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Williston, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Williston is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Levy County at latitude 29.3554 and longitude -82.4703. Levy County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 75 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Williston 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 Williston (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

City of Williston, FL Boundary Map

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Williston, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,666
Population in Households 2,595
Population in Familes 2,012
Population in Group Qrtrs 71
Population Density1 395
Diversity Index2 60
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,008
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 657
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,153 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 608 (52.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 400 (34.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 145 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $90,995
Average Home Value $136,680
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $30,897
Average Household Income $42,808
Per Capita Income $16,299
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.88% -0.36%
Households -0.39% -0.36%
Families -0.42% -0.52%
Median Household Income   2.96%
Per Capita Income   1.88%
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.

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Williston, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Williston to the other 920 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida 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 # 591 36th
Population Density1 # 749 19th
Diversity Index2 # 273 71st
Median Household Income # 813 12th
Per Capita Income # 758 18th

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