Williamsburg, Kentucky Population 2022

5,342
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Williamsburg is a city located in Whitley County Kentucky. It is also the county seat of Whitley County. With a 2020 population of 5,342, it is the 87th largest city in Kentucky and the 6325th largest city in the United States. Williamsburg is currently growing at a rate of 0.15% annually and its population has increased by 0.30% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,326 in 2020. Spanning over 4 miles, Williamsburg has a population density of 1,282 people per square mile.

The average household income in Williamsburg is $50,507 with a poverty rate of 27.70%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $568 per month, and the median house value is $82,100. The median age in Williamsburg is 22.4 years, 21 years for males, and 23.8 years for females.

Williamsburg Demographics

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

  • White: 90.81%
  • Black or African American: 4.88%
  • Asian: 3.08%
  • Two or more races: 1.08%
  • Native American: 0.15%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Williamsburg, Kentucky is 5,342 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,326.

Williamsburg, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

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Williamsburg Population by Race

Williamsburg Population Pyramid 2022

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Williamsburg Median Age

26.8


Total

24.1


Male

28


Female

Williamsburg Adults

There are 4,276 adults, (599 of whom are seniors) in Williamsburg.

Williamsburg Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

16.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Williamsburg Sex Ratio

Female

2,629

49.92%

Male

2,637

50.08%

Williamsburg Population by Age

Williamsburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Williamsburg Household Types

45.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Williamsburg Households and Families

3.58

Average Family Size

2.81

Average Household Size

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Williamsburg Households by Type

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Williamsburg Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Williamsburg Educational Attainment by Race

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

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

Williamsburg Educational Attainment by Race

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$24,330

Average Earnings

$30,484

Average Male

$

Average Female

Williamsburg Earnings by Educational Attainment

Williamsburg Language by Age

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Williamsburg Language

94.37% of Williamsburg residents speak only English, while 5.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 3.11% of the population.

Williamsburg Language

Williamsburg Poverty by Race

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27.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.72%

Male Poverty Rate

23.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Williamsburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Williamsburg is Black, with 53.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Williamsburg is Hispanic, with 16.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 40.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.07%.

Williamsburg Poverty

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Williamsburg Poverty Rate by Education

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Williamsburg Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Williamsburg Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Williamsburg Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

31.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

27.8%

Male Marriage Rate

35.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Williamsburg Married by Age and Sex

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Williamsburg 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.

Williamsburg Marital Status by Race

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Williamsburg Marital Status

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145

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Williamsburg Veterans by War

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Williamsburg Veterans by Age

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Williamsburg Veterans by Race

Williamsburg Veterans by Education

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7.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

63.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Williamsburg Veterans by Education

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45.1%

Labor Force Participation

40.4%

Employment Rate

10.5%

Unemployment Rate

Williamsburg Employment by Age

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Williamsburg Employment by Race

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Williamsburg 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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55.58%

Born in Williamsburg

94.70%

Native Born

5.30%

Foreign Born

4.77%

Non Citizen

0.53%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.70% of Williamsburg residents were born in the United States, with 55.58% having been born in Kentucky. 4.77% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Williamsburg Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Williamsburg Population by Year