Williston, VT
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Williston profile

Living in Williston

Williston is a somewhat small town located in the state of Vermont. With a population of 10,094 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Williston is the tenth largest community in Vermont.

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.

Of important note, Williston is also a town of artists. Williston has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Williston’s character.

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: 16.93% 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.

If knowledge is power, Williston is a pretty powerful place. 58.51% of the adults in Williston have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Williston in 2018 was $52,643, which is wealthy relative to Vermont and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $210,572 for a family of four.

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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Williston include English, Irish, German, French, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Williston is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Chinese.