Williams, Indiana

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Population in 2010: 286.
Males: 101  (35.4%)
Females: 185  (64.6%)
Median resident age:

51.2 years
Indiana median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 47470.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $54,848
Williams:

$54,848
IN:

$57,603

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $27,685

Williams CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $129,248
Williams:

$129,248
IN:

$156,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $91,332; detached houses: $91,367
March 2019 cost of living index in Williams: 84.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 46.8%
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  • Races in Williams, IN (2010)
    • 27696.5%White alone
    • 62.1%Two or more races
    • 20.7%Asian alone
    • 10.3%American Indian alone
    • 10.3%Hispanic

Races in Williams detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Williams, Indiana as of March 01, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Williams is 115 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (32.3%), Irish (14.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bloomington, IN (25.5 miles , pop. 69,291).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Louisville, KY (62.8 miles , pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (216.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Oolitic, IN (3.0 miles ),
Avoca, IN (3.0 miles ),
Bedford, IN (3.0 miles ),
Owensburg, IN (3.1 miles ),
Dover Hill, IN (3.2 miles),
Mitchell, IN (3.2 miles ),
Shoals, IN (3.5 miles ),
Burns City, IN (3.6 miles)

Latitude: 38.80 N, Longitude: 86.65 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 812

Distribution of median household income in Williams, IN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Williams, IN in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.7%
Indiana:

4.9%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 52.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

52.5
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.3
U.S.:

33.3
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 0.0270. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0270
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Williams-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 79% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.5 miles away from the Williams place center killed one person and injured 51 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/2/1990, a category F4 tornado 8.7 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Williams-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Indiana state average. It is 132% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 71.2 miles away from Williams center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 71.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 66.7 miles away from Williams center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 83.5 miles away from Williams center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 152.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 68.7 miles away from Williams center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lawrence County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Williams:

  • STONEBRIDGE HEALTH CAMPUS (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BEDFORD, IN)
  • WESTVIEW NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BEDFORD, IN)
  • GARDEN VILLA (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BEDFORD, IN)
  • FMC - LAWRENCE COUNTY (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; BEDFORD, IN)
  • ST VINCENT DUNN HOSPITAL INC Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; BEDFORD, IN)
  • STONE BELT ARC, INC (Hospital, about 10 miles away; BEDFORD, IN)
  • INDIANA UNIVERSITY HEALTH BEDFORD HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; BEDFORD, IN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Williams:

  • Indiana University-Bloomington (about 26 miles; Bloomington, IN; Full-time enrollment: 39,039)
  • Vincennes University (about 48 miles; Vincennes, IN; FT enrollment: 9,876)
  • Indiana University-Southeast (about 55 miles; New Albany, IN; FT enrollment: 5,050)
  • DePauw University (about 59 miles; Greencastle, IN; FT enrollment: 2,360)
  • Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (about 60 miles; Terre Haute, IN; FT enrollment: 2,123)
  • Indiana State University (about 62 miles; Terre Haute, IN; FT enrollment: 10,925)
  • Jefferson Community and Technical College (about 62 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 7,950)

Private elementary/middle school in Williams:

See full list of schools located in Williams

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Williams Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lawrence County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

73.3%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.0%
Whole state:

6.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Williams:

Marital status in Williams, IN
  • Never married: 22.7%
  • Now married: 7.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 29.3%
  • Divorced: 40.2%

For population 25 years and over in Williams:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.3%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.6
Indiana average:

11.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Williams, IN (based on Lawrence County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,91064
Mainline Protestant5,75826
Catholic1,8752
Other5124
Black Protestant1831
None25,896-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Lawrence County:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Lawrence County:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Lawrence County:

4.78 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Here:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.2%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.2%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.1%
Indiana:

14.3%

4.40% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($38,779 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.40%
Indiana average:

6.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Monroe County, IN  1.25% ($38,250 average AGI)
from Orange County, IN  0.44% ($28,403)
from Greene County, IN  0.22% ($34,128)


4.52% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($37,776 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.52%
Indiana average:

6.25%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Monroe County, IN  1.18% ($36,952 average AGI)
to Orange County, IN  0.42% ($32,459)
to Marion County, IN  0.19% ($36,206)

Strongest AM radio stations in Williams:

  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WBIW (1340 AM; 1 kW; BEDFORD, IN; Owner: AD-VENTURE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WGCL (1370 AM; 5 kW; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC,)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSLM (1220 AM; 5 kW; SALEM, IN; Owner: DON H. MARTIN)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WGTK (970 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Williams:

