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Who Lives Here

Williston Demographics

Education

High School

59%

Associate's

31%

Bachelor's

7%

Master's

2%

Doctorate

0%

Family Size

2 people

41%

3 people

20%

4 people

24%

5 people

11%

6+ people

4%

Household Income

0-50k

59%

50-100k

32%

100-150k

6%

150-200k

3%

200k+

1%

Age

0-10

16%

10-20

10%

20-45

34%

45-65

20%

65+

20%

Getting Around Williston

Williston Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

29%

15-30 Mins

24%

30-40 Mins

20%

40-60 Mins

24%

60+ Mins

3%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 1111

Walk Score®

Percentage: 3333

Bike Score®

Williston Education

Schools

Top Schools in Williston

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Living in Williston, FL

Williston, a small town in Florida, has a population of just under 3,000. It's a comfortable place to settle down, as retirees account for a greater percentage of the population (17%) here than they do nationally (14%). At an average age of just over 39, the town's residents skew younger than most cities in Florida. Home ownership is more common than renting in Williston, and 40% of residents rent. With a relatively low average rent of $641 per month in the town, renting remains an affordable option, particularly compared to other cities in Florida. Over the course of a year, renters in Williston will save around $6,100 compared to the state average.

Compared to the national average (5%), Williston has a large concentration of residents over the age of 25 who have earned an Associate's degree (10%). In addition, 5% possess a Bachelor's degree and 2% have a Master's or Doctoral degree. Many Williston residents work in one of three industries: healthcare, education, and retail. Together, these industries account for 19% of the town's labor force. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, 6% of the town's population works in sales, which ranks as the top field in the town. With an average annual income of just under $51,000, Williston workers take home less than their peers elsewhere in Florida. The town's average income also trails the national average ($73,345).

Williston has an average commute time of about 27 minutes. Many residents (39%) drive their car or truck to work, while public transit isn't used. Walking (2%) isn't a common means of commuting to work, though the number does exceed the national average.