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Williamsport postcard post card - W. Fourth Street looking west from Elmira Street, Williamsport, PA
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Williamsport is a city in Lycoming County.

It is the county seat. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Williamsport. For links to other places called Williamsport, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Williamsport is 41.241N. The longitude is -77.001W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 518 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 29,871.


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Median household income
Local
$25,946
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Williamsport demographic reports
Williamsport is on the Susquehanna River
19th-century lumbering center
Public transportation: CityBus (See the transit and travel sections below.)

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 116. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 3.8 per 1,000 people.
Ranked among the top 10 cities, February 2001 in the ePodunk Home Towns Index
Filming location for:
· 2002 movie, "Mickey"
Performing arts: Williamsport Symphony Orchestra
Nearby parks & recreation: Susquehanna State Park, Worlds End State Park
Williamsport attractions: Clyde Peeling's Reptiland
Sports teams: Crosscutters (minor league baseball)
Historic sites and museums: Peter J. McGovern Little League Museum, Lycoming County Historical Society Museum, Thomas T. Taber Museum
Colleges and universities: Pennsylvania College of Technology, Lycoming College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 77

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29% of Williamsport residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Williamsport ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Williamsport was $14,707, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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16% of Williamsport residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Williamsport include Millionaire's Row Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Williamsport, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $358.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $786.


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Libraries in Williamsport include James V. Brown Library, Lycoming County Library System ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Williamsport include Williamsport Sun-Gazette

TV stations in Williamsport include W05BG, WILF.

National Public Radio programming is carried locally by WVYA.

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Lycoming County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Williamsport political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Williamsport workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Williamsport between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of .7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Cons: why is center street a one way street back in the days this street was a two way street this needs to be restored back to what it used to be it has been one way for 4 years now please take trhis in to consideration so we can restore the history the way it used to be in milionair row aany way this is a fire hazzard for all those old buildoings on center the closes fire co is on walnut st in order for them tom get to center between 3rd and forth st they have to go all the way to third take a left and come back to center those 5 min they can save by coming down edwin to center might just save a life or a history building thank you

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