Williston, North Dakota Population 2022

33,767
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Williston is a city located in Williams County North Dakota. Williston has a 2020 population of 33,767. Williston is currently growing at a rate of 4.90% annually and its population has increased by 109.90% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,087 in 2010.

The average household income in Williston is $109,527 with a poverty rate of 6.57%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,009 per month, and the median house value is $244,400. The median age in Williston is 30.4 years, 30.6 years for males, and 30.2 years for females.

Williston Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Willistonwas:

  • White: 78.38%
  • Other race: 6.08%
  • Two or more races: 5.93%
  • Black or African American: 5.72%
  • Native American: 2.26%
  • Asian: 1.47%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.17%
The current population of Williston, North Dakota is 33,767 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 33,767.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 16,087.

Williston, North Dakota Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201022,5890.00%
201124,4061,8177.44%
201226,7352,3298.71%
201329,5912,8569.65%
201432,1062,5157.83%
201535,3013,1959.05%
201634,213-1,088-3.18%
201733,467-746-2.23%
201835,4692,0025.64%
201937,5892,1205.64%
202039,7092,1205.34%
202141,8292,1205.07%

Williston Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White21,79878.38%
Black or African American1,5915.72%
American Indian and Alaska Native6282.26%
Asian4091.47%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander470.17%
Some Other Race1,6916.08%
Two or More Races1,6485.93%
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Williston Population by Race

Williston Population Pyramid 2022

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Williston Median Age

30.9


Total

31.6


Male

30.3


Female

Williston Adults

There are 20,193 adults, (2,248 of whom are seniors) in Williston.

Williston Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

12.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Williston Sex Ratio

Female

12,885

46.33%

Male

14,927

53.67%

Williston Population by Age

Williston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Williston Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female64.9%35.1%
Married56.4%43.6%
All46.3%53.7%
Male41.6%58.4%
Non Family34.5%65.5%

46.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Williston Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,6742.3446.3
Married4,8333.2356.4
Male1,0913.3941.6
Female8032.4164.9
Non Family4,9471.2334.5

3.02

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Williston Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3091.74%
9th to 12th Grade1,4388.09%
High School Graduate5,29229.76%
Some College3,83221.55%
Associates Degree2,02611.39%
Bachelors Degree3,93022.10%
Graduate Degree9545.37%
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Williston Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Williston Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian282282212
Native American423413163
White13,81812,6434,042
Black979925223
Hispanic1,6691,207193
2+ Races65460137
Other Race1,04966532
Islander2323

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 75.18%.

Williston Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$51,455$67,181$33,371
Less Than 9th Grade$33,786$47,824$32,825
High School Graduate$41,676$54,226$40,057
Some College$62,428$76,602$27,171
Bachelors Degree$51,114$66,202$34,100
Graduate Degree$72,625$$74,000

$51,455

Average Earnings

$67,181

Average Male

$33,371

Average Female

Williston Earnings by Educational Attainment

Williston Language by Age

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Williston Language

88.09% of Williston residents speak only English, while 11.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.32% of the population.

Williston Language

Williston Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander4747100.00%
Black1,55545129.00%
Multiple1,64218311.14%
White20,3391,0645.23%
Native606203.30%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic2,9531194.03%

6.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.48%

Male Poverty Rate

9.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Williston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Williston is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Williston is Hispanic, with 4.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.88%.

Williston Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade6.19%
High School5.91%
Some College3.78%
Bachelors or Greater3.43%

Williston Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.30%
Male Unemployed5.88%
Female Employed7.94%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Williston Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Williston Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$76,873$103,740
Families$92,743$119,906
Married Families$113,324-
Non Families$51,229$75,936
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Income by Household Type

Williston Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.1%

Male Marriage Rate

49.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Williston Married by Age and Sex

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Williston Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Williston Marital Status by Race

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Williston Marital Status

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2,015

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War995
First Gulf War492
Vietnam220
Korea56
World War II47

Williston Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34644
35 to 54824
55 to 64211
65 to 74152
75+184

Williston Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,78210.90%
Native American163.60%
Other Race434.05%
2+ Races17419.91%
Hispanic1307.34%

Williston Veterans by Race

Williston Veterans by Education

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3.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Williston Veterans by Education

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75.9%

Labor Force Participation

72.8%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Williston Employment by Age

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Williston Employment by Race

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Williston Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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38.54%

Born in Williston

90.77%

Native Born

9.23%

Foreign Born

6.07%

Non Citizen

3.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.77% of Williston residents were born in the United States, with 38.54% having been born in North Dakota. 6.07% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Williston Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19103,1240.00%
19204,1781,0542.95%
19305,1069282.03%
19405,7906841.27%
19507,4001,6102.48%
196011,8664,4664.84%
197011,280-586-0.51%
198013,3362,0561.69%
199013,131-205-0.15%
200012,512-619-0.48%
201016,0873,5752.55%
201117,4421,3558.42%
201219,6462,20412.64%
201322,2492,60313.25%
201424,8432,59411.66%
201527,2652,4229.75%
201626,568-697-2.56%
201725,932-636-2.39%
201827,4551,5235.87%
201929,0331,5785.75%
202030,6111,5785.44%
202132,1891,5785.16%
202233,7671,5784.90%

Williston Population by Year