Williamstown, PA Population

Population: 1,433. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,372 (-4.3% change)
Males: 679 (47.4%), Females: 754 (52.6%)

Zip code: 17098

Median resident age: 40.2 years
Median household income: $33,359
Median house value: $47,100

Races in Williamstown:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.7%)

Ancestries: German (42.6%), Irish (13.1%), United States (10.5%), Dutch (9.1%), English (7.5%), Welsh (6.6%).

Land area: 0.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Williamstown

  • High school or higher: 77.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 5.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 8.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 33.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Williamstown borough

  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 55.6%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

0.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -213 (-12.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Williamstown:

  • SHAMOKIN AREA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 15 miles; COAL TOWNSHIP, PA)
  • MILTON S HERSHEY MEDICAL CENTER,THE (about 21 miles; HERSHEY, PA)
  • SUNBURY COMMUNITY HOSP (about 22 miles; SUNBURY, PA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Williamstown:

  • HARRISBURG INTERNATIONAL (about 29 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; Abbreviation: MDT)
  • LANCASTER (about 40 miles; LANCASTER, PA; Abbreviation: LNS)
  • READING REGIONAL/CARL A SPAATZ FIELD (about 49 miles; READING, PA; Abbreviation: RDG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Williamstown:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Williamstown:

  • HARRISBURG AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE-HARRISBURG (about 27 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,653)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN ST HARRISBURG (about 28 miles; MIDDLETOWN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,064)
  • BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 33 miles; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,880)
  • BUCKNELL UNIVERSITY (about 34 miles; LEWISBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,534)
  • MESSIAH COLLEGE (about 40 miles; GRANTHAM, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,761)
  • YORK COLLEGE PENNSYLVANIA (about 40 miles; YORK, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,541)
  • MILLERSVILLE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 45 miles; MILLERSVILLE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,384)

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