Williamsburg, Iowa

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Williamsburg, Iowa

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High Points

Williamsburg strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Iowa):

Category Trophy
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Williamsburg Low Violent Crime
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Williamsburg Low Rate of Poverty
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Williamsburg Short Commute Times
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Williamsburg College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Williamsburg, Iowa

Comparing Williamsburg to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Iowa (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 8 8
Female Share of the Population 8 8
Well-Paid Single Men 7 6
Senior Citizens 6 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 6
Age of the Population 5 3
Racial Diversity 4 7
Male Share of the Population 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 4
Average Household Size 5 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 9
College Educated Adults 9 9
Median Family Income 7 7
People in Middle Class or Better 7 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 7
Working at Home 6 6
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2
Public Transportation Use 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 7 6
Housing Recently Built 6 9
Affordability of Rents 6 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 7 7

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Williamsburg Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 24 miles W of Iowa City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 205 miles E of Omaha, Nebraska
County Iowa
Standard Zip Codes 52361
Phone Area Codes 319
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.661
Longitude -92.008

Williamsburg Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 0.6 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 28 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 39 to 64 F
Annual Precip 36.5 inches
Distance 21.5 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 27 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 63 F
Annual Precip 35.8 inches
Distance 21.5 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 27 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 33.4 inches
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Williamsburg Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,622 100%
Male 1,226 46.8%
Female 1,396 53.2%
Under 18 757 28.9%
18+ 1,865 71.1%
65+ 433 16.5%
Median Age 36.6
Average Family Size 3.1
White 2,569 98%
African-American 3 0.1%
Asian 6 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0%
Other 26 1%
Mixed Race 14 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 45 1.7%

Estimated Williamsburg Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,751
Growth 129
Growth % 4.9%

Williamsburg Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 55.2%
Irish 11.4%
US/American 8.3%
English 4.9%
Dutch 3.4%
Norwegian 3.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.1%
Welsh 2%
French (except Basque) 1.4%
Danish 1.2%
Italian 1.1%
Swedish 0.8%
Polish 0.6%
Belgian 0.6%
Scottish 0.6%
Czech 0.5%
Scotch-Irish 0.5%
British 0.5%
Croatian 0.3%
Swiss 0.2%
Finnish 0.2%
Lebanese 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Williamsburg 2,622 $46,779
Ladora 287 $48,333
Marengo 2,535 $47,153
Millersburg 184 $31,250
North English 991 $43,162
Oxford 705 $48,750
Parnell 220 $47,500

Williamsburg Public Libraries

Williamsburg Public Library
"214 W STATE, BOX 48"
Williamsburg, Iowa
(319) 668-1195

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Williamsburg High Schools (2004)

Serves 579 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.8

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