Williamsburg is a very small village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 2,549 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Williamsburg is the 396th largest community in Ohio.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Williamsburg is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.02% of the Williamsburg workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Williamsburg is a village of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Williamsburg who work in office and administrative support (12.24%), food service (8.36%), and teaching (7.66%).
In Williamsburg, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.53 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The rate of college-level education in Williamsburg is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 12.36% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Williamsburg in 2010 was $17,323, which is low income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $69,292 for a family of four. However, Williamsburg contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Williamsburg also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 30.31% of its population below the federal poverty line.
The people who call Williamsburg home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Williamsburg residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Williamsburg include Irish, English, Italian, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Williamsburg is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and German.