Williamsburg, Virginia Population 2020

15,026
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Williamsburg is a city located in Virginia. With a 2020 population of 15,026, it is the 36th largest city in Virginia and the 2304th largest city in the United States. Williamsburg is currently growing at a rate of 0.43% annually and its population has increased by 6.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,068 in 2010. Spanning over 9 miles, Williamsburg has a population density of 1,681 people per square mile.

The average household income in Williamsburg is $88,075 with a poverty rate of 22.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,149 per month, and the median house value is $300,100. The median age in Williamsburg is 24.6 years, 24.6 years for males, and 24.4 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: 74.53%
  • Black or African American: 14.05%
  • Asian: 6.52%
  • Two or more races: 3.96%
  • Native American: 0.52%
  • Other race: 0.43%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Williamsburg, Virginia is 15,026, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 14,896.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 14,068.

Williamsburg, Virginia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,02274.53%
Black or African American2,07714.05%
Asian9646.52%
Two or More Races5853.96%
American Indian and Alaska Native770.52%
Some Other Race630.43%
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Williamsburg Population Pyramid 2020

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Williamsburg Median Age

24.6


Total

24.6


Male

24.4


Female

Williamsburg Adults

There are 13,171 adults, (2,195 of whom are seniors) in Williamsburg.

Williamsburg Age Dependency

34.7

Age Dependency Ratio

20

Old Age Dependency Ratio

14.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Williamsburg Sex Ratio

Female

8,061

54.51%

Male

6,727

45.49%

Williamsburg Households and Families

Williamsburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Williamsburg Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.9%27.1%
All49.3%50.7%
Male43.2%56.8%
Non Family41%59%
Female20%80%

49.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,6702.2649.3
Non Family2,4921.6341
Married1,5642.9372.9
Female5403.0120
Male743.6643.2

2.87

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Williamsburg Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade731.00%
9th to 12th Grade2443.35%
High School Graduate1,40419.28%
Some College1,07014.69%
Associates Degree3655.01%
Bachelors Degree1,95326.82%
Graduate Degree2,17429.85%
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Williamsburg Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,4495,3273,620
Black1,121947244
Hispanic305295125
Multiple Races22221914
Asian145137124
Native American4343
Other Race3232

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 85.52%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,798$50,865$29,185
Less Than High School$30,991$60,750$
High School Grad$27,604$31,250$25,917
Some College$25,625$40,789$18,989
Bachelors Degree$37,180$48,750$32,500
Graduate Degree$63,542$107,578$43,625

$36,798

Average Earnings

$50,865

Average Male

$29,185

Average Female

Williamsburg Language

Williamsburg Language by Age

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Williamsburg Language

86.38% of Williamsburg residents speak only English, while 13.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.08% of the population.

Williamsburg Poverty

Williamsburg Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,4151,40919.00%
Black1,71051330.00%
Hispanic75219525.93%
Asian2059244.88%
Multiple3747720.59%
Native776685.71%
Other543157.41%

22.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.80%

Male Poverty Rate

23.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Williamsburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Williamsburg is Native, with 85.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Williamsburg is White, with 19.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 47.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.56%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.11%
High School21.75%
Some College13.82%
Bachelors or Greater6.08%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed53.22%
Female Unemployed52.59%
Female Employed15.35%
Male Employed12.20%

Williamsburg Income

Williamsburg Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,163$88,075
Families$88,431$119,814
Married Families$103,629-
Non Families$42,283$59,006
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Williamsburg Marital Status

Williamsburg Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

24.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

28.8%

Male Marriage Rate

21.9%

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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1,049

Number of Veterans

954

Male Veterans

95

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam355
First Gulf War276
Second Gulf War222
Korea144
World War II52
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Age Group Veterans
75+327
65 to 74251
35 to 54212
55 to 64162
18 to 3497
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Name Veterans % of Total
White8378.43%
Black18611.53%
Other2133.33%
Hispanic182.32%
2 or More51.00%

Williamsburg Veterans by Education

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6.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Williamsburg Employment Status

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49.2%

Labor Force Participation

44.9%

Employment Rate

7.5%

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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40.36%

Born in Virginia

92.57%

Native Born

7.43%

Foreign Born

4.98%

Non Citizen

2.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.57% of Williamsburg residents were born in the United States, with 40.36% having been born in Virginia. 4.98% 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
202015,026650.43%
201914,961650.44%
201814,89670.05%
201714,889650.44%
201614,824570.39%
201514,7672011.38%
201414,566-38-0.26%
201314,604910.63%
201214,5134172.96%
201114,0963802.77%
201013,7161,7181.35%
200011,9984680.40%
199011,5301,6601.57%
19809,8708010.85%
19709,0692,2372.87%
19606,832970.14%
19506,7352,7935.50%
19403,9421640.43%
19303,7781,2784.22%
19202,500-214-0.82%
19102,7147143.10%
19002,0000.00%