Williamstown is a medium-sized town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 16,106 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Williamstown is the 126th largest community in New Jersey.
Unlike some towns, Williamstown isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Williamstown are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Williamstown is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Williamstown who work in office and administrative support (16.41%), sales jobs (9.84%), and healthcare (8.98%).
Also of interest is that Williamstown has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The citizens of Williamstown are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 22.81% of adults in Williamstown having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Williamstown in 2010 was $28,859, which is lower middle income relative to New Jersey, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $115,436 for a family of four. However, Williamstown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Williamstown is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Williamstown home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Williamstown residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Williamstown include Irish, German, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Williamstown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.