Williamsport, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2013: 29,349 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.4%
 
Males: 14,555  (49.6%)
Females: 14,794  (50.4%)
Median resident age:  30.4 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 17701.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $35,790 (it was $25,946 in 2000)
Williamsport:

$35,790
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,589 (it was $14,707 in 2000)

Williamsport city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $100,965 (it was $67,900 in 2000)
Williamsport:

$100,965
PA:

$164,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $154,469; Detached houses: $167,347; Townhouses or other attached units: $107,335; In 2-unit structures: $90,580; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $85,637; Mobile homes: $34,504; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $15,739

Median gross rent in 2013: $733.

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  • Races in Williamsport, PA (2013)

    Williamsport races chart
    • 23,07778.2%White alone
    • 4,43915.0%Black alone
    • 1,0623.6%Hispanic
    • 7672.6%Two or more races
    • 1920.7%Asian alone
    • 280.09%Other race alone
    • 120.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 40.01%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Williamsport: 93.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (26.4%), Irish (13.3%), Italian (8.1%), English (5.5%), Polish (4.6%), United States (4.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 01/15/1866

Elevation: 528 feet

Land area: 8.88 square miles.

Population density: 3,304 people per square mile   (average).

Williamsport,PA real estate house value index trend

Williamsport, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Williamsport:

  • High school or higher: 87.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 12.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Williamsport city:

  • Never married: 44.3%
  • Now married: 32.7%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

464 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.6%
Pennsylvania:

6.2%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 62 registered sex offenders living in Williamsport, Pennsylvania as of August 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Williamsport to the number of sex offenders is 476 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,062 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,814 (2.2%)

Williamsport satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Scranton, PA (71.1 miles , pop. 76,415).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (130.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: South Williamsport borough, PA (1.2 miles ), Duboistown borough, PA (1.3 miles ), Garden View, PA (1.3 miles ), Faxon, PA (1.5 miles ), Kenmar, PA (1.8 miles ), Montoursville borough, PA (2.3 miles ), Montgomery borough, PA (3.0 miles ), Oval, PA (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $115,500
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $115,500
  • 1999: 19 buildings, average cost: $65,900
  • 2000: 20 buildings, average cost: $95,200
  • 2001: 22 buildings, average cost: $57,500
  • 2002: 26 buildings, average cost: $57,500
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $254,000
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $119,500
  • 2005: 11 buildings, average cost: $127,300
  • 2006: 39 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2007: 17 buildings, average cost: $100,800
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $77,800
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $70,300
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $176,700
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $72,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.24 N, Longitude: 77.02 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Little Philly

Daytime population change due to commuting: +11,023 (+37.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,563 (47.3%)

Area code: 570

Williamsport household income distribution Williamsport home values distribution

Property values in Williamsport, PA


Crime rates in Williamsport by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 100311222125
per 100,000 3.20.00.09.93.33.46.86.86.83.46.816.9
Rapes 1011516410514128510
per 100,000 32.436.516.752.913.333.717.047.740.927.116.933.9
Robberies 666153647258516355566247
per 100,000 214.0202.3176.8211.7238.9195.3173.6214.8187.6190.0209.6159.1
Assaults 514450513529413933354248
per 100,000 165.4145.9166.8168.7116.197.6139.6133.0112.6118.7142.0162.5
Burglaries 221298227219296262269191232222266228
per 100,000 716.6988.1757.4724.4982.1882.1915.6651.2791.3753.2899.2771.9
Thefts 1,0611,0481,0249171,110970849876954982926902
per 100,000 3,440.23,475.03,416.83,033.23,682.93,265.92,889.72,986.83,253.83,331.63,130.33,053.9
Auto thefts 637279668384565234504328
per 100,000 204.3238.7263.6218.3275.4282.8190.6177.3116.0169.6145.494.8
Arson 5981320169N/A1981912
per 100,000 16.229.826.743.066.453.930.6N/A64.827.164.240.6
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 291.7) 305.1316.5283.8318.9320.1298.7276.1294.4292.4282.2290.7297.0

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Crime rate in Williamsport detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 53 (49 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.66
Pennsylvania average:

