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People

Total Population 4,029
Male Share of the Population 48.1%
Female Share of the Population 51.9%
Senior Citizens 17.5%
Employed Population 16+ 1,666
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 54.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $50,900
% Above Poverty Level 89.2%
% Below Poverty Level 10.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 2.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 31.8%
Median Gross Rent $685
Median House Value $96,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.9%
US/American 0%
English 11.5%
Irish 7.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Williamston Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 16 miles S of Greenville, South Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 101 miles SW of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Anderson
Metro Area Greenville - Spartanburg - Anderson
Standard Zip Codes 29697
Phone Area Codes 864
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.618
Longitude -82.478

Williamston 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 WEST PELZER 2 W
Distance 2.2 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 51 F
Apr Temp 47 to 72 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 49 to 73 F
Annual Precip 50.9 inches
Station CLEMSON UNIVERSITY
Distance 19.6 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 52 F
Apr Temp 47 to 73 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 48 to 74 F
Annual Precip 54 inches
Station CAESARS HEAD
Distance 33.1 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 44 F
Apr Temp 44 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 79 F
Oct Temp 47 to 64 F
Annual Precip 75.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Anderson 26,978 $40,963
Belton 4,247 $37,230
Honea Path 3,649 $39,063
Liberty 3,254 $36,232
Mauldin 24,396 $68,569
Simpsonville 19,706 $66,503

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Williamston High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

PALMETTO HIGH
804 N. HAMILTON ST.
864-847-7311
Serves 832 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.3

CAREER/TECH CTR ANDERSON 1 & 2
702 BELTON HIGHWAY
864-847-4121
A Vocational School

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