Williston is a somewhat small town located in the state of Vermont. With a population of 9,215 people and just one neighborhood, Williston is the 12th largest community in Vermont.
Real Estate Prices
Williston home prices are not only among the most expensive in Vermont, but Williston real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Williston is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 90.30% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Williston is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Williston who work in office and administrative support (13.57%), management occupations (12.51%) and sales jobs (10.01%).
Also of interest is that Williston has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.78% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
Williston is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Williston’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.