Williamstown Wood County, West Virginia

Williamstown: City in Wood County, West Virginia, United States of America

About

Williamstown is a city located in the county of Wood in the U.S. state of West Virginia. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,908 and a population density of 693 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 2,860 inhabitants.

Williamstown Quick Facts

Population : 2,860 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : West Virginia (United States)
County : Wood County
Different from : Williamson
Postal code : 26187
Phone Area Codes : 304
Area : 4.2 km2
Altitude : 633 feet / 193 meters
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 13:35:51 (29th September 2022)
Density : 681 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.68% (2010-2020)
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Location of Williamstown on West Virginia map.
Williamstown West Virginia Highland Avenue image
Williamstown West Virginia Highland Avenue
Williamstown West Virginia Highland Avenue image

Geography

Williamstown is located at 39°24'2"N 81°26'53"W (39.4006300, -81.4481800).

Williamstown map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Williamstown decreased by 1.68% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,908 - census
2011 2,911 0.1% estimation process
2012 2,911 0% estimation process
2013 2,925 0.48% estimation process
2014 2,944 0.65% estimation process
2015 2,961 0.57% estimation process
2016 2,939 -0.75% estimation process
2017 2,914 -0.86% estimation process
2018 2,888 -0.9% estimation process
2019 2,869 -0.66% estimation process
2020 2,860 -0.31% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 29,742
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 27,453
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 8.3%
April 1, 2020 Population : 31,907
April 1, 2010 Population : 27,465
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.5%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 24.9%
People over 65 (%) : 18.1%
Female persons, % : 52.5%
White only, percent : 92.4%
Black or African American alone, percent : 2.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.5%
Asians alone % : 1.7%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.2%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.7%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 3.4%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 89.4%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,866
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 3.9%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 68.5%

Williamstown zip code is 26187. County name: Wood, County fips: 54107

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 68.5%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $204,500
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,406
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $439
2015-2019 median gross rent : $881
2015-2019 Households : 10,719
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.53
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 88.0%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 5.0%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 90.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 84.3%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 92.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 34.6%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 8.4%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 7.9%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 56.8%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 52.5%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 75,494
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 422,791
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 2,235,050
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 605,778
2012 total retail sales per capita : $21,702
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.7
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $61,384
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $30,727
Percentage of people living in poverty : 11.4%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 3,283
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,787
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,049
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 121
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,969
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 299
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,759
2010 population per square mile : 1,634.6
2010 land area in square miles : 16.80

People born in Williamstown (1)

American football player and coach Joe Fincham was born in Williamstown

Schools in Williamstown

College & universities near Williamstown, WV

Code Name City ZIP
203845 Marietta College Marietta (OH) 45750
206446 Washington State Community College Marietta (OH) 45750
418250 Washington County Career Center-Adult Technical Training Marietta (OH) 45750
237552 Meredith Manor International Equestrian Center Waverly (WV) 26184
237640 Ohio Valley University Vienna (WV) 26105-8000

Stations (1)

Amtrak & bus stations near Williamstown, WV

Code Name Address Type
CHW Charleston 350 MacCorkle Avenue - Southeast RAIL

Post offices near Williamstown

Post Office Name City ZIP
Williamstown Post Office Williamstown (WV) 26187

Other places with the same name (7)

Other cities in Wood County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Wood County , WV.

City Name Population Title
City of Parkersburg 30,601 City in and county seat of Wood County, West Virginia
Parkersburg 29,009 City in and county seat of Wood County, West Virginia
Vienna 10,028 City in West Virginia, United States
Blennerhassett 3,089 Census-designated place in Wood County, West Virginia
Mineral Wells 1,950 Census-designated place in Wood County, West Virginia
Washington 1,175 Census-designated place in Wood County, West Virginia
North Hills 766 Town in West Virginia, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Williamstown distances to largest West Virginia cities