Williamston, North Carolina

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Population in 2019: 5,202 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: -11.0%
 
Males: 2,135  (41.1%)
Females: 3,067  (58.9%)
Median resident age:

47.6 years
North Carolina median age:

39.1 years

Zip codes: 27892.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $38,548 (it was $22,925 in 2000)
Williamston:

$38,548
NC:

$57,341

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $26,626 (it was $14,125 in 2000)

Williamston town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $107,520 (it was $63,500 in 2000)
Williamston:

$107,520
NC:

$193,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $113,240; detached houses: $114,211; townhouses or other attached units: $95,060; mobile homes: $33,423

Median gross rent in 2019: $670.

March 2019 cost of living index in Williamston: 78.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 21.5%
(13.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.5% for Black residents, 57.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Williamston, NC (2019)
    • 3,05956.4%Black alone
    • 1,97136.3%White alone
    • 1913.5%Hispanic
    • 1142.1%Asian alone
    • 801.5%Two or more races
    • 100.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 60 registered sex offenders living in Williamston, North Carolina as of August 08, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Williamston is 94 to 1.


Crime rates in Williamston by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2017

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.8)
1
(18.8)
1
(17.9)
2
(36.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(37.4)
0
(0.0)
4
(73.6)
1
(19.2)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(52.1)
4
(72.3)
1
(18.6)
1
(18.8)
2
(37.6)
5
(89.6)
2
(36.4)
1
(18.6)
3
(56.1)
4
(75.8)
N/A6
(115.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
8
(138.8)
12
(217.0)
22
(410.3)
15
(281.8)
10
(188.2)
19
(340.4)
22
(400.4)
18
(334.0)
16
(299.3)
13
(246.4)
11
(202.3)
3
(57.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
53
(919.7)
41
(741.3)
38
(708.7)
43
(807.8)
22
(414.1)
35
(627.1)
55
(1,001)
45
(834.9)
63
(1,179)
36
(682.5)
25
(459.7)
56
(1,073)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
102
(1,770)
93
(1,681)
151
(2,816)
117
(2,198)
183
(3,444)
157
(2,813)
178
(3,240)
181
(3,358)
105
(1,964)
160
(3,033)
80
(1,471)
80
(1,533)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
250
(4,338)
309
(5,587)
288
(5,371)
239
(4,490)
265
(4,988)
317
(5,680)
343
(6,243)
350
(6,494)
282
(5,276)
261
(4,948)
240
(4,413)
260
(4,984)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
13
(225.6)
17
(307.4)
14
(261.1)
20
(375.7)
15
(282.3)
10
(179.2)
13
(236.6)
12
(222.6)
7
(131.0)
6
(113.7)
14
(257.4)
8
(153.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(36.2)
4
(74.6)
2
(37.6)
2
(37.6)
5
(89.6)
2
(36.4)
2
(37.1)
9
(168.4)
7
(132.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(38.3)
City-Data.com crime index582.7673.1712.6662.2670.2773.5917.7794.6804.3690.4658.7681.2

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Williamston, NC

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 23 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.83
North Carolina average:

2.29
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Ancestries: American (15.4%), English (5.2%), European (2.5%), British (2.0%), Irish (1.7%), Scottish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 75 feet

Land area: 3.70 square miles.

Population density: 1,408 people per square mile   (low).

Williamston, North Carolina map

129 residents are foreign born (0.9% Latin America, 0.3% Asia).

This town:

2.4%
North Carolina:

8.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,322 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,635 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenville, NC (24.5 miles , pop. 60,476).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Norfolk, VA (84.4 miles , pop. 234,403).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (305.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Everetts, NC (2.5 miles),
Beargrass, NC (2.6 miles),
Jamesville, NC (3.1 miles ),
Hamilton, NC (3.2 miles ),
Robersonville, NC (3.3 miles ),
Windsor, NC (3.5 miles ),
Hassell, NC (3.6 miles),
Parmele, NC (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 35.85 N, Longitude: 77.06 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,086 (+38.4%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 1,053 (47.7%)

Area code: 252

Distribution of median household income in Williamston, NC in 2019
Distribution of house value in Williamston, NC in 2019
Williamston satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.7%
North Carolina:

6.1%
Historical population in Williamston, NC
Historical housing units in Williamston, NC
Most common industries in Williamston, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.5%)
  • Educational services (10.5%)
  • Public administration (7.8%)
  • Construction (5.3%)
  • Paper (4.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.3%)
  • Food (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.1%)
  • Public administration (9.3%)
  • Paper (7.0%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.7%)
  • Educational services (14.0%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (5.1%)
  • Food (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Williamston, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.3%)
  • Cashiers (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)

Average climate in Williamston, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Williamston, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 57.4. This is better than average.

