Williston Highlands, Florida

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Population in 2010: 2,275. Population change since 2000: +64.1%
Males: 1,146  (50.4%)
Females: 1,129  (49.6%)
Median resident age:  49.6 years
Florida median age:  42.1 years

Zip codes: 32696.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $48,325 (it was $23,607 in 2000)
Williston Highlands:

$48,325
FL:

$50,860

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $31,279 (it was $14,365 in 2000)

Williston Highlands CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $99,917 (it was $53,600 in 2000)
Williston Highlands:

$99,917
FL:

$197,700

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $167,351; Detached houses: $408,934; Mobile homes: $80,963

Median gross rent in 2016: $755.

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  • Races in Williston Highlands, FL (2010)

    Williston Highlands races chart
    • 2,00288.0%White alone
    • 1556.8%Hispanic
    • 893.9%Black alone
    • 221.0%Two or more races
    • 60.3%American Indian alone
    • 10.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Williston Highlands: 81.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (22.2%), Irish (18.8%), English (11.0%), Scottish (8.4%), Italian (8.2%), American (5.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 90 feet

Land area: 11.2 square miles.

Population density: 202 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Williston Highlands:

  • High school or higher: 86.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 9.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Williston Highlands CDP:

  • Never married: 17.4%
  • Now married: 58.8%
  • Separated: 5.5%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

38 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.7%
Florida:

19.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $816 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $457 (0.7%)

Williston Highlands satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gainesville, FL (26.0 miles , pop. 95,447).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (86.2 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (773.4 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Williston, FL (2.6 miles ), Morriston, FL (2.6 miles) , East Williston, FL (2.8 miles ), Raleigh, FL (2.9 miles ), East Bronson, FL (3.0 miles ), Bronson, FL (3.2 miles ), Archer, FL (3.7 miles ), Otter Creek, FL (3.8 miles) .

Latitude: 29.33 N, Longitude: 82.53 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 352

Williston Highlands household income distribution Williston Highlands home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.6%
Florida:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Other services, except public administration (28%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (21%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Wholesale trade (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (24%)
  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (56%)
  • Sales and related occupations (25%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (3%)
  • Community and social service occupations (2%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (2%)

Work and jobs in Williston Highlands: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Williston Highlands, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Williston Highlands-area historical tornado activity is near Florida state average. It is 6% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/31/1975, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 27.9 miles away from the Williston Highlands 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 35.0 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:

Williston Highlands-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 328.9 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 309.1 miles away from Williston Highlands center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 314.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 284.5 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 262.6 miles away from Williston Highlands 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 294.3 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 Highlands topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Williston Highlands:

  • TRI COUNTY HOSPITAL - WILLISTON Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; WILLISTON, FL)
  • WILLISTON REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WILLISTON, FL)

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

  • University of Florida (about 24 miles; Gainesville, FL; Full-time enrollment: 43,357)
  • Rasmussen College-Florida (about 25 miles; Ocala, FL; FT enrollment: 5,736)
  • College of Central Florida (about 25 miles; Ocala, FL; FT enrollment: 6,103)
  • Santa Fe College (about 25 miles; Gainesville, FL; FT enrollment: 11,819)
  • Saint Johns River State College (about 56 miles; Palatka, FL; FT enrollment: 4,698)
  • Lake-Sumter State College (about 57 miles; Leesburg, FL; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • Florida Gateway College (about 59 miles; Lake City, FL; FT enrollment: 2,179)

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Notable location: Morriston Montbrook Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Williston Highlands: Highlands Baptist Church (A). 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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 50.2. This is significantly better than average.

City:

50.2
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 22.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 7.85. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.85
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 11.7%
(12.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  66.6%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  9.2%
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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Florida average:

12.3

Williston Highlands travel time to work - commute Williston Highlands mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Williston Highlands CDP (based on Levy County data)

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
This county:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Levy County:

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.7%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Levy County:

28.0%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This 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:
Williston Highlands:

51.3%
Florida:

48.5%

Average BMI:
Williston Highlands:

29.2
Florida:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Williston Highlands:

19.0%
Florida:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Williston Highlands:

11.8%
Florida:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Florida:

6.9

Overweight people:
Williston Highlands:

41.9%
Florida:

34.8%

General health condition:
Here:

57.0%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.7%
Florida:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Williston Highlands, FL Residents

7.97% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,426 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.97%
Florida average:

7.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Alachua County, FL  1.70% ($24,449 average AGI)
from Marion County, FL  0.87% ($26,828)
from Gilchrist County, FL  0.47% ($23,476)


8.24% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,438 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.24%
Florida average:

7.17%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Alachua County, FL  1.60% ($26,451 average AGI)
to Marion County, FL  1.17% ($26,866)
to Citrus County, FL  0.43% ($28,789)

Strongest AM radio stations in Williston Highlands:

  • WRZN (720 AM; 10 kW; HERNANDO, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCFI (1290 AM; 10 kW; OCALA, FL; Owner: VECTOR COMMUNICATIONS, 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.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WTMN (1430 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRUF (850 AM; 5 kW; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLUS (980 AM; 5 kW; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDYZ (990 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WOCA (1370 AM; 5 kW; OCALA, FL; Owner: WESTSHORE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGSR (1570 AM; 50 kW; FERNANDINA BEACH, FL; Owner: RJM COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WMGG (820 AM; 50 kW; LARGO, FL; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ST. PETERSBURG LICENSEE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Williston Highlands:

  • WKTK (98.5 FM; CRYSTAL RIVER, FL; Owner: ENTERCOM GAINESVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTMG (101.3 FM; WILLISTON, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTRS (102.3 FM; DUNNELLON, FL; Owner: ASTERISK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOGK (93.7 FM; OCALA, FL; Owner: OCALA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WSKY-FM (97.3 FM; MICANOPY, FL; Owner: ENTERCOM GAINESVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WXOF (96.3 FM; YANKEETOWN, FL; Owner: WGUL-FM, INC)
  • WIFL (104.3 FM; INGLIS, FL; Owner: SEVEN RIVERS BROADCAST MINISTRY, INC.)
  • WDJY (101.7 FM; TRENTON, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAQV (90.9 FM; CRYSTAL RIVER, FL; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WHHZ (100.5 FM; NEWBERRY, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHIJ (88.1 FM; OCALA, FL; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WXCV (95.3 FM; HOMOSASSA SPRINGS, FL; Owner: WXOF, INC.)
  • WRGO (102.7 FM; CEDAR KEY, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNDT (92.5 FM; ALACHUA, FL; Owner: OCALA BROADCASTING CORPORATION, L.L.)
  • WJLF (91.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD)
  • WNDN (107.9 FM; CHIEFLAND, FL; Owner: OCALA BROADCASTING CORPORATION, L.L.)
  • WWKO (91.3 FM; BELLEVIEW, FL; Owner: WALKER INFORMATION & ED INSTITUTE INC)

TV broadcast stations around Williston Highlands:

  • 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)
  • WFXU (Channel 57; LIVE OAK, FL; Owner: WFXU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WYPN-CA (Channel 45; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: BUDD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLUF-LP (Channel 10; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • WBXG-CA (Channel 31; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (96%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Williston Highlands compared to Florida state average:

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