Williamsburg City of Williamsburg, Virginia

Williamsburg: Independent city in Virginia, United States

About

Williamsburg is a city located in the county of City of Williamsburg in the U.S. state of Virginia. Its population at the 2010 census was 14,068 and a population density of 598 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 15,259 inhabitants.

The city was created 384 years ago in 1637.

Williamsburg Quick Facts

Population : 15,259 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Virginia (United States)
County : City of Williamsburg
Different from : Williams County, Williams County, Williamsburg County
Postal code : 23185–23188
Phone Area Codes : 757
Area : 23.51 km2
Named for : William III
Altitude : 49 feet / 15 meters
Capital city : Williamsburg is capital of James City County
Establishment : January 01, 1638 (384 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 18:52:40 (26th September 2022)
Density : 649 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 7.81% (2010-2020)
Williamsburg locator map
Location of Williamsburg on Virginia map.
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Backpalace Williamsburg Virginia crop
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Geography

Williamsburg is located at 37°16'15"N 76°42'27"W (37.2707000, -76.7074600). It has 2 neighbors: James City County and York County.

Williamsburg map

Williamsburg has 2 neighbours.

Demographics

The population of Williamsburg increased by 7.81% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 14,068 - census
2011 14,109 0.29% estimation process
2012 14,526 2.87% estimation process
2013 14,617 0.62% estimation process
2014 14,580 -0.25% estimation process
2015 14,800 1.49% estimation process
2016 14,884 0.56% estimation process
2017 14,994 0.73% estimation process
2018 15,002 0.05% estimation process
2019 14,954 -0.32% estimation process
2020 15,259 2% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 30,068
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 30,452
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -1.3%
April 1, 2020 Population : 31,322
April 1, 2010 Population : 30,444
People under 5 years old, percentage : 4.7%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 19.5%
People over 65 (%) : 19.3%
Female persons, % : 51.4%
White only, percent : 92.0%
Black or African American alone, percent : 2.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.1%
Asians alone % : 4.0%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.6%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 1.5%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 90.8%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,490
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 10.8%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 72.8%

Williamsburg zip code is 23185. County name: James City, County fips: 51095

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 72.8%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $208,600
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,587
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $667
2015-2019 median gross rent : $896
2015-2019 Households : 12,907
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.32
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 86.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 14.0%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 91.1%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 87.2%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 94.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 40.1%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 7.0%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 5.2%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 67.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 64.0%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 13,682
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 69,078
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 113,742
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 112,945
2012 total retail sales per capita : $3,724
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 27.6
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $70,665
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $41,248
Percentage of people living in poverty : 4.8%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 3,248
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,925
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,008
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 97
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,024
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 303
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,753
2010 population per square mile : 1,428.6
2010 land area in square miles : 21.31
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 50.4%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $80,800
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,037
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $416
2015-2019 median gross rent : $725
2015-2019 Households : 118,365
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.27
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 80.8%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 6.9%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 87.7%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 78.0%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 86.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 18.3%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 13.9%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 8.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 61.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 58.7%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 485,885
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 2,718,022
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 11,102,319
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 2,837,079
2012 total retail sales per capita : $9,989
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.2
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $37,752
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $22,438
Percentage of people living in poverty : 25.5%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 17,685
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 9,139
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 6,984
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,539
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 12,374
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,474
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 15,301
2010 population per square mile : 3,559.3
2010 land area in square miles : 80.69
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 61.7%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $60,100
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $843
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $359
2015-2019 median gross rent : $681
2015-2019 Households : 3,299
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.39
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 81.8%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 18.7%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 82.7%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 73.3%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 84.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 9.2%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 15.1%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 5.9%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 56.3%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 52.1%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 8,022
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 28,952
2012 total retail sales per capita : $3,564
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 23.7
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $31,702
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $19,083
Percentage of people living in poverty : 32.7%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 554
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 396
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 150
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 143
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 402
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 35
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 511
2010 population per square mile : 2,218.4
2010 land area in square miles : 3.71
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 3,832
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 75.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $100,500
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,059
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $455
2015-2019 median gross rent : $532
Permits for construction, 2020 : 28
2015-2019 Households : 2,574
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.08
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 90.2%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 1.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 84.3%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 70.2%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 89.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.6%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 5.3%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 15.5%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 60.4%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.2%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 5,159
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 18,053
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 61,531
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 62,171
2012 total retail sales per capita : $11,076
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 16.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $46,679
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $29,808
Percentage of people living in poverty : 13.2%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 201
2019 total employment : 1,408
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 48,786
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : -1.3%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 521
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 544
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 297
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 151
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 30
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 481
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 86
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 423
2010 population per square mile : 5.6
2010 land area in square miles : 1,027.87

Best Things to Do in Williamsburg

1 Busch Gardens Williamsburg

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2 Water Country USA

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3 Colonial Williamsburg Visitor Center

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4 Jamestown Settlement

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Jamestown Settlement

5 Governor's Palace

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Where ot Eat in Williamsburg

1 Great Wolf Lodge Williamsburg

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2 AMF Williamsburg Lanes

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Where to Stay in Williamsburg

1 Kingsmill Resort

Rating: 4.5 (1489)

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2 Westgate Historic Williamsburg Resort

Rating: 3.9 (1185)

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3 Club Wyndham Patriots’ Place

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4 Courtyard by Marriott Williamsburg Busch Gardens Area

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5 Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Williamsburg

Rating: 4.1 (586)

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Other Places in Williamsburg

1 James City County Government Center

Rating: 2.3 (3)

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James City County Government Center

2 Stryker Center

Rating: 4 (1)

412 N Boundary St, Williamsburg, VA 23185 ➦ Show Map

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Stryker Center

3 Williamsburg Sewer Department

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4 Williamsburg City Council Clrk

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People born in Williamsburg (61)

People born in Williamsburg, including Visual Artist Betty Blayton Taylor, attorney Edmund Randolph, mathematician Bill Chen, .

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Schools in Williamsburg

College & universities near Williamsburg, VA

Code Name City ZIP
231624 William & Mary Williamsburg (VA) 23187-8795

Stations (8)

Amtrak & bus stations near Williamsburg, VA

Code Name Address Type
WBG Williamsburg Transportation Center 468 North Boundary Street RAIL
NPN Newport News station 9304 Warwick Boulevard RAIL
NFK Norfolk 215 W York Street BUS
PTB Petersburg station 3516 South Street RAIL
RVM Richmond Main Street Station 1500 East Main Street RAIL

Post offices near Williamsburg

Post Office Name City ZIP
Williamsburg Post Office Williamsburg (VA) 23185

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Distance to Other Cities

Williamsburg distances to largest Virginia cities