Williston, Florida

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Population in 2017: 2,710 (92% urban, 8% rural).
Population change since 2000: +18.0%
Males: 1,301  (48.0%)
Females: 1,409  (52.0%)
Median resident age:

32.9 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years

Zip codes: 32696.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $34,948 (it was $25,795 in 2000)
Williston:

$34,948
FL:

$52,594

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,631 (it was $15,628 in 2000)

Williston city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $124,221 (it was $54,100 in 2000)
Williston:

$124,221
FL:

$214,000

Median gross rent in 2017: $699.

March 2019 cost of living index in Williston: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 30.0%
(33.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.6% for Black residents, 31.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Williston, FL (2010)
    • 1,72962.5%White alone
    • 63723.0%Black alone
    • 31311.3%Hispanic
    • 441.6%Asian alone
    • 351.3%Two or more races
    • 70.3%Other race alone
    • 30.1%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 56 registered sex offenders living in Williston, Florida as of May 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Williston is 51 to 1.


Crime rates in Williston by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(39.2)
3
(105.9)
1
(35.9)
1
(33.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(74.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(79.3)
3
(117.6)
1
(35.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.6)
4
(137.0)
11
(392.0)
2
(72.4)
4
(146.6)
1
(36.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(73.0)
2
(72.5)
6
(222.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
75
(2,973)
38
(1,490)
48
(1,694)
37
(1,330)
48
(1,611)
25
(856.5)
13
(463.3)
12
(434.3)
11
(403.2)
4
(146.8)
12
(442.6)
6
(218.9)
16
(580.1)
12
(444.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
29
(1,149)
32
(1,255)
31
(1,094)
21
(754.6)
22
(738.5)
27
(925.0)
24
(855.3)
17
(615.3)
18
(659.8)
10
(367.1)
22
(811.5)
14
(510.8)
11
(398.8)
14
(518.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
125
(4,954)
139
(5,451)
87
(3,071)
96
(3,450)
64
(2,148)
89
(3,049)
71
(2,530)
84
(3,040)
61
(2,236)
87
(3,194)
61
(2,250)
52
(1,897)
87
(3,154)
88
(3,257)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(396.4)
12
(470.6)
8
(282.4)
10
(359.3)
2
(67.1)
6
(205.5)
2
(71.3)
7
(253.3)
3
(110.0)
7
(257.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(109.4)
7
(253.8)
8
(296.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.6)
2
(68.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(36.2)
1
(36.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)928.7708.2656.2514.2502.2415.6377.0293.5269.1214.4235.3186.1312.2404.9

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City-data.com crime index in Williston, FL

Crime rate in Williston detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 18 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.44
Florida average:

2.08
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Ancestries: Italian (8.7%), American (7.2%), German (6.8%), Irish (5.1%), Greek (5.1%), English (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 76 feet

Land area: 6.06 square miles.

Population density: 447 people per square mile   (low).

Williston, Florida map

133 residents are foreign born (3.1% Latin America, 1.2% Europe, 0.5% Asia).

This city:

4.6%
Florida:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,467 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $843 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gainesville, FL (20.4 miles , pop. 95,447).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (79.9 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (778.2 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

East Williston, FL (1.3 miles ),
Raleigh, FL (2.0 miles ),
Williston Highlands, FL (2.6 miles ),
Morriston, FL (2.7 miles),
East Bronson, FL (3.2 miles ),
Archer, FL (3.3 miles ),
Bronson, FL (3.5 miles ),
Micanopy, FL (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 29.39 N, Longitude: 82.45 W

Area code: 352

Distribution of median household income in Williston, FL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Williston, FL in 2017

Williston satellite photo by USGS

Williston tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $54,200
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $92,600
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $50,800
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $69,300
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $67,500
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $80,400
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $81,600
  • 2004: 15 buildings, average cost: $103,700
  • 2005: 27 buildings, average cost: $93,300
  • 2006: 13 buildings, average cost: $197,500
  • 2007: 12 buildings, average cost: $99,800
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $171,500
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $171,500
  • 2016: 5 buildings, average cost: $171,500
  • 2017: 6 buildings, average cost: $171,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Williston, FL residents
Average permit cost in Williston, FL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Florida:

3.3%
Most common industries in Williston, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (16.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.3%)
  • Construction (11.2%)
  • Educational services (10.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.7%)
  • Public administration (6.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (24.6%)
  • Educational services (8.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.0%)
  • Health care (7.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (24.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (14.0%)
  • Educational services (12.2%)
  • Public administration (11.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.6%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.2%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Williston, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Cashiers (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.6%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.0%)
  • Cashiers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.1%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (6.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.2%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.3%)

Average climate in Williston, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Williston, Florida environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 50.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

