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Jamestown, Missouri
Village of Jamestown
Location of Jamestown, Missouri
Location of Jamestown, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Moniteau
Founded 1846
Incorporated 1850
Named for E.H. and S.L. James
Area
 • Total 1.01 sq mi (2.61 km2)
 • Land 1.00 sq mi (2.59 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)
Elevation
873 ft (266 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 386
 • Estimate 
(2019)
398
 • Density 398.40/sq mi (153.75/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
65046
Area code(s) 660
FIPS code 29-36368

Jamestown is a village in northeastern Moniteau County, Missouri, United States. The population was 386 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Jefferson City, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History

Jamestown had its start in 1846 when E. H. and S. L. James established a country store at that point. A post office called Jamestown has been in operation since 1850.

Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish Historic District and Dick-Kobel Homestead are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Geography

Jamestown is located at 38°45′57″N 92°28′41″W / 38.76583°N 92.47806°W / 38.76583; -92.47806 (38.765754, -92.477960).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.01 square miles (2.62 km2), of which, 1.00 square mile (2.59 km2) of it is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 185
1890 313 69.2%
1900 344 9.9%
1910 305 −11.3%
1920 264 −13.4%
1930 273 3.4%
1940 269 −1.5%
1950 245 −8.9%
1960 216 −11.8%
1970 243 12.5%
1980 317 30.5%
1990 298 −6.0%
2000 382 28.2%
2010 386 1.0%
2019 (est.) 398 3.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 386 people, 161 households, and 100 families residing in the village. The population density was 386.0 inhabitants per square mile (149.0/km2). There were 187 housing units at an average density of 187.0 per square mile (72.2/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.9% White and 2.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.0% of the population.

There were 161 households, of which 34.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.4% were married couples living together, 11.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 37.9% were non-families. 36.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 18.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 3.16.

The median age in the village was 36.6 years. 28.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.3% were from 25 to 44; 22% were from 45 to 64; and 19.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.2% male and 50.8% female.

Education

There is one high school in Jamestown, Jamestown C-1 High School.

See also

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