Williamstown, Kentucky

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Population in 2019: 3,909 (66% urban, 34% rural).
Population change since 2000: +21.1%
Males: 1,860  (47.6%)
Females: 2,049  (52.4%)
Median resident age:

31.7 years
Kentucky median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 41097.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $42,355 (it was $33,750 in 2000)
Williamstown:

$42,355
KY:

$52,295

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $19,794 (it was $17,945 in 2000)

Williamstown city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $140,403 (it was $85,500 in 2000)
Williamstown:

$140,403
KY:

$151,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $161,301; detached houses: $171,487; mobile homes: $39,956

Median gross rent in 2019: $728.

March 2019 cost of living index in Williamstown: 87.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 20.3%
(17.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 67.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Williamstown, KY (2019)
    • 3,64392.9%White alone
    • 1864.7%Two or more races
    • 471.2%Black alone
    • 200.5%American Indian alone
    • 70.2%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 29 registered sex offenders living in Williamstown, Kentucky as of August 05, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Williamstown is 136 to 1.


Crime rates in Williamstown by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(29.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.4)
1
(28.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(50.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(58.0)
2
(57.7)
2
(56.9)
0
(0.0)
3
(84.9)
6
(151.8)
2
(50.5)
1
(25.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(50.7)
1
(25.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
21
(608.7)
35
(1,010)
25
(711.0)
19
(533.0)
28
(792.5)
15
(379.6)
26
(657.1)
23
(591.7)
16
(404.2)
11
(277.2)
6
(152.1)
6
(151.1)
8
(203.5)
4
(101.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
36
(1,043)
66
(1,905)
72
(2,048)
54
(1,515)
62
(1,755)
59
(1,493)
60
(1,516)
50
(1,286)
56
(1,415)
26
(655.2)
27
(684.2)
35
(881.4)
10
(254.3)
17
(430.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(144.9)
7
(202.0)
7
(199.1)
9
(252.5)
7
(198.1)
7
(177.1)
2
(50.5)
6
(154.4)
6
(151.6)
3
(75.6)
3
(76.0)
5
(125.9)
6
(152.6)
4
(101.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
1
(28.3)
1
(25.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.3)
1
(25.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index116.2174.6190.3126.5158.5130.8120.8130.9112.271.861.860.936.632.4

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 Williamstown, KY

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.77
Kentucky average:

1.63
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Ancestries: Irish (23.5%), American (15.5%), German (13.7%), Swiss (4.0%), English (3.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/14/1872

Elevation: 974 feet

Land area: 16.0 square miles.

Population density: 245 people per square mile   (very low).

Williamstown, Kentucky map

33 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.0%
Kentucky:

2.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,406 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,228 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cincinnati, OH (34.4 miles , pop. 331,285).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (275.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Dry Ridge, KY (1.9 miles ),
Corinth, KY (3.2 miles),
Crittenden, KY (3.2 miles ),
Falmouth, KY (3.5 miles ),
Berry, KY (3.6 miles ),
Verona, KY (3.7 miles ),
Butler, KY (3.8 miles ),
Glencoe, KY (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 38.64 N, Longitude: 84.56 W

Area code: 859

Distribution of median household income in Williamstown, KY in 2019
Distribution of house value in Williamstown, KY in 2019
Williamstown satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 14 buildings, average cost: $106,800
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $108,500
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $115,600
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.3%
Kentucky:

5.1%
Historical population in Williamstown, KY
Historical housing units in Williamstown, KY
Most common industries in Williamstown, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (9.3%)
  • Construction (7.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.0%)
  • Public administration (6.7%)
  • Health care (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (9.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (15.7%)
  • Health care (13.3%)
  • Public administration (9.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Williamstown, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.3%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (4.1%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.0%)

Average climate in Williamstown, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Williamstown, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 63.2. This is about average.

City:

63.2
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.2
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Williamstown-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 49% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 28.5 miles away from the Williamstown city center killed 3 people and injured 210 people.