City:

57.4
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2016 was 0.204. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.204
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.88. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.88
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Williamston-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 3% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.1 miles away from the Williamston town center killed 16 people and injured 153 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 11/8/1957, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.9 miles away from the town center injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Williamston-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above North Carolina state average. It is 61% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 150.3 miles away from Williamston center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 229.2 miles away from Williamston center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 128.8 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 144.9 miles away from Williamston center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 153.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/6/1994 at 19:54:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.6 LG, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 57.0 miles away from Williamston center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Martin County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Williamston topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Williamston:

  • LIFE, INC TWIN ACRES GROUP HOME (2767 WILDCAT ROAD)
  • MARTIN GENERAL HOSPITAL (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 310 S MCCASKEY RD P O BOX 1128)
  • ALBEMARLE VILLA (119 GATLIN ST)
  • ROANOKE RIVER NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (119 GATLING STREET)
  • DIALYSIS CARE OF MARTIN COUNTY INC (100 MEDICAL DRIVE)

Airports located in Williamston:

College/University in Williamston:

  • Martin Community College (Full-time enrollment: 498; Location: 1161 Kehukee Pk Rd; Public; Website: www.martincc.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Williamston:

  • East Carolina University (about 25 miles; Greenville, NC; Full-time enrollment: 23,943)
  • Pitt Community College (about 29 miles; Winterville, NC; FT enrollment: 7,026)
  • Edgecombe Community College (about 29 miles; Tarboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,058)
  • Nash Community College (about 48 miles; Rocky Mount, NC; FT enrollment: 2,520)
  • Craven Community College (about 52 miles; New Bern, NC; FT enrollment: 2,712)
  • Lenoir Community College (about 52 miles; Kinston, NC; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Elizabeth City State University (about 56 miles; Elizabeth City, NC; FT enrollment: 2,803)

Public high schools in Williamston:

  • BEAR GRASS (Location: 6344 E BEAR GRASS RD, Grades: 6-12, Charter school)
  • RIVERSIDE HIGH (Location: 1260 GODWIN AVE, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Williamston:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Williamston: Moratock Plaza (A), Martin Plaza (B), Williamston City Hall (C), Martin County Courthouse (D), Williamston Rehabilitation and Health Care Center (E), Williamston Police Department (F), Martin County Sheriff's Office (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Williamston include: Holy Trinity Church (A), Trinity Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Skewakee Gut (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Williamston: Moratoc Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Martin County - Travel and Tourism (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 100 East Church Street), ASA Biggs House (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 100 East Church Street).

Hotels: Economy Lodge (317 East Boulevard), Fairfield Inn & Suites Williamston (1071 Cantle Court), Comfort Inn Williamston (Highway 13 & 64 Bypass), Days Inn Williamston NC (103 West Boulevard), Econo Lodge Williamston (Alt 64 & Highway 13/17), Hampton Inn Williamston- NC (1099 Hampton Court).

Court: Butterfield G K Congressman (415 East Boulevard).

Birthplace of: Gaylord Perry - (born 1938), Baseball star, Dwight Ewell - Actor, Larry Johnson (coach) - Football player and coach, Asa Biggs - Federal judge, Jim Perry (baseball) - Baseball player, Billy Wynne - Baseball player, Brad Roach - Football player.

Martin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

ROSS MOTEL (Address: TRUSH, INC , Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations
  • 5 regular monitoring violations

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

  • GREEN ACRES CAMPGROUND (Population served: 445, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.2 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

60.4%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.8%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Williamston in 2010:

  • 127 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 2 people in group homes intended for adults
240 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
6 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms in 2000

Banks with branches in Williamston (2011 data):