50.1
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 23.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.6
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 20.0 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 16.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.30
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Williston-area historical tornado activity is near Florida state average. It is 2% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/31/1975, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 27.0 miles away from the Williston city 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 37.6 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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 335.4 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 310.2 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 312.3 miles away from Williston center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 278.6 miles away from Williston 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 256.4 miles away from 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 288.4 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).
Williston topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Williston:

  • TRI COUNTY HOSPITAL - WILLISTON (Proprietary, 125 SW 7TH ST)
  • WILLISTON REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (300 NW 1ST AVE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Williston:

  • OAK HAMMOCK AT THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA INC (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; GAINESVILLE, FL)

Airports and heliports located in Williston:

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Amtrak station near Williston:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Williston:

  • University of Florida (about 19 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 23 miles; Ocala, FL; FT enrollment: 6,103)
  • Rasmussen College-Florida (about 23 miles; Ocala, FL; FT enrollment: 5,736)
  • Saint Johns River State College (about 50 miles; Palatka, FL; FT enrollment: 4,698)
  • Lake-Sumter State College (about 55 miles; Leesburg, FL; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • Florida Gateway College (about 55 miles; Lake City, FL; FT enrollment: 2,179)

Public high school in Williston:

Public elementary/middle schools in Williston:

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User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Additional Church: Cornerstone Assembly of God

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Williston: Williston Plaza (A), Williston Police Department (B), Williston Fire and Rescue (C), Williston City Hall (D), Williston Public Library (E), Levy County EMS Station Number 4 (F), Levy County Emergency Medical Services Station 4 (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Williston include: Saint Barnabas Episcopal Church (A), Greater Rock Hill Missionary Baptist Church (B), Allen Chapel AME Church (C), Destiny Church of God by Faith (D), Jones Temple Church of God in Christ (E), Cross Word Community Church (F), First United Methodist Church (G), Church of God (H), First Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Willis Family 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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Williston and their reported violations in the past:

WILLISTON HIGHLANDS GOLF ; C.C. (Population served: 32, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-02-2006)
OUT OF TOWNERS (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-28-2011)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Williston that have no violations reported:

  • LIL FOOD RANCH #1 (Population served: 41, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LIL FOOD RANCH #2 (Population served: 37, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

65.3%
Whole state:

65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.0%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Williston in 2010:

  • 116 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 23 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 15 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 6 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
138 people in nursing homes in 2000
21 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Williston (2011 data):

  • The Perkins State Bank: Southwest Branch at 120 Southwest 7th Street, branch established on 1988/03/28; at 342 East Noble Avenue, branch established on 1913/08/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $190.5 mil, Deposits: $169.1 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Williston Holding Company
  • Capital City Bank: Williston Branch at 144 East Noble Avenue, branch established on 1986/04/14. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,617.3 mil, Deposits: $2,181.2 mil, headquarters in Tallahassee, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 74 total offices, Holding Company: Capital City Bank Group, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Williston:

Marital status in Williston, FL
  • Never married: 34.4%
  • Now married: 36.0%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 10.7%
  • Divorced: 16.9%

For population 25 years and over in Williston:

  • High school or higher: 83.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
Florida average:

12.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Williston
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Religion statistics for 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
Levy County:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

2.31 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
This county:

5.90 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.7%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.0%
State:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Levy County:

14.2%
State:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.9%
Florida:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

48.6%
Florida:

48.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
Florida:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Williston:

19.4%
Florida:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

13.2%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Florida:

6.9

Overweight people:
Williston:

34.1%
Florida:

34.8%

General health condition:
Williston:

56.6%
Florida:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Williston:

78.3%
Florida:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Williston, FL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 11$36,558$39,8810$0
Police - Other 7$14,577$24,9895$3,244
Electric Power 4$12,347$37,0410$0
Financial Administration 4$9,545$28,6350$0
Parks and Recreation 3$7,264$29,0560$0
Streets and Highways 3$9,491$37,9642$1,554
Airports 3$7,103$28,4120$0
Other Government Administration 2$9,735$58,4107$2,697
Sewerage 2$5,453$32,7180$0
Gas Supply 2$7,043$42,2580$0
Water Supply 1$3,321$39,8520$0
Health 1$2,229$26,7481$151
Firefighters 0$0 23$11,984
Fire - Other 0$0 1$58
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 43$124,666$34,79139$19,688

