Profile for Williamsburg, Massachusetts, MA
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Williamsburg is a town in Hampshire County, in the Springfield metro area.
The latitude of Williamsburg is 42.393N. The longitude is -72.73W.
It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 561 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,427.
Median household income
$41,994Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census BureauFor more census details and comparisons, see our Williamsburg demographic reports
Williamsburg is in the Berkshire Hills
A reservoir dam burst in 1874, flooding valley towns. The disaster killed more than 100 people and wiped out much of the community's industrial base
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 3. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.2 per 1,000 people.
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· 1999 movie, "In Dreams"
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)
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Ancestry & family history
8% of Williamsburg residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Williamsburg ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Williamsburg was $25,813, compared with $21,587 nationally.
39% of Williamsburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Williamsburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $586. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $973.
Libraries in Williamsburg include Meekins Public Library ... View libraries
The average commute time for Williamsburg workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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