  • WWEG (102.5 FM; MITCHELL, IN; Owner: MITCHELL COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WMBL (88.1 FM; MITCHELL, IN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • W210AV (89.9 FM; MITCHELL, IN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • W205BB (88.9 FM; BEDFORD, IN; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WQRK (105.5 FM; BEDFORD, IN; Owner: AD-VENTURE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WFHB (91.3 FM; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: BLOOMINGTON COMMUNITY RADIO INC)
  • WFIU (103.7 FM; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: TRUSTEES OF INDIANA UNIVERSITY)
  • WFLQ (100.1 FM; FRENCH LICK, IN; Owner: WILLTRONICS BROADCASTING)
  • WRZR (94.5 FM; LOOGOOTEE, IN; Owner: HEMBREE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHCC (105.1 FM; ELLETTSVILLE, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • WVNI (95.1 FM; NASHVILLE, IN; Owner: BROWN COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WWBL (106.5 FM; WASHINGTON, IN; Owner: OLD NORTHWEST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBWB (96.7 FM; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • WKLO (96.9 FM; HARDINSBURG, IN; Owner: WKLO, LLC)
  • WUME-FM (95.3 FM; PAOLI, IN; Owner: IRONIC BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Williams:

  • WTIU (Channel 30; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF INDIANA UNIVERSITY)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 249ft / 75.5mTotal length
  • $898,000Total costs
  • 7,321Total average daily traffic
  • 721Total average daily truck traffic
  • 11,517Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Williams, IN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 31960-1969
  • 51980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Williams, IN

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Daniel J Turnpaugh, Williams, In (Lat: 38.826833 Lon: -86.647778), Type: 83.8, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: Dukenet Communication Services, LLC, Dan.Turnpaugh@duke-Energy.Com, , Cinci-nnati, Phone: (513) 419-5046
  • Daniel Turnpaugh, Williams, In (Lat: 38.826833 Lon: -86.647778), Type: 83.8, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: Dukenet Communication Services, LLC, Dan.Turnpaugh@duke-Energy.Com, , Cinci-nnati, Phone: (513) 419-5046
  • Daniel Turnpaugh, Williams, In (Lat: 38.826833 Lon: -86.647778), Type: 83.8, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: Dukenet Communication Services, LLC, Dan.Turnpaugh@duke-Energy.Com, , Cinci-nnati, Phone: (513) 419-5046
  • Daniel J Turnpaugh, Williams, In (Lat: 38.826833 Lon: -86.647778), Type: 83.8, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: Dukenet Communication Services LLC, Kathy.Smith@duke-Energy.Com, , Cinci-nnati, Phone: (513) 287-5672
  • Leslie N Nixon, Williams, In (Lat: 38.826833 Lon: -86.647778), Type: 83.8, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: Global Tower, LLC, Fcc-Contact@gtpsites.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-0320
  • Kristen Cesana, Williams, In (Lat: 38.826833 Lon: -86.647778), Type: 83.8, Structure height: 18093 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: Global Tower, LLC, Fcc-Contact@gtpsites.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-0320

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • IN1542, East Side C.R. 119 Misty Road (Lat: 38.839417 Lon: -86.718889), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 54.3 m, Overall height: 55.8 m, Call Sign: WQVK881,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, Grant Date: 03/13/2015, Expiration Date: 03/13/2025, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: KB9JXA, Grant Date: 10/12/1995, Expiration Date: 04/06/2005, Cancellation Date: 04/07/2007, Registrant: Steve M Bohon, Rt 1 Box 478, Williams, IN 47470
  • Call Sign: N9ISY, Licensee ID: L00154981, Grant Date: 04/17/2020, Expiration Date: 04/17/2030, Registrant: Anmar A Mirza, 3430 Huron-Williams Rd, Williams, IN 47470
  • Call Sign: N9ZRK, Licensee ID: L00524830, Grant Date: 12/23/2014, Expiration Date: 01/03/2025, Certifier: Stephen M Spencer, Registrant: Stephen M Spencer, 10605 Williams Road, Williams, IN 47470
  • Call Sign: WB9DNB, Licensee ID: L00871552, Grant Date: 06/01/2004, Expiration Date: 07/15/2014, Cancellation Date: 07/16/2016, Certifier: Larry D Foster, Registrant: Larry D Foster, 127 Fayetteville Coxton Rd, Williams, IN 47470
  • Call Sign: WB9MFK, Licensee ID: L00874304, Grant Date: 06/07/2004, Expiration Date: 07/15/2014, Cancellation Date: 07/16/2016, Certifier: Rhea D Foster, Registrant: Rhea D Foster, 127 Fayetteville Coxton Rd, Williams, IN 47470
  • Call Sign: W9NQG, Previous Call Sign: N9LWH, Licensee ID: L00147820, Grant Date: 09/09/2009, Expiration Date: 11/18/2019, Certifier: William M Kristler, Registrant: William M Kristler, 52 Kern St, Williams, IN 47470
  • Call Sign: KC9LKV, Licensee ID: L01270946, Grant Date: 03/23/2017, Expiration Date: 04/20/2027, Certifier: Vicki L Hout, Registrant: Vicki L Hout, 4596 Port Williams Rd, Williams, IN 47470

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 177RG (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-360-A1B6D (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1850Q , Serial Number: 177RG0250, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 03/08/1972, Certificate Issue Date: 08/20/2020
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Shawn Vincz, 11110 Golden Park Rd, Williams, IN 47470, Other Owners: Aureola Wright

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Williams, IN
  • 43.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 31.3%Other fuel
  • 25.4%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Williams, IN
  • 100.0%Electricity


Williams compared to Indiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
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