Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Williamson is 2,968. Williamson, West Virginia is the 6,305th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Williamson was in 1990, when its population was 4,555. In 1990, Williamson was the 4,314th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 6,305th largest city in the US. Williamson is currently 34.8% smaller than it was in 1990.
Williamson has shrunk 12.2% since the year 2000. Williamson, West Virginia's growth is extremely below average. 86% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
The total voting age population of Williamson, West Virginia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 2,089. The voting age population is 44.8% male and 55.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 19.2% of the residents of Williamson are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Williamson are 75.4% White, 15.2% Black, 5.1% Other, 3.6% Two or more races and 0.7% American Indian.
In Williamson, 38.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 45.5%. On a per-household basis, 34.3% of families are below the poverty line in Williamson.
Among those aged 16 and older, 46.5% of Williamson residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 79.4% of Williamson residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 17.0% have a bachelor's degree and 7.1% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Williamson residents aged 5 and older, 1.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.8% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Williamson is 23.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Williamson, 36.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Williamson is $24,058.
In Williamson, 45.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 54.5% of housing units in Williamson.
Of all the housing units in Williamson, 20.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Williamson, 4.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Williamson is $627.
In Williamson, 74.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
|Year||Population||Rank in US|
|6296||Green Island, New York||2,977||30.5%|
|6300||Paddock Lake, Wisconsin||2,976||-1.9%|
|6301||Lakewood, New York||2,973||-8.4%|
|6303||Lead, South Dakota||2,971||-1.6%|
|6304||Westfield, New York||2,969||-14.5%|
|6305||Williamson, West Virginia||2,968||-12.2%|
|6309||North Catasauqua, Pennsylvania||2,962||5.4%|
|6313||East Prairie, Missouri||2,954||-7.2%|
|6314||Polk City, Florida||2,954||79.7%|
|7262||White Sulphur Springs||2,198||-5.1%|
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