Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania

Williamsport: County seat of Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, United States

About

Williamsport is a city located in the county of Lycoming in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 29,381 and a population density of 1,203 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 28,156 inhabitants.

The city was created 253 years ago in 1768.

Quick Facts about Williamsport

Population : 28,156 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Lycoming County
Phone Area Codes : 570
Area : 24.42 km2
Altitude : 518 feet / 158 meters
Capital city : Williamsport is capital of Lycoming County
Establishment : January 01, 1769 (253 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 02:28:02 (1st December 2022)
Postal code : 17701
Density : 1,153 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.35% (2010-2020)
Williamsport locator map
Location of Williamsport on Pennsylvania map.
West 4th Street between Court and Market Streets Williamsport image
West 4th Street between Court and Market Streets Williamsport
West 4th Street between Court and Market Streets Williamsport image

Geography

Williamsport is located at 41°14'28"N 77°0'4"W (41.2411900, -77.0010800).

Williamsport map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Williamsport decreased by 4.35% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 29,381 - census
2011 29,468 0.3% estimation process
2012 29,513 0.15% estimation process
2013 29,297 -0.74% estimation process
2014 29,194 -0.35% estimation process
2015 29,028 -0.57% estimation process
2016 28,746 -0.98% estimation process
2017 28,498 -0.87% estimation process
2018 28,391 -0.38% estimation process
2019 28,186 -0.73% estimation process
2020 28,156 -0.11% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 49,678
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 52,131
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -4.7%
April 1, 2020 Population : 50,942
April 1, 2010 Population : 52,131
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.4%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 17.4%
People over 65 (%) : 12.4%
Female persons, % : 50.7%
White only, percent : 87.7%
Black or African American alone, percent : 5.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.3%
Asians alone % : 2.0%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 4.0%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 5.4%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 83.8%
2015-2019 Veterans : 2,270
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 8.6%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 43.1%

Williamsport zip code is 17701. County name: Lycoming, County fips: 42081

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 43.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $158,100
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,431
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $643
2015-2019 median gross rent : $797
2015-2019 Households : 24,713
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.02
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 81.5%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 12.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 92.1%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 85.3%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 94.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 46.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 9.3%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 8.2%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 74.3%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 69.9%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 86,440
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 270,527
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 204,869
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 255,589
2012 total retail sales per capita : $4,974
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 23.9
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $53,290
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $36,464
Percentage of people living in poverty : 14.0%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 4,605
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,802
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,539
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 361
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,116
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 401
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,026
2010 population per square mile : 9,419.3
2010 land area in square miles : 5.53

Best Things to Do in Williamsport

1 Kaos Fun Zone

Rating: 4.4 (440)

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Kaos Fun Zone

2 Bruce E Henry Park

Rating: 4.5 (133)

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Bruce E Henry Park

3 The Taber Museum

Rating: 4.7 (129)

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The Taber Museum

4 Memorial Park

Rating: 4.1 (112)

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Memorial Park

5 Millionaires' Row

Rating: 4.3 (61)

707 W 4th St #5903, Williamsport, PA 17701, United States ➦ Show Map

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Millionaires' Row

Where ot Eat in Williamsport

1 Olive Garden Italian Restaurant

Rating: 4.3 (1484)

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Olive Garden Italian Restaurant

2 Denny's

Rating: 4 (1456)

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Denny's

3 Perkins Restaurant & Bakery

Rating: 4.2 (1211)

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Perkins Restaurant & Bakery

4 Hoss's

Rating: 4 (1192)

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Hoss's

5 TGI Fridays

Rating: 4.1 (1186)

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TGI Fridays

Where to Stay in Williamsport

1 Holiday Inn Williamsport, an IHG Hotel

Rating: 4.2 (572)

100 Pine St, Williamsport, PA 17701, United States ➦ Show Map

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Holiday Inn Williamsport, an IHG Hotel

2 Hampton Inn Williamsport-Downtown

Rating: 4.3 (529)