  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Williamston Main Branch at 401 West Main Street, branch established on 1973/06/12. Info updated 2011/10/11: Bank assets: $20,566.4 mil, Deposits: $17,596.8 mil, headquarters in Raleigh, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 433 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.
  • Woodforest National Bank: Williamston Walmart at 1529 Washington Road, branch established on 2008/02/04. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Williamston Branch at 205 West Main Street, branch established on 1935/04/03. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Williamston Main Branch at 902 Washington Street, branch established on 1966/09/01. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Williamston Branch at 1200 Washington Street, branch established on 1994/06/20. 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
  • The East Carolina Bank: Williamston Branch at 403 East Boulevard, branch established on 2003/05/19. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $921.7 mil, Deposits: $797.6 mil, headquarters in Engelhard, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 25 total offices, Holding Company: Ecb Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Williamston:

Marital status in Williamston, NC
  • Never married: 36.1%
  • Now married: 38.2%
  • Separated: 5.7%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

For population 25 years and over in Williamston:

  • High school or higher: 84.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.2%
  • Unemployed: 15.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.8
North Carolina average:

11.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Williamston
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Williamston, NC (based on Martin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,44544
Mainline Protestant2,42627
Black Protestant9668
Catholic3811
Other22-
None12,265-
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: 5
Martin County:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Martin County:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Martin County:

5.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Here:

8.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

13.8%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Martin County:

34.2%
State:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Martin County:

16.3%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Williamston:

49.0%
North Carolina:

48.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.2%
North Carolina:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.9
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Williamston:

18.9%
North Carolina:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

15.4%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

37.0%
North Carolina:

33.7%

General health condition:
Williamston:

52.9%
State:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.0%
North Carolina:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Williamston, NC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 20$72,571$43,5430$0
Firefighters 19$66,814$42,1986$4,519
Solid Waste Management 10$22,238$26,6860$0
Other Government Administration 10$19,831$23,7971$694
Streets and Highways 6$17,161$34,3220$0
Sewerage 6$19,596$39,1920$0
Financial Administration 5$20,994$50,3860$0
Parks and Recreation 5$16,751$40,2029$5,746
Water Supply 5$18,545$44,5080$0
Other and Unallocable 5$15,440$37,0561$1,156
Police - Other 1$2,806$33,6720$0
Totals for Government 92$292,746$38,18417$12,115

4.59% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($30,851 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.59%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Pitt County, NC  1.13% ($28,375 average AGI)
from Bertie County, NC  0.52% ($26,091)
from Washington County, NC  0.42% ($34,667)


4.92% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($30,779 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.92%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

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 Pitt County, NC  1.50% ($30,188 average AGI)
to Beaufort County, NC  0.38% ($42,094)
to Bertie County, NC  0.34% ($24,345)
Businesses in Williamston, NC
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
AutoZone1New Balance1
Burger King1Nike1
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut1
Days Inn1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid1
Dunkin Donuts3SAS Shoes1
Econo Lodge1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Subway2
Ford1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hilton1U.S. Cellular3
KFC1UPS2
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Williamston:

  • WIAM (900 AM; 1 kW; WILLIAMSTON, NC; Owner: LIFELINE MINISTRIES, INC)
  • WNCT (1070 AM; 10 kW; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJPI (1470 AM; 5 kW; PLYMOUTH, NC; Owner: FREE TEMPLE MINISTRIES INC..)
  • WDLX (930 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WBTE (990 AM; 1 kW; WINDSOR, NC; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WYAL (1280 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SCOTLAND NECK, NC)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGHB (1250 AM; 5 kW; FARMVILLE, NC; Owner: CONNER MEDIA, INC.)
  • WRJR (670 AM; 20 kW; CLAREMONT, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Williamston:

  • WCBZ (103.7 FM; WILLIAMSTON, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WIAM-FM (98.9 FM; WINDSOR, NC; Owner: LIFELINE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WTRG (100.7 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WERO (93.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WNCT-FM (107.9 FM; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBKU (91.7 FM; AHSOKIE, NC; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WRNS-FM (95.1 FM; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WFXK (104.3 FM; TARBORO, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WURB (97.7 FM; WINDSOR, NC; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPNC-FM (95.9 FM; PLYMOUTH, NC; Owner: DURLYN BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • WCZI (98.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WKTC (95.5 FM; PINETOPS, NC; Owner: WEQQ, INC.)
  • WKJX (96.7 FM; ELIZABETH CITY, NC; Owner: EAST CAROLINA RADIO OF ELIZABETH CITY, INC.)
  • WGPM (94.3 FM; FARMVILLE, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Williamston:

