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Williams, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Williams is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Lake of the Woods County at latitude 48.768 and longitude -94.9533. Lake of the Woods County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,152 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Williams, but most people and references simply refer to it as Williams, Minnesota.

The P1 Census Class Code for Williams indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Williams (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Williams: City of Williams.

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Williams, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 188
Population in Households 187
Population in Familes 149
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 193
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 86
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 57
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 110 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 78 (70.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 ( 7.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 (21.8%)
Median Home Value $117,188
Average Home Value $134,810


Median Household Income $42,199
Average Household Income $60,513
Per Capita Income $27,150
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.37% -0.32%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 5.17% -0.35%
Median Household Income   3.17%
Per Capita Income   2.66%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Williams, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Williams to the other 906 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 703 23rd
Population Density1 # 706 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 597 35th
Median Household Income # 710 22nd
Per Capita Income # 340 63rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Minnesota Census Data Comparison Tool.