Williamston is a very small town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 4,216 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Williamston is the 94th largest community in South Carolina.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Williamston is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. 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 (17.00%), sales jobs (11.29%), and healthcare (8.90%).
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Williamston is worth considering.
As is often the case in a small town, Williamston doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Williamston are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.93% of adults in Williamston have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Williamston in 2010 was $24,048, which is upper middle income relative to South Carolina, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $96,192 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 Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Williamston is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.