Williston is a somewhat small city located in the state of North Dakota. With a population of 26,977 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Williston is the ninth largest community in North Dakota.
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.
Williston is a blue-collar town, with 37.27% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. 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 office and administrative support (10.75%), management occupations (10.39%), and sales jobs (9.44%).
One of the benefits of Williston is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.36 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
The population of Williston overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Williston, 21.92% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Williston in 2010 was $44,106, which is wealthy relative to North Dakota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $176,424 for a family of four. However, Williston contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Williston is a somewhat 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 Native American. Important ancestries of people in Williston include German, Irish, Swedish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Williston is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Scandinavian languages.