Williamsport, Pennsylvania 

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Population

28,938

-1.9% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

5.5%

Median Income

$33,537

Median Home Price

$103,700

Best Places to Live in Williamsport, Pennsylvania

Small town - North-central Pennsylvania along the upper Susquehanna River
Pros
-Cost of living
-Small-town atmosphere
-Low crime rates
Cons
-Isolation
-Economy
-Low ethnic diversity

Local Listings in Williamsport
 $189,900 
5787 Rt 87 Hwy
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 1560 SqFt
 $139,500 
17 Cherokee Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1440 SqFt
 $94,900 
2700 McCoy St
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 1400 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Williamsport Metro Area

Williamsport is an old lumber town still noted for production of hardwood lumber, particularly furniture-grade cherry. It’s better known as the birthplace of Little League Baseball and the location of the Little League World Series every August—attracting considerable international attention at this time. The setting is attractive and the area has some well-preserved historic districts but is otherwise nondescript. The economy generally has high unemployment and relatively low job growth. The area is isolated geographically from major transportation links, a fact that doesn’t help the economy. There are two small colleges but nearby amenities are thin and residents may have to travel to upstate New York to find what they need.


QUICK FACTS

City: Williamsport
Zip Codes: 17701
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 524 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Williamsport is 5.5% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Negative. Williamsport jobs have decreased by 1.66%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Williamsport's cost of living is 16.70% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Williamsport's Cost of Living

VOTING
Lycoming county voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Williamsport's population is 28,938 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 1.93%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 15 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Williamsport is $103,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.68%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Williamsport public schools spend $19,959 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.7 students per teacher in Williamsport. More Education


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Housing Market in Williamsport

It's a good time to buy in Williamsport. Home Appreciation is up 7.1% in the last 12 months. Browse Williamsport Real Estate

The median home price in Williamsport is $103,700. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Williamsport   10 Reviews
crime rate - 9/1/2016
Mayor Jessie Bloom let the philly crackheads come here for rehabilitation and they did not leave. They brought their criminal ways to the port. This was once a nice town... Read More

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Utterly Disguisted - 7/3/2016
I have lived in Williamsport my whole life, I am 32 years old, and have been married for 12 years,my wife and I just bought a house in a "bad" neighborhood, and the... Read More

cost of living - 9/8/2013
the cost of living here in pa has sky rocket here in the last 4 years rents used a 3 bedroom house use to cost 500.00 a month with nothing furnish now it cost 1200... Read More


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NEW LISTINGS IN WILLIAMSPORT
$189,900
5787 Rt 87 Hwy
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$139,500
17 Cherokee Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$94,900
2700 McCoy St
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$131,040
1611 Princeton Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 1

$84,900
237 Hughes St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$26,500
2204 Central Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$114,900
1211 W Mountain Ave
Bed 2 | Bath 1

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