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East Williston is a village in Nassau County, in the New York metro area.
The community was named after Henry Willis, settler.
The latitude of East Williston is 40.758N. The longitude is -73.635W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 118 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,514.
Sections below provide additional information and links about East Williston demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Nassau County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Nassau-Suffolk area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 11596 ZIP code.
13% of East Williston residents report German ancestry, and 23% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the East Williston ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in East Williston was $50,484, compared with $21,587 nationally.
59% of East Williston residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in East Williston include East Williston Village Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in East Williston, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,063. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,517.
Libraries in East Williston include East Williston Public Library ... View libraries
Nassau County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our East Williston political report.
The average commute time for East Williston workers is 34 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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