StatisticJamestownLexington-FayetteKentucky
Population1,938311,5294,467,673
Population density (sq mi)7,7311,098114
Median age30.534.138.6
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a48%58%
Families w/ Kids under 1855%46%42%
Speak Englishn/a88%95%
Speak Spanishn/a6%3%

Key findings

  • The population density in Jamestown is 604% higher than Lexington-Fayette
  • The median age in Jamestown is 11% lower than Lexington-Fayette
  • In Jamestown 69.99% of the population is White
  • In Jamestown 22.28% of the population is Black
  • In Jamestown 0.97% of the population is Asian

Compare Lexington-Fayette, KY Demographics

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      Jamestown population breakdown by race

      RaceJamestownLexington-FayetteKentucky
      White69.99%75.83%87.48%
      Black22.28%14.55%7.94%
      Asian0.97%3.50%1.29%
      American Indian0.00%0.33%0.21%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.04%0.06%
      Mixed race5.75%3.01%2.10%
      Other race1.01%2.74%0.92%
      In Jamestown, 6.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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      Jamestown age breakdown

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      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Jamestown, Lexington-Fayette, KY demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).