Williamstown, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 4,325.
Population change since 2000: -9.0%
Males: 1,949  (45.1%)
Females: 2,376  (54.9%)
Median resident age:

21.6 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 01267.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $58,772 (it was $40,223 in 2000)
Williamstown:

$58,772
MA:

$77,385

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $33,225 (it was $20,859 in 2000)

Williamstown CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $264,217 (it was $147,700 in 2000)
Williamstown:

$264,217
MA:

$385,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $379,782; detached houses: $419,080; townhouses or other attached units: $276,687; in 2-unit structures: $306,297; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $183,039; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $150,780; mobile homes: $20,596

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,079.

March 2019 cost of living index in Williamstown: 108.9 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.5%
(5.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 74.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 41.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Williamstown, MA (2017)
    • 3,06169.7%White alone
    • 52411.9%Hispanic
    • 2806.4%Asian alone
    • 2776.3%Black alone
    • 1623.7%Two or more races
    • 561.3%American Indian alone
    • 350.8%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Williamstown, Massachusetts as of October 20, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Williamstown is 1,453 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Williamstown by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

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)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(24.2)
3
(36.2)
2
(24.5)
3
(37.2)
3
(36.8)
1
(12.7)
3
(38.5)
3
(39.1)
2
(26.5)
4
(52.9)
6
(79.0)
4
(51.6)
2
(25.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.2)
1
(13.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(48.5)
6
(72.4)
4
(49.0)
10
(123.9)
14
(171.6)
2
(25.3)
11
(141.0)
10
(130.2)
1
(13.2)
3
(39.7)
5
(65.9)
6
(77.4)
2
(25.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
5
(60.6)
27
(325.8)
29
(355.4)
21
(260.2)
29
(355.5)
40
(506.2)
27
(346.1)
43
(559.8)
17
(224.8)
16
(211.5)
12
(158.1)
6
(77.4)
4
(51.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
191
(2,315)
166
(2,003)
134
(1,642)
121
(1,499)
174
(2,133)
159
(2,012)
173
(2,218)
173
(2,252)
125
(1,653)
96
(1,269)
117
(1,541)
131
(1,689)
75
(956.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(24.2)
9
(108.6)
2
(24.5)
4
(49.6)
3
(36.8)
3
(38.0)
2
(25.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.2)
1
(13.2)
1
(13.2)
1
(12.9)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.1)
2
(24.5)
2
(24.8)
2
(24.5)
1
(12.7)
1
(12.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.2)
2
(26.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.9)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)127.9155.0122.0136.7176.9134.1174.0190.4106.7120.8154.1130.771.1

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City-data.com crime index in Williamstown, MA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.40
Massachusetts average:

2.42
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Williamstown, MA City Guides:

Ancestries: Irish (8.0%), American (5.2%), English (5.2%), German (4.6%), French Canadian (4.5%), Italian (4.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1765

Elevation: 638 feet

Land area: 3.42 square miles.

Population density: 1,264 people per square mile   (low).

Williamstown, Massachusetts map

521 residents are foreign born (3.1% Asia, 2.4% Latin America, 1.9% Europe, 1.3% Africa).

This place:

12.3%
Massachusetts:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,577 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $5,112 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Albany, NY (29.9 miles , pop. 95,658).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (110.8 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (133.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

North Adams, MA (2.1 miles ),
Clarksburg, MA (2.3 miles ),
Pownal, VT (2.5 miles ),
Adams, MA (2.7 miles ),
New Ashford, MA (2.7 miles ),
Stamford, VT (2.7 miles ),
Petersburgh, NY (2.9 miles ),
Florida, MA (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 42.71 N, Longitude: 73.20 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,300 (+54.3%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,540 (74.4%)

Area code: 413

Distribution of median household income in Williamstown, MA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Williamstown, MA in 2017
Williamstown satellite photo by USGS

Williamstown tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $154,200
  • 1998: 17 buildings, average cost: $224,400
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $395,800
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $212,100
  • 2001: 13 buildings, average cost: $250,400
  • 2002: 15 buildings, average cost: $250,400
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $498,700
  • 2004: 16 buildings, average cost: $251,900
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $527,700
  • 2006: 11 buildings, average cost: $527,700
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $479,500
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $479,500
  • 2009: 10 buildings, average cost: $651,200
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $379,400
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $379,400
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $401,800
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $361,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $262,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $1,250,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $1,250,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $1,250,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Williamstown, MA residents
Average permit cost in Williamstown, MA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
Massachusetts:

