Williamsburg (city) County VA Information


Williamsburg (city) County Subdivisions

Williamsburg (city) County VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 14,956
Population in Households 10,577
Population in Familes 6,340
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,379
Population Density1 1,658
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 4,857
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 2,366
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,547 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,051 (37.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,806 (50.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 690 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $376,721
Average Home Value $464,310


Median Household Income $47,092
Average Household Income $76,822
Per Capita Income $29,846
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.98% 0.58%
Households 0.98% 0.76%
Families 0.79% 0.63%
Median Household Income   -1.58%
Per Capita Income   1.02%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Williamsburg (city) County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Williamsburg (city) County to the other 134 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 100 26th
Population Density1 # 24 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 49 65th
Median Household Income # 67 51st
Per Capita Income # 34 75th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.