Williamsport is a very small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 2,162 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Williamsport is the 186th largest community in Maryland. Much of the housing stock in Williamsport was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Williamsport is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Williamsport is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Williamsport who work in office and administrative support (18.45%), sales jobs (13.34%), and management occupations (10.79%).
In Williamsport, just 10.54% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Williamsport in 2010 was $23,630, which is low income relative to Maryland, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $94,520 for a family of four. However, Williamsport contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Williamsport home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Williamsport residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Williamsport include Irish, English, French , and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Williamsport is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Persian.