On 4/23/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.5 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 364 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Williamstown-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 61% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 45.1 miles away from Williamstown center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW) earthquake occurred 180.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 50.6 miles away from Williamstown center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 180.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 179.8 miles away from Williamstown center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 180.5 miles away from Williamstown center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Grant County (13) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Landslides: 3, Mudslides: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Williamstown topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Williamstown:

  • ST ELIZABETH GRANT (Voluntary non-profit - Church, 238 BARNES ROAD)
  • ST ELIZABETH MEDICAL CTR GRANT COUNTY (238 BARNES RD)
  • GRANT MANOR CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (201 KIMBERLY LANE)
  • GRANT MANOR HEALTH CARE CENTER (201 KIMBERLY LANE)
  • WILLIAMSTOWN DIALYSIS (103 BARNES ROAD, STE. A)

Heliports located in Williamstown:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Williamstown:

  • Gateway Community and Technical College (about 23 miles; Florence, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,422)
  • Northern Kentucky University (about 28 miles; Highland Heights, KY; FT enrollment: 12,059)
  • College of Mount St Joseph (about 32 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 2,073)
  • University of Cincinnati-Main Campus (about 34 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 28,747)
  • Kentucky State University (about 35 miles; Frankfort, KY; FT enrollment: 2,112)
  • Cincinnati State Technical and Community College (about 36 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 8,757)
  • Xavier University (about 36 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 6,143)

Public high schools in Williamstown:

  • EAGLE CREEK ACADEMY (Students: 1,694, Location: 1505 N MAIN ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • WILLIAMSTOWN SR. HIGH (Location: 300 HELTON STREET, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Williamstown:

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Library in Williamstown:

  • GRANT COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $772,685; Location: 201 BARNES ROAD; 36,282 books; 2,249 audio materials; 2,661 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 48 state licensed databases; 106 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Williamstown Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Williamstown include: Fairview Church (A), Saint Williams Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Clark Cemetery (1), Clay Cemetery (2), Dey Cemetery (3), Barnes Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Railroad Lake (A), Williamstown Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Lake Branch (A), Goose Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Knights Inn (401 South Main Street) (1), Fountain Inn (517 South Main Street) (2), Howard Johnson (10 Skyway Dr) (3), Microtel Inn & Suites (79 Blackburn Lane) (4), Howard Johnson Express (10 Skyway Drive) (5), Red Carpet Restaurant (401 South Main Street) (6), Days Inn (211 Ky Highway 36 West) (7). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: KY State - Court of Justice- Pretrial Release Service- Grant County (212 Barnes Road) (1), KY State - Court of Justice- District Court- Juvenile Justice (120 North Main Street) (2), Ky State - Court Of Justice- District Court- Grant County (Grant Cty Court Hse) (3), Ky State - Juvenile Services- Court Designated Worker (101 North Main Street) (4), Ky State - Court Of Justice- Circuit Clerk- Grant County (Grant Cty Court Hse) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Doc Sechrist - Baseball player.

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

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

WILLIAMSTOWN MUNICIPAL WATER DEPT (Population served: 5,495, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2011), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-09-2011), St Public Notif received (SEP-01-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-17-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-05-2007), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-05-2007), St Public Notif received (DEC-05-2007), St Compliance achieved (FEB-18-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-14-2007), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-14-2007), St Public Notif received (DEC-05-2007), St Compliance achieved (FEB-18-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-11-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-11-2007), St Public Notif received (DEC-05-2007), St Compliance achieved (FEB-18-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-12-2007), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-12-2007), St Public Notif received (APR-30-2007), St Compliance achieved (FEB-18-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAR-2014. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-11-2014), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-11-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUN-13-2014)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-04-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-04-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-31-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2012)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-04-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-04-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-31-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (MAY-31-2006), St Public Notif requested (NOV-14-2006), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-14-2006), St Compliance achieved (FEB-14-2007)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-11-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-22-2005), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-22-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAY-23-2005), St Public Notif received (NOV-10-2005)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

70.4%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.2%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
288 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
95 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
91 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Williamstown (2011 data):

