Williamston is a very small town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 4,124 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, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Williamston who work in office and administrative support (16.40%), sales jobs (16.40%), and teaching (11.61%).
Williamston is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The education level of Williamston citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 17.33% of adults 25 and older in Williamston have a college degree.
The per capita income in Williamston in 2010 was $18,640, which is middle income relative to South Carolina, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $74,560 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 Irish, German, Scottish, and British.
The most common language spoken in Williamston is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Gujarathi.