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. Williamsport has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Williamsport is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Williamsport is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Williamsport who work in office and administrative support (22.49%), sales jobs (12.66%), and teaching (9.15%).
The citizens of Williamsport have a very low rate of college education: just 7.57% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Williamsport in 2010 was $22,752, which is low income relative to Maryland, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $91,008 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, Italian, and Greek.
The most common language spoken in Williamsport is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Persian.