Latitude: 42.0933

Longitude: -79.2775

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Jamestown West, New York

The images and pictures on this page illustrate data related to Jamestown West, New York. Jamestown West is an area designated as a Census Designated Place (CDP) located near Jamestown in Chautauqua County, New York. Also known as West Ellicott because of its location in the Town of Ellicott, the area population was 2,408 as of the 2010 census.


Jamestown West is located at .

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of, all land.

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As of the census of 2000, there were 2,535 people, 1,015 households, and 687 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,009.4 per square mile (389.9/km2). There were 1,061 housing units at an average density of 422.5/sq mi (163.2/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 98.54% White, 0.24% African American, 0.16% Native American, 0.47% Asian, 0.12% from other races, and 0.47% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.67% of the population.

There were 1,015 households out of which 27.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.3% were married couples living together, 7.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.3% were non-families. 28.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.89.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 21.6% under the age of 18, 4.4% from 18 to 24, 22.3% from 25 to 44, 26.3% from 45 to 64, and 25.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 88.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.4 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $41,544, and the median income for a family was $52,688. Males had a median income of $41,633 versus $22,250 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $21,401. About 3.7% of families and 7.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.7% of those under age 18 and 3.4% of those age 65 or over.

In popular culture

Fictional character Lucy Ricardo, the lead character in I Love Lucy, was said to be from West Jamestown. Actress Lucille Ball, who portrayed the character, was born in Jamestown and spent most of her childhood in Celoron, both communities that are adjacent to Jamestown West.

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Celoron, New York (1.52 km)

Celoron is a village in Chautauqua County, New York, United States. It sits on the west boundary of the City of Jamestown, New York and is surrounded by the Town of Ellicott. The population was 1,112 at the 2010 census. History The village of Celoron was incorporated in 1896. Beginning in 1898, it was the home of the Acme Giants baseball team. The name of the village comes from that of the French officer and explorer of Ohio – Pierre Joseph Céloron de Blainville. Geography Celoron is located at (42.106778, -79.281414).

WKSN (2.08 km)

WKSN (1340 AM, "Kissin' Oldies 1340") is a radio station based in Jamestown, New York. The oldies outlet is owned by Media One Group and operates at 1340 kHz. WKSN, formerly WJTN's rival, signed on in 1948 as WJOC. It used the call sign WXYJ in the 1960s. Previously WKSN (Kissin' Oldies) was an oldies outlet carrying a local morning show and a midday show by Paul Hoefler (now performing commercial jingles in the area), as well the satellite Good Time Oldies from Jones Radio Networks until it was bought out by Media One Group, LLC in 2003.

WIHR-LP (2.78 km)

WIHR-LP (94.1 FM) is a low-power FM radio station broadcasting a Christian radio format, and is a 3ABN Radio affiliate. Licensed to Jamestown, New York, USA, it serves the Jamestown, NY area. The station is currently owned by Advent Radio Ministries Corporation. History The Federal Communications Commission issued a construction permit for the station on June 4, 2002. The station was assigned the WIHR-LP call sign on October 4, 2002, and received its license to cover on December 2, 2005.

WLKW-FM (2.87 km)

WLKW-FM (95.3 FM) is a radio station broadcasting a talk radio format under the brand "The Lake." Licensed to Celoron, New York, USA, the station serves the Jamestown, New York area. The station is currently owned by Cross Country Communications, LLC; it is one of three commercial radio stations based in southern Chautauqua County (the others being WBKX 100.3 FM and sister station WKZA 106.9 FM) not owned by Media One Group. Programming News Talk 95.3 The Lake airs Fox News Radio reports at the top of each hour.

Elmhurst, Chautauqua County, New York (3.06 km)

Elmhurst, a neighborhood located south of Fluvanna, is a place in western Ellicott, Chautauqua County in the State of New York in the United States of America. It borders Chautauqua Lake to the south. It is located at latitude 42°7'5" North, longitude 79°17'38" West and the elevation is 1309 ft (399 m) above sea level. Elmhurst is also the name of a neighborhood in Queens, NY.

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