Williamsburg, Virginia Population 2021

Williamsburg, Virginia's estimated population is 14,858 with a growth rate of -0.32% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Williamsburg, Virginia is the 98th largest county in Virginia. The 2010 Population was 13,727 and has seen a growth of 8.24% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202114,858-48-0.32%
202014,906-48-0.32%
201914,954-48-0.32%
201815,00280.05%
201714,9941100.74%
201614,884840.57%
201514,8002201.51%
201414,580-37-0.25%
201314,617910.63%
201214,5264172.96%
201114,1093822.78%
201013,7272,19719.05%
199011,5301,66016.82%
19809,8708018.83%
19709,0692,23732.74%
19606,832971.44%
19506,7352,79370.85%
19403,9421644.34%
19303,7781,31653.45%
19202,462-252-9.29%
19102,71467032.78%
19002,0440.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.32%
County Website
2010 Population
13,727
Growth Since 2010
8.24%
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Williamsburg, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,96173.43%
Black or African American2,24615.05%
Asian9636.45%
Two or More Races5353.58%
Some Other Race1691.13%
American Indian and Alaska Native530.36%
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Williamsburg, Virginia Population by Race

Williamsburg, Virginia Population Pyramid $2021

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Williamsburg, Virginia Median Age

24.9


Total

24.9


Male

24.9


Female

Williamsburg, Virginia Adults

There are 13,371 adults, (2,342 of whom are seniors) in Williamsburg, Virginia.

Williamsburg, Virginia Age Dependency

35.3

Age Dependency Ratio

21.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

14.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Williamsburg, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

7,998

53.58%

Male

6,929

46.42%

Williamsburg, Virginia Population by Age

Williamsburg, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Williamsburg, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72%28%
All49.3%50.7%
Non Family37.8%62.2%
Female34.4%65.6%
Male19.1%80.9%

49.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Williamsburg, Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,7062.2449.3
Non Family2,5101.5537.8
Married1,6662.9472
Female4623.3334.4
Male683.0319.1

2.93

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

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Williamsburg, Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade821.10%
9th to 12th Grade3104.17%
High School Graduate1,39318.73%
Some College1,07114.40%
Associates Degree3614.85%
Bachelors Degree2,01927.14%
Graduate Degree2,20329.61%
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Williamsburg, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Williamsburg, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,5435,3983,794
Black1,211990208
Hispanic33532087
2+ Races18017821
Asian135126118
Other Race101101
Native American3232

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 87.41%.

Williamsburg, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,135$48,063$28,868
Less Than 9th Grade$27,353$$
High School Graduate$25,583$33,125$24,188
Some College$22,446$24,070$19,080
Bachelors Degree$34,597$40,238$29,844
Graduate Degree$64,500$102,589$45,163

$35,135

Average Earnings

$48,063

Average Male

$28,868

Average Female

Williamsburg, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Williamsburg, Virginia Language by Age

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Williamsburg, Virginia Language

86.11% of Williamsburg, Virginia residents speak only English, while 13.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 3.95% of the population.

Williamsburg, Virginia Language

Williamsburg, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,3381,17015.94%
Black1,85952728.35%
Hispanic80126933.58%
Other15111374.83%
Multiple38210828.27%
Asian1416546.10%
Native534177.36%

20.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.99%

Male Poverty Rate

20.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Williamsburg, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Williamsburg, Virginia is Native, with 77.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Williamsburg, Virginia is White, with 15.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 42.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.26%.

Williamsburg, Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.69%
Some College17.20%
High School16.60%
Bachelors or Greater4.41%

Williamsburg, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed73.60%
Female Unemployed73.44%
Male Employed13.28%
Female Employed13.04%

Williamsburg, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Williamsburg, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,463$89,601
Families$86,250$122,733
Married Families$105,741-
Non Families$43,989$59,324
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Income by Household Type

Williamsburg, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

26.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

29.7%

Male Marriage Rate

23.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Williamsburg, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Williamsburg, Virginia 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, Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Williamsburg, Virginia Marital Status

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1,009

Number of Veterans

928

Male Veterans

81

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam355
First Gulf War296
Second Gulf War241
Korea117
World War II29

Williamsburg, Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+307
35 to 54260
65 to 74238
55 to 64153
18 to 3451

Williamsburg, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8258.28%
Black1468.46%
Other Race3520.71%
Hispanic111.30%
Asian30.31%

Williamsburg, Virginia Veterans by Race

Williamsburg, Virginia Veterans by Education

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5.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Williamsburg, Virginia Veterans by Education

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50.7%

Labor Force Participation

47.1%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Williamsburg, Virginia Employment by Age

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Williamsburg, Virginia Employment by Race

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Williamsburg, Virginia 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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41.46%

Born in Williamsburg, Virginia

93.12%

Native Born

6.88%

Foreign Born

4.33%

Non Citizen

2.55%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.12% of Williamsburg, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 41.46% having been born in Virginia. 4.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Williamsburg, Virginia Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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