Williamsburg, Kentucky

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Population in 2017: 5,280 (94% urban, 6% rural).
Population change since 2000: +2.7%
 
Males: 2,479  (47.0%)
Females: 2,801  (53.0%)
Median resident age:

23.1 years
Kentucky median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 40769.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $33,596 (it was $18,114 in 2000)
Williamsburg:

$33,596
KY:

$48,375

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $12,881 (it was $11,224 in 2000)

Williamsburg city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $91,975 (it was $60,400 in 2000)
Williamsburg:

$91,975
KY:

$141,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $107,150; detached houses: $112,149; mobile homes: $61,704

Median gross rent in 2017: $608.

March 2019 cost of living index in Williamsburg: 78.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 22.0%
(21.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.8% for Black residents, 16.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Williamsburg, KY (2010)
    • 4,87392.9%White alone
    • 1522.9%Black alone
    • 901.7%Hispanic
    • 791.5%Two or more races
    • 400.8%Asian alone
    • 50.10%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 40.08%American Indian alone
    • 20.04%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 37 registered sex offenders living in Williamsburg, Kentucky as of July 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Williamsburg is 143 to 1.


Crime rates in Williamsburg by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(56.6)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(57.7)
2
(38.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.1)
3
(58.0)
1
(18.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.0)
3
(56.5)
3
(56.8)
2
(37.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(58.4)
0
(0.0)
5
(96.3)
15
(288.1)
5
(95.6)
0
(0.0)
3
(56.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(38.0)
4
(75.3)
2
(37.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(37.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(58.4)
2
(38.4)
6
(115.6)
4
(76.8)
6
(114.7)
6
(115.9)
2
(37.9)
5
(94.7)
3
(57.1)
2
(37.6)
4
(75.8)
3
(56.3)
2
(37.4)
5
(94.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
28
(544.6)
21
(403.7)
15
(288.9)
16
(307.3)
41
(783.9)
49
(946.7)
47
(890.0)
41
(776.4)
29
(551.5)
13
(244.6)
20
(378.9)
18
(338.1)
6
(112.3)
12
(226.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
41
(797.5)
39
(749.7)
56
(1,079)
91
(1,748)
73
(1,396)
87
(1,681)
84
(1,591)
78
(1,477)
67
(1,274)
48
(903.3)
51
(966.1)
40
(751.3)
41
(767.5)
28
(528.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(194.5)
5
(96.1)
6
(115.6)
12
(230.5)
5
(95.6)
5
(96.6)
1
(18.9)
5
(94.7)
6
(114.1)
7
(131.7)
8
(151.5)
12
(225.4)
5
(93.6)
5
(94.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.2)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
2
(38.6)
2
(37.9)
2
(37.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.9)
1
(18.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(37.7)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)114.8119.8155.4211.7185.3210.8167.2139.9174.8139.1149.3113.153.5203.1

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City-data.com crime index in Williamsburg, KY

Crime rate in Williamsburg detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 17 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.21
Kentucky average:

1.65
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Ancestries: American (19.2%), Irish (11.9%), Scottish (6.6%), German (6.4%), English (6.2%), European (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/03/1851

Elevation: 951 feet

Land area: 4.66 square miles.

Population density: 1,132 people per square mile   (low).

Williamsburg, Kentucky map

125 residents are foreign born (0.6% Europe, 0.6% Africa, 0.5% Latin America, 0.3% Asia).

This city:

2.4%
Kentucky:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $808 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $424 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Knoxville, TN (54.3 miles , pop. 173,890).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fayette, KY (91.3 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (400.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Emlyn, KY (1.6 miles ),
Pleasant View, KY (2.1 miles ),
Saxton, KY (2.6 miles ),
Rockholds, KY (2.6 miles ),
Cumberland Falls, KY (2.8 miles ),
Siler, KY (3.1 miles ),
Jellico, TN (3.3 miles ),
Bryants, KY (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 36.74 N, Longitude: 84.16 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,253 (+42.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,281 (66.9%)

