Jamestown/Stutsman Development Corporation

main street jamestownJamestown is a place adorned in charm.  Norman Rockwell could have painted curly-topped boys fishing along the banks of the James River that runs through Jamestown. Western writer Louis L'Amour was born here and we'd like to think Jamestown was a source of inspiration for him. Jamestown is nestled between two rivers - the James River and the Pipestem River which provide recreational opportunities in a beautiful setting.

Jamestown offers excellent public and private schools with a high school completion rate of 91%. Jamestown's state of the art high school provides class sizes that are small by big-city standards where students get personal attention and are encouraged to participate in many extracurricular activities and sports available.  Higher education can also be achieved here at the University of Jamestown which has been ranked the #1 college in North Dakota by US News & World Report for multiple years.

Jamestown is a place of clean air, safe streets and short commutes. You can take time for fitness at the Two Rivers Activity Center, at one of many local athletic clubs, or on the outdoor walking, biking, and hiking trails in and around town.  You can own and operate a thriving business, realize job stability in the same community you own your dream home, enjoy quiet neighborhood living, and watch your children grow.  Here, the American Dream is tangible with the qualities of small town living plus exceptional opportunities to achieve personal and professional success. 

Jamestown, ND

Population

Total Population

15,601

Population
Growth Rate

0.12%

Median Age

42

Diversity Index

22.300

Climate

  • Annual Average Temperature • 40.4 F
  • Monthly Average High Temperature
    • Spring • 40?F
    • Summer • 75?F
    • Fall • 55?F
    • Winter • 20?F
  • Annual Average Precipitation • 18.12 Inches
  • Prevailing Winds • Northwest

Housing & Income

Households

6,713

Total Housing Units

7,339


Owner Occupied

3,611

Renter Occupied

3,102

Vacant

626

Median Home Value

$133,607


Average Home Value

$147,375

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.24%


Per Capita Income

1.18%

Income Projection

Median Household

$49,897 $50,818


Average Household

$60,941 $64,552


Per Capita

$26,390 $27,983

Workforce

Total Businesses

810

Total Employed

11,065

Workers 16+

7,766

AG/Forestry/Fish/Hunting

Businesses

6

Employed

35

Mining

Businesses

1

Employed

20

Utilities

Businesses

4

Employed

25

Construction

Businesses

62

Employed

358

Manufacturing

Businesses

26

Employed

1,232

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

24

Employed

553

Some
High School

572

Graduated
High School

3,251

Associates
Degree

926

Bachelor's
Degree

2,043

Graduate
Degree

651

Average Commute Time

13 min.



Resident Commuters

7,252

Non-Resident Commuters

487

Drive Alone

6,477

Carpooled

713

Public

60

Work At Home

183

Transportation

Jamestown, North Dakota, is centrally located in North America along Interstate 94 and US Highway 281. North Dakota is located at the US-Canada border, providing an ideal location for companies looking for access to markets throughout North America. Our transportation system includes air, rail, and ground transportation, providing connections to the world.

Jamestown Regional Airport

Daily commercial jet passenger service and air freight service to Minneapolis provides connections to anywhere within the United States or worldwide. Charter air and freight service is also available to those traveling elsewhere in the region.

Rail service provided by Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad Company provides a high level of service and access to markets.

Jamestown is located on US Interstate 94 (I-94) and U.S. Highway 281, toll free roads.

North Dakota Highway Map

Proximity to Markets

CityDistance in Miles
Bismarck101
Los Angeles1,709
Chicago704
Minneapolis340
Denver860
New York1,560
Fargo93
Seattle1,338
Kansas City690
Winnipeg270

Utilities

Natural Gas

Montana-Dakota Utilities Co.
Gary Spiedel, District Manager
324 2nd Ave. S.W., P.O. Box 2216
Jamestown, ND 58402
Phone: (701) 252-4959

Electricity

Northern Plains Electric Cooperative, Inc.
Bob Spencer, District Manager
1515 W. Main, P.O. Box 180
Carrington, ND 58421
Phone: 1-800-882-2500
www.nplains.com

Otter Tail Power Company
Charles Krebf, Operations Manager
315 2nd Street S.E., P.O. Box 2220
Jamestown, ND 58402
Phone: (701) 252-0540

Water

City of Jamestown
Utility Operations Director - Steve Suko
stevejwp@daktel.com
Phone: (701) 252-5131
325 17th Street SE
Jamestown, ND 58401
Source: Wells
Capacity of Plant: 12,000,000 gallons
Capacity of Wells: 7,000,000 gallons
Average Daily Consumption: 4.0 million gallons/day
Peak Consumption: 6.7 million gallons

Stutsman Rural Water
Address:1812 Highway 281 N
Jamestown, ND 58401-2104
Phone: (701) 252-7727

Sanitation

Method of Garbage Disposal: Sanitary Landfill
Sewer Use Charge: Based on water used

Lift Station & Wastewater System
Type: Mechanical & Lagoon
Capacity: 4.5 million gallons/day
Present Load: 3.5 million gallons/day - average
20 Lift Stations


Power Grid Reliability

Power Grid Reliability

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Infrastructure

Infrastructure

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Renewable Energy Use

Renewable Energy Use

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