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Jamestown, South Carolina

Jamestown is a town located in Berkeley County, South Carolina. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 97.

Geography Jamestown is located at 33°17'3" North, 79°41'42" West (33.284063, -79.695076)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.5 km² (0.6 mi²). 1.5 km² (0.6 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 97 people, 42 households, and 28 families residing in the town. The population density is 64.6/km² (168.7/mi²). There are 51 housing units at an average density of 34.0/km² (88.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 55.67% White, 43.30% African American, 0.00% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 1.03% from other races, and 0.00% from two or more races. 1.03% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 42 households out of which 33.3% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 35.7% are married couples living together, 31.0% have a female householder with no husband present, and 31.0% are non-families. 28.6% of all households are made up of individuals and 14.3% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.31 and the average family size is 2.83.

In the town the population is spread out with 27.8% under the age of 18, 5.2% from 18 to 24, 28.9% from 25 to 44, 23.7% from 45 to 64, and 14.4% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 73.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 75.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town is $16,250, and the median income for a family is $13,542. Males have a median income of $19,375 versus $16,875 for females. The per capita income for the town is $7,021. 52.5% of the population and 41.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 91.9% are under the age of 18 and 0.0% are 65 or older.

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