Williston, VT Population

By | July 1, 2019

Population: 7,650. Estimated population in July 2020: 8,243 (+7.8% change)
Males: 3,742 (48.9%), Females: 3,908 (51.1%)

Chittenden County

Median resident age: 38.8 years
Median household income: $61,467
Median house value: $160,500

Races in Williston:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.6%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: English (18.1%), Irish (16.8%), French (13.7%), French Canadian (12.0%), German (10.5%), United States (9.8%).

Elevation: 501 feet

Population

For population 25 years and over in Williston

  • High school or higher: 91.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 44.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.8%
  • Unemployed: 1.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Williston town

  • Never married: 17.0%
  • Now married: 65.8%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

6.1% Foreign born (3.2% North America, 1.9% Europe, 0.8% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,783 (+57.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Williston:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Williston:

Other public-use airports nearest to Williston:

  • BASIN HARBOR (about 26 miles; VERGENNES, VT; Abbreviation: B06)
  • WARREN-SUGARBUSH (about 29 miles; WARREN, VT; Abbreviation: 0B7)
  • WESTPORT (about 32 miles; WESTPORT, NY; Abbreviation: N25)
Amtrak station near Williston:

  • 5 miles: BURLINGTON-ESSEX JUNCTION (ESSEX JUNCTION, 29 RAILROAD AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Williston:

  • UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT AND STATE AGRICULTURAL COLL (about 2 miles; BURLINGTON, VT; Full-time enrollment: 8,852)
  • SAINT MICHAELS COLLEGE (about 8 miles; COLCHESTER, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,272)
  • MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE (about 31 miles; MIDDLEBURY, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,265)
  • SUNY COLLEGE AT PLATTSBURGH (about 33 miles; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Full-time enrollment: 5,601)
  • NORWICH UNIVERSITY (about 35 miles; NORTHFIELD, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,585)
  • DARTMOUTH COLLEGE (about 76 miles; HANOVER, NH; Full-time enrollment: 5,309)
  • ADIRONDACK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 87 miles; QUEENSBURY, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,182)
Private high schools in Williston:

  • TRINITY BAPTIST SCHOOLS (Students: 161; Location: 280 TRINITY DR; Grades: PK – 12)
  • PINE RIDGE SCHOOL (Students: 87; Location: 1075 WILLISTON ROAD; Grades: 8 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Williston:

  • WILLISTON SCHOOLS (Students: 1,210; Location: 195 CENTRAL SCHOOL DRIVE; Grades: PK – 08)
Private primary/middle schools in Williston:

  • BELLWETHER SCHOOL (Students: 107; Location: 120 SOUTH BROWNELL ROAD; Grades: PK – 5)
  • FIELD OF DREAMS TOO (Students: 27; Location: 75 HOLLY COURT; Grades: KG – 2)
  • BROWNELL MNT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 13; Location: 5330 ST GEORGE; Grades: KG – 7)
  • VT CTR FOR DEAF/HARD HEARING (Students: 5; Location: 147 KNIGHT LANE SUITE 101; Grades: PK – 6)

Libraries

Library in Williston:

  • DOROTHY ALLING MEMORIAL (Operating income: $246,338; Location: 21 LIBRARY LANE; 25,049 books; 2,010 audio materials; 727 video materials; 100 serial subscriptions)