  • WFTB-LP (Channel 55; WILLIAMSTON, ETC., NC; Owner: FREE TEMPLE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WITN-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: WITN LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WNCT-TV (Channel 9; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WUND-TV (Channel 2; COLUMBIA, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WUNK-TV (Channel 25; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WCTI-TV (Channel 12; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUNM-TV (Channel 19; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WYDO (Channel 14; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF EASTERN CAROLINA LICENSE LLC)
Williamston fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Williamston fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 51Number of bridges
  • 827ft / 252mTotal length
  • 184,450Total average daily traffic
  • 23,084Total average daily truck traffic
  • 283,500Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Williamston, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 31980-1989
  • 221990-1999
  • 112000-2009
  • 62010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Williamston, NC

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Williamston)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

108 (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 Williamston, NC)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (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:

50 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Williamston)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2262Q, N2262Q, N-2262Q, Serial Number: 28-7790387, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 03/01/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 06/25/2013
    Registrant (LLC): First Choice Insurance Partners LLC, 114 West Blvd, Williamston, NC 27892
  • Aircraft: PITTS SPECIAL S1-S (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2JD, N2JD, N-2JD, Serial Number: JM-1, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 07/22/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 11/19/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Robert Avery, 6756 Fire Department Rd, Williamston, NC 27892
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 310 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 167 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 310SG, N310SG, N-310SG, Serial Number: 35494, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 01/18/1957, Certificate Issue Date: 11/05/2020
    Registrant (Corporation): First Aerial Assault Inc, 3660 Eds Grocery Rd, Williamston, NC 27892
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 612PA, N612PA, N-612PA, Serial Number: 28-7790518, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 05/20/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 02/03/2020
    Registrant (Partnership): Jimmie Robert Council, 1090 Tyner Rd, Williamston, NC 27892, Other Owners: Jennifer Council
  • Aircraft: HUGHES 269C (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 64 mph), Engine: LYCOMING HIO-360 SER (205 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 64732, N64732, N-64732, Serial Number: 840341, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 07/13/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 02/09/2005
    Registrant (Individual): Charles B Roberson, 2908 Big Mill Rd, Williamston, NC 27892
  • Aircraft: SEMCO BALLOON T (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 69 mph), Engine: None
    N-Number: 25013, N25013, N-25013, Serial Number: SEM72, Year manufactured: 1972, Certificate Issue Date: 09/21/1974
    Registrant (Individual): Fred Dba Eatman, Route 2 Box 184, Williamston, NC 27892, Other Owners: Balloon Enterises Eatman
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 12/27/2019

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 63. The highest number of fires - 102 took place in 2014, and the least - 15 in 2004. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Williamston, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (47.7%), and Outside Fires (31.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Williamston, NC
    • 45047.7%Structure Fires
    • 29531.3%Outside Fires
    • 18019.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 192.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Williamston, NC

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Williamston, North Carolina:

  • The Inn At Moratoc, 101 East Blvd, Williamston, North Carolina 27892 , Phone: (800) 792-3101, Fax: (252) 792-9003
  • Holiday Inn Express Williamston, 1071 Cantle Ct, Williamston, North Carolina 27892 , Phone: (252) 799-0100, Fax: (252) 508-4656
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Williamston, North Carolina
Most common first names in Williamston, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William22371.4 years
James21572.5 years
Mary18277.0 years
John13172.3 years
Robert8770.1 years
George7672.5 years
Annie6680.3 years
Joseph6670.0 years
Willie6172.2 years
Charlie5473.0 years
Most common last names in Williamston, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Roberson12472.5 years
Brown12172.2 years
Griffin10778.1 years
Williams10371.6 years
Taylor8274.5 years
Jones7974.2 years
Peele7177.1 years
Manning6876.0 years
Moore6574.8 years
Harrison6374.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Williamston, NC
  • 51.3%Electricity
  • 35.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.8%Utility gas
  • 5.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Williamston, NC
  • 84.2%Electricity
  • 8.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.3%No fuel used
  • 1.6%Wood
  • 0.8%Utility gas


Williamston compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Williamston on our top lists:

  • #16 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of burglaries per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: material moving occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 5,000+"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest city-data.com crime index, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of murders per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other noninstitutional group quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 100 least-safe cities (highest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of single-parent households, population 5,000+"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of thefts per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of assaults per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of robberies per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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