2.58
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.9%
Pennsylvania:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -1,582 (-4.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Williamsport, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Williamsport-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 39% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.8 miles away from the Williamsport city center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.2 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 60 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Williamsport-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 176.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 81.5 miles away from Williamsport center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 231.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 216.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 82.7 miles away from Williamsport center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 279.8 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 Lycoming County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Tropical Depressions: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Williamsport topographic map

Birthplace of: George Luks - Artist, Frank A. Young (sportswriter) - Journalist, Henry Cosgrove - Second bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Davenport, Johnny Jolin - Country singer, William S. Youngman - Politician, Mike Mussina - 2005 Major League Baseball player (New York Yankees, born: Dec 8, 1968), Tom Marino - Representative for Pennsylvania's 10th congressional district, C.W. (Skip) Smith - Busch series NASCAR driver (born: Oct 28, 1947), Carl DePasqua - Football coach, Jamie McAndrew - Major League Baseball player.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Williamsport: Albert Ralph Campbell.

Hospitals in Williamsport:

  • DIVINE PROVIDENCE HOSPITAL (1100 GRAMPIAN BOULEVARD)
  • HEARTLAND HOSPICE SERVICES (101 LEADER DRIVE SUITE 1)
  • WILLIAMSPORT REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Other, 700 HIGH STREET)

Home Health Centers in Williamsport:

  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH (500 PINE STREET SUITE 3)
  • BAYADA HOME HEALTH CARE INC (1770 EAST 3RD ST)
  • MAXIM HEALTHCARE SERVICES, INC (1000 COMMERCE PARK DR)
  • SUSQUEHANNA HOME CARE AND HOSPICE SERVICES (1100 GRAMPIAN BLVD DIVINE HOSP)

Nursing Homes in Williamsport:

  • LEADER NSG REHAB CT SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT (101 LEADER DRIVE)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-WILLIAMSPORT SOUTH (101 LEADER DRIVE)
  • ROSE VIEW CENTER (1201 RURAL AVENUE)
  • WILLIAMSPORT HOME, THE (1900 RAVINE ROAD)

Heliports located in Williamsport:

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Colleges/Universities in Williamsport:

  • Pennsylvania College of Technology (Full-time enrollment: 5,291; Location: One College Ave; Public; Website: www.pct.edu)
  • Lycoming College (FT enrollment: 1,411; Location: 700 College Place; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.lycoming.edu)
  • Newport Business Institute-Williamsport (FT enrollment: 83; Location: 941 W 3rd St; Private, for-profit; Website: nbi.edu)
  • Empire Beauty School-Williamsport (FT enrollment: 67; Location: 1808 East Third Street; Private, for-profit; Website: www.empire.edu)
  • Barone Beauty Academy (FT enrollment: 57; Location: 501 E Third St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.baronebeautyacademy.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Williamsport:

  • Bucknell University (about 22 miles; Lewisburg, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,418)
  • Lock Haven University (about 25 miles; Lock Haven, PA; FT enrollment: 5,184)
  • Susquehanna University (about 32 miles; Selinsgrove, PA; FT enrollment: 2,495)
  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 35 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 9,452)
  • Mansfield University of Pennsylvania (about 39 miles; Mansfield, PA; FT enrollment: 2,826)
  • Pennsylvania State University-World Campus (about 52 miles; University Park, PA; FT enrollment: 4,893)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 54 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 4,724)

Biggest public high schools in Williamsport:

Private high schools in Williamsport:

  • ST JOHN NEUMANN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 175; Location: 901 PENN ST; Grades: 7 - 12)
  • WILLIAMSPORT CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 44; Location: 1730 FOUR MILE DR; Grades: PK - 12)

Private elementary/middle schools in Williamsport:

