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Quick Fact
  • 2,840

  • 602

  • 28%

  • 97,3%

  • 99,5%

  • 98%

Jamestown is named after the founder of the mission station and residential area. The name was approved in 1991. (GPS coordinates: 33.9768 S, 18.8487 E).

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  • Raper PE. 2004. New dictionary of South African Place Names. Jonathan Ball Publishers.

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population2,840
Young (0-14)23,9%
Working Age (15-64)64,7%
Elderly (65+)11,3%
Dependency ratio54,5
Sex ratio89,4
Population density1752 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+2,4%
Higher education aged 20+28%
Matric aged 20+24,1%
Number of households602
Average household size3,5
Female headed households27,7%
Formal dwellings97,3%
Housing owned/paying off72,7%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage98%
Weekly refuse removal97,7%
Piped water inside dwelling97,3%
Electricity for lighting99,5%

Place names

Stellenbosch Municipality