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 May 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
24,838

Age

Under 5 Years:
7.9%
5 - 17:
15.6%
18 - 24:
10.9%
25 - 34:
20.3%
35 - 54:
23.1%
55 - 64:
9.4%
Over 65 Years:
12.9%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
4.3%
4.3%
High School Graduates
88.3%
88.3%
College Graduated
20.8%
20.8%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Watertown
$23,147
$23,147
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Watertown
$40,253
$40,253
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
22.9%

Employment Industries in Watertown

 
Retail
18.4%
18.4%
Healthcare
17.7%
17.7%
Accommodation
11.4%
11.4%
Education
10.4%
10.4%
Public Service
9.5%
9.5%
Manufacturing
6.5%
6.5%
Other
5.6%
5.6%
Administration
3.9%
3.9%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
3.4%
3.4%
Construction
3.1%
3.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
78.6%
78.6%
Black Or African American
7.9%
7.9%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.9%
0.9%
Asian
1.5%
1.5%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.1%
0.1%
Other Race / Two or More Races
3.3%
3.3%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
7.8%
7.8%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Irish
18.8%
18.8%
German
12.5%
12.5%
Italian
11.8%
11.8%
French
8.8%
8.8%
English
7.6%
7.6%
French Canadian
3.0%
3.0%
Scottish
1.7%
1.7%
Polish
1.7%
1.7%
Dutch
1.4%
1.4%
European
1.2%
1.2%
Nigerian
1.0%
1.0%
British
0.9%
0.9%
Welsh
0.7%
0.7%
Canadian
0.7%
0.7%
Greek
0.7%
0.7%
Hungarian
0.7%
0.7%
Ukrainian
0.6%
0.6%
African
0.5%
0.5%
Jamaican
0.5%
0.5%
Norwegian
0.4%
0.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
92.4%
92.4%
Spanish
5.1%
5.1%
French
0.5%
0.5%
German/Yiddish
0.5%
0.5%
Langs. of India
0.4%
0.4%
Tagalog
0.3%
0.3%
Polish
0.1%
0.1%
Other Indo-European
0.1%
0.1%
African languages
0.0%
0.0%
Arabic
0.0%
0.0%
Hungarian
0.0%
0.0%
Native American languages
0.0%
0.0%
Navajo
0.0%
0.0%
Pacific Island languages
0.0%
0.0%
Other Asian 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%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Watertown Residents:
4.6%