  • ST BONIFACE SCHOOL (Students: 185; Location: 710 FRANKLIN ST; Grades: PK - 3)
  • ST JOHN NEUMAN REGIONALL ACADEMYST ANNS SCHOOL (Students: 101; Location: 1225 NORTHWAY RD; Grades: 4 - 6)
  • KEYSTONE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 71; Location: 1157 MARKET ST; Grades: PK - 11)
  • KEYSTONE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL OF WILLIAMSPORT (Students: 65; Location: 1157 MARKET ST; Grades: PK - 11)
  • WEST BRANCH SCHOOL (Students: 36; Location: 755 MOORE AVE; Grades: UG - UG)
See full list of schools located in Williamsport

Library in Williamsport:

  • LYCOMING COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $3,245,993; Location: 19 EAST 4TH ST; 125,272 books; 380 e-books; 9,206 audio materials; 18,087 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 41 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 182 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • This city is also known as "God's Country" by those who have visited from metropolitan areas and have returned to their respective environments.

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Notable locations in Williamsport: Diamond Square (A), Williamsport Bureau of Fire (B), Streeter College Store (C), Wendle Hall (D), Wertz Student Center (E), Bishop Frances Asbury Hall (F), Clarke Music Building (G), Detwiler Planetarium (H), Doctor and Mrs Fletcher Bliss Forrest Hall (I), George R Lamade Gymnasium (J), Heim Biology and Chemistry Building (K), Honors Hall (L), J Milton Skeath Hall (M), John G Snowden Memorial Library (N), John Wesley Hall (O), Long Hall Administrative Offices (P), Mary Ellen Williams Hall (Q), Mary L Welch Theatre (R), Mass Communication Building (S), Pennington Lounge (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Basin Street Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Williamsport include: Pilgrim Church (A), Clarke Chapel (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Grafius Run (A), Daugherty Run (B), Lycoming Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Williamsport include: Susquehanna State Park (1), Brandon Park (2), Bowman Field (3), David Person Field (4), Robert L Shangraw Athletic Complex (5), Jackson Playground (6), Ways Garden Park (7), Consistory Field (8), Brandon Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Children's Discovery Workshop (Museums; 343 West 4th Street) (1), Community Development (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 245 W 4th St) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Radisson Hotel Williamsport (100 Pine Street) (1), Hampton Inn (140 Viaduct Bella Street) (2), Genetti Hotel & Convention Center Hotel (200 West 4th Street) (3), Budget Inn Williamsport (2295 Lycoming Creek Road) (4), Colonial Motor Lodge (1959 East 3rd Street) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Lycoming County Offices - Kieser William S Judge (48 West 3rd Street Unit 1) (1), U S Government - US District Court- Probation Officer (240 West 3rd Street) (2), Federal Bureau Of Investigation (240 West 3 St) (3), U S Government - US District Court- Clerk of Court (240 West 3rd Street) (4), Lycoming County Offices - Court Adminstrator- Juror Information (48 West 3rd Street Unit 1) (5), Lycoming County Offices - Brown Kenneth D Judge (48 West 3rd Street Unit 1) (6), Lycoming County Government - Court House- Zoning (330 Pine Street) (7), U S Government - Judge James McClure Jr- US District Court (240 West 3rd Street) (8), Lycoming County Government - Court House- Transfer Station (1485 West 3rd Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Lycoming 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 2012 was 62.5. This is about average.

City:

62.5
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 2.53. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.53
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 24.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 15.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.2
U.S.:

20.2

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

COLLOMSVILLE MUTUAL WATERWORKS (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-20-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JAN-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-20-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-20-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-20-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-19-2011)
  • 92 regular monitoring violations
  • 19 other older monitoring violations
HARVEST MOON BOWLING LANES (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
WARRENSVILLE GENERAL STORE (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
NIPPENOSE TAVERN (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
WHOS INN (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
ROUTE 654 GOOD TO GO (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 17 routine major monitoring violations
  • 6 regular monitoring violations

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

  • PIER 87 BAR AND GRILLE (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 28.0%
(22.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.6% for Black residents, 54.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 68.2% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 67.8% for other race residents, 45.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  52.0%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  10.3%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Williamsport in 2010:

  • 2,211 people in college/university student housing
  • 208 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 143 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 107 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 80 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 54 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 33 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 20 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 20 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 16 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 4 people in in-patient hospice facilities

People in group quarters in Williamsport in 2000:

  • 1,734 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 311 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 222 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 150 people in nursing homes
  • 92 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 26 people in halfway houses
  • 22 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 12 people in other group homes
  • 11 people in religious group quarters
  • 5 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children

Williamsport, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Williamsport compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.

