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People

Total Population 1,244
Male Share of the Population 46.2%
Female Share of the Population 53.8%
Senior Citizens 16.2%
Employed Population 16+ 539
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 47.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.4%
Median Earnings25+ $31,917
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $12,222
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,966

Wealth

Median Family Income $58,929
% Above Poverty Level 91.3%
% Below Poverty Level 8.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 37 minutes
% Working from Home 3.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 30.1%
Median Gross Rent $630
Median House Value $77,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.8%
US/American 0%
English 8.4%
Irish 15.4%

Williamstown Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 40 miles NW of Reading, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 87 miles N of Baltimore, Maryland
County Dauphin
Metro Area Harrisburg - Lebanon - Carlisle
Standard Zip Codes 17098
Phone Area Codes 717
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.58
Longitude -76.618

Williamstown Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station LEBANON 2 W
Distance 18.8 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 43.6 inches
Station SELINSGROVE 2 S
Distance 19.2 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 42 inches
Station NEWPORT RIVER
Distance 27.9 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 37 F
Apr Temp 38 to 63 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 40.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Williamstown, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Green Fields (17098)

Williams (17098)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Berrysburg 404 $55,833
Elizabethville 1,751 $45,096
Gratz 834 $50,179
Lykens 1,631 $51,759
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