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Williamstown is a somewhat small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 7,709 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Williamstown is the 206th largest community in Massachusetts.
Housing costs in Williamstown are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Massachusetts.
Williamstown is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 90.49% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Williamstown is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Williamstown who work in teaching (17.41%), office and administrative support (9.88%) and healthcare (9.51%).
Of important note, Williamstown is also a town of artists. Williamstown has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Williamstown’s character.
Also of interest is that Williamstown has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because there are quite a few people attending college in Williamstown, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, Williamstown provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.
One of the benefits of Williamstown is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.07 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Being a small town, Williamstown does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Williamstown. 55.16% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Williamstown in 2010 was $39,451, which is upper middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $157,804 for a family of four. However, Williamstown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Williamstown is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Williamstown home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Williamstown residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Williamstown include English, Irish, German, Italian, French and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Williamstown is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||2,542|
|WILLIAMSTOWN HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||81.29%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||18.71%|
|TYPE OF WILLIAMSTOWN HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||67.17%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||1.98%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||14.65%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||6.83%|
|SIZE OF WILLIAMSTOWN HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||6.95%|
|AGE OF WILLIAMSTOWN HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||3.48%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||24.03%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||37.36%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||35.14%|
|WILLIAMSTOWN REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$282,731|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$880|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $47,000||12.46%|
|$47,001 - $94,000||0.83%|
|$94,001 - $188,000||17.09%|
|$188,001 - $282,000||19.14%|
|$282,001 - $377,000||19.80%|
|$377,001 - $471,000||10.05%|
|$471,001 - $706,000||9.48%|
|$706,001 - $942,000||5.42%|
|PEOPLE OF WILLIAMSTOWN||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||3.12%|
|5 TO 17||10.29%|
|18 TO 24||29.08%|
|25 TO 34||5.70%|
|35 TO 54||18.34%|
|55 TO 64||12.84%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||20.62%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||94.46%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$72,743|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$39,451|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||7.07%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Education (26.83%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (7.47%)
Information Technology (4.45%)
Real estate (2.28%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||2.89%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.10%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.05%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.99%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||3.34%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||4.13%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||English (15.66%)
French Canadian (3.09%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (90.74%)
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