Banks with most branches in Williamsport (2011 data):

  • First National Bank of Pennsylvania: Loyalsock Branch, Newberry Branch, Williamsport Branch, Maynard Branch, Williamsport Messenger Service. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $9,581.0 mil, Deposits: $7,462.2 mil, headquarters in Greenville, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 291 total offices, Holding Company: F.N.b. Corporation
  • Susquehanna Bank: Loyalsock Branch, Center City Drive In Branch, Wnb Bank Branch, Lycoming Branch. Info updated 2012/02/28: Bank assets: $14,849.0 mil, Deposits: $10,294.4 mil, headquarters in Lititz, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 308 total offices, Holding Company: Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc.
  • Woodlands Bank: 213 West Fourth Street Branch, West Southern Avenue Branch, Newberry Office Branch, at 2450 East Third Street. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $313.6 mil, Deposits: $266.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Woodlands Financial Service Company
  • Jersey Shore State Bank: Williamsport Branch, Drive-Up Facility, The Williamsport Home Messenger Bran. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $753.3 mil, Deposits: $583.6 mil, headquarters in Jersey Shore, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Penns Woods Bancorp, Inc.
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: South Williamsport Branch, Loyalsock Main Branch, Williamsport Branch. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Newberry Branch at 2001 West Fourth Street, branch established on 1963/11/04; Loyalsock Branch at 405 River Avenue, branch established on 1966/06/16. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Williamsport @ Giant Branch at 1969 East Third Street, branch established on 2001/03/13; Center City Branch at 137 West Fourth Street, branch established on 1919/01/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Citizens & Northern Bank: Old Lycoming Branch at 1510 Dewey Avenue, branch established on 2006/03/01; Williamsport Court St. Branch at 130 Court Street, branch established on 2004/05/28. Info updated 2012/02/14: Bank assets: $1,312.5 mil, Deposits: $1,019.9 mil, headquarters in Wellsboro, PA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 26 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens And Northern Corporation
  • FNB Bank, National Association: Williamsport Branch at 1732 East Third Street, branch established on 1873/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $387.3 mil, Deposits: $306.1 mil, headquarters in Danville, PA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Fulton Financial Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Williamsport, Pennsylvania:

  • Quality Inn Williamsport, 234 Us Hwy 15, Williamsport, PA 17702 , Phone: (570) 323-9801, Fax: (570) 322-5231
  • Colonial Motor Lodge, 1959 E Third St, Williamsport, PA 17701 , Phone: (570) 322-6161
  • Farr's Motel, 2295 Lycoming CRK Rd, Williamsport, PA 17701 , Phone: (570) 323-8591
  • Ridgemont Motel, Rd 4, Williamsport, PA 17701 , Phone: (570) 321-5300
  • Holiday Inn Williamsport, 100 Pine St, Williamsport, PA 17701 , Phone: (570) 327-8231, Fax: (570) 322-2957
  • Best Western, 1840 E 3RD St, Williamsport, PA 17701 , Phone: (570) 326-1981, Fax: (570) 323-9590
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites, 104 Maynard St, Williamsport, PA 17701 , Phone: (570) 601-9200, Fax: (570) 601-9201
  • Candlewood Suites, 1836 E Third St, Williamsport, PA 17701 , Phone: (570) 601-9100
  • 4 other hotels and motels
All 12 fire-safe hotels and motels in Williamsport, Pennsylvania

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (67%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (14%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Williamsport city (based on Lycoming County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant25,272114
Catholic18,50011
Evangelical Protestant10,96769
Other1,5917
Black Protestant4163
Orthodox1211
None59,244-
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: 20
Lycoming County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 10
Lycoming County:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 40
Lycoming County:

3.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 95
Here:

8.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.3%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Lycoming County:

25.7%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.5%
State:

11.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 8$31,607$47,4112$1,506
Other Government Administration 4$15,914$47,7428$3,436
Police Protection - Officers 50$288,475$69,2340$0
Police - Other 4$11,099$33,2970$0
Firefighters 26$151,907$70,1110$0
Fire - Other 5$17,464$41,9140$0
Streets and Highways 18$64,777$43,1850$0
Solid Waste Management 1$3,215$38,5800$0
Parks and Recreation 6$19,423$38,8460$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 5$17,931$43,0340$0
Natural Resources 3$10,313$41,2520$0
Transit 54$232,855$51,7465$7,455
Other and Unallocable 8$22,552$33,8280$0
Totals for Government 192$887,532$55,47115$12,397

Williamsport government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Transit Utilities: $926,000 ($31.55)
    Regular Highways: $517,000 ($17.62)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,250,000 ($144.81)
    General - Other: $3,836,000 ($130.70)
    Housing & Community Development: $2,661,000 ($90.67)
    Fire Protection: $2,091,000 ($71.25)
    Regular Highways: $973,000 ($33.15)
    Central Staff Services: $520,000 ($17.72)
    Financial Administration: $510,000 ($17.38)
    Parks & Recreation: $396,000 ($13.49)
    General Public Buildings: $391,000 ($13.32)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $236,000 ($8.04)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $52,000 ($1.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $20,000 ($0.68)
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $19,921,000 ($678.76)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $3,459,000 ($117.86)
    Benefit Payments: $2,245,000 ($76.49)
    Withdrawals: $16,000 ($0.55)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $51,000 ($1.74)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $889,000 ($30.29)
    Transit Utilities: $140,000 ($4.77)
    Police Protection: $112,000 ($3.82)
    Regular Highways: $64,000 ($2.18)
    General Public Building: $19,000 ($0.65)
    General - Other: $17,000 ($0.58)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $8,003,000 ($272.68)

Williamsport government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $969,000 ($33.02)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $3,146,000 ($107.19)
    From Other Government: $755,000 ($25.72)
    Local Employee Contribution: $405,000 ($13.80)
    From Local Government: $160,000 ($5.45)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $4,503,000 ($153.43)
    All Other: $819,000 ($27.91)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $500,000 ($17.04)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $434,000 ($14.79)
    Interest Earnings: $234,000 ($7.97)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,716,000 ($92.54)
    Highways: $528,000 ($17.99)
    General Support: $36,000 ($1.23)
  • Tax - Property: $4,587,000 ($156.29)
    NEC: $2,067,000 ($70.43)
    Individual Income: $1,500,000 ($51.11)

Williamsport government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $844,000 ($28.76)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $794,000 ($27.05)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $50,000 ($1.70)

Williamsport government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $8,603,000 ($293.13)
    Total Other Securities: $1,905,000 ($64.91)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,461,000 ($117.93)

3.98% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,022 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.98%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($459 average AGI)
Lycoming County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Clinton County, PA  0.40% ($30,395 average AGI)
from Northumberland County, PA  0.24% ($28,236)
from Philadelphia County, PA  0.13% ($23,069)


3.82% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,348 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.82%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($292 average AGI)
Lycoming County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Clinton County, PA  0.39% ($28,906 average AGI)
to Northumberland County, PA  0.28% ($31,124)
to Philadelphia County, PA  0.15% ($18,690)

Strongest AM radio stations in Williamsport:

  • WWPA (1340 AM; 1 kW; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WRAK (1400 AM; 1 kW; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLYC (1050 AM; 1 kW; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: WILLIAMSPORT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRKK (1200 AM; 10 kW; HUGHESVILLE, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKOK (1070 AM; 10 kW; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJSA (1600 AM; 1 kW; JERSEY SHORE, PA; Owner: COVENANT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Williamsport:

