Nationwide Claims to Fame

Williamston is 14th out of 6,406 other cities in Female residents

Statewide Claims to Fame

Williamston is 1st in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Female residents

Williamston is 4th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Race - Black or African American

Williamston is 9th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Income below poverty line

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Williamston Rank North Carolina US
Current population (2012) 5,421 125th 9,752,073 313,914,040
Size in square miles 3.8 140th 48,617.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,433.7 50th 196.1 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Williamston Rank North Carolina US
Residents younger than 5 7.5% 39th 6.4% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 24.8% 59th 23.4% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 19.0% 21st 13.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Williamston Rank North Carolina US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 76.7% 120th 84.1% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 16.5% 118th 26.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Williamston Rank North Carolina US
Race - White 34.6% 141st 71.9% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 62.4% 4th 22.0% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2% 136th 1.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.5% 135th 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 39th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.3% 135th 2.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 2.1% 138th 8.7% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 34.0% 139th 64.7% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Williamston Rank North Carolina US
Female residents 57.6% 1st 51.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 1.4% 138th 7.4% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Williamston Rank North Carolina US
Housing units 2,685 125th 4,362,740 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 17.9% 91st 17.0% 25.9%
Households 2,209 131st 3,664,119 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 57.7% 86th 67.8% 66.1%
Home median value $71,200 145th $152,700 $186,200
People per household 2.4 89th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Williamston Rank North Carolina US
Income per capita $14,484 140th $25,256 $27,915
Income per household $22,392 143rd $46,291 $52,762
Income below poverty line 33.3% 9th 16.1% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Williamston Rank North Carolina US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 522 114th 798,791 27,092,908
Retail sales $182,289 81st $114,578,173 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $33,503 22nd $12,641 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $20,986 90th $16,126,939 $613,795,732

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