3.1%
Historical population in Williamstown, MA
Historical housing units in Williamstown, MA
Most common industries in Williamstown, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (49.0%)
  • Health care (10.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.3%)
  • Data processing, libraries, other information services (4.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (2.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (2.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (50.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Health care (5.1%)
  • Data processing, libraries, other information services (4.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.1%)
  • Construction (2.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (47.8%)
  • Health care (16.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.7%)
  • Data processing, libraries, other information services (3.8%)
  • Social assistance (3.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (1.6%)
Most common occupations in Williamstown, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Postsecondary teachers (11.2%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (7.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.9%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Postsecondary teachers (14.4%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (5.0%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.6%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (8.1%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (8.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.1%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.2%)

Average climate in Williamstown, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Williamstown, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 66.7. This is about average.

City:

66.7
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.789. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.789
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.11. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.11
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Williamstown-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 29% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.0 miles away from the Williamstown place center killed 4 people and injured 36 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.3 miles away from the place center injured 68 people and caused $71 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Williamstown-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 103.5 miles away from the city 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 125.7 miles away from Williamstown center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 97.4 miles away from Williamstown center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 75.5 miles away from Williamstown center
On 4/20/2000 at 08:46:55, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 101.0 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) earthquake occurred 220.7 miles away from Williamstown center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Berkshire County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Snowstorms: 5, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Williamstown topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Williamstown:

  • SWEET BROOK OF WILLIAMSTOWN REHABILITATION AND N CTR (1561 COLD SPRING ROAD)
  • WILLIAMSTOWN COMMONS NURSING AND REHAB (25 ADAMS ROAD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Williamstown:

  • NORTH ADAMS REGIONAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; NORTH ADAMS, MA)
  • ADAMS N H OF N ADAMS (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; NORTH ADAMS, MA)
  • NORTH ADAMS COMMONS NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; NORTH ADAMS, MA)
  • NORTHERN BERKSHIRE COMPREHENSIVE CARE (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; ADAMS, MA)
  • HOSPICE OF N BERKSHIRE INC (Hospital, about 7 miles away; ADAMS, MA)
  • BENNINGTON HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; BENNINGTON, VT)
  • BENNINGTON CONVEALESCENT CTR (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; BENNINGTON, VT)

Heliports located in Williamstown:

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Amtrak station near Williamstown:

  • 19 miles: PITTSFIELD (DEPOT ST. BTW NORTH & CENTER STS.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

College/University in Williamstown:

  • Williams College (Full-time enrollment: 2,141; Location: 880 Main St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.williams.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Williamstown:

  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (about 25 miles; Troy, NY; Full-time enrollment: 6,940)
  • Hudson Valley Community College (about 25 miles; Troy, NY; FT enrollment: 9,346)
  • The Sage Colleges (about 26 miles; Troy, NY; FT enrollment: 2,499)
  • Siena College (about 29 miles; Loudonville, NY; FT enrollment: 3,153)
  • The College of Saint Rose (about 31 miles; Albany, NY; FT enrollment: 4,085)
  • SUNY at Albany (about 32 miles; Albany, NY; FT enrollment: 15,490)
  • Excelsior College (about 34 miles; Albany, NY; FT enrollment: 4,723)

Public high school in Williamstown:

Private high schools in Williamstown:

  • PINE COBBLE SCHOOL (Students: 118, Location: 163 GALE RD, Grades: PK-9)
  • BUXTON SCHOOL (Students: 81, Location: 291 SOUTH ST, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Williamstown:

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Library in Williamstown:

  • DAVID & JOYCE MILNE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $544,726; Location: 1095 MAIN STREET; 55,081 books; 930 e-books; 6,131 audio materials; 6,955 video materials; 8 local licensed databases; 30 state licensed databases; 193 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Williamstown: Taconic Golf Course (A), Williamstown Municipal Building (B), Village Ambulance Service (C), Williams College Libraries (D), David and Joyce Milne Public Library (E), Williamstown House of Local History (F), Adams Memorial Theatre (G), Elizabeth S Botsford Memorial Library (H), Harper Center Senior Citizens Center (I), Williams College Museum of Art (J), Williamstown Fire Department Station 2 (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Grand Union Shopping Center (1), Colonial Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Williamstown include: First United Methodist Church (A), First Congregational Church (B), First Baptist Church (C), Thompson Memorial Chapel (D), Saint Raphaels Roman Catholic Church (E), Saint Patricks Roman Catholic Church (F), Saint Johns Episcopal Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: College Cemetery (1), Eastlawn Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Eph Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Paull Brook (A), Buxton Brook (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Williamstown include: Linear Park (1), Mill Village Historic District (2), Denison Park (3), Field Park (4), Weston Field (5), Cole Field (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Clark Art Institute (Museums; 225 South Street), Berkshire Cycle Touring (Arcades & Amusements; 718 Henderson Road).

