Williamstown, NJ


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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.

Williamstown is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Williamstown is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Williamstown who work in office and administrative support (14.36%), healthcare (11.74%), and sales jobs (9.98%).

The citizens of Williamstown are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 21.99% of adults in Williamstown having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Williamstown in 2010 was $28,591, 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 $114,364 for a family of four. However, Williamstown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Williamstown is a somewhat 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 Russian.