Williamston is a very small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 3,965 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Williamston is the 245th largest community in Michigan.
Williamston real estate is some of the most expensive in Michigan, although Williamston house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities, Williamston isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Williamston are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Williamston is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Williamston who work in management occupations (14.84%), office and administrative support (14.62%), and sales jobs (8.58%).
Also of interest is that Williamston has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Williamston is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Williamston’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
The education level of Williamston ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Williamston, 47.75% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Williamston in 2018 was $46,667, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $186,668 for a family of four.
The people who call Williamston home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Williamston residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Williamston include German, English, Irish, Polish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Williamston is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.