Williamstown, WV Demographics


Population (year 2000): 2,996. Estimated population in July 2005: 2,955 (-1.4% change)
Males: 1,416 (47.3%), Females: 1,580 (52.7%)

Wood County

Zip code: 26187

Median resident age: 40.1 years
Median household income: $36,344 (year 2000)
Median house value: $82,000 (year 2000)

Races in Williamstown:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (25.3%), English (16.2%), United States (14.9%), Irish (12.4%), Scottish (3.1%), French (2.4%).

Elevation: 630 feet

Land area: 1.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Williamstown

  • High school or higher: 89.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 20.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Williamstown city

  • Never married: 18.1%
  • Now married: 62.1%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

1.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +222 (+8.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Williamstown:

  • MARIETTA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 2 miles; MARIETTA, OH)
  • SELBY GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 2 miles; MARIETTA, OH)
  • CAMDEN CLARK MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Williamstown:

  • MID-OHIO VALLEY REGIONAL (about 5 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; ID: PKB)
  • YEAGER (about 72 miles; CHARLESTON, WV; ID: CRW)
  • HARRISON/MARION REGIONAL (about 86 miles; CLARKSBURG, WV; ID: CKB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Williamstown:

  • NOBLE COUNTY (about 29 miles; CALDWELL, OH; ID: I10)
  • MORGAN COUNTY (about 30 miles; MC CONNELSVILLE, OH; ID: I71)
  • MONROE COUNTY (about 35 miles; WOODSFIELD, OH; ID: 4G5)

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Williamstown:

  • WOOD COUNTY AVIATION LTD (Location: PO BOX 3467; Private, for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Williamstown:

  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY AT PARKERSBURG (about 11 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,306)
  • OHIO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 46 miles; ATHENS, OH; FT enrollment: 18,721)
  • HOCKING TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 55 miles; NELSONVILLE, OH; FT enrollment: 4,050)
  • WEST VIRGINIA STATE COLLEGE (about 78 miles; INSTITUTE, WV; FT enrollment: 3,688)
  • WEST LIBERTY STATE COLLEGE (about 80 miles; WEST LIBERTY, WV; FT enrollment: 2,453)
  • DENISON UNIVERSITY (about 88 miles; GRANVILLE, OH; FT enrollment: 2,101)
  • FAIRMONT STATE COLLEGE (about 91 miles; FAIRMONT, WV; FT enrollment: 5,317)

Schools

Public high school in Williamstown:

  • WILLIAMSTOWN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 628; Location: 5TH AND WILLIAMS; Grades: 07 – 12)
Private high school in Williamstown:

  • WOOD CO. CHRISTIAN SCH. (Students: 331; Location: 113 W. 9TH STREET; Grades: PK – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Williamstown:

  • WILLIAMSTOWN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 561; Location: 418 WILLIAMS AVE; Grades: KG – 06)