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Hampton Inn Williamsport-Downtown

3 Best Western Williamsport Inn

Rating: 4 (468)

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Best Western Williamsport Inn

4 Hampton Inn & Suites Williamsport-Faxon Exit

Rating: 4.6 (440)

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Hampton Inn & Suites Williamsport-Faxon Exit

5 Red Roof Inn Williamsport

Rating: 3.1 (383)

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Red Roof Inn Williamsport

Other Places in Williamsport

1 Williamsport Streets Department

Rating: 4 (5)

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People born in Williamsport (85)

People born in Williamsport, including sprint hurdler Joanna Hayes, artist George Luks, basketball player Chevon Troutman, .

List

  • Mike Mussina (professional baseball player) he was born in 08/12/1968
  • Ernest Callenbach (American writer) he was born in 03/04/1929
  • Jimmy Sherman (American jazz pianist and arranger, songwriter) he was born in 17/08/1908
  • James Hall Huling (American politician (1844-1918)) he was born in 24/03/1844
  • Robert W. Decker (American volcanologist) he was born in 11/03/1927
  • J. Harold Grady (American politician (1917-2002)) he was born in 27/02/1917
  • Alexander Cummings (American politician (1810-1879)) he was born in 17/11/1810
  • Mike Taylor (American basketball coach) he was born in 29/08/1972
  • Tom Marino (Representative for Pennsylvania's 10th congressional district) he was born in 13/08/1952
  • William Farrand Prosser (Union Army officer) he was born in 16/03/1834
  • William Schreyer (American businessman) he was born in 13/01/1928
  • Joseph W. Girard (actor (1871-1949)) he was born in 02/04/1871
  • Tina Russell (American movie film actress & model (1948-1981)) she was born in 23/09/1948
  • Chantel Tremitiere (American professional women's basketball player) she was born in 20/10/1969
  • Kelly Mazzante (American women's basketball player) she was born in 02/02/1982
  • Albert Ralph Campbell (United States Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient) he was born in 08/04/1875
  • Alfonso H. Lopez (American politician) he was born in 28/07/1970
  • Allen E. Ertel (American politician) he was born in 07/11/1937

Schools in Williamsport

College & universities near Williamsport, PA

Code Name City ZIP
213668 Lycoming College Williamsport (PA) 17701-5192

Stations (6)

Amtrak & bus stations near Williamsport, PA

Code Name Address Type
LEW Lewistown 150 Helen Street RAIL
WKB Wilkes-Barre, PA 47 South Washington Street BUS
HAR Harrisburg Transportation Center 4th and Chestnut Streets RAIL
WHV White Haven, PA I-476, Exit 95/I-80, Exit 277, at Hwy 940 BUS
SRN Scranton, PA 23 Lackawanna Avenue BUS

Post offices near Williamsport

Post Office Name City ZIP
Center City Post Office Williamsport (PA) 17701

Other places with the same name (4)

Other cities in Lycoming County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Lycoming County , PA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Newberry 15,982 Newberry Township, a burgeoning suburban area between Harrisburg and York, is home to a large number of young families.
Chippewa 7,506 Township in Beaver County, Pennsylvania
South Williamsport 6,064 Borough in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania
Montoursville 4,393 Borough in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania
Jersey Shore 4,132 Borough in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, United States
Garden View 2,503 Census designated place
Texas 2,417 Township in Wayne County, Pennsylvania
Muncy 2,406 Borough in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania
Hughesville 2,024 Village in Pettis County, Missouri
Montgomery 1,502 Borough in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania
Duboistown 1,170 Borough in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania
Moreland 953 Township in southeastern Lycoming County, Pennsylvania
Steuben 763 Township in Crawford County, Pennsylvania
Picture Rocks 643 Borough in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, United States
Bastress 564 Township in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania
Salladasburg 223 Borough in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania

Distance to Other Cities

Williamsport distances to largest Pennsylvania cities