Area code: 606

Distribution of median household income in Williamsburg, KY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Williamsburg, KY in 2017
Williamsburg satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 15 buildings, average cost: $46,700
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $70,300
  • 1999: 11 buildings, average cost: $78,200
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $48,000
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $138,500
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $119,800
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $96,600
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $103,400
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $98,500
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $194,200
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $89,300
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $137,500
  • 2011: 11 buildings, average cost: $63,400
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $81,200
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $199,500
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $97,200
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $108,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Williamsburg, KY residents
Average permit cost in Williamsburg, KY
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.1%
Kentucky:

4.5%
Historical population in Williamsburg, KY
Historical housing units in Williamsburg, KY
Most common industries in Williamsburg, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (32.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.4%)
  • Health care (8.0%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.3%)
  • Public administration (3.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (2.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (2.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (29.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.1%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.0%)
  • Construction (4.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (35.2%)
  • Health care (12.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.0%)
  • Social assistance (4.1%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (3.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.8%)
  • Gasoline stations (2.6%)
Most common occupations in Williamsburg, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.1%)
  • Cashiers (5.0%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4.4%)
  • Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (3.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (2.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Postsecondary teachers (8.1%)
  • Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (6.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.0%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.3%)
  • Cashiers (7.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.7%)

Average climate in Williamsburg, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Williamsburg-area historical tornado activity is below Kentucky state average. It is 16% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.3 miles away from the Williamsburg city center .

On 3/12/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.0 miles away from the city center injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Williamsburg-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 102.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 65.8 miles away from Williamsburg center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 235.9 miles away from Williamsburg center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 98.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 175.6 miles away from Williamsburg center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 216.7 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 Whitley County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Mudslides: 3, Fires: 2, Landslides: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Williamsburg topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Williamsburg:

  • WHITLEY COUNTY HOME HEALTH AGENCY (114 N SECOND STREET)
  • WILLIAMSBURG HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (287 N ELEVENTH ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Williamsburg:

  • JELLICO COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; JELLICO, TN)
  • BEECH TREE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; JELLICO, TN)
  • SUNBELT HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; JELLICO, TN)
  • CORBIN HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CORBIN, KY)
  • THE HERITAGE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CORBIN, KY)

Airports located in Williamsburg:

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College/University in Williamsburg:

  • University of the Cumberlands (Full-time enrollment: 3,585; Location: 6191 College Station Drive; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.ucumberlands.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Williamsburg:

  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 31 miles; Harrogate, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,706)
  • Somerset Community College (about 34 miles; Somerset, KY; FT enrollment: 4,698)
  • Pellissippi State Community College (about 55 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • The University of Tennessee-Knoxville (about 56 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 25,483)
  • Walters State Community College (about 62 miles; Morristown, TN; FT enrollment: 4,359)
  • Roane State Community College (about 65 miles; Harriman, TN; FT enrollment: 4,302)
  • Hazard Community and Technical College (about 65 miles; Hazard, KY; FT enrollment: 2,087)

Public elementary/middle school in Williamsburg:

See full list of schools located in Williamsburg

Library in Williamsburg:

  • WHITLEY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $757,029; Location: 285 SOUTH THIRD STREET; 54,525 books; 1,487 audio materials; 2,458 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 99 state licensed databases; 163 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • WILLIAMSBURG HIGH SCHOOL IS A PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOL ALSO. WE ALSO SHOULD LIST THE WILLIAMSBURG/WHITLEY COUNTY AIRPORT IN THE AIRPORTS ALSO.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Williamsburg: Williamsburg Fire Department (A), Three Point Fire and Rescue Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Highland Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Brier Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Williamsburg Tourism & Convention Center (650 South 10th Street).

Hotels: Scottish Inn (1746 South Highway 25 West), Days Inn Williamsburg KY (510 Highway 92 West), Cumberland Inn Log Home (134 Hurricane Hollow), Cumberland Inn and Conference Center (649 South 10th Street), Williamsburg Motel (Highway 92 & I 75), Super 8 (30 West Highway 92), Days Inn (Highway 92).

Courts: Whitley County Court Designated Worker (410 Sycamore Street), Whitley County - Judge District Court (Courthouse), Whitley County - County Court Clerk (Courthouse), Whitley County - Circuit Court Clerk (Courthouse), Whitley County - District Court Clerk (Courthouse), Whitley County - Juvenile Drug Court (Courthouse).

