Williamsport, MD Profile: Facts & Data


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Williamsport, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Williamsport had a population of 2,041 as of July 1, 2018. Williamsport ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Williamsport is located at latitude 39.5974 and longitude -77.8177 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Williamsport (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 410 feet.

The Town of Williamsport (GNIS ID: 2391487) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Williamsport is located within District 2, Williamsport, a minor civil division (MCD) of Washington County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Williamsport: Potomac Valley Junction, Williams' Ferry, Williams Port.

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Williamsport, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,041
Population in Households 2,010
Population in Familes 1,496
Population in Group Qrtrs 31
Population Density2 1,971
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $41,656
Average Household Income $50,744
Per Capita Income $23,555


Total Housing Units 1,080 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 451 (41.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 464 (43.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 165 (15.3%)
Median Home Value $177,568
Average Home Value $195,843


Total Households 915
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 528
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.56% -0.25%
Households -0.58% -0.29%
Families -0.34% -0.54%
Median Household Income   2.47%
Per Capita Income   2.95%

Williamsport, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Williamsport to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 269 48th
Population Density # 193 63rd
Diversity Index # 433 17th
Median Household Income # 485 7th
Per Capita Income # 450 13th

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