Statewide Claims to Fame

Williamsport is 17th in Pennsylvania out of 196 other cities in Current population (2012)

Williamsport is 19th in Pennsylvania out of 256 other cities in Households

Williamsport is 19th in Pennsylvania out of 256 other cities in Housing units

Williamsport is 20th in Pennsylvania out of 256 other cities in Income below poverty line

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Williamsport Rank Pennsylvania US
Current population (2012) 29,497 17th 12,763,536 313,914,040
Size in square miles 8.7 31st 44,742.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 3,365.1 139th 283.9 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Williamsport Rank Pennsylvania US
Residents younger than 5 6.5% 77th 5.6% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 20.7% 153rd 21.5% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 11.4% 221st 16.0% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Williamsport Rank Pennsylvania US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 82.5% 228th 87.9% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 18.0% 172nd 26.7% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Williamsport Rank Pennsylvania US
Race - White 80.8% 195th 83.5% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 13.5% 40th 11.4% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2% 134th 0.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.7% 186th 3.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 211th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 4.0% 24th 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 2.6% 118th 6.1% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 79.5% 191st 78.8% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Williamsport Rank Pennsylvania US
Female residents 48.9% 252nd 51.2% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 1.8% 192nd 5.7% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Williamsport Rank Pennsylvania US
Housing units 12,864 19th 5,579,275 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 40.8% 25th 20.5% 25.9%
Households 11,630 19th 4,952,566 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 41.6% 242nd 70.6% 66.1%
Home median value $94,500 192nd $163,200 $186,200
People per household 2.3 148th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Williamsport Rank Pennsylvania US
Income per capita $17,849 223rd $27,824 $27,915
Income per household $30,662 232nd $51,651 $52,762
Income below poverty line 27.6% 20th 12.6% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Williamsport Rank Pennsylvania US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,632 34th 981,501 27,092,908
Retail sales $270,589 38th $166,842,778 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $9,163 125th $13,323 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $47,235 28th $19,625,449 $613,795,732

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