Williston government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $113,000 ($41.70)
    Gas Utilities: $94,000 ($34.69)
    Electric Utilities: $16,000 ($5.90)
    Water Utilities: $4,000 ($1.48)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($1.11)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $3,374,000 ($1245.02)
    Police Protection: $1,212,000 ($447.23)
    Air Transportation: $888,000 ($327.68)
    Solid Waste Management: $537,000 ($198.15)
    Financial Administration: $393,000 ($145.02)
    Local Fire Protection: $310,000 ($114.39)
    Gas Utilities: $304,000 ($112.18)
    Regular Highways: $281,000 ($103.69)
    Central Staff Services: $243,000 ($89.67)
    Water Utilities: $218,000 ($80.44)
    General - Other: $216,000 ($79.70)
    Sewerage: $213,000 ($78.60)
    Parks and Recreation: $190,000 ($70.11)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $87,000 ($32.10)
    Health - Other: $46,000 ($16.97)
    Libraries: $14,000 ($5.17)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $4,403,000 ($1624.72)
    Benefit Payments: $204,000 ($75.28)
    Withdrawals: $7,000 ($2.58)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($3.32)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Air Transportation: $226,000 ($83.39)
    General - Other: $173,000 ($63.84)
    Police Protection: $26,000 ($9.59)
    Parks and Recreation: $14,000 ($5.17)
    Electric Utilities: $4,000 ($1.48)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($0.74)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.37)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,913,000 ($705.90)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $27,000 ($9.96)

Williston government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $633,000 ($233.58)
    Solid Waste Management: $566,000 ($208.86)
    Sewerage: $426,000 ($157.20)
    Other: $7,000 ($2.58)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $168,000 ($61.99)
    Local Employee Contribution: $72,000 ($26.57)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $67,000 ($24.72)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $537,000 ($198.15)
    Air Transportation: $32,000 ($11.81)
    General Local Government Support: $3,000 ($1.11)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $201,000 ($74.17)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $57,000 ($21.03)
    General Revenue - Other: $52,000 ($19.19)
    Rents: $50,000 ($18.45)
    Fines and Forfeits: $22,000 ($8.12)
    Special Assessments: $4,000 ($1.48)
    Sale of Property: $2,000 ($0.74)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $4,108,000 ($1515.87)
    Water Utilities: $365,000 ($134.69)
    Gas Utilities: $354,000 ($130.63)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $197,000 ($72.69)
    General Local Government Support: $170,000 ($62.73)
  • Tax - Property: $840,000 ($309.96)
    Public Utilities Sales: $418,000 ($154.24)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $312,000 ($115.13)
    Public Utility License: $98,000 ($36.16)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $46,000 ($16.97)
    Other License: $15,000 ($5.54)

Williston government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $884,000 ($326.20)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $773,000 ($285.24)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $111,000 ($40.96)

Williston government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,996,000 ($2212.55)

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)
Businesses in Williston, FL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1KFC1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
CVS1Subway1
FedEx2U-Haul2
H&R Block1Walgreens1
Hardee's1

Strongest AM radio stations in 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.)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRZN (720 AM; 10 kW; HERNANDO, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAJD (1390 AM; 5 kW; GAINESVILLE, FL)
  • WOCA (1370 AM; 5 kW; OCALA, FL; Owner: WESTSHORE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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 Williston:

  • WKTK (98.5 FM; CRYSTAL RIVER, FL; Owner: ENTERCOM GAINESVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTMG (101.3 FM; WILLISTON, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSKY-FM (97.3 FM; MICANOPY, FL; Owner: ENTERCOM GAINESVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WHHZ (100.5 FM; NEWBERRY, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNDT (92.5 FM; ALACHUA, FL; Owner: OCALA BROADCASTING CORPORATION, L.L.)
  • WXJZ (100.9 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: ASTERISK COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WYFB (90.5 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WXOF (96.3 FM; YANKEETOWN, FL; Owner: WGUL-FM, INC)
  • WDJY (101.7 FM; TRENTON, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMFQ (92.9 FM; OCALA, FL; Owner: ASTERISK COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WWKO (91.3 FM; BELLEVIEW, FL; Owner: WALKER INFORMATION & ED INSTITUTE INC)
  • WAQV (90.9 FM; CRYSTAL RIVER, FL; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Williston:

  • WOGX (Channel 51; OCALA, FL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCJB-TV (Channel 20; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: DIVERSIFIED BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGFL (Channel 53; HIGH SPRINGS, FL; Owner: BUDD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WUFT (Channel 5; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • WYPN-CA (Channel 45; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: BUDD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • 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.)
Williston fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
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FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Williston)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 161 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Williston, FL)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 77 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Williston)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Williston)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 31 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 98. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 168 took place in 2011, and the least - 14 in 2018. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Williston, FL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (64.5%), and Structure Fires (19.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Williston, FL
    • 1,01564.5%Outside Fires
    • 31219.8%Structure Fires
    • 18211.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 644.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Williston, FL
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Williston, FL
  • 69.3%Electricity
  • 25.9%Utility gas
  • 2.5%Wood
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Williston, FL
  • 91.5%Electricity
  • 8.5%Utility gas


Williston compared to Florida state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Williston on our top lists:

  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Greece (population 500+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Guyana (population 500+)"
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Total of 12 patent applications in 2008-2020.