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Williams is a township in Northampton County, in the Allentown-Bethlehem metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Williams. For links to other places called Williams, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Williams is 40.633N. The longitude is -75.233W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 643 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 4,470.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Williams demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Northampton County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 18055 ZIP code.
28% of Williams residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Williams ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Williams was $27,249, compared with $21,587 nationally.
23% of Williams residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Williams, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $469. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,389.
Northampton County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Williams political report.
The average commute time for Williams workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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