  • WRVH (107.9 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WZXR (99.3 FM; SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WBZD-FM (93.3 FM; MUNCY, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • W263AG (100.5 FM; SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: DBA COVENANT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WILQ (105.1 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WPTC (88.1 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY)
  • WVYA (89.7 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PA. EDUCATIONAL TV ASSOC.)
  • W207AA (89.3 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSOCIATION)
  • WRLC (91.7 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: LYCOMING COLLEGE)
  • WQBR (99.9 FM; AVIS, PA; Owner: MAXIMUM IMPACT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCXR (103.7 FM; LEWISBURG, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WJSA-FM (96.3 FM; JERSEY SHORE, PA; Owner: CONVENANT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBYL (95.5 FM; SALLADASBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLGL (92.3 FM; RIVERSIDE, PA; Owner: SUNAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVLY-FM (100.9 FM; MILTON, PA; Owner: MILTON-LEWISBURG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLZS (106.1 FM; BEAVER SPRINGS, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC)
  • WVRT (97.7 FM; MILL HALL, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQSU (88.9 FM; SELINSGROVE, PA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA UNIVERSITY)
  • WFYY (106.5 FM; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: RADIO FRIENDZ, INC.)
  • WPGM-FM (96.7 FM; DANVILLE, PA; Owner: MONTROSE BROADCASTING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Williamsport:

  • W20AD (Channel 20; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • W26AT (Channel 26; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W30AN (Channel 30; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • W55AG (Channel 55; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W05BG (Channel 5; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: TRIPLE J COMMUNITY BROADCASTING., L.L.C.)
  • WILF (Channel 53; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: PEGASUS BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, L.P.)
  • W09BL (Channel 9; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: PENN CENTRAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W62CS (Channel 62; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: TRIPLE J COMMUNITY BROADCASTING., L.L.C.)
  • W39BT (Channel 39; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Williamsport fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 60Number of bridges
  • 500m1,640ftTotal length
  • $32,000Total costs
  • 609,705Total average daily traffic
  • 63,752Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11920-1929
  • 21950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 461970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 52000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Williamsport, PA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Williamsport)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 111 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Williamsport, PA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 181 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Williamsport)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 49 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Williamsport)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED62$93,403159$89,931194$104,44361$53,50810$233,20082$115,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$96,8338$107,00018$103,7225$26,0000$02$84,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$90,16725$74,520116$87,06934$37,1764$594,00015$72,867
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$80,0008$245,62593$96,6343$80,0000$07$225,143
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$52,0000$014$89,2860$00$01$35,000

Detailed mortgage data for all 9 tracts in Williamsport, PA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED38$97,2637$111,143
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$96,8753$101,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$234,0001$116,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$114,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$95,0000$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 168
  • Hazardous Condition: 137
  • Service Call: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Williamsport

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Williamsport, PA
Most common first names in Williamsport, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary65479.8 years
John59973.9 years
William55475.5 years
Charles45974.6 years
Robert41370.7 years
Helen41380.5 years
James37971.0 years
Margaret35380.6 years
George30576.0 years
Joseph28073.8 years
Most common last names in Williamsport, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith25378.3 years
Miller21277.8 years
Bower12974.6 years
Snyder9977.4 years
Brown9973.1 years
Williams9773.3 years
Johnson8875.3 years
Myers7978.9 years
Hill7174.9 years
Thomas7078.8 years
Businesses in Williamsport, PA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Long John Silver's1
Advance Auto Parts2Marriott1
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets11
AutoZone1McDonald's2
Best Western1New Balance1
Blockbuster1Olive Garden1
Burger King2Panera Bread1
CVS1Papa John's Pizza1
Comfort Inn1Payless1
Curves1Pizza Hut2
Days Inn1RadioShack1
Decora Cabinetry4Red Lobster1
Dennys1Rite Aid3
Domino's Pizza1Ruby Tuesday1
Dunkin Donuts3Sprint Nextel1
Econo Lodge1Staples1
Fashion Bug1Starbucks1
FedEx8Subaru1
Ford1Subway3
GNC2T-Mobile1
Giant1T.G.I. Driday's1
Gymboree1T.J.Maxx1
H&R Block2Taco Bell1
Hilton1Talbots1
Holiday Inn3The Room Place1
Hollister Co.1True Value2
KFC1U-Haul3
Kmart1UPS12
Kroger1Verizon Wireless1
Lane Furniture2Wendy's2
Little Caesars Pizza1YMCA2

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  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
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