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Williston, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Williston Census Designated Place had a population of 158 as of July 1, 2019. Williston ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Williston is located at latitude 38.8312 and longitude -75.851 in Caroline County. The formal boundaries for the Williston Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 0.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Caroline County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 26 feet.

The Williston Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583704) 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 District 3, Denton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Caroline County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Williston: Potter Town, Potters Landing.

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Williston, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Williston, MD Housing Affordability Index is 149
State of Maryland Housing Affordability Index is 118
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.

WEALTH INDEX

Williston, MD Wealth Index is 148
State of Maryland Wealth Index is 141
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.

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POPULATION

Total Population 158 (100%)
Population in Households 157 (99.4%)
Population in Families 135 (85.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 1 ( 0.6%)
Population Density 602
Diversity Index2 17
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $62,607
Average Household Income $95,113
Per Capita Income $34,899
Wealth Index4 148

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 68 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 54 (79.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (14.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 4 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $238,462
Housing Affordability Index3 149
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 64
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 48
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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 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.
  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 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.21% 0.13%
Households 0.17% 0.0%
Families 0.0% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.27%
Per Capita Income   1.66%

Williston, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Williston to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 456 12th
Population Density # 359 31st
Diversity Index # 425 18th
Median Household Income # 341 34th
Per Capita Income # 287 45th

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