Williston, North Dakota

Population 15,553

Williston is located in Williams County, ND. The population is 15,553, making Williston the largest city in Williams County and the 6th largest city in the state of North Dakota.

There are 14 public schools in Williston with an average Homefacts rating of C. The total crime rate for Williston is high , and there are 14 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Williston is very high and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Williston property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Williston include Williston Township, Missouri Ridge Township and Pherrin Township.

Williston Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Average
  • No High School Diploma: 7.1%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 69%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 23.9%

Crime Rate

21.98% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 287
  • Violent Crimes: 459
  • Robbery: 17
  • Burglary: 283
  • Property Crime: 2
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

37.65% Lower than national avg.
  • 14 offenders in Williston
  • 9.00 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

119 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 1
  • Registered Polluters: 7
  • Superfunds: 3
  • Tanks & Spills: 108


Very High 7.7%
  • North Dakota unemployment average: 4.4%
  • National unemployment average: 5.9%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

Schools view all

14 Public Schools view public schools

There are 14 K-12 public schools in Williston, ND and 2 private schools. Homefacts rates Williston's schools as Average, with an overall C rating.

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Crime view details

14 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$342,500 compared to September 2020
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

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1,630 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Williston, ND issued 1,630 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 1,630 permits, 333 were issued for single family homes and 1,297 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Williston, ND issued 1,660 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 1,660 permits, 124 were issued for single family homes and 1,536 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $592
  • 1 Bedroom: $695
  • 2 Bedrooms: $909
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,227
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,231

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Environmental Hazards

119 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (1257/1391)
    Williston, ND has 90.37% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Williston, ND is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.07 Average
    Williston, ND is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 12.12°
  • February 14.07°
  • March 27.53°
  • April 41.8°
  • May 51.75°
  • June 62.51°
  • July 70.25°
  • August 68.52°
  • September 58.68°
  • October 44°
  • November 29.48°
  • December 11.03°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Williston, ND

Williston, ND has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Williston, ND has no risk of hurricanes.
Williston, ND has a moderate risk of hail storms.
Williston, ND has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Williston, ND: $90,875


Unemployment in Williston is 7.7%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 4.4% and 5.9% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 52.59%
White Collar - 47.41%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Jack Dalrymple
  • Sen. Heidi Heitkamp
  • Sen. John Hoeven

City Representatives

  • Kevin Cramer

Neighborhood Info

6 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

50 FCC Towers view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Police Station view all

1 Retirement Home view all

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