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Williamsburg, VA (Virginia) Houses and Residents

Williamsburg,VA index of house prices

Total population: 14,691 (Urban population: 11,998, Rural population: 0)

Houses: 5,145 (4,672 occupied: 2,162 owner occupied, 2,529 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

54%
State:

35%

Housing density: 602 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $618,661.

Median contract rent in 2016: $557 (lower quartile is $488, upper quartile is $1,276)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $1,378


Median gross rent in Williamsburg, VA in 2016: $616

Housing units in Williamsburg with a mortgage: 1,350 (15 second mortgage, 226 home equity loan, 8 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 818

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $82,543

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $74,519

Median monthly housing costs: $1,086


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Williamsburg, Virginia Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $339,565 (it was $182,000 in 2000)
Williamsburg:

$339,565
Virginia:

$264,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $206,700 - $546,099

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $473,576
Here:

$473,576
State:

$352,970

Townhouses or other attached units: $276,150
Here:

$276,150
State:

$343,400

In 2-unit structures: $171,490
Here:

$171,490
State:

$233,827

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $150,758
Here:

$150,758
State:

$225,729

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $153,991
Here:

$153,991
State:

$312,703
Median year house/condo built: 1989

Median year apartment built: 1976

Household type by relationship:

Households: 15,171
  • In family households: 6,674 (1,219 male householders, 933 female householders)
    1,731 spouses, 2,203 children (2,068 natural, 88 adopted, 40 stepchildren), 196 grandchildren, 135 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 62 other relatives, 180 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,448 (1,078 male householders (865 living alone)), 1,471 female householders (1,126 living alone)), 1,913 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 4,071

Size of family households: 1,301 2-persons, 479 3-persons, 222 4-persons, 75 5-persons, 31 6-persons, 51 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,991 1-person, 361 2-persons, 169 3-persons, 18 4-persons.

958 married couples with children.
384 single-parent households (169 men, 215 women).

85.0% of residents of Williamsburg speak English at home.
3.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (84% speak English very well, 2% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).
5.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (87% speak English very well, 5% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
4.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (68% speak English very well, 32% speak English well).
1.3% of residents speak other language at home (96% speak English very well, 4% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 1,420 (9.4%)
(28.5% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.5
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.2
State:

4.5

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Williamsburg, Virginia:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 411 bedroom
  • 4542 bedrooms
  • 1,0373 bedrooms
  • 5174 bedrooms
  • 965+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Williamsburg population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Williamsburg, Virginia:

  • 168no bedroom
  • 5541 bedroom
  • 1,0222 bedrooms
  • 5453 bedrooms
  • 1914 bedrooms
  • 635+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Williamsburg population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Williamsburg in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 75no vehicle
  • 8361 vehicle
  • 9722 vehicles
  • 2323 vehicles
  • 294 vehicles
  • 85+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Williamsburg population

Cars and other vehicles available in Williamsburg in renter-occupied apartments

  • 377no vehicle
  • 1,1881 vehicle
  • 7702 vehicles
  • 1703 vehicles
  • 194 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Williamsburg population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Williamsburg, Virginia:

  • 01 room
  • 162 rooms
  • 193 rooms
  • 1724 rooms
  • 4435 rooms
  • 4256 rooms
  • 2797 rooms
  • 3318 rooms
  • 4719+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Williamsburg population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Williamsburg, Virginia:

  • 1421 room
  • 2342 rooms
  • 4753 rooms
  • 6444 rooms
  • 2825 rooms
  • 3686 rooms
  • 1007 rooms
  • 1618 rooms
  • 1539+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Williamsburg population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Williamsburg, VA household income distribution

