Williamston is a very small town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 4,260 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Williamston is the 94th largest community in South Carolina.
Williamston is a blue-collar town, with 37.23% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Williamston is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Williamston who work in office and administrative support (11.18%), healthcare (9.62%), and sales jobs (8.62%).
One downside of living in Williamston is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Williamston, the average commute to work is 30.31 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small town, Williamston doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Williamston rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.17% of adults 25 and older in Williamston have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Williamston in 2018 was $26,485, which is upper middle income relative to South Carolina, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $105,940 for a family of four. However, Williamston contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Williamston is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Williamston include English, German, Irish, Italian, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Williamston is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.