East Williston, Florida

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Population in 2010: 694.
Population change since 2000: -28.2%
Males: 329  (47.4%)
Females: 365  (52.6%)
Median resident age:

43.5 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years

Zip codes: 32696.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $32,357 (it was $23,882 in 2000)
East Williston:

$32,357
FL:

$52,594

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,496 (it was $14,085 in 2000)

East Williston CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $120,318 (it was $52,400 in 2000)
East Williston:

$120,318
FL:

$214,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $130,700; detached houses: $232,808; mobile homes: $31,701

Median gross rent in 2017: $821.

March 2019 cost of living index in East Williston: 83.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 21.4%
(6.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.8% for Black residents)
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  • Races in East Williston, FL (2010)
    • 55479.8%Black alone
    • 10214.7%White alone
    • 324.6%Hispanic
    • 60.9%Two or more races

Races in East Williston detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Ancestries: German (3.8%), American (2.6%), English (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 3.11 square miles.

Population density: 223 people per square mile   (very low).

East Williston, Florida map

15 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.6%
Florida:

16.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $791 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $657 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gainesville, FL (19.8 miles , pop. 95,447).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (78.8 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (779.9 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Williston, FL (1.3 miles ),
Raleigh, FL (2.1 miles ),
Morriston, FL (2.7 miles),
Williston Highlands, FL (2.8 miles ),
East Bronson, FL (3.4 miles ),
Archer, FL (3.4 miles ),
Micanopy, FL (3.4 miles ),
McIntosh, FL (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 29.39 N, Longitude: 82.42 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 352

Distribution of median household income in East Williston, FL in 2017
Distribution of house value in East Williston, FL in 2017
East Williston satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Florida:

3.3%
Most common industries in East Williston, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (18.6%)
  • Educational services (12.7%)
  • Personal & laundry services (12.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.3%)
  • Public administration (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Repair & maintenance (15.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (15.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (15.1%)
  • Public administration (10.1%)
  • Health care (10.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (24.2%)
  • Educational services (20.9%)
  • Personal & laundry services (20.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.3%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.3%)
Most common occupations in East Williston, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Personal appearance workers (12.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.9%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.1%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (15.1%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (12.9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (11.5%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (10.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Personal appearance workers (20.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (10.2%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (8.4%)
  • Accountants and auditors (6.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.1%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.7%)

Average climate in East Williston, Florida

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 52.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

52.1
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 17.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.30. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.30
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

East Williston-area historical tornado activity is near Florida state average. It is 0% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/31/1975, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 26.1 miles away from the East Williston place center killed one person and injured 26 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/9/1983, a category F3 tornado 37.5 miles away from the place center killed 3 people and injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

East Williston-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Florida state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 336.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 310.1 miles away from East Williston center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 277.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 313.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 255.3 miles away from East Williston center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 287.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Levy County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Floods: 5, Fires: 4, Storms: 4, Tropical Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 2, Freeze: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
East Williston topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near East Williston:

  • WILLISTON REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WILLISTON, FL)
  • TRI COUNTY HOSPITAL - WILLISTON Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; WILLISTON, FL)
  • OAK HAMMOCK AT THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA INC (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; GAINESVILLE, FL)
  • PARK MEADOWS HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; GAINESVILLE, FL)

Amtrak station near East Williston:

  • 20 miles: GAINESVILLE (116 INDUSTRIAL BLVD.) - Bus Station . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to East Williston:

  • University of Florida (about 18 miles; Gainesville, FL; Full-time enrollment: 43,357)
  • Santa Fe College (about 21 miles; Gainesville, FL; FT enrollment: 11,819)
  • College of Central Florida (about 22 miles; Ocala, FL; FT enrollment: 6,103)
  • Rasmussen College-Florida (about 22 miles; Ocala, FL; FT enrollment: 5,736)
  • Saint Johns River State College (about 48 miles; Palatka, FL; FT enrollment: 4,698)
  • Lake-Sumter State College (about 54 miles; Leesburg, FL; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • Florida Gateway College (about 56 miles; Lake City, FL; FT enrollment: 2,179)

Points of interest:

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Churches in East Williston include: Ebenezer United Methodist Church (A), New Hope Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: New Hope Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Levy County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.6 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

64.1%
Whole state:

65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

8.4%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households
3 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
2 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010

For population 15 years and over in East Williston:

Marital status in East Williston, FL
  • Never married: 43.6%
  • Now married: 27.5%
  • Separated: 4.9%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 20.1%

For population 25 years and over in East Williston:

  • High school or higher: 72.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Florida average:

12.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for East Williston, FL (based on Levy County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,87049
Mainline Protestant1,70312
Catholic1,6953
Black Protestant1,24910
Other8915
Orthodox301
None21,363-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
This county:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
This county:

2.31 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Levy County:

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Levy County:

5.90 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Levy County:

10.7%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.0%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.2%
Florida:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
East Williston:

46.9%
Florida:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.7%
State:

48.5%

Average BMI:
East Williston:

30.8
Florida:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
East Williston:

18.4%
Florida:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

14.4%
Florida:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
East Williston:

6.6
Florida:

6.9

Overweight people:
Here:

37.8%
Florida:

34.8%

General health condition:
East Williston:

51.0%
Florida:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

83.8%
State:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of East Williston, FL Residents

9.12% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,368 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.12%
Florida average:

7.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Alachua County, FL  1.64% ($39,553 average AGI)
from Marion County, FL  1.00% ($31,279)
from Gilchrist County, FL  0.72% ($29,713)


7.79% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($272,034 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.79%
Florida average:

6.59%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Alachua County, FL  1.70% ($32,043 average AGI)
to Marion County, FL  1.15% ($29,639)
to Gilchrist County, FL  0.64% ($30,534)

Strongest AM radio stations in East Williston:

  • WTMN (1430 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCFI (1290 AM; 10 kW; OCALA, FL; Owner: VECTOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRUF (850 AM; 5 kW; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • WLUS (980 AM; 5 kW; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRZN (720 AM; 10 kW; HERNANDO, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOCA (1370 AM; 5 kW; OCALA, FL; Owner: WESTSHORE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAJD (1390 AM; 5 kW; GAINESVILLE, FL)
  • WDYZ (990 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WGSR (1570 AM; 50 kW; FERNANDINA BEACH, FL; Owner: RJM COMMUNICATIONS, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in East Williston:

  • WSKY-FM (97.3 FM; MICANOPY, FL; Owner: ENTERCOM GAINESVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKTK (98.5 FM; CRYSTAL RIVER, FL; Owner: ENTERCOM GAINESVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTMG (101.3 FM; WILLISTON, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOGK (93.7 FM; OCALA, FL; Owner: OCALA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WTRS (102.3 FM; DUNNELLON, FL; Owner: ASTERISK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRUF-FM (103.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • WUFT-FM (89.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • WYKS (105.3 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: GILLEN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHIJ (88.1 FM; OCALA, FL; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBXY (99.5 FM; LA CROSSE, FL; Owner: ASTERISK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJLF (91.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD)
  • WNDT (92.5 FM; ALACHUA, FL; Owner: OCALA BROADCASTING CORPORATION, L.L.)
  • WXJZ (100.9 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: ASTERISK COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WHHZ (100.5 FM; NEWBERRY, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYFB (90.5 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WWKO (91.3 FM; BELLEVIEW, FL; Owner: WALKER INFORMATION & ED INSTITUTE INC)
  • WMFQ (92.9 FM; OCALA, FL; Owner: ASTERISK COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WXOF (96.3 FM; YANKEETOWN, FL; Owner: WGUL-FM, INC)
  • WDJY (101.7 FM; TRENTON, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • W244BC (96.7 FM; OCALA, FL; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC)

TV broadcast stations around East Williston:

  • WOGX (Channel 51; OCALA, FL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCJB-TV (Channel 20; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: DIVERSIFIED BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYPN-CA (Channel 45; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: BUDD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WGFL (Channel 53; HIGH SPRINGS, FL; Owner: BUDD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WUFT (Channel 5; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • WFXU (Channel 57; LIVE OAK, FL; Owner: WFXU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLUF-LP (Channel 10; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • WBXG-CA (Channel 31; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • W69AY (Channel 69; ALACHUA, ETC., FL; Owner: ASSOCIATED CHRISTIAN TV SYSTEM, INC.)

East Williston fatal accident list:

Nov 1, 2015 03:05 AM, Cr-331a, Lat: 29.391772, Lon: -82.430664, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in East Williston, FL
  • 90.5%Electricity
  • 9.5%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in East Williston, FL
  • 100.0%Electricity


East Williston compared to Florida state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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