Williamsburg, Colorado

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Population in 2014: 653 (38% urban, 63% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.5%
 
Males: 377  (57.8%)
Females: 276  (42.2%)
Median resident age:  47.8 years
Colorado median age:  36.7 years

Zip codes: 81226.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $51,875 (it was $34,792 in 2000)
Williamsburg:

$51,875
CO:

$65,685

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $23,286 (it was $14,646 in 2000)

Williamsburg town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $135,963 (it was $80,500 in 2000)
Williamsburg:

$135,963
CO:

$314,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $157,558; Detached houses: $205,595; Mobile homes: $79,912

Median gross rent in 2016: $956.

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  • Races in Williamsburg, CO (2010)

    Williamsburg races chart
    • 57987.5%White alone
    • 6610.0%Hispanic
    • 121.8%Two or more races
    • 40.6%American Indian alone
    • 10.2%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Williamsburg: 90.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (24.8%), American (22.0%), English (5.0%), French (3.4%), European (2.5%), Irish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 4/7/1888

Elevation: 5376 feet

Land area: 4.05 square miles.

Population density: 161 people per square mile   (very low).

Williamsburg,CO real estate house value index trend

Williamsburg, Colorado map

For population 25 years and over in Williamsburg:

  • High school or higher: 92.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Williamsburg town:

  • Never married: 17.2%
  • Now married: 65.8%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 11.1%



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Williamsburg, Colorado as of December 13, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Williamsburg to the number of sex offenders is 343 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $562 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $494 (0.6%)

Williamsburg satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pueblo, CO (30.4 miles , pop. 102,121).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (38.7 miles , pop. 360,890).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (512.3 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Rockvale, CO (1.0 miles ), Florence, CO (1.6 miles ), Brookside, CO (1.6 miles ), Lincoln Park, CO (2.1 miles ), Canon City, CO (2.4 miles ), Penrose, CO (3.0 miles ), Penrose-Portland, CO (3.0 miles ), Victor, CO (4.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $65,100
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $65,100
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $43,000
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 2006: 9 buildings, average cost: $47,300
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $36,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $131,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $18,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 38.38 N, Longitude: 105.16 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 719

Williamsburg household income distribution Williamsburg home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.2%
Colorado:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +461 (+182.2%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Finance and insurance (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Construction (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Williamsburg: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Williamsburg, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Williamsburg-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Colorado state average. It is 67% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/24/1979, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 34.8 miles away from the Williamsburg town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1977, a category F3 tornado 38.5 miles away from the town center .

Earthquake activity:

Williamsburg-area historical earthquake activity is near Colorado state average. It is 102% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 103.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/3/2007 at 14:34:38, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.4 MW, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 92.2 miles away from Williamsburg center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 278.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 597.0 miles away from Williamsburg center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 8/1/2004 at 06:50:47, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 104.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Fremont County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Fires: 4, Landslides: 4, Mudslides: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Williamsburg topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Williamsburg:

  • CENTURA HEALTH-ST JOSEPH MANOR (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; FLORENCE, CO)
  • BRUCE MCCANDLESS CO STATE VETERANS NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; FLORENCE, CO)
  • FREMONT COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; CANON CITY, CO)
  • CANON CITY DIALYSIS (FMC) (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; CANON CITY, CO)
  • FREMONT REGIONAL HOSPICE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; CANON CITY, CO)
  • HILDEBRAND CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CANON CITY, CO)
  • CENTURA HEALTH-ST THOMAS MORE HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; CANON CITY, CO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Williamsburg:

  • Pueblo Community College (about 30 miles; Pueblo, CO; Full-time enrollment: 5,329)
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo (about 32 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 5,993)
  • Pikes Peak Community College (about 34 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 10,395)
  • Colorado College (about 37 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • Colorado Technical University-Online (about 40 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 22,771)
  • Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (about 40 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,049)
  • University of Colorado Colorado Springs (about 41 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 8,700)

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

Fremont County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 24.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

24.8
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 20.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.4
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 7.4%
(7.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.0% for American Indian residents, 33.3% for other race residents, 5.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  74.5%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.0%
Whole state:  6.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
10 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill in 2000
10 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.1
Colorado average:

11.3

Williamsburg travel time to work - commute Williamsburg mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Williamsburg town (based on Fremont County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic9,0313
Evangelical Protestant6,38936
Mainline Protestant2,1359
Other1,5425
None27,727-
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: 6
Fremont County:

1.27 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Fremont County:

0.63 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Fremont County:

3.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 41
Here:

8.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.4%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Fremont County:

19.8%
Colorado:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

6.4%
State:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.7%
Colorado:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.9%
Colorado:

46.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.2
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Williamsburg:

22.6%
Colorado:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Williamsburg:

8.6%
Colorado:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.2%
Colorado:

