Williamston, MI

Census Place

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2022 Population
3,810
0.91% 1-year decline
US Senator
Debbie Stabenow
Democratic Party
US Senator
Gary Peters
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
40.2
0.741% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
7.25%
11% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$76,086
13.6% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$199,600
11.9% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Williamston, MI had a population of 3.81k people with a median age of 40.2 and a median household income of $76,086. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Williamston, MI declined from 3,845 to 3,810, a −0.91% decrease and its median household income grew from $66,961 to $76,086, a 13.6% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Williamston, MI are White (Non-Hispanic) (97%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.94%), White (Hispanic) (0.997%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.0262%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.0262%).

None of the households in Williamston, MI 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.

100% of the residents in Williamston, MI are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Williamston, MI was $199,600, and the homeownership rate was 68.8%.

Most people in Williamston, MI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Williamston, MI was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Williamston, MI is home to a population of 3.81k people, from which 100% are citizens. As of 2022, 0% of Williamston, MI residents were born outside of the country (0 people).

In 2022, there were 49.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.7k people) in Williamston, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 74 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 38 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

100%
2022 Citizenship
98.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 100% of Williamston, MI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Williamston, MI was 98.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Williamston, MI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    3.7k ± 126
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    74 ± 117
  3. White (Hispanic)
    38 ± 59
1.02%
Hispanic Population
39 people

In 2022, there were 49.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.7k people) in Williamston, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 74 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 38 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.02% of the people in Williamston, MI are hispanic (39 people).

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Korea
    34 ± 41
  2. Vietnam
    13 ± 25
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    6 ± 20

Williamston, MI has a large population of military personnel who served in Korea, 2.62 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Williamston, MI employs 1.96k people. The largest industries in Williamston, MI are Educational Services (318 people), Retail Trade (253 people), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (206 people), and the highest paying industries are Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($183,439), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($182,833), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($136,250).

Occupations

1.96k
2022 Value
± 461
−6.84%
1 Year decline
± 35.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Williamston, MI declined at a rate of −6.84%, from 2.1k employees to 1.96k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Williamston, MI, are Management Occupations (260 people), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (243 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (167 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Williamston, MI.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

1.96k
2022 Value
± 461
−6.84%
1 Year decline
± 35.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Williamston, MI declined at a rate of −6.84%, from 2.1k employees to 1.96k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Williamston, MI, are Educational Services (318 people), Retail Trade (253 people), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (206 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Williamston, MI, though some of these residents may live in Williamston, MI and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$62,904
Median earning men ± $18,124
$56,875
Median earning women ± $21,807

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($183,394), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($135,774), and Other Services Except Public Administration ($118,372).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Retail Trade ($87,644), Public Administration ($87,153), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($75,921).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.16%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.37M people employed in Michigan. This represents a 2.16% 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 23.6%.

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

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Michigan went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 50.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (47.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.09%).

Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters are the senators currently representing the state of Michigan. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Michigan is currently represented by 13 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Michigan

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Debbie Stabenow
Senator from Michigan1
Assumed office on January 3, 2001
Gary Peters
Senator from Michigan2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters are the senators currently representing Michigan.

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 Michigan

Michigan is currently represented by 13 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 Michigan 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, 0.784% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.801% of women were in the same situation.

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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 (2.31M), Some college (1.92M), and Bachelors Degree (1.42M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Williamston, MI was $199,600 in 2022, which is 0.708 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $178,300 to $199,600, a 11.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Williamston, MI is 68.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Williamston, MI have an average commute time of 29.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Williamston, MI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$199,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$50,125
$1,206
Median Property Taxes
±$263

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

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Rent vs Own

68.8%
Homeownership
2022
57.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 68.8% of the housing units in Williamston, MI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 65.9%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 58
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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Household Income

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$76,086
Median Household Income
± $18,239
1.75k
Number of Households
± 367

In 2022, the median household income of the 1.75k households in Williamston, MI grew to $76,086 from the previous year's value of $66,961.

The following chart displays the households in Williamston, MI 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 Williamston, MI is from Michigan.
0.466
2022 Wage GINI in Michigan
0.468
2021 Wage GINI in Michigan

In 2022, the income inequality in Michigan was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.473% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Michigan was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Michigan in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (83.2%)
  2. Worked At Home (10.3%)
  3. Carpooled (4.06%)

In 2022, 83.2% of workers in Williamston, MI drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (10.3%) and those who carpooled to work (4.06%).

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Commute Time

29.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Williamston, MI have a longer commute time (29.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.745% of the workforce in Williamston, MI 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 Williamston, MI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Williamston, MI have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

7.25% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Williamston, MI (276 out of 3.81k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 45 - 54, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Williamston, MI is White, followed by Two Or More and Hispanic.

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

94.4% of the population of Williamston, MI has health coverage, with 55% on employee plans, 18.2% on Medicaid, 14.9% on Medicare, 5.91% on non-group plans, and 0.42% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Ingham County, MI see 952 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.833% decrease from the previous year (960 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1315 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 237 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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952 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Ingham County, MI

Primary care physicians in Ingham County, MI see an average of 952 patients per year. This represents a 0.833% decrease from the previous year (960 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.1% under 18 years, 18.6% between 18 and 34 years, 40.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 43.9% were men and 56.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.59%
Uninsured
55%
Employer Coverage
18.2%
Medicaid
14.9%
Medicare
5.91%
Non-Group
0.42%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Williamston, MI declined by 7.35% from 6.03% to 5.59%.

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