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.
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.
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.