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Bedroom community for people working in Greensboro and High Point.
Jamestown is a town in Guilford County, in the Greensboro-High Point metro area.
The community was named for James Mendenhall, settler. The Mendenhall Plantation was a stop on the Underground Railroad.
The latitude of Jamestown is 35.994N. The longitude is -79.935W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 801 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,041.
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16% of Jamestown residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Jamestown ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Jamestown was $29,689, compared with $21,587 nationally.
49% of Jamestown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Jamestown include Jamestown Historic District, Oakdale Cotton Mill Village ... View historic districts
Median rent in Jamestown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $515. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,336.
Newspapers in Jamestown include Jamestown News
Guilford County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Jamestown political report.
The average commute time for Jamestown workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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