Williston Park is a somewhat small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 7,327 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Williston Park is the 238th largest community in New York. Williston Park has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Williston Park home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Williston Park real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Williston Park is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 89.16% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Williston Park is a village of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Williston Park who work in office and administrative support (18.98%), management occupations (11.69%) and sales jobs (11.33%).
Also of interest is that Williston Park has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In addition, Williston Park is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Because of many things, Williston Park is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Williston Park really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Williston Park perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
One downside of living in Williston Park, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.12 minutes every day commuting to work. It is, however, a pedestrian-friendly village. Many of its neighborhoods are dense enough and have amenities close enough together that people find it feasible to get around on foot. In addition, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
Even though Williston Park is a smaller village, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the train for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
The education level of Williston Park ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Williston Park, 48.39% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Williston Park in 2010 was $42,231, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $168,924 for a family of four.
Williston Park is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Williston Park home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Williston Park residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Williston Park also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.97% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Williston Park include Irish, Italian, German, Polish and English.
Williston Park also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 18.23%.
The languages spoken by people in Williston Park are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Williston Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Chinese and Other Asian languages.
|WILLISTON PARK INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||2,567|
|WILLISTON PARK HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||79.72%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||20.28%|
|TYPE OF WILLISTON PARK HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||74.82%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||0.00%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||14.94%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||10.25%|
|SIZE OF WILLISTON PARK HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||2.22%|
|AGE OF WILLISTON PARK HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||0.58%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||2.40%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||41.72%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||55.31%|
|WILLISTON PARK REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$505,836|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$2,060|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $54,000||0.88%|
|$54,001 - $107,000||1.95%|
|$107,001 - $214,000||0.29%|
|$214,001 - $321,000||5.27%|
|$321,001 - $428,000||10.73%|
|$428,001 - $535,000||45.20%|
|$535,001 - $803,000||33.30%|
|$803,001 - $1,070,000||1.41%|
|PEOPLE OF WILLISTON PARK||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.04%|
|5 TO 17||17.00%|
|18 TO 24||7.28%|
|25 TO 34||11.23%|
|35 TO 54||30.78%|
|55 TO 64||12.31%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||16.35%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||92.67%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$101,921|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$42,231|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||4.26%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Education (13.93%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (11.99%)
Public Service (7.54%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||0.07%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||2.31%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||2.13%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||3.22%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||10.97%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Irish (33.42%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (75.19%)
Other Asian languages (2.16%)
Native American languages (1.18%)
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