Williamsburg, VA Population

Population: 11,998. Estimated population in July 2020: 11,751 (-2.1% change)
Males: 5,382 (44.9%), Females: 6,616 (55.1%)

Zip codes: 23185, 23186, 23188.

Median resident age: 22.6 years
Median household income: $37,093
Median house value: $212,000

Races in Williamsburg:

  • White Non-Hispanic (77.9%)
  • Black (13.3%)
  • Hispanic (2.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Asian Indian (1.2%)
  • Chinese (1.0%)
  • Other Asian (0.9%)
  • Other race (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Filipino (0.6%)

Ancestries: English (15.0%), German (12.4%), Irish (10.0%), United States (3.7%), Italian (3.4%), Scottish (3.3%).

Elevation: 86 feet

Land area: 8.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Williamsburg

  • High school or higher: 89.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 45.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 21.4%
  • Unemployed: 41.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Williamsburg city

  • Never married: 30.3%
  • Now married: 54.1%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 7.8%

5.2% Foreign born (2.0% Asia, 1.8% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +289 (+2.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Williamsburg:

  • EASTERN STATE HOSPITAL (4601 IRONBOUND ROAD)
  • EASTERN STATE HOSPITAL (4601 IRONBOUND ROAD, PO BOX 8791)
  • WILLIAMSBURG COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (1238 MOUNT VERNON AVENUE)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Williamsburg:

  • NEWPORT NEWS/WILLIAMSBURG INTERNATIONAL (about 19 miles; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Abbreviation: PHF)
  • LANGLEY AFB (about 29 miles; HAMPTON, VA; Abbreviation: LFI)
  • NORFOLK NS (about 38 miles; NORFOLK, VA; Abbreviation: NGU)
Other public-use airports nearest to Williamsburg:

  • WILLIAMSBURG-JAMESTOWN (about 3 miles; WILLIAMSBURG, VA; Abbreviation: JGG)
  • MIDDLE PENINSULA RGNL (about 17 miles; WEST POINT, VA; Abbreviation: FYJ)
  • WAKEFIELD MUNI (about 29 miles; WAKEFIELD, VA; Abbreviation: AKQ)
Amtrak station:
WILLIAMSBURG (468 N. BOUNDARY ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, car rental agency, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Williamsburg:

  • COLLEGE OF WILLIAM AND MARY (Full-time enrollment: 7,133; Public; Website: www.wm.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Williamsburg:

  • CHRISTOPHER NEWPORT UNIVERSITY (about 21 miles; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Full-time enrollment: 4,432)
  • THOMAS NELSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 26 miles; Hampton, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,884)
  • HAMPTON UNIVERSITY (about 32 miles; HAMPTON, VA; Full-time enrollment: 5,249)
  • OLD DOMINION UNIVERSITY (about 41 miles; NORFOLK, VA; Full-time enrollment: 13,330)
  • TIDEWATER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 41 miles; NORFOLK, VA; Full-time enrollment: 11,042)
  • NORFOLK STATE UNIVERSITY (about 42 miles; NORFOLK, VA; Full-time enrollment: 5,820)
  • VIRGINIA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 48 miles; PETERSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,641)

Schools

Public high schools in Williamsburg:

  • LAFAYETTE HIGH (Students: 1,478; Location: 4460 LONGHILL RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • JAMESTOWN HIGH (Students: 1,331; Location: 3751 JOHN TYLER HWY; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • BRUTON HIGH (Students: 661; Location: 185 EAST ROCHAMBEAU DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high schools in Williamsburg:

  • WILLIAMSBURG CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 293; Location: 309 WALTZ FARM DR; Grades: PK – 12)
  • WALSINGHAM ACADEMY UPPER SCHOO (Students: 290; Location: PO BOX 8702 1100 JAMESTOWN ROA; Grades: 8 – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Williamsburg:

  • BERKELEY MIDDLE (Students: 816; Location: 1118 IRONBOUND RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • CLARA BYRD BAKER ELEM. (Students: 722; Location: 3131 IRONBOUND RD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • D. J. MONTAGUE ELEM. (Students: 689; Location: 5380 CENTERVILLE RD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • NORGE ELEM. (Students: 644; Location: 7311 RICHMOND RD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • JAMES BLAIR MIDDLE (Students: 607; Location: 117 IRONBOUND RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • STONEHOUSE ELEM (Students: 525; Location: 3651 ROCHAMBEAU DR; Grades: KG – 05)
  • MAGRUDER ELEM. (Students: 507; Location: 700 PENNIMAN RD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • MATTHEW WHALEY ELEM. (Students: 497; Location: 301 SCOTLAND ST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • RAWLS BYRD ELEM. (Students: 482; Location: 112 LAUREL LN; Grades: KG – 05)
  • QUEENS LAKE MIDDLE (Students: 478; Location: 124 W QUEENS DR; Grades: 06 – 08)
Private primary/middle schools in Williamsburg:

  • WALSINGHAM ACADEMY LOWER SCHOO (Students: 474; Location: 1100 JAMESTOWN ROAD POB 8702; Grades: PK – 7)
  • CHILD EDUCATION – DEVELPMT CTR (Students: 130; Location: 1679 MERRIMAC TRAIL; Grades: PK – 2)
  • WILLIAMSBURG MONTESSORI (Students: 106; Location: 4214 LONGHILL RD; Grades: PK – 5)
  • WALNUT HILLS BAPTIST CH LEARN (Students: 14; Location: 1014 JAMESTOWN ROAD; Grades: KG – KG)

Libraries

Library in Williamsburg:

  • WILLIAMSBURG REGIONAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $4,692,972; Location: 7770 CROAKER ROAD; 281,077 books; 13,823 audio materials; 15,221 video materials; 545 serial subscriptions)