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 service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Williamston who work in office and administrative support (12.91%), teaching (10.34%), and management occupations (9.91%).
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Williamston has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.
One downside of living in Williamston, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.62 minutes every day commuting to work.
If knowledge is power, Williamston is a pretty powerful place. 51.64% of the adults in Williamston have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Williamston in 2018 was $41,413, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $165,652 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, European, English, Irish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Williamston is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Greek.