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Williston, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The City of Williston is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Fayette County at latitude 35.1582 and longitude -89.3755. Fayette County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 502 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Williston, but most people and references simply refer to it as Williston, Tennessee.

The P1 Census Class Code for Williston indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Williston (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Williston: Walker Station, Willis Station.

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


Total Population 404
Population in Households 404
Population in Familes 358
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 250
Diversity Index2 39


Total Households 153
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 118
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 161 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 122 (75.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 31 (19.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $118,750
Average Home Value $164,876


Median Household Income $50,496
Average Household Income $64,099
Per Capita Income $24,482
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.53% 0.49%
Households 0.78% 0.52%
Families 1.67% 0.34%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   2.28%
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, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Williston to the other 428 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee 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 # 373 13th
Population Density1 # 330 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 75 83rd
Median Household Income # 71 84th
Per Capita Income # 83 81st

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