Williamston, MI

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Living in Williamston

Williamston is a very small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 3,960 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 managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Williamston who work in management occupations (19.05%), office and administrative support (15.12%), and business and financial occupations (7.11%).

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.

Because of many things, Williamston is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Williamston a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Williamston has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local 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, 42.95% 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 2010 was $32,411, which is wealthy relative to Michigan, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $129,644 for a family of four. However, Williamston contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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 Polish and Italian.

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