Williamson, WV Population

Population: 3,414. Estimated population in July 2020: 3,181 (-6.8% change)
Males: 1,544 (45.2%), Females: 1,870 (54.8%)

Mingo County

Zip code: 25661

Median resident age: 43.8 years
Median household income: $19,635
Median house value: $62,500

Races in Williamson:

  • White Non-Hispanic (83.2%)
  • Black (13.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Filipino (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (17.8%), Irish (9.0%), English (7.4%), German (6.1%), Italian (2.6%), Dutch (2.0%).

Elevation: 665 feet

Land area: 3.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Williamson

  • High school or higher: 74.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 17.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.2%
  • Unemployed: 12.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 12.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Williamson city

  • Never married: 21.1%
  • Now married: 47.2%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 14.5%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

1.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -1,128 (-24.8%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Williamson:

  • WILLIAMSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (859 ALDERSON STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Williamson:

  • WILLIAMSON ARH HOSPITAL (about 1 miles; SOUTH WILLIAMSON, KY)
  • PIKEVILLE METHODIST HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; PIKEVILLE, KY)
  • GUYAN VALLEY HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; LOGAN, WV)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Williamson:

  • TRI-STATE/MILTON J. FERGUSON FIELD (about 52 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; Abbreviation: HTS)
  • YEAGER (about 68 miles; CHARLESTON, WV; Abbreviation: CRW)
  • RALEIGH COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 81 miles; BECKLEY, WV; Abbreviation: BKW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Williamson:

  • MINGO COUNTY (about 3 miles; WILLIAMSON, WV; Abbreviation: 4I0)
  • PIKE COUNTY-HATCHER FIELD (about 21 miles; PIKEVILLE, KY; Abbreviation: PBX)
  • BIG SANDY REGIONAL (about 26 miles; PRESTONSBURG, KY; Abbreviation: K22)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Williamson:

  • SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 52 miles; RICHLANDS, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,412)
  • MARSHALL UNIVERSITY (about 53 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; Full-time enrollment: 12,361)
  • WEST VIRGINIA STATE COLLEGE (about 65 miles; INSTITUTE, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,688)
  • NORTHEAST STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 79 miles; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,729)
  • BLUEFIELD STATE COLLEGE (about 79 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,096)
  • MOREHEAD STATE UNIVERSITY (about 88 miles; MOREHEAD, KY; Full-time enrollment: 6,866)
  • SHAWNEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 88 miles; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,849)

Schools

Public high school in Williamson:

  • WILLIAMSON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 182; Location: 801 ALDERSON ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Williamson:

  • RIVERSIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 318; Location: 5 PARKWAY DRIVE; Grades: PK – 04)
  • WILLIAMSON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 207; Location: 801 ALDERSON ST; Grades: 05 – 08)
Private primary/middle school in Williamson:

  • SACRED HEART ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 48; Location: 126 WEST FOURTH AVENUE; Grades: KG – 6)

Libraries

Library in Williamson:

  • WILLIAMSON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $53,199; Location: LOGAN STREET; 37,000 books; 207 audio materials; 64 video materials; 26 serial subscriptions)