Birthplace of: Charles Adams Blakely - Admiral, Eugene Siler - Lawyer, Joe C. Paul - Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient, Charles Finley (politician) - Politician.

Whitley County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Williamsburg and their reported violations in the past:

WILLIAMSBURG WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 5,474, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-25-2006), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-25-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-07-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-14-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-14-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-07-2006)
WHITLEY CO WATER DISTRICT #1 (Population served: 2,002, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-05-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-26-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-13-2010)
WHITLEY CO. WATER DISTRICT 92 WEST (Population served: 187, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAY-2008. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-27-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-27-2008), St Public Notif received (JUN-26-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-29-2009)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Williamsburg that have no violations reported:

  • WHITLEY CO WATER DISTRICT #2 (Population served: 4,167, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • WHITLEY WATER/FAIRVIEW-KY HILL (Population served: 3,006, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

59.9%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.2%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Williamsburg in 2010:

  • 997 people in college/university student housing
  • 122 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 32 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Williamsburg in 2000:

  • 698 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 124 people in nursing homes
  • 50 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 27 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Williamsburg (2011 data):

  • Community Trust Bank, Inc.: Williamsburg Convenience Center Bran at 895 Hwy 25w South, branch established on 1978/02/13; Williamsburg Branch at 201 North Third Street, branch established on 1904/01/01. Info updated 2011/03/25: Bank assets: $3,573.0 mil, Deposits: $2,890.4 mil, headquarters in Pikeville, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 80 total offices, Holding Company: Community Trust Bancorp, Inc.
  • First State Financial, Inc.: Waterpark Branch Office at 1048 West Highway 92, branch established on 2004/02/24; Williamsburg Branch at 941 U.S.25w North, branch established on 1999/08/19. Info updated 2010/03/30: Bank assets: $402.8 mil, Deposits: $350.5 mil, headquarters in Pineville, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: First State Bancshares, Inc.
  • Cumberland Valley National Bank & Trust Company: Williamsburg Branch at U.S. Highway 25 South, branch established on 1996/01/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $407.2 mil, Deposits: $333.8 mil, headquarters in East Bernstadt, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Cumberland Valley Financial Corporation
  • FORCHT BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION: Williamsburg - Main at 1331 U.S. Highway 25 West, branch established on 1989/07/14. Info updated 2008/01/08: Bank assets: $992.1 mil, Deposits: $796.4 mil, headquarters in Lexington, KY, positive income, 34 total offices, Holding Company: Forcht Bancorp, Inc.
  • Whitaker Bank: Williamsburg Banking Center Branch at 1025 South Highway 25 West, branch established on 1995/10/02. Info updated 2008/07/07: Bank assets: $1,497.1 mil, Deposits: $1,225.4 mil, headquarters in Lexington, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 39 total offices, Holding Company: Whitaker Bank Corporation Of Kentucky

For population 15 years and over in Williamsburg:

Marital status in Williamsburg, KY
  • Never married: 50.9%
  • Now married: 33.0%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

For population 25 years and over in Williamsburg:

  • High school or higher: 83.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.9%
  • Unemployed: 11.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.3
Kentucky average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Williamsburg
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Williamsburg, KY (based on Whitley County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant20,68578
Mainline Protestant1,6977
Other6523
Catholic922
None12,511-
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: 9
Whitley County:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Whitley County:

1.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Whitley County:

5.22 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Whitley County:

3.39 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

13.9%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Whitley County:

30.9%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Whitley County:

20.7%
Kentucky:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

52.2%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Williamsburg:

43.2%
Kentucky:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Williamsburg:

28.7
Kentucky:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Williamsburg:

22.6%
State:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.1%
State:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Kentucky:

6.8

Overweight people:
Williamsburg:

28.3%
Kentucky:

34.0%

General health condition:
This city:

53.3%
State:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Williamsburg:

82.8%
Kentucky:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Williamsburg, KY 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
Police Protection - Officers 16$63,396$47,5470$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 12$36,116$36,1160$0
Firefighters 9$41,928$55,9040$0
Streets and Highways 6$14,362$28,7240$0
Police - Other 4$9,765$29,2950$0
Financial Administration 2$9,555$57,3300$0
Parks and Recreation 2$6,662$39,9720$0
Other Government Administration 2$10,350$62,1000$0
Solid Waste Management 1$4,391$52,6920$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 54$196,525$43,6720$0