  • Grant County Deposit Bank: at 106 North Main Street, branch established on 1882/02/02; Williamstown Branch at U.S. Highway 25, 1414 North Main Street, branch established on 1983/03/12. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $89.0 mil, Deposits: $72.5 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Grant County Bancorp, Inc.
  • FORCHT BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION: Grant - Main at 203-205 South Main Street, branch established on 1880/04/29. Info updated 2008/01/08: Bank assets: $992.1 mil, Deposits: $796.4 mil, headquarters in Lexington, KY, positive income, 34 total offices, Holding Company: Forcht Bancorp, Inc.
  • Kentucky Federal Savings and Loan Association: 100 South Main Street Branch at 100 South Main Street, branch established on 1885/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $41.5 mil, Deposits: $35.5 mil, headquarters in Covington, KY, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 3 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Williamstown:

Marital status in Williamstown, KY
  • Never married: 24.3%
  • Now married: 47.4%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 20.2%

For population 25 years and over in Williamstown:

  • High school or higher: 86.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Kentucky average:

11.9

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Williamstown, KY (based on Grant County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,32739
Mainline Protestant1,0557
Catholic5751
Other1802
None11,525-
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
Grant County:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

0.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Grant County:

0.40 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Here:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Grant County:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

9.3%
State:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Grant County:

32.2%
Kentucky:

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

11.8%
Kentucky:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Williamstown:

47.7%
Kentucky:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.0%
Kentucky:

47.0%

Average BMI:
Williamstown:

28.5
Kentucky:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.1%
Kentucky:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Williamstown:

10.7%
Kentucky:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Williamstown:

32.9%
Kentucky:

33.8%

General health condition:
This city:

53.5%
Kentucky:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Williamstown:

83.3%
State:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Williamstown, KY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2018)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 7$29,599$50,7410$0
Police Protection - Officers 7$28,473$48,8110$0
Water Supply 7$30,099$51,5980$0
Streets and Highways 5$19,106$45,8540$0
Financial Administration 4$18,079$54,2370$0
Sewerage 4$16,597$49,7910$0
Electric Power 3$14,331$57,3241$216
Other Government Administration 2$8,716$52,2960$0
Firefighters 1$4,048$48,5765$3,352
Police - Other 1$1,881$22,5720$0
Totals for Government 41$170,929$50,0286$3,568

Williamstown government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $156,000 ($39.91)
    Central Staff Services: $119,000 ($30.44)
    Parks and Recreation: $14,000 ($3.58)
    Police Protection: $6,000 ($1.53)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $4,166,000 ($1065.75)
    Sewerage: $2,266,000 ($579.69)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $1,927,000 ($492.96)
    Water Utilities: $1,367,000 ($349.71)
    Central Staff Services: $783,000 ($200.31)
    Police Protection: $735,000 ($188.03)
    Regular Highways: $457,000 ($116.91)
    Local Fire Protection: $244,000 ($62.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $162,000 ($41.44)
    Parks and Recreation: $14,000 ($3.58)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $826,000 ($211.31)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,082,000 ($532.62)

Williamstown government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,892,000 ($484.01)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $1,693,000 ($433.10)
    Other: $396,000 ($101.30)
    Solid Waste Management: $167,000 ($42.72)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $7,000 ($1.79)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($1.53)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $4,005,000 ($1024.56)
    Water Utilities: $1,989,000 ($508.83)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $1,049,000 ($268.36)
    Other: $113,000 ($28.91)
    Highways: $76,000 ($19.44)
  • Tax - Property: $698,000 ($178.56)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $370,000 ($94.65)
    Other License: $58,000 ($14.84)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $30,000 ($7.67)

Williamstown government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,691,000 ($6316.45)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,655,000 ($5283.96)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,522,000 ($1412.64)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,487,000 ($380.40)

Williamstown government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,740,000 ($956.77)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $848,000 ($216.94)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $113,000 ($28.91)

9.14% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,155 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.14%
Kentucky average:

6.45%

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 Boone County, KY  2.17% ($39,661 average AGI)
from Kenton County, KY  2.08% ($37,872)
from Owen County, KY  0.44% ($30,237)


8.83% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,492 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.83%
Kentucky average:

6.57%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Kenton County, KY  2.06% ($35,000 average AGI)
to Boone County, KY  1.79% ($42,379)
to Pendleton County, KY  0.64% ($36,364)
Businesses in Williamstown, KY
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Days Inn1Subway1
H&R Block1UPS1
Lane Furniture1

Strongest AM radio stations in Williamstown:

