|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Williston is 2,879. Williston, South Carolina is the 6,385th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Williston was in 2000, when its population was 3,283. In 2000, Williston was the 5,598th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 6,385th largest city in the US. Williston is currently 12.3% smaller than it was in 2000.
Williston has shrunk 12.3% since the year 2000. Williston, South Carolina's growth is extremely below average. 85% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|6381||River Bend, North Carolina||2,881||-1.5%|
|6385||Williston, South Carolina||2,879||-12.3%|
|6391||Seven Fields, Pennsylvania||2,876||42.3%|
The total voting age population of Williston, South Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,956. The voting age population is 46.2% male and 53.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 13.2% of the residents of Williston are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Williston are 52.2% Black, 44.9% White, 2.6% Two or more races and 0.3% Other. Additionally, 0.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Williston, 51.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 77.0%. On a per-household basis, 34.9% of families are below the poverty line in Williston.
Among those aged 16 and older, 50.3% of Williston residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 80.7% of Williston residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 9.9% have a bachelor's degree and 5.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Williston residents aged 5 and older, 0.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Williston is 7.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Williston, 24.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Williston is $20,076.
In Williston, 43.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 56.8% of housing units in Williston.
Of all the housing units in Williston, 8.9% of them were build before 1940.
In Williston, 35.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 580 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Williston is $600.
In Williston, 64.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.