Most Expensive Williamsburg Neighborhoods
Williamsburg is a somewhat small city located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 14,839 people and 16 constituent neighborhoods, Williamsburg is the 58th largest community in Virginia.
Williamsburg home prices are not only among the most expensive in Virginia, but Williamsburg real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Williamsburg is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 89.42% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Williamsburg is a city of professionals, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Williamsburg who work in teaching (13.91%), office and administrative support (12.66%) and food service (10.44%).
Of important note, Williamsburg is also a city of artists. Williamsburg has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Williamsburg’s character.
Williamsburg is a small town with a large college student population. Because of this, there is a real youthful, hip vibe to the place, and much of the life in the town is centered on the college. This has helped Williamsburg to buck the trend of other small towns that have suffered declining populations over the past 20 to 30 years. Spending by students, and faculty and staff jobs, are a big part of the local economy.
Williamsburg, while not large, also appears to be attractive to some younger, educated professionals, who help shape the character of the city.
Even though Williamsburg is a smaller city, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
The citizens of Williamsburg are among the most well-educated in the nation: 48.64% of adults in Williamsburg have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Williamsburg in 2010 was $23,686, which is middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $94,744 for a family of four. However, Williamsburg contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Williamsburg is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Williamsburg home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Williamsburg residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Williamsburg include German, English, Irish, Italian, Polish and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Williamsburg is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||4,365|
|WILLIAMSBURG HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||32.65%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||67.35%|
|TYPE OF WILLIAMSBURG HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||46.44%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||12.54%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||11.59%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||29.43%|
|SIZE OF WILLIAMSBURG HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||2.44%|
|AGE OF WILLIAMSBURG HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||23.71%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||41.45%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||23.55%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||11.29%|
|WILLIAMSBURG REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$317,800|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,243|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $51,000||2.97%|
|$51,001 - $102,000||2.27%|
|$102,001 - $204,000||19.13%|
|$204,001 - $306,000||24.86%|
|$306,001 - $408,000||15.27%|
|$408,001 - $510,000||9.19%|
|$510,001 - $764,000||18.34%|
|$764,001 - $1,019,000||6.53%|
|PEOPLE OF WILLIAMSBURG||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||3.10%|
|5 TO 17||7.61%|
|18 TO 24||39.79%|
|25 TO 34||12.05%|
|35 TO 54||13.97%|
|55 TO 64||8.89%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||14.59%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||91.93%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$48,057|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$23,686|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||20.51%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Education (27.07%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (6.29%)
Public Service (4.67%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||14.80%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.06%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.97%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||3.86%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||6.96%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (16.83%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (88.12%)
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