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The Williston CDP(1) had a population of 428 as of July 1, 2022.

The primary coordinate point for Williston is located at latitude 41.6037 and longitude -83.3399 in Ottawa County. The formal boundaries for the Williston Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 0.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Ottawa County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 597 feet.

The Williston Census Designated Place has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Williston Census Designated Place is located within Township of Allen, a minor civil division (MCD) of Ottawa County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Williston: Willeston.

  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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Williston, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 428 (100%)
Population in Households 401 (93.7%)
Population in Families 350 (81.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 27 ( 6.3%)
Population Density 700
Diversity Index2 22


Median Household Income $84,460
Average Household Income $114,005
% of Income for Mortgage4 15%
Per Capita Income $41,258
Wealth Index5 128


Total HU (Housing Units) 154 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 135 (87.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 ( 5.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $242,188
Average Home Value $336,496
Housing Affordability Index3 178


Total Households 143
Average Household Size 2.80
Family Households 107
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population -1.12% -0.47%
Households -0.62% -0.28%
Families   -0.38%
Median Household Income   0.89%
Per Capita Income   2.07%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.30%

Williston, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Williston to the other 1,265 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 906 29th
Population Density # 900 29th
Median Household Income # 195 85th
Housing Affordability Index # 671 53rd
Per Capita Income # 254 80th
Diversity Index # 473 63rd

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