Williamston is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 5,093, it is the 140th largest city in North Carolina and the 4700th largest city in the United States. Williamston is currently declining at a rate of -1.74% annually and its population has decreased by -7.58% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,511 in 2010. Williamston reached it's highest population of 6,924 in 1960. Spanning over 4 miles, Williamston has a population density of 1,159 people per square mile.
The average household income in Williamston is $61,314 with a poverty rate of 18.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $676 per month, and the median house value is $97,700. The median age in Williamston is 47 years, 46.2 years for males, and 47.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 75.1 males.