  • Williamsburg, VA household income distribution
  • 522Less than $10,000
  • 146$10,000 to $14,999
  • 124$15,000 to $19,999
  • 345$20,000 to $24,999
  • 259$25,000 to $29,999
  • 268$30,000 to $34,999
  • 212$35,000 to $39,999
  • 133$40,000 to $44,999
  • 257$45,000 to $49,999
  • 373$50,000 to $59,999
  • 393$60,000 to $74,999
  • 529$75,000 to $99,999
  • 390$100,000 to $124,999
  • 131$125,000 to $149,999
  • 186$150,000 to $199,999
  • 369$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Williamsburg, VA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Williamsburg, VA
  • 4Less than $10,000
  • 16$20,000 to $24,999
  • 8$25,000 to $29,999
  • 23$60,000 to $69,999
  • 5$90,000 to $99,999
  • 36$100,000 to $124,999
  • 45$125,000 to $149,999
  • 150$150,000 to $174,999
  • 244$175,000 to $199,999
  • 242$200,000 to $249,999
  • 195$250,000 to $299,999
  • 388$300,000 to $399,999
  • 230$400,000 to $499,999
  • 418$500,000 to $749,999
  • 129$750,000 to $999,999
  • 74$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Williamsburg, VA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Williamsburg, VA
  • 93$200 to $249
  • 7$300 to $349
  • 28$350 to $399
  • 10$400 to $449
  • 5$450 to $499
  • 71$500 to $549
  • 15$550 to $599
  • 89$600 to $649
  • 30$650 to $699
  • 45$700 to $749
  • 236$750 to $799
  • 398$800 to $899
  • 274$900 to $999
  • 441$1,000 to $1,249
  • 277$1,250 to $1,499
  • 368$1,500 to $1,999
  • 36$2,000 to $2,499
  • 12$2,500 to $2,999
  • 18$3,000 to $3,499
  • 81No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 6982010 or later
  • 5152000 to 2009
  • 1201990 to 1999
  • 1951980 to 1989
  • 581970 to 1979
  • 89Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Williamsburg population
Williamsburg commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 332
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,109
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,386
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 783
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 398
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 312
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 366
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 160
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 26
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 245
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 146
  • 90 or more minutes: 77
Williamsburg, VA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 52.1%
Number of people working at home: 488 (8.3% of all workers)

Williamsburg mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 10,612 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 1,440 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 159 (1%)
  • Subway or elevated: 36 (0%)
  • Taxi: 137 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 153 (1%)
  • Walked: 964 (7%)
  • Worked at home: 488 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 557
 American: 542
 English: 508
 Irish: 306
 Italian: 224
 Polish: 135
 Greek: 135
 Scotch-Irish: 127
 Ukrainian: 118
 Scottish: 99
 European: 95
 Russian: 80
 Jamaican: 71
 French (except Basque): 54
 Moroccan: 47
 Eastern European: 45
 British: 44
 Lithuanian: 44
 Norwegian: 40
 Swedish: 38
 Scandinavian: 37
 Northern European: 37
 Welsh: 32
 Czech: 31
 Nigerian: 30
 Dutch: 28
 Arab: 23
 Sierra Leonean: 23
 French Canadian: 22
 Basque: 20
 African: 19
 Bulgarian: 17
 Hungarian: 16
 Iranian: 12
 Egyptian: 12
 Australian: 11
 Belgian: 9
 Romanian: 9
 Iraqi: 9
 Austrian: 7
 German Russian: 7
 Croatian: 6
 Lebanese: 6
 Ethiopian: 1
 West Indian: 1

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 21%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 9%Ukraine
  • 6%Morocco
  • 6%Jamaica
  • 5%Russia
  • 5%Korea
  • 4%El Salvador

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 5,942
  • Other state: 7,457
  • Northeast: 2,399
  • Midwest: 1,155
  • South: 2,859
  • West: 1,052

58% of Williamsburg residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 28% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 66% lived in Virginia.

Williamsburg:

58.0%
State average:

84.3%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 25
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 6
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 12
  • 11th grade: 4
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 45
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 479
  • Less than 1 year of college: 114
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 454
  • Associate degree: 145
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,049
  • Master's degree: 459
  • Professional school degree: 254
  • Doctorate degree: 274

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 77
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 15
  • 7th and 8th grade: 23
  • 9th grade: 18
  • 10th grade: 20
  • 11th grade: 87
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 46
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 579
  • Less than 1 year of college: 253
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 403
  • Associate degree: 374
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,077
  • Master's degree: 969
  • Professional school degree: 126
  • Doctorate degree: 151

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 6.8%Males
  • 6.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 11.4%Males
  • 6.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 15.9%Males
  • 12.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 6.1%Males
  • 53.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 3.8%Females
Williamsburg marital status for males
Williamsburg marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,233
  • One, attached: 833
  • Two: 168
  • 3 or 4: 466
  • 5 to 9: 454
  • 10 to 19: 470
  • 20 to 49: 342
  • 50 or more: 173

Median worth of mobile homes: $16,401

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 0.6%

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Williamsburg:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Williamsburg
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (59.1%)
  • Electricity (35.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.9%)
  • Wood (0.6%)
  • Electricity (58.2%)
  • Utility gas (35.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.6%)
  • No fuel used (0.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 88
Here:

12.1%
Virginia:

10.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 10
Here:

4.1%
Virginia:

9.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 95
Here:

1.8%
Virginia:

19.9%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)