Jamesville, NY

Jamesville profile

Living in Jamesville

Jamesville is a very small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 4,455 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Jamesville is the 357th largest community in New York.

Jamesville is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.79% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Jamesville is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Jamesville who work in management occupations (15.09%), teaching (11.79%), and sales jobs (11.56%).

Also of interest is that Jamesville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Jamesville is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Jamesville’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Residents of the town have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.82 minutes getting to work every day.

Being a small town, Jamesville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Jamesville is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 41.98% of adults in Jamesville have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Jamesville in 2018 was $33,846, which is middle income relative to New York, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $135,384 for a family of four. However, Jamesville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Jamesville is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Jamesville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Jamesville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Jamesville include Irish, Italian, German, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Jamesville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Spanish.