Williamsport, MD

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2022 Population
1,915
1.9% 1-year decline
US Senator
Ben Cardin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Chris Van Hollen
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
40
3.9% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
21.6%
6.3% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$58,819
16.5% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$211,000
19.2% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Williamsport, MD had a population of 1.92k people with a median age of 40 and a median household income of $58,819. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Williamsport, MD declined from 1,952 to 1,915, a −1.9% decrease and its median household income grew from $50,509 to $58,819, a 16.5% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Williamsport, MD are White (Non-Hispanic) (84.5%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (7.05%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.53%), White (Hispanic) (1.25%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.261%).

None of the households in Williamsport, MD reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

96.7% of the residents in Williamsport, MD are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Williamsport, MD was $211,000, and the homeownership rate was 41.2%.

Most people in Williamsport, MD drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Williamsport, MD was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Williamsport, MD is home to a population of 1.92k people, from which 96.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 5.54% of Williamsport, MD residents were born outside of the country (106 people).

In 2022, there were 12 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.62k people) in Williamsport, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 135 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 125 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.7%
2022 Citizenship
98.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.7% of Williamsport, MD residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Williamsport, MD was 98.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Williamsport, MD
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    1.62k ± 288
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    135 ± 99.5
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    125 ± 120
1.41%
Hispanic Population
27 people

In 2022, there were 12 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.62k people) in Williamsport, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 135 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 125 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.41% of the people in Williamsport, MD are hispanic (27 people).

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Foreign-Born Population

5.54%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
106 people
2.97%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
58 people

As of 2022, 5.54% of Williamsport, MD residents (106 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Williamsport, MD was 2.97%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    65 ± 56
  2. Vietnam
    38 ± 29
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    27 ± 31

Williamsport, MD has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.71 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Williamsport, MD employs 885 people. The largest industries in Williamsport, MD are Retail Trade (141 people), Manufacturing (123 people), and Transportation & Warehousing (111 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($115,893), Public Administration ($81,458), and Finance & Insurance ($71,563).

Occupations

885
2022 Value
± 196
0.113%
1 Year growth
± 30.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Williamsport, MD grew at a rate of 0.113%, from 884 employees to 885 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Williamsport, MD, are Material Moving Occupations (141 people), Sales & Related Occupations (105 people), and Healthcare Support Occupations (76 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Williamsport, MD.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

885
2022 Value
± 196
0.113%
1 Year growth
± 30.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Williamsport, MD grew at a rate of 0.113%, from 884 employees to 885 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Williamsport, MD, are Retail Trade (141 people), Manufacturing (123 people), and Transportation & Warehousing (111 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Williamsport, MD, though some of these residents may live in Williamsport, MD and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$53,113
Median earning men ± $15,612
$46,369
Median earning women ± $13,283

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($116,607), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($89,063), and Public Administration ($82,083).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($70,625), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($67,895), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($48,690).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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0.617%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.69M people employed in Maryland. This represents a 0.617% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 13.9%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Maryland.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Maryland went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 65.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (32.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.1%).

Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen are the senators currently representing the state of Maryland. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Maryland is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Maryland

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Ben Cardin
Senator from Maryland1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
Chris Van Hollen
Senator from Maryland3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen are the senators currently representing Maryland.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Maryland

Maryland is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Maryland have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.12% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.05% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.2M), Bachelors Degree (1.04M), and Some college (961k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Williamsport, MD was $211,000 in 2022, which is 0.748 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $177,000 to $211,000, a 19.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Williamsport, MD is 41.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Williamsport, MD have an average commute time of 20.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Williamsport, MD is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$211,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$31,175
$356
Median Property Taxes
±$98

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Williamsport, MD the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Williamsport, MD compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

41.2%
Homeownership
2022
62.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 41.2% of the housing units in Williamsport, MD were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 34.5%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Census Tract 108.02
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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Household Income

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$58,819
Median Household Income
± $19,097
865
Number of Households
± 174

In 2022, the median household income of the 865 households in Williamsport, MD grew to $58,819 from the previous year's value of $50,509.

The following chart displays the households in Williamsport, MD distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Williamsport, MD is from Maryland.
0.454
2022 Wage GINI in Maryland
0.456
2021 Wage GINI in Maryland

In 2022, the income inequality in Maryland was 0.454 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.498% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Maryland was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Maryland in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (88.6%)
  2. Carpooled (6.44%)
  3. Walked (3.84%)

In 2022, 88.6% of workers in Williamsport, MD drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (6.44%) and those who walked to work (3.84%).

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Commute Time

20.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Williamsport, MD have a shorter commute time (20.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.14% of the workforce in Williamsport, MD have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Williamsport, MD distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Williamsport, MD have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

21.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Williamsport, MD (380 out of 1.76k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Males 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Williamsport, MD is White, followed by Two Or More and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

98.1% of the population of Williamsport, MD has health coverage, with 43.4% on employee plans, 27.8% on Medicaid, 11.4% on Medicare, 15.2% on non-group plans, and 0.332% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Washington County, MD see 1736 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.25% decrease from the previous year (1776 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1679 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 374 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,736 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Washington County, MD

Primary care physicians in Washington County, MD see an average of 1,736 patients per year. This represents a 2.25% decrease from the previous year (1,776 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Washington County, MD in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.1% under 18 years, 22% between 18 and 34 years, 39.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51.1% were men and 48.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

1.93%
Uninsured
43.4%
Employer Coverage
27.8%
Medicaid
11.4%
Medicare
15.2%
Non-Group
0.332%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Williamsport, MD declined by 51.2% from 3.97% to 1.93%.

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