Williamston, Anderson County, South Carolina

Williamston: Town in Anderson County, South Carolina

About

Williamston is a town located in the county of Anderson in the U.S. state of South Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,934. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 4,298 inhabitants.

The town was created 180 years ago in 1841.

Quick Facts about Williamston

Population : 4,298 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : South Carolina (United States)
County : Anderson County
Postal code : 29697
Phone Area Codes : 864
Water as percent of area : 1.02%
Land as percent of area : 98.98%
Altitude : 814 feet / 248 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1842 (180 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 01:32:30 (30th November 2022)
Population growth : 8.47% (2010-2020)
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Location of Williamston on South Carolina map.
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Geography

Williamston is located at 34°37'6"N 82°28'40"W (34.6184500, -82.4779100).

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Demographics

The population of Williamston increased by 8.47% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,934 - census
2011 3,982 1.21% estimation process
2012 3,993 0.28% estimation process
2013 4,015 0.55% estimation process
2014 4,049 0.84% estimation process
2015 4,086 0.91% estimation process
2016 4,128 1.02% estimation process
2017 4,178 1.2% estimation process
2018 4,219 0.97% estimation process
2019 4,260 0.96% estimation process
2020 4,298 0.88% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 12,368
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 11,100
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 11.4%
April 1, 2020 Population : 12,288
April 1, 2010 Population : 11,100
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.0%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 25.9%
People over 65 (%) : 15.5%
Female persons, % : 52.6%
White only, percent : 80.3%
Black or African American alone, percent : 17.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.1%
Asians alone % : 0.2%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 0.5%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 11.5%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 69.2%
2015-2019 Veterans : 641
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 6.0%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 53.4%

Williamston zip code is 29697. County name: Anderson, County fips: 45007

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 53.4%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $96,800
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $913
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $371
2015-2019 median gross rent : $724
2015-2019 Households : 4,394
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.61
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 88.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 11.5%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 86.1%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 77.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 79.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 11.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 14.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 10.4%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 57.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 49.6%
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,042,724
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 234,710
2012 total retail sales per capita : $20,938
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 26.3
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $42,298
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $21,177
Percentage of people living in poverty : 20.0%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 870
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 400
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 242
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 46
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 738
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 70
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 690
2010 population per square mile : 831.3
2010 land area in square miles : 13.35

People born in Williamston (3)

People born in Williamston, including Recipient of the Purple Heart medal Gabriel H. Mahon, Jr., baseball player Gaylord Perry, singer Austin Webb, .

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Schools in Williamston

College & universities near Williamston, SC

Code Name City ZIP
487791 Arclabs Piedmont (SC) 29673-6729

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Williamston, SC

Code Name Address Type
GRV Greenville 1120 West Washington Street RAIL
CSN Clemson Calhoun Memorial Hwy and College Ave. RAIL
SPB Spartanburg 290 Magnolia St RAIL
TCA Toccoa 47 North Alexander St. RAIL

Post offices near Williamston

Post Office Name City ZIP
Williamston Post Office Williamston (SC) 29697

Other places with the same name (3)

Other cities in Anderson County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Anderson County , SC.

City Name Population Title
Anderson County Airport 194,692 County in South Carolina, United States
Anderson 27,701 City in South Carolina
Powdersville 7,618 Unincorporated community in Montana, United States
Homeland Park 6,296 Census-designated place in Anderson County, South Carolina
Belton 4,484 City in eastern Anderson County, South Carolina, United States
Honea Path 3,851 City in South Carolina, United States of America
Pendleton 3,313 Town in South Carolina, USA
Pelzer 1,413 City in Anderson County, South Carolina, United States of America
Iva 1,341 Town in South Carolina, USA
West Pelzer 953 City in Anderson County, South Carolina, United States of America
Starr 192 City in Anderson County, South Carolina, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Williamston distances to largest South Carolina cities