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Population (year 2000): 11,998. Estimated population in July 2005: 11,751 (-2.1% change)
Males: 5,382 (44.9%), Females: 6,616 (55.1%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 22.6 years
Median household income: $37,093 (year 2000)
Median house value: $212,000 (year 2000)

Williamsburg, VA residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Williamsburg:

  • White Non-Hispanic (77.9%)
  • Black (13.3%)
  • Hispanic (2.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Asian Indian (1.2%)
  • Chinese (1.0%)
  • Other Asian (0.9%)
  • Other race (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Filipino (0.6%)

Ancestries: English (15.0%), German (12.4%), Irish (10.0%), United States (3.7%), Italian (3.4%), Scottish (3.3%).Virginia

Elevation: 86 feet

Land area: 8.5 square miles

Williamsburg,

For population 25 years and over in Williamsburg

  • High school or higher: 89.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 45.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 21.4%
  • Unemployed: 41.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Williamsburg city

  • Never married: 30.3%
  • Now married: 54.1%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 7.8%

5.2% Foreign born (2.0% Asia, 1.8% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +289 (+2.5%).


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Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (216.8 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: VA (13.0 miles Surry, VA (13.8 miles Rushmere, VA Yorktown, (13.9 miles Point, VA (14.4 miles Gloucester Courthouse, VA (15.9 miles Gloucester VA (18.0 miles Claremont, Point, VA (19.8 miles West News, VA Newport (20.9 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 47 buildings, average cost: $204,800
  • 1997: 36 buildings, average cost: $258,700
  • 1998: 44 buildings, average cost: $212,300
  • 1999: 50 buildings, average cost: $235,200
  • 2000: 85 buildings, average cost: $203,400
  • 2001: 80 buildings, average cost: $195,000
  • 2002: 71 buildings, average cost: $173,600
  • 2003: 85 buildings, average cost: $158,300
  • 2004: 93 buildings, average cost: $119,100
  • 2005: 31 buildings, average cost: $184,300

Latitude: 37.27 N, Longitude: 76.71 W

Area code: 757

Williamsburg, Virginia business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (25.6%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (22.5%), Retail trade (13.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +9,499 (+79.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,212 (52.2%)

Crime in Williamsburg by Year

Type 1999 2001 2002 2003
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 2 5 3 6
    per 100,000 16.7 41.7 25.0 50.0
Robberies 8 9 12 9
    per 100,000 66.7 75.0 100.0 75.0
Assaults 26 39 8 10
    per 100,000 216.7 325.1 66.7 83.3
Burglaries 29 41 26 24
    per 100,000 241.7 341.7 216.7 200.0
Thefts 380 298 244 285
    per 100,000 3167.2 2483.7 2033.7 2375.4
Auto thefts 30 23 19 13
    per 100,000 250.0 191.7 158.4 108.4
233.6 242.8 162.5 176.9

Average climate in Williamsburg, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Williamsburg,

Williamsburg-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Virginia state average. It is 3% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/14/1986, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.5 miles away from the Williamsburg city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/6/1993, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 38.7 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 246 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Bruce Hornsby - (born 1954), musician, Lawrence Taylor - (born 1959), football star, Colin Wyatt - College basketball player (Elon University Phoenix), Jason McGraw - College basketball player (James Madison Dukes), John Naparlo - College basketball player (James Madison Dukes), Matt Behncke - Major League Soccer player (Real Salt Lake, born: Feb 20, 1980).

Main business address for: MHI Hospitality CORP (REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUSTS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Williamsburg:
  • EASTERN STATE HOSPITAL (4601 IRONBOUND ROAD)
  • EASTERN STATE HOSPITAL (4601 IRONBOUND ROAD, PO BOX 8791)
  • WILLIAMSBURG COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (1238 MOUNT VERNON AVENUE)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Williamsburg:
  • NEWPORT NEWS/WILLIAMSBURG INTERNATIONAL (about 19 miles; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; ID: PHF)
  • LANGLEY AFB (about 29 miles; HAMPTON, VA; ID: LFI)
  • NORFOLK NS (about 38 miles; NORFOLK, VA; ID: NGU)
Other public-use airports nearest to Williamsburg:
  • WILLIAMSBURG-JAMESTOWN (about 3 miles; WILLIAMSBURG, VA; ID: JGG)
  • MIDDLE PENINSULA RGNL (about 17 miles; WEST POINT, VA; ID: FYJ)
  • WAKEFIELD MUNI (about 29 miles; WAKEFIELD, VA; ID: AKQ)