Hotels: Berkshire Hills Motel (1146 Cold Spring Road), Chimney Mirror Motel (295 Main Street), 1896 Inn (910 Cold Spring Road), Northside Motel (45 North Street), Four Acres Motel (213 Main Street), Jericho Valley Inn (2541 Hancock Road), Maple Terrace Motel (555 Main Street).

Birthplace of: Matthew Perry - Film actor, Charles Cooper Nott, Jr. - Judge, John Adams (educator) - Educator, William J. Johnson - Union Army officer, William L. Alden - Journalist and diplomat, Florence Bascom - Geologist, Albert Cummings - Blues musician, Bob Pettit (baseball) - Baseball player, Jack Mills (baseball) - Baseball player, John Bennett Perry - Film actor.

Berkshire 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:

WAUBEEKA SPRINGS (Address: 2143 COLD SPRINGS ROAD , Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-19-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-19-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-19-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-19-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (2 times from JUN-26-2013 to MAR-19-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-29-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (2 times from JUL-22-2013 to MAR-19-2014)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAY-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-19-2014)
Average household size:
This place:

2.0 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

50.8%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.4%
Whole state:

7.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

People in group quarters in Williamstown in 2010:

  • 1,837 people in college/university student housing
  • 10 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 7 people in group homes intended for adults
1,950 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000
8 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000

Banks with branches in Williamstown (2011 data):

  • TD Bank, National Association: Williamstown Branch at 57 Spring Street, branch established on 1987/04/20; Sweetwood Retire. Community Branch at 1611 Cold Spring Road, branch established on 1997/01/06. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Williamstown Savings Bank: at 795 Main Street, branch established on 1892/04/06. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $219.1 mil, Deposits: $150.1 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Mountainone Financial Partners, Mhc
  • Hoosac Bank: Williamstown Branch at 296 Main Street, branch established on 1999/05/04. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $349.5 mil, Deposits: $225.1 mil, headquarters in North Adams, MA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Mountainone Financial Partners, Mhc
  • Adams Community Bank: Williamstown Branch at 273 Main Street, branch established on 1988/09/28. Info updated 2012/03/02: Bank assets: $202.3 mil, Deposits: $163.5 mil, headquarters in Adams, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 7 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Williamstown:

Marital status in Williamstown, MA
  • Never married: 67.9%
  • Now married: 21.9%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 3.1%
  • Divorced: 6.3%

For population 25 years and over in Williamstown:

  • High school or higher: 91.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 66.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 43.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.2
Massachusetts average:

12.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Williamstown
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Williamstown, MA (based on Berkshire County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic50,18732
Mainline Protestant9,89563
Other3,64720
Evangelical Protestant2,81728
Black Protestant2332
Orthodox2252
None64,215-
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: 33
Berkshire County:

2.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 21
This county:

1.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 53
Berkshire County:

4.08 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 195
This county:

15.00 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.0%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Berkshire County:

22.8%
Massachusetts:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Berkshire County:

9.9%
Massachusetts:

16.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

59.1%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

67.8%
State:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Williamstown:

26.5
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

16.0%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

5.5%
Massachusetts:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.1
Massachusetts:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

26.9%
Massachusetts:

33.4%

General health condition:
Here:

69.4%
Massachusetts:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Williamstown:

83.5%
Massachusetts:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Williamstown, MA Residents

3.27% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($63,905 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.27%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

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 Hampden County, MA  0.23% ($45,820 average AGI)
from Hampshire County, MA  0.15% ($38,278)
from Middlesex County, MA  0.14% ($92,923)


3.75% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($56,093 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.75%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($443 average AGI)
Berkshire County:

0.04%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Hampden County, MA  0.22% ($37,798 average AGI)
to Hampshire County, MA  0.16% ($35,169)
to Middlesex County, MA  0.11% ($53,774)
Businesses in Williamstown, MA
NameCountNameCount
Dunkin Donuts1Rite Aid1
FedEx1Subway2
Howard Johnson1UPS8
Nike1

Strongest AM radio stations in Williamstown:

  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNAW (1230 AM; 1 kW; NORTH ADAMS, MA; Owner: BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WUHN (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PITTSFIELD, MA; Owner: WEINER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WROW (590 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WIZZ (1520 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: P. & M. RADIO, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Williamstown:

