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Williams, Iowa
—  City  —
Location of Williams, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°29′15″N 93°32′35″W / 42.4875°N 93.54306°W / 42.4875; -93.54306
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Hamilton
 - Total 0.9 sq mi (2.3 km2)
 - Land 0.9 sq mi (2.3 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,217 ft (371 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 427
 - Density 487.0/sq mi (188.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50271
Area code(s) 515
FIPS code 19-85800
GNIS feature ID 0463052
Turbines near Williams

Williams is a city in Hamilton County, Iowa, United States. The population was 427 at the 2000 census. Williams is a regional center of wind power generation.



Williams is located at 42°29′15″N 93°32′35″W / 42.4875°N 93.54306°W / 42.4875; -93.54306 (42.487464, -93.543190)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.9 square miles (2.3 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 427 people, 185 households, and 123 families residing in the city. The population density was 487.0 people per square mile (187.3/km²). There were 193 housing units at an average density of 220.1/sq mi (84.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.36% White, 1.64% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.58% of the population.

There were 185 households out of which 25.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.7% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.0% were non-families. 31.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.85.

In the city the population was spread out with 24.8% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 27.4% from 25 to 44, 20.6% from 45 to 64, and 20.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 100.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $36,250, and the median income for a family was $41,094. Males had a median income of $27,667 versus $22,188 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,000. None of the families and 2.2% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 7.8% of those over 64.


  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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