Williamsburg government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $165,000 ($31.25)
  • Current Operations - Parks and Recreation: $1,449,000 ($274.43)
    Water Utilities: $1,216,000 ($230.30)
    Sewerage: $1,008,000 ($190.91)
    Police Protection: $997,000 ($188.83)
    Solid Waste Management: $556,000 ($105.30)
    Local Fire Protection: $365,000 ($69.13)
    Housing and Community Development: $358,000 ($67.80)
    Regular Highways: $213,000 ($40.34)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $213,000 ($40.34)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing and Community Development: $10,000 ($1.89)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,270,000 ($429.92)

Williamsburg government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $1,109,000 ($210.04)
    Sewerage: $772,000 ($146.21)
    Solid Waste Management: $705,000 ($133.52)
    Housing and Community Development: $102,000 ($19.32)
    Other: $20,000 ($3.79)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $495,000 ($93.75)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $20,000 ($3.79)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $597,000 ($113.07)
    Donations From Private Sources: $34,000 ($6.44)
    Sale of Property: $2,000 ($0.38)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,126,000 ($213.26)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $194,000 ($36.74)
    Other: $62,000 ($11.74)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $702,000 ($132.95)
    Other Selective Sales: $635,000 ($120.27)
    Property: $614,000 ($116.29)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $322,000 ($60.98)
    Public Utilities Sales: $185,000 ($35.04)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $22,000 ($4.17)
    Other License: $13,000 ($2.46)

Williamsburg government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,328,000 ($1009.09)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,039,000 ($954.36)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $468,000 ($88.64)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $179,000 ($33.90)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $160,000 ($30.30)

6.26% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($34,254 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.26%
Kentucky average:

6.57%

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 Laurel County, KY  1.78% ($31,979 average AGI)
to Knox County, KY  1.40% ($26,947)
to Campbell County, TN  0.28% ($23,767)
Businesses in Williamsburg, KY
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Arby's1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Subway2
H&R Block1Super 81
Hardee's1T-Mobile1
Hilton1Taco Bell1
KFC1True Value1
La-Z-Boy1U-Haul2
Lane Furniture1UPS1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walmart1
Long John Silver's1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Williamsburg:

  • WEKC (710 AM; daytime; 4 kW; WILLIAMSBURG, KY; Owner: GERALD PARKS)
  • WEZJ (1440 AM; 3 kW; WILLIAMSBURG, KY; Owner: WHITLEY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WKDP (1330 AM; 5 kW; CORBIN, KY; Owner: EUBANKS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTT (680 AM; 1 kW; CORBIN, KY; Owner: ENCORE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WMIK (560 AM; 3 kW; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: GATEWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJJT (1540 AM; 1 kW; JELLICO, TN; Owner: DOUGLAS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WQBB (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POWELL, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WNOX (990 AM; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYWY (950 AM; 1 kW; BARBOURVILLE, KY; Owner: BARBOURVILLE-COMMNITY BROADC/G CO IN)
  • WKLB (1290 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, KY; Owner: BARKER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Williamsburg:

  • WEZJ-FM (104.3 FM; WILLIAMSBURG, KY; Owner: WHITLEY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WEKX (102.7 FM; JELLICO, TN; Owner: WHITLEY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WMIK-FM (92.7 FM; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: GATEWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTT-FM (107.3 FM; CORBIN, KY; Owner: ENCORE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDVX (89.9 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNITIES COMMUNI CORP.)
  • WKDP-FM (99.5 FM; CORBIN, KY; Owner: EUBANKS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRIL (106.3 FM; PINEVILLE, KY; Owner: PINE HILLS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIMZ-FM (103.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMM., CORP.)
  • WOKI-FM (100.3 FM; OAK RIDGE, TN; Owner: OAK RIDGE FM, INC.)
  • WVCT (91.5 FM; KEAVY, KY; Owner: VICTORY TRAINING SCHOOL CORP.)
  • WCTU (105.9 FM; TAZEWELL, TN; Owner: STAIR COMPANY, INC)
  • WYGE (92.3 FM; LONDON, KY; Owner: ETHEL HUFF BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WUOT (91.9 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
  • WHAY (105.9 FM; WHITLEY CITY, KY; Owner: TIM LAVENDER)
  • WKKQ (96.1 FM; BARBOURVILLE, KY; Owner: BARBOURVILLE COMMUNITY B/NG CO.INC.)
  • WQLA-FM (104.9 FM; LA FOLLETTE, TN; Owner: LAFOLLETTE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WWLT (103.1 FM; MANCHESTER, KY; Owner: VERNON R. BALDWIN, INC.)
  • WSEK (97.1 FM; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Williamsburg:

  • WKOP-TV (Channel 15; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WVLT-TV (Channel 8; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WVLT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WVTN-LP (Channel 48; CORBIN, KY; Owner: VICTORY TRAINING SCHOOL CORP.)
  • WBIR-TV (Channel 10; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: GANNETT PACIFIC CORPORATION)
  • WATE-TV (Channel 6; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WATE, G.P.)
  • WPXK (Channel 54; JELLICO, TN; Owner: PAXSON KNOXVILLE LICENSE, INC.)
  • W39CK (Channel 20; CORBIN, KY; Owner: DEREK RAY EUBANKS)
  • W33BK (Channel 33; CORBIN, KY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Williamsburg: Joe C. Paul.

Williamsburg fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Williamsburg fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 32Number of bridges
  • 574ft / 175mTotal length
  • $9,781,000Total costs
  • 263,643Total average daily traffic
  • 46,263Total average daily truck traffic
  • 169,731Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
New bridges in Williamsburg, KY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 31930-1939
  • 41950-1959
  • 101960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 52000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Williamsburg, KY

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Williamsburg)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

82 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Williamsburg, KY)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Williamsburg)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CROLEY GEORGE K JR DOMINATOR (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582SER (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 430GC , Serial Number: GC44, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 01/05/2008, Certificate Issue Date: 05/13/2002
    Registrant (Individual): George K Jr Croley, 409 S 3rd St, Williamsburg, KY 40769

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 116. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 182 took place in 2008, and the least - 35 in 2003. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Williamsburg, KY When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (41.0%), and Outside Fires (37.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Williamsburg, KY
    • 81141.0%Structure Fires
    • 73837.3%Outside Fires
    • 31916.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1085.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Williamsburg, KY

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Williamsburg, Kentucky:

  • Super 8 Williamsburg KY, 30 West Hwy 92, Williamsburg, Kentucky 40769 , Phone: (606) 549-3450
  • Days Inn, 515 Hwy 92 W, Williamsburg, Kentucky 40769 , Phone: (606) 549-1500, Fax: (606) 549-8312
  • Williamsburg Host, LLC, Dba Hampton Inn Williamsburg, 530 Hwy 92 W, Williamsburg, Kentucky 40769 , Phone: (606) 549-3775, Fax: (606) 549-3774
  • Hampton by Hilton, 530 Hwy 92 W, Williamsburg, Kentucky 40769 , Phone: (606) 549-3775, Fax: (606) 549-3774
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Williamsburg, Kentucky
Most common first names in Williamsburg, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James16469.3 years
Mary10979.1 years
William10674.2 years
John9675.5 years
Charles7671.4 years
George7275.0 years
Robert6471.2 years
Nannie4482.5 years
Martha3679.7 years
Frank3374.3 years
Most common last names in Williamsburg, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Lawson12873.3 years
Smith10273.6 years
Moses9973.3 years
Jones9274.1 years
Cox8873.4 years
Rains7874.4 years
Davis7775.6 years
Wilson6570.6 years
Taylor6274.7 years
Hamblin5772.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Williamsburg, KY
  • 70.1%Utility gas
  • 29.9%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Williamsburg, KY
  • 66.6%Electricity
  • 30.1%Utility gas
  • 3.3%Wood


Williamsburg compared to Kentucky state average:

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

Williamsburg on our top lists:

  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: education, training, and library occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: educational services (population 5,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: educational services (population 5,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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