Williams, California Population 2022

5,622
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Williams is a city located in Colusa County California. With a 2020 population of 5,622, it is the 608th largest city in California and the 6123rd largest city in the United States. Williams is currently growing at a rate of 0.75% annually and its population has increased by 1.52% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,538 in 2020. Spanning over 5 miles, Williams has a population density of 1,137 people per square mile.

The average household income in Williams is $70,654 with a poverty rate of 12.05%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,203 per month, and the median house value is $245,400. The median age in Williams is 30.3 years, 30.7 years for males, and 29.5 years for females.

Williams Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Williamswas:

  • White: 80.64%
  • Two or more races: 11.01%
  • Other race: 5.62%
  • Native American: 1.27%
  • Asian: 0.87%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.42%
  • Black or African American: 0.17%
The current population of Williams, California is 5,622 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,538.

Williams, California Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,26180.64%
Black or African American90.17%
American Indian and Alaska Native671.27%
Asian460.87%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander220.42%
Some Other Race2975.62%
Two or More Races58211.01%
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Williams Population by Race

Williams Population Pyramid 2022

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Williams Median Age

30.1


Total

31.6


Male

28.7


Female

Williams Adults

There are 3,453 adults, (581 of whom are seniors) in Williams.

Williams Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

20.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

63.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Williams Sex Ratio

Female

2,666

50.45%

Male

2,618

49.55%

Williams Population by Age

Williams Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Williams Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family65%35%
Married61%39%
Male57.3%42.7%
All56.4%43.6%
Female11.1%88.9%

56.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Williams Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4603.5456.4
Married8854.0761
Male964.7157.3
Female1534.511.1
Non Family3261.2965

4.08

Average Family Size

3.54

Average Household Size

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Williams Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade74825.02%
9th to 12th Grade35511.87%
High School Graduate93031.10%
Some College2979.93%
Associates Degree2538.46%
Bachelors Degree34111.40%
Graduate Degree662.21%
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Williams Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Williams Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black999
2+ Races355355165
Asian464619
Native American515119
Hispanic2,3101,245316
White59257652
Other Race18316
Islander22

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

Williams Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,530$46,092$20,532
Less Than 9th Grade$30,552$34,089$17,045
High School Graduate$37,702$56,838$22,266
Some College$43,210$44,297$30,694
Bachelors Degree$102,832$102,615$107,879
Graduate Degree$$$

$37,530

Average Earnings

$46,092

Average Male

$20,532

Average Female

Williams Earnings by Educational Attainment

Williams Language by Age

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Williams Language

28.67% of Williams residents speak only English, while 71.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 70.09% of the population.

Williams Language

Williams Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian291965.52%
White7399312.58%
Other14NaN%
Hispanic4,36951111.70%

12.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.25%

Male Poverty Rate

13.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Williams

The race most likely to be in poverty in Williams is Asian, with 65.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Williams is Hispanic, with 11.70% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.72%.

Williams Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.23%
High School7.29%
Some College18.70%
Bachelors or Greater1.05%

Williams Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.38%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed4.76%
Female Unemployed53.06%

Williams Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Williams Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$72,778$84,198
Families$76,071$84,203
Married Families$80,674-
Non Families$67,292$77,839
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Income by Household Type

Williams Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.0%

Male Marriage Rate

49.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Williams Married by Age and Sex

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Williams Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Williams Marital Status by Race

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Williams Marital Status

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108

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War16
First Gulf War28
Vietnam51
Korea11
World War II

Williams Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3416
35 to 54
55 to 6419
65 to 7453
75+20

Williams Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White782.88%
Asian1941.30%
2+ Races113.00%
Hispanic240.88%

Williams Veterans by Race

Williams Veterans by Education

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19.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Williams Veterans by Education

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66.9%

Labor Force Participation

63.7%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Williams Employment by Age

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Williams Employment by Race

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Williams Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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59.37%

Born in Williams

64.46%

Native Born

35.54%

Foreign Born

20.72%

Non Citizen

14.82%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

64.46% of Williams residents were born in the United States, with 59.37% having been born in California. 20.72% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Williams Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18802790.00%
18904611825.15%
19009184577.13%
1930851-67-0.25%
1940814-37-0.44%
19501,1343203.37%
19601,3702361.91%
19701,5712011.38%
19801,658870.54%
19902,2976393.31%
20003,6701,3734.80%
20105,1231,4533.39%
20115,165420.82%
20125,207420.81%
20135,249420.81%
20145,291420.80%
20155,333420.79%
20165,375420.79%
20175,417420.78%
20185,459420.78%
20195,501420.77%
20205,538370.67%
20215,580420.76%
20225,622420.75%

Williams Population by Year