Williamstown is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 1,369 people and just one neighborhood, Williamstown is the 700th largest community in Pennsylvania. Williamstown has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Williamstown, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 39.33% of Williamstown’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Williamstown is a borough of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Williamstown who work in office and administrative support (16.88%), food service (6.68%) and management occupations (4.45%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Williamstown is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
One downside of living in Williamstown, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 35.06 minutes every day commuting to work. It is, however, a pedestrian-friendly borough. Many of its neighborhoods are dense enough and have amenities close enough together that people find it feasible to get around on foot.
Williamstown is a small borough, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.