Amtrak station:
WILLIAMSBURG (468 N. BOUNDARY ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, car rental agency, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 18 $49,556 $33,037 2 $1,654
Police - Other 14 $32,676 $28,008 3 $2,515
Solid Waste Management 1 $2,212 $26,544 0 $0
Other Government Administration 24 $63,588 $31,794 1 $2,032
Financial Administration 16 $57,451 $43,088 2 $996
Water Supply 18 $50,030 $33,353 0 $0
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 300 $663,102 $26,524 96 $61,786
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 941 $2,926,819 $37,323 20 $30,926
Parks and Recreation 9 $30,772 $41,029 18 $10,353
Sewerage 2 $4,767 $28,602 0 $0
Welfare 10 $31,689 $38,026 4 $6,830
Streets and Highways 10 $32,898 $39,477 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $2,849 $34,188 0 $0
Firefighters 31 $109,724 $42,473 4 $5,236
Police Protection - Officers 33 $123,887 $45,049 0 $0
Totals for Government 1428 $4,182,020 $35,143 150 $122,329
College/University in Williamsburg:
  • COLLEGE OF WILLIAM AND MARY (Full-time enrollment: 7,133; Public; Website: www.wm.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Williamsburg:
  • CHRISTOPHER NEWPORT UNIVERSITY (about 21 miles; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Full-time enrollment: 4,432)
  • THOMAS NELSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 26 miles; Hampton, VA; FT enrollment: 3,884)
  • HAMPTON UNIVERSITY (about 32 miles; HAMPTON, VA; FT enrollment: 5,249)
  • OLD DOMINION UNIVERSITY (about 41 miles; NORFOLK, VA; FT enrollment: 13,330)
  • TIDEWATER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 41 miles; NORFOLK, VA; FT enrollment: 11,042)
  • NORFOLK STATE UNIVERSITY (about 42 miles; NORFOLK, VA; FT enrollment: 5,820)
  • VIRGINIA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 48 miles; PETERSBURG, VA; FT enrollment: 3,641)
Public high schools in Williamsburg:
  • LAFAYETTE HIGH (Students: 1,478; Location: 4460 LONGHILL RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • JAMESTOWN HIGH (Students: 1,331; Location: 3751 JOHN TYLER HWY; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • BRUTON HIGH (Students: 661; Location: 185 EAST ROCHAMBEAU DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Williamsburg:
  • WILLIAMSBURG CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 293; Location: 309 WALTZ FARM DR; Grades: PK - 12)
  • WALSINGHAM ACADEMY UPPER SCHOO (Students: 290; Location: PO BOX 8702 1100 JAMESTOWN ROA; Grades: 8 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Williamsburg:
  • BERKELEY MIDDLE (Students: 816; Location: 1118 IRONBOUND RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • CLARA BYRD BAKER ELEM. (Students: 722; Location: 3131 IRONBOUND RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • D. J. MONTAGUE ELEM. (Students: 689; Location: 5380 CENTERVILLE RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • NORGE ELEM. (Students: 644; Location: 7311 RICHMOND RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • JAMES BLAIR MIDDLE (Students: 607; Location: 117 IRONBOUND RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • STONEHOUSE ELEM (Students: 525; Location: 3651 ROCHAMBEAU DR; Grades: KG - 05)
  • MAGRUDER ELEM. (Students: 507; Location: 700 PENNIMAN RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • MATTHEW WHALEY ELEM. (Students: 497; Location: 301 SCOTLAND ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • RAWLS BYRD ELEM. (Students: 482; Location: 112 LAUREL LN; Grades: KG - 05)
  • QUEENS LAKE MIDDLE (Students: 478; Location: 124 W QUEENS DR; Grades: 06 - 08)
Private primary/middle schools in Williamsburg:
  • WALSINGHAM ACADEMY LOWER SCHOO (Students: 474; Location: 1100 JAMESTOWN ROAD POB 8702; Grades: PK - 7)
  • CHILD EDUCATION - DEVELPMT CTR (Students: 130; Location: 1679 MERRIMAC TRAIL; Grades: PK - 2)
  • WILLIAMSBURG MONTESSORI (Students: 106; Location: 4214 LONGHILL RD; Grades: PK - 5)
  • WALNUT HILLS BAPTIST CH LEARN (Students: 14; Location: 1014 JAMESTOWN ROAD; Grades: KG - KG)
Library in Williamsburg:
  • WILLIAMSBURG REGIONAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $4,692,972; Location: 7770 CROAKER ROAD; 281,077 books; 13,823 audio materials; 15,221 video materials; 545 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Williamsburg: Golden Horseshoe Golf Course (A), Governors Palace (B), The Capitol (C), The Brafferton (D), Folk Art Branch Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Library (E), Taliferro Hall (F), Providence Hall (G), Blow Gymnasium (H), James City County Courthouse (I), Decorative Arts Branch Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Library (J), Old Dominion Hall (K), Brown Hall (L), National Center of State Courts (M), Bryan Hall (N), Earl Gregg Swem Library (O), Monroe Hall (P), Landrum Hall (Q), Camm Hall (R), Wren Building (S), Ewell Hall (T).

