Williamsburg, Kentucky Population 2020

5,237
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Williamsburg is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 5,237, it is the 77th largest city in Kentucky and the 4618th largest city in the United States. Williamsburg is currently declining at a rate of -0.42% annually and its population has decreased by -0.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,245 in 2010. Williamsburg reached it's highest population of 5,560 in 1980. Spanning over 4 miles, Williamsburg has a population density of 1,257 people per square mile.

The average household income in Williamsburg is $49,943 with a poverty rate of 26.44%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $607 per month, and the median house value is $88,500. The median age in Williamsburg is 23.1 years, 21.8 years for males, and 23.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 83.5 males.

Williamsburg Demographics

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

  • White: 91.52%
  • Black or African American: 5.11%
  • Two or more races: 1.75%
  • Asian: 1.63%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Williamsburg, Kentucky is 5,237, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,281.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,245.

Williamsburg, Kentucky Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,82291.52%
Black or African American2695.11%
Two or More Races921.75%
Asian861.63%
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Williamsburg Population Pyramid 2020

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Williamsburg Median Age

23.1


Total

21.8


Male

23.6


Female

Williamsburg Adults

There are 4,160 adults, (589 of whom are seniors) in Williamsburg.

Williamsburg Age Dependency

47.5

Age Dependency Ratio

16.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Williamsburg Sex Ratio

Female

2,871

54.49%

Male

2,398

45.51%

Williamsburg Households and Families

Williamsburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Williamsburg Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married59.9%40.1%
All45.3%54.7%
Non Family39.4%60.6%
Female30.4%69.6%
Male15.3%84.7%

45.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2872.9845.3
Married5344.2159.9
Non Family5001.3439.4
Female1813.5230.4
Male723.9215.3

3.89

Average Family Size

2.98

Average Household Size

11%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Williamsburg Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1797.33%
9th to 12th Grade25710.53%
High School Graduate67827.78%
Some College35014.34%
Associates Degree1184.83%
Bachelors Degree48219.75%
Graduate Degree37715.44%
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Williamsburg Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,2951,883781
Asian585858
Black482820
Hispanic3636
Multiple Races4

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%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,383$26,000$15,403
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$20,192$29,028$
Some College$25,066$26,089$11,000
Bachelors Degree$18,077$43,780$
Graduate Degree$45,227$41,397$45,821

$23,383

Average Earnings

$26,000

Average Male

$15,403

Average Female

Williamsburg Language

Williamsburg Language by Age

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Williamsburg Language

94.40% of Williamsburg residents speak only English, while 5.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.87% of the population.

Williamsburg Poverty

Williamsburg Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,61097126.90%
Black622845.16%
Hispanic1161815.52%

26.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.09%

Male Poverty Rate

25.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Williamsburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Williamsburg is Black, with 45.16% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Williamsburg is Hispanic, with 15.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.03%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School43.22%
Some College30.56%
High School10.91%
Bachelors or Greater3.87%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed84.21%
Male Employed17.60%
Female Employed15.01%

Williamsburg Income

Williamsburg Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$31,270$49,943
Families$44,542$52,920
Married Families$58,125-
Non Families$25,000$44,563
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Williamsburg Marital Status

Williamsburg Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

28.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

28.2%

Male Marriage Rate

28.2%

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 Veterans

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138

Number of Veterans

131

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam76
Second Gulf War35
Korea13
World War II3
First Gulf War
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7442
55 to 6433
35 to 5429
75+19
18 to 3415
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1223.25%
Black166.27%

Williamsburg Veterans by Education

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6.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Williamsburg Employment Status

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48.8%

Labor Force Participation

44.6%

Employment Rate

8.6%

Unemployment Rate

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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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57.28%

Born in Kentucky

96.75%

Native Born

3.25%

Foreign Born

2.81%

Non Citizen

0.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.75% of Williamsburg residents were born in the United States, with 57.28% having been born in Kentucky. 2.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20205,237-22-0.42%
20195,259-22-0.42%
20185,281360.69%
20175,245-22-0.42%
20165,267-17-0.32%
20155,284470.90%
20145,237-18-0.34%
20135,255410.79%
20125,214-11-0.21%
20115,225771.50%
20105,14850.01%
20005,143-350-0.66%
19905,493-67-0.12%
19805,5601,8734.19%
19703,6872090.59%
19603,4781300.38%
19503,3480.00%