Williamsport, Pennsylvania Population 2020

28,348

Williamsport, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 28,348 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Williamsport, Pennsylvania is the 17th largest city in Pennsylvania based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 3246.83 people/mi² (1253.60 people/km²).

The overall median age is 32 years, 29.6 years for males, and 35 years for females. For every 100 females there are 107.0 males.

The median income for households in Williamsport, Pennsylvania is $, while the mean household income is $.

Williamsport Pa Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Williamsport Pa was:

  • White: 80.63%
  • Black or African American: 13.09%
  • Two or more races: 3.63%
  • Other race: 1.45%
  • Asian: 0.94%
  • Native American: 0.25%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%

How Many People Live in Williamsport, Pennsylvania?

28,348
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201828,348-126-0.44%
201728,474-253-0.88%
201628,727-291-1.00%
201529,018-175-0.60%
201429,193-102-0.35%
201329,295-215-0.73%
201229,510450.15%
201129,465690.23%
201029,396-1,310-0.44%
200030,706-1,227-0.39%
199031,933-1,468-0.45%
198033,401-4,517-1.26%
197037,918-4,049-1.01%
196041,967-3,080-0.71%
195045,0476920.15%
194044,355-1,374-0.30%
193045,7299,5312.36%
192036,1984,3381.28%
191031,8603,1031.03%
190028,7571,6250.58%
189027,1328,1983.66%
188018,9342,9041.68%
187016,03010,36610.96%
18605,6640.00%
Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2018113,664-266-0.23%
2017113,930-891-0.78%
2016114,821-755-0.66%
2015115,576-727-0.63%
2014116,303-304-0.26%
2013116,607-627-0.54%
2012117,2344920.42%
2011116,7425080.44%
2010116,2340.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White23,18880.63%
Black or African American3,76413.09%
Two or More Races1,0433.63%
Some Other Race4181.45%
Asian2710.94%
American Indian and Alaska Native730.25%

Williamsport Pa Population Pyramid 2020

Williamsport Pa Median Age

32


Total

29.6


Male

35


Female

Williamsport Pa Adults

There are 22,686 adults, (3,791 of whom are seniors) in Williamsport Pa.

Williamsport Pa Age Dependency

52.2

Age Dependency Ratio

20.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Williamsport Pa Sex Ratio

Female

13,893

48.31%

Male

14,864

51.69%

Williamsport Pa Households and Families

Williamsport Pa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Williamsport Pa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.3%23.7%
All47.4%52.6%
Non Family37%63%
Male29.9%70.1%
Female21.3%78.7%

47.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,3552.2447.4
Non Family5,1661.2637
Married3,8113.1176.3
Female1,7963.0621.3
Male5822.6929.9

2.94

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

7.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Williamsport Pa Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2781.57%
9th to 12th Grade1,80710.21%
High School Graduate6,44836.44%
Some College3,49619.76%
Associates Degree1,5268.62%
Bachelors Degree2,79415.79%
Graduate Degree1,3447.60%

Williamsport Pa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White14,90913,2553,808
Black2,0491,766182
Hispanic25717452
Multiple Races23116223
Asian17816872
Other Race10310331
Native American73569

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 40.45%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,658$35,870$26,428
Less Than High School$18,935$25,458$
High School Grad$27,039$32,891$22,967
Some College$26,835$35,333$23,499
Bachelors Degree$37,095$40,911$34,423
Graduate Degree$62,880$79,118$58,333

$30,658

Average Earnings

$35,870

Average Male

$26,428

Average Female

Williamsport Pa Language

Williamsport Pa Language by Age

Williamsport Pa Language

95.34% of Williamsport Pa residents speak only English, while 4.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.42% of the population.

Williamsport Pa Poverty

Williamsport Pa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White20,0694,47922.32%
Black3,4181,42941.81%
Multiple95650152.41%
Hispanic67128342.18%
Other39016141.28%
Asian2476827.53%

26.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.31%

Male Poverty Rate

29.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Williamsport Pa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Williamsport Pa is Multiple, with 52.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Williamsport Pa is White, with 22.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.23%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School48.23%
High School22.78%
Some College16.92%
Bachelors or Greater4.10%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed54.59%
Male Unemployed21.60%
Female Employed14.22%
Male Employed11.67%

Williamsport Pa Income

Williamsport Pa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,760$54,996
Families$50,167$62,487
Married Families$66,520-
Non Families$25,569$43,312

Williamsport Pa Marital Status

Williamsport Pa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

33.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.5%

Male Marriage Rate

34.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Williamsport Pa Married by Age and Sex

Williamsport Pa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Williamsport Pa Marital Status by Race

Williamsport Pa Veterans

1,838

Number of Veterans

1,726

Male Veterans

112

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam661
Second Gulf War485
First Gulf War221
Korea93
World War II85

Williamsport Pa Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4327.49%
Black37513.70%
Indian3142.47%
Hispanic61.24%

Williamsport Pa Veterans by Education

8.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Williamsport Pa Employment Status

58.6%

Labor Force Participation

54.6%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Williamsport Pa Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

78.52%

Born in Pennsylvania

97.89%

Native Born

2.11%

Foreign Born

1.34%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.89% of Williamsport Pa residents were born in the United States, with 78.52% having been born in Pennsylvania. 1.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.