Williamsport Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Williamsport Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
28,186

Age

Under 5 Years:
5.3%
5 - 17:
14.9%
18 - 24:
17.6%
25 - 34:
15.7%
35 - 54:
21.8%
55 - 64:
11.4%
Over 65 Years:
13.4%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
14.3%
14.3%
High School Graduates
88.2%
88.2%
College Graduated
23.9%
23.9%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Williamsport
$24,358
$24,358
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Williamsport
$39,990
$39,990
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
25.4%

Employment Industries in Williamsport

 
Healthcare
17.8%
17.8%
Manufacturing
12.3%
12.3%
Retail
11.6%
11.6%
Education
11.5%
11.5%
Accommodation
10.4%
10.4%
Construction
6.1%
6.1%
Administration
4.7%
4.7%
Other
4.7%
4.7%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
4.3%
4.3%
Transportation
4.2%
4.2%
Wholesale
3.0%
3.0%
Public Service
2.4%
2.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
78.3%
78.3%
Black Or African American
14.2%
14.2%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.5%
0.5%
Asian
1.2%
1.2%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
Other Race / Two or More Races
3.4%
3.4%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
2.4%
2.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
27.7%
27.7%
Irish
15.1%
15.1%
Italian
11.9%
11.9%
English
4.6%
4.6%
Polish
4.3%
4.3%
French
2.5%
2.5%
Dutch
1.8%
1.8%
Scottish
1.7%
1.7%
European
1.7%
1.7%
Pennsylvania German
1.4%
1.4%
Welsh
1.4%
1.4%
Russian
1.1%
1.1%
Scots-Irish
0.7%
0.7%
Slovak
0.7%
0.7%
Haitian
0.5%
0.5%
Swiss
0.5%
0.5%
British
0.4%
0.4%
Eastern European
0.4%
0.4%
Swedish
0.4%
0.4%
African
0.4%
0.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
95.5%
95.5%
Spanish
1.8%
1.8%
French
0.6%
0.6%
Arabic
0.4%
0.4%
German/Yiddish
0.3%
0.3%
Russian
0.2%
0.2%
Chinese
0.2%
0.2%
Langs. of India
0.2%
0.2%
Vietnamese
0.1%
0.1%
Tagalog
0.1%
0.1%
West Germanic languages
0.1%
0.1%
Native American languages
0.0%
0.0%
Slavic languages
0.0%
0.0%
Persian
0.0%
0.0%
African languages
0.0%
0.0%
Japanese
0.0%
0.0%
Hungarian
0.0%
0.0%
Navajo
0.0%
0.0%
Pacific Island languages
0.0%
0.0%
Other Asian languages
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Williamsport Residents:
2.8%