Shopping Centers: Monticello Shopping Center (1), Williamsburg Shopping Center (2).

Churches in Williamsburg include: Saint Bedes Catholic Church (A), Saint Stephen Lutheran Church (B), Temple Beth El (C), Union Baptist Church (D), Williamsburg Baptist Church (E), Williamsburg Christian Church (F), Williamsburg Presbyterian Church (G), Williamsburg United Methodist Church (H).

Cemeteries: Jones Family Cemetery (1), Hospital Cemetery (2), Bruton Parish Churchyard (3), Galt Family Cemetery (4), Cedar Grove Cemetery (5).

Reservoirs: Tutters Neck Pond (A), Matoaka Lake (B).

Creek: Paper Mill Creek (A).

Parks in Williamsburg include: Palace Green (1), Cary Stadium (2), Quarterpath Park (3), College Landing Park (4), Kiwanis Municipal Park (5), Williamsburg Historic District (6).

Post office: (A).  


Williamsburg compared to Virginia state average:
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Williamsburg:
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WRJR (670 AM; 20 kW; CLAREMONT, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMBG (740 AM; 1 kW; WILLIAMSBURG, VA; Owner: WILLIAMSBURG'S RADIO STATION, INC.)
  • WKGM (940 AM; 10 kW; SMITHFIELD, VA; Owner: WKGM, INC.)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGH (1310 AM; 20 kW; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WDZY (1290 AM; 25 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPMH (1010 AM; 10 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WNIS (790 AM; 5 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WGGM (820 AM; 10 kW; CHESTER, VA; Owner: HOFFMAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Williamsburg:
  • W261CN (100.1 FM; WILLIAMSBURG, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WAFX (106.9 FM; SUFFOLK, VA; Owner: TIDEWATER COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WHRO-FM (90.3 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION,INC)
  • WHRV (89.5 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION,INC)
  • WWBR (107.9 FM; WEST POINT, VA; Owner: WINNER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WYCS (91.5 FM; YORKTOWN, VA; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP. INC.)
  • WKLR (96.5 FM; FORT LEE, VA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WXGM-FM (99.1 FM; GLOUCESTER, VA; Owner: WXGM, INC.)
  • WXEZ (94.1 FM; YORKTOWN, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WSRV (92.3 FM; DELTAVILLE, VA; Owner: BULLSEYE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WVKL (95.7 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: ENTERCOM NORFOLK LICENSE, LLC)
  • WJCD (107.7 FM; WINDSOR, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCWM (90.7 FM; WILLIAMSBURG, VA; Owner: THE COLLEGE OF WILLIAM & MARY IN VA.)
TV broadcast stations around Williamsburg:
  • WYSJ-CA (Channel 31; YORKTOWN, VA; Owner: JBS, INC.)
  • WTKR (Channel 3; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WTVZ-TV (Channel 33; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WTVZ LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WHRO-TV (Channel 15; HAMPTON-NORFOLK, VA; Owner: HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOC, INC.)
  • WPXV (Channel 49; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WVEC-TV (Channel 13; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: WVEC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WAVY-TV (Channel 10; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WGNT (Channel 27; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WVBT (Channel 43; VIRGINIA BEACH, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W21AQ (Channel 21; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: THE UNION MISSION)
  • W18BS (Channel 18; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)

 

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