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Williston, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Williston had a population of 2,974 as of July 1, 2022. Williston ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Williston is located at latitude 29.3875 and longitude -82.4468 in Levy County. The formal boundaries for the City of Williston encompass a land area of 6.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Levy County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 75 feet.

The City of Williston has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Williston is located within Williston-Bronson CCD of Levy County.

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Williston, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 2,974 (100%)
Population in Households 2,892 (97.2%)
Population in Families 2,239 (75.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 82 ( 2.8%)
Population Density 436
Diversity Index2 67


Median Household Income $49,503
Average Household Income $61,636
% of Income for Mortgage4 17%
Per Capita Income $24,013
Wealth Index5 43


Total HU (Housing Units) 1,236 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 697 (56.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 464 (37.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 76 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $154,737
Average Home Value $196,597
Housing Affordability Index3 162


Total Households 1,160
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 753
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population -0.03% 0.23%
Households 0.35% 0.38%
Families   0.34%
Median Household Income   2.95%
Per Capita Income   3.77%
Owner Occupied HU   0.82%

Williston, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Williston to the other 954 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 592 38th
Population Density # 759 21st
Median Household Income # 737 23rd
Housing Affordability Index # 791 83rd
Per Capita Income # 773 19th
Diversity Index # 329 66th

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