33.3%

General health condition:
This city:

55.9%
Colorado:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Williamsburg:

78.8%
Colorado:

79.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Williamsburg, CO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 2$1,521
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$1,042
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$200
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$1,709
Health 0$0 1$160
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$20
Water Supply 0$0 1$700
Totals for Government 0$0 13$5,352

6.98% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,019 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.98%
Colorado average:

9.68%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from El Paso County, CO  0.91% ($36,310 average AGI)
from Pueblo County, CO  0.79% ($40,230)
from Chaffee County, CO  0.28% ($35,375)


6.29% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,064 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.29%
Colorado average:

9.12%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to El Paso County, CO  0.89% ($35,016 average AGI)
to Pueblo County, CO  0.78% ($33,145)
to Chaffee County, CO  0.25% ($26,514)

Strongest AM radio stations in Williamsburg:

  • KRLN (1400 AM; 1 kW; CANON CITY, CO; Owner: ROYAL GORGE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KCBR (1040 AM; daytime; 15 kW; MONUMENT, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KCMN (1530 AM; 15 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • KWYD (1580 AM; 10 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KGHF (1350 AM; 5 kW; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KFEL (970 AM; 3 kW; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: WELLSPRING HARVEST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KBZC (1300 AM; 5 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KKCS (1460 AM; 5 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: WALTON STATIONS - COLORADO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Williamsburg:

  • K203AT (88.5 FM; WESTCLIFFE, ETC., CO; Owner: THE COLORADO COLLEGE)
  • KKFM (98.1 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKCS-FM (101.9 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: WALTON STATIONS - COLORADO, INC.)
  • KBIQ (102.7 FM; MANITOU SPRINGS, CO; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KRCC (91.5 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: THE COLORADO COLLEGE)
  • KSKX (105.5 FM; SECURITY, CO; Owner: OPTIMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KKLI (106.3 FM; WIDEFIELD, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGFT (100.7 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC)
  • KTLF (90.5 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS OF COLORADO SPRINGS, INC.)
  • KSPZ (92.9 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVUU (99.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCME (88.7 FM; MANITOU SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCAST HOUSE, INC)
  • KMOM (96.1 FM; FOUNTAIN, CO; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KILO (94.3 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: COLORADO SPRINGS RADIO BCSTERS, INC.)
  • KRDO-FM (95.1 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: THE PIKES PEAK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KDZA-FM (107.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEPC (89.7 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: PIKES PEAK COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KTLC (89.1 FM; CANON CITY, CO; Owner: MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • K239AE (95.7 FM; BUENA VISTA, ETC, CO; Owner: COLORADO COLLEGE)
  • K208DP (89.5 FM; NATHROP, CO; Owner: CHEYENNE MTN PUBLIC B/CAST HOUSE INC)

TV broadcast stations around Williamsburg:

  • K12ME (Channel 12; CANON CITY, CO; Owner: PIKES PEAK BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K19DY (Channel 19; CANON CITY, CO; Owner: SANGRE DE CRISTO COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • K10LI (Channel 10; CANON CITY, CO; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)

Williamsburg fatal accident list:

May 2, 1988 07:00 AM, 13a, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 1,700Total average daily traffic
  • 85Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,432Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • LM1, Lat: 38.311889 Lon: -105.216250, Type: Gtower, Structure height: 18 m, Call Sign: WQMP729
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 10/16/2010, Expiration Date: 10/16/2020, Certifier: John R WatersRegistrant: Bysky Inc., 2075 Canon Ridge Trail, Canon City, CO 81212, Phone: (719) 285-4706, Email:
  • Mathies J, Lat: 38.378861 Lon: -105.169278, Type: Bant, Structure height: 5 m, Call Sign: WQPC243
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 04/03/2012, Expiration Date: 01/31/2022, Certifier: Gayle WoodRegistrant: Vision Wireless Communication, 1890 Llano Cir, Colorado Springs, CO 80926, Phone: (719) 955-0122, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: W0KEN, Licensee ID: L00216069, Grant Date: 08/08/2006, Expiration Date: 11/04/2016, Registrant: Oliver F Kendall, 21 Rockrimmon Road, Williamsburg, CO 81226-8904
  • Call Sign: KD0URQ, Licensee ID: L01773266, Grant Date: 03/14/2013, Expiration Date: 03/14/2023, Certifier: Lawrence A Strojny, Registrant: Lawrence A Strojny, 81 Pinion Ridge Dr, Williamsburg, CO 81226

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (71%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Wood (8%)

Williamsburg compared to Colorado state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Williamsburg on our top lists:

  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of mobile homes (200+ housing units)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in United Kingdom (population 500+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Yugoslavia (population 500+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Asia, n.e.c. (population 500+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Melanesia (population 500+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Micronesia (population 500+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Polynesia (population 500+)"
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