Jamestown Jobs

  • Cavalry Scout - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Jamestown, NY

    Imagine being able to tell your next employer: In the Army National Guard, I protected lives and property by providing on-site intelligence to my commanding officer that...

    from Army National Guard - 2 days ago
  • Route Sales Representative Trainee Jamestown NY(14001240)

    Schwan Food Company - Jamestown, NY

    Schwan’s is looking for a motivated Route Sales Representative who is eager to learn successful sales techniques which you will apply when taking upon your own route. This is an...

    from The Schwan Food Company - 10 days ago
  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Drivers

    USA Truck - Jamestown, NY

    Experienced Driver CDL-A Jobs Recruiters are standing by! 866-541-2012 Can Experienced Drivers grow with USA Truck? Definitely! Welcome to the new USA Truck. Fill out the...

    from USA Truck - 9 days ago
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Jamestown, New York

:For other places with this name, see Jamestown. Jamestown is a city in Chautauqua County, New York in the United States. The population was 31,730 at the 2000 census. The City of Jamestown is adjacent to Town of Ellicott and is at the southern tip of Chautauqua Lake. The town of Chautauqua, home of the Chautauqua Institution, is 17 miles northwest of Jamestown.

Jamestown Economy

Major Businesses The Jamestown area has a few large manufacturing plants that are major employers in this region. These include Bush Industries , Cummins Inc. , MRC Bearings, Valeo and Truck-Lite .

Jamestown Careers

Among the most common occupations in Jamestown are Management, professional, and related occupations, 24%; Sales and office occupations, 21%; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 21%. Approximately 76 percent of workers in Jamestown, New York work for companies, 10 percent work for the government and 5 percent are self-employed.

Jamestown Industries

The leading industries in Jamestown, New York are Educational, health and social services, 23%; Manufacturing, 21%; and Retail trade, 12%. Simply Hired's Jamestown job listings indicate that the following industries in Jamestown are hiring the most workers:

Jamestown Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Jamestown, New York is $25,021, and the median income of households in Jamestown was $25,837.

Average Salaries in Jamestown, NY

Jamestown, NY


According to our Jamestown Trends data, the number of Jamestown, New York jobs has decreased by 20% since April 2013.
Jamestown job trends

Jamestown Employment Statistics

Population of Jamestown
Total population 31,730
Male 47.66%
Female 52.34%
Median age 36.2
Jamestown Housing
Owner-occupied homes 51.3%
Median cost of a home $52,400
Median mortgage payment $410
Renter-occupied homes 48.7%
Vacant housing 9.8%
Median monthly rent $407
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $30,003
Median for all female full-time $20,039
Household Income
Less than $10,000 17%
$10,000 to $14,999 12%
$15,000 to $24,999 20%
$25,000 to $34,999 15%
$35,000 to $49,999 15%
$50,000 to $74,999 14%
$75,000 to $99,999 4%
$100,000 to $149,999 3%
$150,000 to $199,999 0%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 6%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 15%
High school graduate 35%
Some college, no degree 19%
Associate's degree 11%
Bachelor's degree 9%
Graduate degree 6%
Marital Status
Never married 29%
Currently married 46%
Separated 3%
Widowed 9%
Divorced 12%
White 94%
Black or African American 3%
Asian 0%
Other 3%
Jamestown Commute
Carpool 13.9%
Public transportation 2.7%
Average travel time 15 minutes