamestown, NY Population Pyramid Dataset: Age Groups, Male and Female Population, and Total Population for Demographics Analysis
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the data for the Jamestown, NY population pyramid, which represents the Jamestown population distribution across age and gender, using estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey 5-Year estimates. It lists the male and female population for each age group, along with the total population for those age groups. Higher numbers at the bottom of the table suggest population growth, whereas higher numbers at the top indicate declining birth rates. Furthermore, the dataset can be utilized to understand the youth dependency ratio, old-age dependency ratio, total dependency ratio, and potential support ratio.

Key observations

  • Youth dependency ratio, which is the number of children aged 0-14 per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Jamestown, NY, is 32.7.
  • Old-age dependency ratio, which is the number of persons aged 65 or over per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Jamestown, NY, is 26.4.
  • Total dependency ratio for Jamestown, NY is 59.1.
  • Potential support ratio, which is the number of youth (working age population) per elderly, for Jamestown, NY is 3.8.

Jamestown population pyramid

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age groups:

  • Under 5 years
  • 5 to 9 years
  • 10 to 14 years
  • 15 to 19 years
  • 20 to 24 years
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • 40 to 44 years
  • 45 to 49 years
  • 50 to 54 years
  • 55 to 59 years
  • 60 to 64 years
  • 65 to 69 years
  • 70 to 74 years
  • 75 to 79 years
  • 80 to 84 years
  • 85 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age group for the Jamestown population analysis. Total expected values are 18 and are define above in the age groups section.
  • Population (Male): The male population in the Jamestown for the selected age group is shown in the following column.
  • Population (Female): The female population in the Jamestown for the selected age group is shown in the following column.
  • Total Population: The total population of the Jamestown for the selected age group is shown in the following column.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Jamestown Population by Age. You can refer the same here

If you're looking for datasets from another year, please feel free to contact us at research@neilsberg.com and we'll be happy to assist you further.

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