  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WCFM (91.9 FM; WILLIAMSTOWN, MA; Owner: THE PRES. & TRUSTEES OF WILLIAMS COL)
  • WZEC (97.5 FM; HOOSICK FALLS, NY; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WMNB (100.1 FM; NORTH ADAMS, MA; Owner: BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVAY (100.7 FM; WILMINGTON, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHVP (91.1 FM; HUDSON, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WBEC-FM (105.5 FM; PITTSFIELD, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WJJR (98.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZRT (97.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUPE (95.9 FM; PITTSFIELD, MA; Owner: WEINER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEBK (105.3 FM; KILLINGTON, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNGN (91.9 FM; ARGYLE, NY; Owner: NORTHEAST GOSPEL BROADCASTING INC)
  • WRSY (101.5 FM; MARLBORO, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WVPR (89.5 FM; WINDSOR, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WHDQ (106.1 FM; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WGLV (91.7 FM; WOODSTOCK, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES INC)
  • WPVQ (95.3 FM; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WHDQ-FM1 (106.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Williamstown:

  • WCDC-TV (Channel 19; ADAMS, MA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF ALBANY, INC.)
  • W38DL (Channel 38; ADAMS, ETC., MA; Owner: WNYT-TV, LLC)
  • WNGN-LP (Channel 26; TROY, NY; Owner: BRIAN A. LARSON)
Williamstown fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Williamstown fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 23Number of bridges
  • 138ft / 41.7mTotal length
  • $36,900,000Total costs
  • 82,104Total average daily traffic
  • 6,896Total average daily truck traffic
  • 144,661Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Williamstown, MA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 41930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 51950-1959
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Williamstown, MA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Williamstown)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • 31 North St (Lat: 42.714806 Lon: -73.209000), Call Sign: KNDN772,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.165 MHz, Grant Date: 06/27/2012, Expiration Date: 09/03/2022, Registrant: Williamstown Town Of, 31 North Street, Williamstown, MA 01267, Phone: (413) 458-5733, Fax: (413) 458-4100, Email:
  • 675 Simonds Rd Hwy Dept (Lat: 42.501472 Lon: -73.200667), Call Sign: KQY605,
    Assigned Frequencies: 37.1800 MHz, Grant Date: 03/01/2000, Expiration Date: 02/28/2005, Cancellation Date: 04/30/2005, Registrant: Williamstown, Town Of, 675 S Simonds Rd, Williamstown, MA 01267, Phone: (413) 458-3500
  • 95 Thornliebank Rd (Lat: 42.712861 Lon: -73.229833), Call Sign: KCC337,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.895 MHz, Grant Date: 10/21/2011, Expiration Date: 12/19/2021, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677-5993, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Lat: 42.749806 Lon: -71.802861, Call Sign: WPTZ980,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.812 MHz, 467.837 MHz, 467.862 MHz, 467.887 MHz, 467.912 MHz, Grant Date: 01/22/2002, Expiration Date: 01/22/2012, Cancellation Date: 03/24/2012, Certifier: Kent D Lemme, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Rd #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514
  • Mount Greylock (Lat: 42.637222 Lon: -73.168333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 61 m, Overall height: 76 m, Call Sign: WQHA927,
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.9600 MHz, 48.2800 MHz, 48.2800 MHz, 48.4800 MHz, 48.4800 MHz, 48.5000 MHz, 48.5000 MHz, 48.7800 MHz, 48.7800 MHz, 47.9600 MHz... (+9 more), Grant Date: 04/26/2017, Expiration Date: 06/14/2027, Certifier: William Sproles, Registrant: Utilties Telecom Council, 1129 20th St Nw, Suite 350, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 872-0030, Fax: (202) 872-1331, Email:
  • Lat: 42.676750 Lon: -73.236778, Call Sign: WQTD495,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.745 MHz, 151.775 MHz, 151.865 MHz, Grant Date: 01/09/2014, Expiration Date: 01/09/2024, Certifier: Bernadette Romano, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Lat: 42.670972 Lon: -73.242139, Call Sign: WQZB765,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.660 MHz, 159.525 MHz, 158.340 MHz, 160.140 MHz, 160.065 MHz, 160.125 MHz, Grant Date: 03/30/2017, Expiration Date: 03/30/2027, Certifier: Rob W Wnuk, Registrant: Washington Radio Reports, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Williams, Williams College (Lat: 42.711389 Lon: -73.205833), Type: Bant, Structure height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WPQW538, Licensee ID: L00129200,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11325.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/23/2000, Expiration Date: 10/23/2010, Cancellation Date: 10/21/2008, Certifier: Michael J Shortley Iii, Registrant: Equal Access Networks, LLC
  • GREYLOCK, Mount Greylock (Lat: 42.637222 Lon: -73.168333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 61 m, Overall height: 76 m, Call Sign: WQNC837,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10593.1 MHz, 10562.5 MHz, Grant Date: 12/21/2010, Expiration Date: 12/21/2020, Certifier: Charles B Sutherland, Registrant: Commonwealth Of Massachusetts Department Of State Police, 470 Worcester Road, Framingham, MA 01702, Phone: (508) 820-2264
  • BRODIE MTN, Old Route 7, 8.8 Mi Ssw Of (Lat: 42.597861 Lon: -73.271000), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 15.2 m, Overall height: 19.8 m, Call Sign: WQNC843,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10668.1 MHz, Grant Date: 12/21/2010, Expiration Date: 12/21/2020, Certifier: Charles B Sutherland, Registrant: Commonwealth Of Massachusetts Department Of State Police, 470 Worcester Road, Framingham, MA 01701, Phone: (508) 820-2264

