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1.59% growth
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2.99% growth
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1.76% growth
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0.34% decline


The economy of Williamsburg, VA employs 6,058 people. The economy of Williamsburg, VA is specialized in Arts, Entertainment, Recreation; Educational Services; and Accommodation & Food Service, which employ respectively 3.96; 3.14; and 1.37 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Williamsburg, VA are Educational Services (1,773), Accommodation & Food Service (669), and Arts, Entertainment, Recreation (548), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($43,264), Admin., Support, Waste Management Services ($42,292), and Healthcare & Social Assistance ($41,760).

Median household income in Williamsburg, VA is $50,091. Males in Williamsburg, VA have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $55,527. The income inequality of Williamsburg, VA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.471 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Williamsburg, VA. In Williamsburg city, VA the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 7 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $8,541. Petersburg city, VA has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Virginia.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Williamsburg, VA is from the county of Williamsburg city, VA.

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Williamsburg, VA is home to a population of 14,988 people, from which 93.4% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Williamsburg, VA is composed of 10,299 White residents (68.7%), 2,209 Black residents (14.7%), 1,111 Hispanic residents (7.41%), 904 Asian residents (6.03%), and 431 Two+ residents (2.88%). The most common foreign languages in Williamsburg, VA are Spanish (625 speakers), Chinese (290 speakers), and French (165 speakers), but compared to other places, Williamsburg, VA has a relative high number of Other Slavic (131 speakers), Scandinavian (26 speakers), and German (131 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Williamsburg, VA awarded 2,840 degrees. The student population of Williamsburg, VA is skewed towards females, with 1,241 male students and 1,599 female students. Most students in Williamsburg, VA are White (1,807 and 63.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (207 and 7.29%), Unknown (170 and 5.99%), and Black or African American (170 and 5.99%). The largest universities in Williamsburg, VA by number of graduates are College of William and Mary (2,840 and 100%), N/A (N/A and N/A), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Williamsburg, VA are General Business Administration & Management (227 and 7.99%), General Political Science & Government (170 and 5.99%), and General Economics (150 and 5.28%). The median tuition costs in Williamsburg, VA are N/A for private four year colleges, and $13,127 and $36,158 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Williamsburg, VA is $319,500, which is 1.56 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value decreased from $320,600 to $319,500, a 0.34% increase. The homeownership rate of Williamsburg, VA is 46.6%, which is lower than the national average of 63.6%. People in Williamsburg, VA have an average commute time of 16.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Williamsburg, VA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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