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Williamson township, NC map Land area: 66.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.3 sq. mi.
Population: 7,922 (all rural)
Males: 3,824  (48.3%)
Females: 4,098  (51.7%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 7,865 (6,127 owner occupied, 1,738 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

31%


Races in Williamson township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 60.5%
  • Black: 27.6%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 9.0%
  • Asian: 0.2%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.2%
  • Two or more races: 1.5%

Median age of males: 34.2
Median age of females: 34.5

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Average household size: 2.69

Williamson township:

2.7 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.14

Estimated median household income in 2009: $34,906 ($31,318 in 1999)
This township:

$34,906
North Carolina:

$43,674

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $379 (lower quartile is $341, upper quartile is $469)
Here:

$379
State:

$568

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $72,533 (it was $53,100 in 2000)
Williamson township:

$72,533
North Carolina:

$155,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $47,450 - $114,418

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $187,964
Here:

$187,964
State:

$218,934

Townhouses or other attached units: $79,249
Here:

$79,249
State:

$173,323

Mobile homes: $49,143
Here:

$49,143
State:

$45,354
Population density: 119 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

18.2%
Whole state:

12.3%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

10.1%
Whole state:

5.5%

Cities in this township include: Gibson.


Click to draw/clear Williamson township borders

Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Churches in Williamson township include: Beaverdam Church (A), Matthews Chapel (B), Tabernacle Church (C), Saint Marys Church (D), Livingston Chapel (E), Holiness Church (F), Green Pond Church (G), Church of God (H), Cedar Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Gibson Cemetery (1), Hursey Cemetery (2), Brown Cemetery (3), Leviner Cemetery (4), Gwynn Cemetery (5), Morgan Cemetery (6), Wright Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Ida Mill Pond (A), Richmond Mill Lake (B), X Way Mill Pond (C), McNeill Pond (D), Crawford Lake (E), Lytchs Pond (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Browns Branch (A), Beasley Branch (B), Bass Branch (C), Upper Beaverdam Creek (D), Granny Branch (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 70 (54% naturalized citizens)

Williamson township:  0.9%
State:  5.3%

58% of Williamson township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 53% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 28% lived in North Carolina.

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

  • This state: 5373
  • Northeast: 463
  • Midwest: 458
  • South: 1271
  • West: 71

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $58,400


Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 5.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

52 people in nursing homes
5 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,730
  • One, attached: 21
  • Two: 14
  • 3 or 4: 55
  • 5 to 9: 22
  • Mobile homes: 1,394

Median worth of mobile homes: $37,400


Housing units in Williamson township with a mortgage: 695 (53 second mortgage, 100 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 507

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 195
  • 1995 to 1998: 551
  • 1990 to 1994: 433
  • 1980 to 1989: 664
  • 1970 to 1979: 561
  • 1960 to 1969: 257
  • 1950 to 1959: 219
  • 1940 to 1949: 90
  • 1939 or earlier: 266

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Williamson township, North Carolina:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 45
  • 3 rooms: 132
  • 4 rooms: 272
  • 5 rooms: 617
  • 6 rooms: 482
  • 7 rooms: 355
  • 8 rooms: 213
  • 9 or more rooms: 104

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Williamson township, North Carolina:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 4
  • 3 rooms: 59
  • 4 rooms: 284
  • 5 rooms: 145
  • 6 rooms: 97
  • 7 rooms: 43
  • 8 rooms: 17
  • 9 or more rooms: 18

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Williamson township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 84
  • 2 bedrooms: 584
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,219
  • 4 bedrooms: 298
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 35

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Williamson township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 40
  • 2 bedrooms: 332
  • 3 bedrooms: 242
  • 4 bedrooms: 50
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 3

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

  • no vehicle: 66
  • 1 vehicle: 715
  • 2 vehicles: 838
  • 3 vehicles: 428
  • 4 vehicles: 146
  • 5 or more vehicles: 27

Cars and other vehicles available in Williamson township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 130
  • 1 vehicle: 370
  • 2 vehicles: 137
  • 3 vehicles: 30
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Textile mills and textile products (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Food (8%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (7%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (7%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (7%)
  • Social assistance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Child care workers (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Williamson township:

  • United States or American (20.1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (7.0%)
  • English (6.9%)
  • Irish (5.2%)
  • German (4.7%)
  • Scottish (2.9%)
  • Swedish (1.3%)

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

  • Mexico (37%)
  • Japan (13%)
  • Other Western Africa (13%)
  • Germany (11%)
  • Jamaica (11%)
  • Canada (10%)
  • Nicaragua (4%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,388 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 403 (14%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 10 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 8 (0%)
  • Walked: 10 (0%)
  • Other means: 68 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 97 (3%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (59%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (24%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (9%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Wood (3%)

52 people in nursing homes
5 people in homes for the mentally retarded

97.0% of residents of Williamson township speak English at home.
2.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (47% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (90% speak English very well, 10% speak English well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,710
  • In family households: 6,867 (1,490 male householders, 647 female householders)
    1,537 spouses, 2,655 children (2,425 natural, 37 adopted, 193 stepchildren), 208 grandchildren, 52 brothers or sisters, 61 parents, 61 other relatives, 156 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 843 (339 male householders (288 living alone)), 389 female householders (346 living alone)), 115 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 56 (all institutionalized)

Size of family households: 820 2-persons, 547 3-persons, 450 4-persons, 217 5-persons, 52 6-persons, 51 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 634 1-person, 65 2-persons, 29 3-persons,

1,260 married couples with children.
680 single-parent households (141 men, 539 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 96
Here:

8.4%
North Carolina:

8.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 13
Here:

2.5%
North Carolina:

6.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 16
Here:

7.3%
North Carolina:

20.2%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


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 (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Williamson township:

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