  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKRC (550 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBOB (1160 AM; 5 kW; FLORENCE, KY; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WXRA (1580 AM; 10 kW; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WVLK (590 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLAP (630 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCIN (1480 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH)
  • WCKY (1360 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Williamstown:

  • WNKR (106.5 FM; WILLIAMSTOWN, KY; Owner: GRANT COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • WIOK (107.5 FM; FALMOUTH, KY; Owner: HAMMOND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEBN (102.7 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVMX (94.1 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WUBE-FM (105.1 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKRQ (101.9 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKFS (107.1 FM; MILFORD, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGUC (90.9 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CINCINNATI CLASSICAL PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WOFX-FM (92.5 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGRR (103.5 FM; HAMILTON, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WUKY (91.3 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES UNIV. OF KENTUCKY)
  • WCYN-FM (102.3 FM; CYNTHIANA, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WVXU (91.7 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: XAVIER UNIVERSITY)
  • WRRM (98.5 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: WRRM LICO, INC)
  • WSCH (99.3 FM; AURORA, IN; Owner: COLUMBUS RADIO, INC.)
  • WAOL (99.5 FM; RIPLEY, OH; Owner: RICHARD L. PLESSINGER, SR.)
  • WLXO (96.1 FM; STAMPING GROUND, KY; Owner: CLARITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Williamstown:

  • WKON (Channel 52; OWENTON, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WAVE (Channel 3; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WLWT (Channel 5; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: OHIO/OKLAHOMA HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC)
  • WCPO-TV (Channel 9; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXIX-TV (Channel 19; NEWPORT, KY; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WKRC-TV (Channel 12; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS CO.)
  • WSTR-TV (Channel 64; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: WSTR LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WCET (Channel 48; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: THE GREATER CINCINNATI TV EDUC'L. FOUNDATION)
  • WOTH-LP (Channel 35; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: ELLIOTT B. BLOCK)
  • WBQC-CA (Channel 25; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: ELLIOTT B. BLOCK)
  • WKYT-TV (Channel 27; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: WKYT LICENSEE CORP.)
Williamstown fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Williamstown fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 38Number of bridges
  • 430ft / 131mTotal length
  • $113,000Total costs
  • 512,352Total average daily traffic
  • 108,737Total average daily truck traffic
  • 39,134Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
New bridges in Williamstown, KY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 192000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Williamstown, KY

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Williamstown)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Williamstown)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: JAMES F WILSON JR VANS RV-8 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AEROSPORT IO375 (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1981J, N1981J, N-1981J, Serial Number: 83128, Year manufactured: 2011, Airworthiness Date: 10/13/2011, Certificate Issue Date: 07/19/2011
    Registrant (Individual): James F Jr Wilson, 250 Greene Rd, Williamstown, KY 41097
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-201T (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 2235Z, N2235Z, N-2235Z, Serial Number: 28-7921021, Airworthiness Date: 03/29/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 11/21/2006
    Registrant (Individual): James F Jr Wilson, 250 Greene Rd, Williamstown, KY 41097

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 23. The highest number of fire incidents - 66 took place in 2010, and the least - 4 in 2016. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Williamstown, KY When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (56.5%), and Outside Fires (23.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Williamstown, KY
    • 21856.5%Structure Fires
    • 8923.1%Outside Fires
    • 6316.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 164.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Williamstown, KY
Most common first names in Williamstown, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary4780.4 years
William4773.9 years
Charles4173.2 years
John4175.9 years
James4072.1 years
Robert3574.8 years
Harold2172.6 years
Anna1978.9 years
Ruth1980.3 years
Willie1777.3 years
Most common last names in Williamstown, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Simpson2576.8 years
Jones2479.5 years
Kinman2375.2 years
Caldwell2074.7 years
Webster1971.9 years
Smith1974.5 years
Taylor1766.2 years
Roland1678.4 years
Martin1682.5 years
Dunn1580.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Williamstown, KY
  • 32.1%Electricity
  • 27.9%Utility gas
  • 19.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 11.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.4%Wood
  • 0.9%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Williamstown, KY
  • 48.4%Utility gas
  • 43.4%Electricity
  • 8.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Williamstown compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 7 pilots and 16 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • John E. Snawder (2)
  • Ken Brinkley (1)

Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2021.