The City of Williston is the 6th largest city in North Dakota with a population of 26,181 as of July 1, 2016. Williston ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Dakota. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Williston is located at latitude 48.1849 and longitude -103.6384 in Williams County. The formal boundaries for the City of Williston (see map below) encompass a land area of 20.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0.15 sq. miles. Williams County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,877 feet.
The City of Williston (GNIS ID: 1036335) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Williston population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Williston: Little Muddy.
|Population in Households||25,735|
|Population in Familes||19,411|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||446|
|Average Household Size||2.38|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||11,770 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||6,717 (57.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||4,084 (34.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||969 ( 8.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$180,475|
|Average Home Value||$197,234|
|Median Household Income||$72,196|
|Average Household Income||$91,659|
|Per Capita Income||$38,119|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.28%|
|Per Capita Income||0.7%|
The table below compares Williston to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.
|Total Population||# 6||99th|
|Population Density1||# 45||89th|
|Diversity Index2||# 25||94th|
|Median Household Income||# 39||91st|
|Per Capita Income||# 64||84th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Dakota Census Data Comparison Tool.