Williston, ND

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Williston is a somewhat small city located in the state of North Dakota. With a population of 29,033 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Williston is the ninth largest community in North Dakota. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Williston, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Williston, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Williston’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Williston does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $84,710.00.

Williston real estate is some of the most expensive in North Dakota, although Williston house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

When you are in Williston, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 38.50% of Williston’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Williston is a city of construction workers and builders, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Williston who work in sales jobs (9.69%), office and administrative support (8.72%), and management occupations (8.46%).

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Williston spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 16.35 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

In terms of college education, Williston is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 25.25% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Williston in 2018 was $43,515, which is wealthy relative to North Dakota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $174,060 for a family of four. However, Williston contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Williston is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Williston home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Williston residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Williston include German, Norwegian, Irish, French, and English.

The most common language spoken in Williston is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.

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