Watertown Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Watertown Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
22,174

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.6%
5 - 17:
17.2%
18 - 24:
8.8%
25 - 34:
14.4%
35 - 54:
22.4%
55 - 64:
13.2%
Over 65 Years:
17.4%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
5.4%
5.4%
High School Graduates
90.6%
90.6%
College Graduated
22.1%
22.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Watertown
$28,902
$28,902
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Watertown
$50,971
$50,971
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
14.7%

Employment Industries in Watertown

 
Manufacturing
16.7%
16.7%
Retail
16.1%
16.1%
Healthcare
13.0%
13.0%
Accommodation
7.8%
7.8%
Finance
6.9%
6.9%
Education
6.4%
6.4%
Construction
4.9%
4.9%
Other
4.5%
4.5%
Administration
3.4%
3.4%
Transportation
3.4%
3.4%
Public Service
3.4%
3.4%
Agriculture
3.3%
3.3%
Wholesale
3.0%
3.0%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
2.2%
2.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
91.7%
91.7%
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
2.8%
2.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native
2.3%
2.3%
Other Race / Two or More Races
1.7%
1.7%
Black or African American
1.0%
1.0%
Asian
0.5%
0.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
43.7%
43.7%
Norwegian
20.9%
20.9%
Irish
9.4%
9.4%
English
5.4%
5.4%
Swedish
2.9%
2.9%
Dutch
2.6%
2.6%
Russian
1.8%
1.8%
Polish
1.8%
1.8%
Danish
1.7%
1.7%
Finnish
1.4%
1.4%
French
1.2%
1.2%
Scottish
1.1%
1.1%
Scandinavian
1.1%
1.1%
Czech
1.0%
1.0%
Italian
0.9%
0.9%
Belgian
0.8%
0.8%
French Canadian
0.6%
0.6%
Scots-Irish
0.6%
0.6%
Ethiopian
0.5%
0.5%
British
0.3%
0.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
97.3%
97.3%
Polish
1.9%
1.9%
Spanish
0.9%
0.9%
German/Yiddish
0.6%
0.6%
Tagalog
0.2%
0.2%
Scandinavian languages
0.1%
0.1%
Hungarian
0.1%
0.1%
Native American languages
0.1%
0.1%
Other Asian languages
0.1%
0.1%
Langs. of India
0.1%
0.1%
African languages
0.0%
0.0%
Arabic
0.0%
0.0%
Navajo
0.0%
0.0%
Pacific Island languages
0.0%
0.0%
Vietnamese
0.0%
0.0%
Laotian
0.0%
0.0%
Thai
0.0%
0.0%
Miao/Hmong
0.0%
0.0%
Mon-Khmer (Cambodian)
0.0%
0.0%
Korean
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Watertown Residents:
2.0%


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