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Williston, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Williston Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Ottawa County at latitude 41.6026 and longitude -83.3419. Ottawa County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 594 feet.

The formal official name is the Williston Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Williston, Ohio.

The U5 Census Class Code for Williston indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Williston Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Williston: Willeston.

Williston Census Designated Place, OH Boundary Map


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Williston, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 493
Population in Households 448
Population in Familes 392
Population in Group Qrtrs 45
Population Density1 806
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 152
Average Household Size 2.95
Family Households 116
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 167 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 136 (81.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 ( 9.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $177,679
Average Home Value $194,526


Median Household Income $83,689
Average Household Income $93,854
Per Capita Income $33,674
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.29% 0.16%
Households 0.47% 0.13%
Families 3.07% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.3%
Per Capita Income   0.76%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Williston, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Williston to the other 1,204 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 853 29th
Population Density1 # 848 30th
Diversity Index2 # 435 64th
Median Household Income # 61 95th
Per Capita Income # 137 89th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Ohio Census Data Comparison Tool.