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: CESSNA T182 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 16MM , Serial Number: 18268045, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 09/22/1981, Certificate Issue Date: 03/12/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Bruce J Goff, 239 Stone Hill Rd, Williamstown, MA 01267
  • Aircraft: DIAMOND AIRCRAFT IND INC DA 40 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 270DS , Serial Number: 40.270, Certificate Issue Date: 05/25/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Daniel J Caplinger, 70 Hamel Ave, Williamstown, MA 01267
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 210-5(205) (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2GH , Serial Number: 2050369, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 04/05/1963, Certificate Issue Date: 07/15/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Robert G Abel, 323 Hopper Rd, Williamstown, MA 01267
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 206 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 132 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 565U , Serial Number: 206-0065, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 12/14/1963, Certificate Issue Date: 08/03/1973
    Registrant (Individual): James R Briggs, 350 Stratton Rd, Williamstown, MA 01267
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN AMERICAN AVN. CORP. AA-1B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 100 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6540L , Serial Number: AA1B-0340, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 01/31/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 01/10/2000
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas E Smith, 54 Ballou Ln, Williamstown, MA 01267
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8840N , Serial Number: 28-25691, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 03/19/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 08/19/1986
    Registrant (Individual): Ronald F James, 382 Water St, Williamstown, MA 01267
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 560XL (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 13, Weight: 12,500 - 19,999 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PW545 SER (3952 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 88HP , Serial Number: 560-5050, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 12/19/1999, Certificate Issue Date: 11/03/2005
    Registrant (LLC): Nlp Leasing LLC, 665 Simonds Rd, Williamstown, MA 01267

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$194,38514$238,1803$104,2372$240,9551$13,320
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$292,4000$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$193,6803$171,9370$01$170,6801$8,880
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$195,1602$233,8951$48,9600$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$152,5200$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9201.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$268,460
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2008 2006

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9201.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Williamstown, MA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Williamstown, MA - Value

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 fires per year is 19. The highest number of reported fires - 33 took place in 2006, and the least - 7 in 2010. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Williamstown, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (60.3%), and Outside Fires (22.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Williamstown, MA
    • 19060.3%Structure Fires
    • 7222.9%Outside Fires
    • 3812.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 154.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Williamstown, MA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Williamstown, Massachusetts:

  • Howard Johnson Express Inn, 213 Main St, Williamstown, Massachusetts 01267 , Phone: (413) 458-8158, Fax: (413) 458-8158
  • Cozy Corner Motel, 284 SAND SPRINGS Rd, Williamstown, Massachusetts 01267 , Phone: (413) 458-8006, Fax: (413) 458-0237
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Williamstown, Massachusetts
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Williamstown, MA
  • 53.4%Utility gas
  • 26.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 9.1%Electricity
  • 4.5%Wood
  • 2.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.3%Other fuel
  • 1.2%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Williamstown, MA
  • 55.7%Utility gas
  • 28.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 11.9%Electricity
  • 4.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Williamstown compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Williamstown on our top lists:

  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest positive percentage difference between never married females and males (15+ years) (with at least 1,000 females never married)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having Doctorate degrees (population 500+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) (population 1,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having Master's or Doctorate degrees (population 500+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities where the highest percentage of females (15+ years) which never married (with at least 1,000 females in this group)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Bosnia and Herzegovina (population 500+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #71 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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