Williamsburg, KY Demographics


Population: 5,143. Estimated population in July 2019: 5,162 (+0.4% change)
Males: 2,365 (46.0%), Females: 2,778 (54.0%)

Whitley County

Zip code: 40769

Median resident age: 29.9 years
Median household income: $18,114
Median house value: $69,600

Races in Williamsburg:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.0%)
  • Black (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (23.3%), German (7.9%), Irish (7.7%), English (7.7%), Scotch-Irish (2.1%), French (1.6%).

Elevation: 951 feet

Land area: 4.7 square miles

Map of Williamsburg, KY

Population

For population 25 years and over in Williamsburg

  • High school or higher: 66.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 25.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.1%
  • Unemployed: 11.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Williamsburg city

  • Never married: 29.5%
  • Now married: 44.6%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

1.0% Foreign born

Population change: -367 (-6.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Williamsburg:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Williamsburg:

  • MC GHEE TYSON (about 66 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; ID: TYS)
  • BLUE GRASS (about 95 miles; LEXINGTON, KY; ID: LEX)
  • TRI-CITIES RGNL TN/VA (about 124 miles; BRISTOL/JOHNSON/KINGSPORT, TN; ID: TRI)

Other public-use airports nearest to Williamsburg:

  • MC CREARY COUNTY (about 16 miles; PINE KNOT, KY; ID: 18I)
  • LONDON-CORBIN ARPT-MAGEE FLD (about 25 miles; LONDON, KY; ID: LOZ)
  • CAMPBELL COUNTY (about 28 miles; JACKSBORO, TN; ID: JAU)

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Williamsburg:

  • CUMBERLAND COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,469; Location: COLLEGE STATION BOX 6191; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.cumber.edu/; Offers Master’s degree)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Williamsburg:

  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE (about 54 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 23,333)
  • PELLISSIPPI STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 54 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 5,196)
  • ROANE STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 61 miles; HARRIMAN, TN; FT enrollment: 3,490)
  • CARSON-NEWMAN COLLEGE (about 64 miles; JEFFERSON CITY, TN; FT enrollment: 2,073)
  • EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY (about 70 miles; RICHMOND, KY; FT enrollment: 11,214)
  • WALTERS STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 73 miles; MORRISTOWN, TN; FT enrollment: 3,893)
  • UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY (about 92 miles; LEXINGTON, KY; FT enrollment: 20,492)

Schools

Public high school in Williamsburg:

  • WHITLEY COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,173; Location: 350 BLVD OF CHAMPIONS; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Williamsburg:

  • WILLIAMSBURG CITY SCHOOL (Students: 731; Location: 1000 MAIN STREET; Grades: PK – 12)
  • WHITLEY COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 724; Location: 351 BLVD OF CHAMPIONS; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • WHITLEY COUNTY CENTRAL PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 426; Location: 520 BLVD OF CHAMPIONS; Grades: PK – 03)
  • WHITLEY CENTRAL INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Students: 358; Location: 2940 NORTH HIGHWAY 25W; Grades: 04 – 06)
  • PLEASANT VIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 325; Location: 85 STRINGTOWN RD; Grades: PK – 06)
  • BOSTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 191; Location: 3291 HWY 1804; Grades: PK – 06)
  • WILLIAMSBURG INDEPENDENT ALT CTR (Students: 26; Location: 1000 MAIN ST; Grades: 06 – 12)

Libraries

Library in Williamsburg:

  • WHITLEY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $326,613; Location: 285 SOUTH THIRD STREET; 44,140 books; 590 audio materials; 284 video materials; 86 serial subscriptions)