Watergate, Florida Population 2024

3,589

Watergate is a city located in Palm Beach County Florida. Watergate has a 2024 population of 3,589. Watergate is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -1.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,658 in 2020.

The average household income in Watergate is $67,381 with a poverty rate of 21.76%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Watergate is 48.6 years, 46.9 years for males, and 51.8 years for females.

Watergate Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Watergate was:

  • White: 69.74%
  • Other race: 15.97%
  • Two or more races: 6.77%
  • Asian: 4.15%
  • Black or African American: 3.37%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Florida
Land Area (mi²)
0.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
8,784.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.89% (-69)
The current population of Watergate, Florida is 3,589 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,658.

Watergate, Florida Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,50369.74%
Other race57315.97%
Two or more races2436.77%
Asian1494.15%
Black or African American1213.37%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Watergate Population by Race

Watergate Population Pyramid 2024

Watergate Median Age

48.6

Total

46.9

Male

51.8

Female

Watergate Adults

There are 3,091 adults, (471 of whom are seniors) in Watergate.

Watergate Age Dependency

37

Age Dependency Ratio

18

Old Age Dependency Ratio

19

Child Dependency Ratio

Watergate Sex Ratio

Female1,77749.51%
Male1,81250.49%

Watergate Population by Age

Watergate Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,2852.7960.539.5
Married5793.1784.615.4
Non Family4771.8336.963.1
Male1503.5962.737.3
Female794.3421.578.5
showing: 5 rows

3.14

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

60.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Watergate Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Watergate Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Watergate Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 75.86%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 40.23%.

Watergate Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$29,477

Average Earnings

$29,709

Average Male

$27,318

Average Female

Watergate Earnings by Educational Attainment

Watergate Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Watergate Language

54.14% of Watergate residents speak only English, while 45.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 30.79% of the population.

Watergate Language

Watergate Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,33828721.45%
White1,59526816.8%
Other57325243.98%
Black1217864.46%
Asian1496644.3%
Multiple243218.64%
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21.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.65%

Male Poverty Rate

23.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Watergate

The race most likely to be in poverty in Watergate is Black, with 64.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Watergate is Multiple, with 8.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 12.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.8%.

Watergate Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater27.65%
Some College21.74%
Less Than 9th Grade14.6%
High School8.99%
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Watergate Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed36.88%
Female Unemployed20.59%
Male Employed14.71%
Female Employed13.84%
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Watergate Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Watergate Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Watergate Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.9%

Male Marriage Rate

39.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Watergate Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Watergate Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Watergate Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Watergate Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

83

Number of Veterans

83

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Watergate Veterans by War

count

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Watergate Veterans by Age

count

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Watergate Veterans by Race

Watergate Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

73.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Watergate Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.9%

Labor Force Participation

53.9%

Employment Rate

10.1%

Unemployment Rate

Watergate Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Watergate Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Watergate Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

26.58%

Born in Watergate

65.67%

Native Born

34.33%

Foreign Born

19.53%

Non Citizen

14.8%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

65.67% of Watergate residents were born in the United States, with 26.58% having been born in Florida. 19.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Watergate Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20243,589
20233,589
20223,589-208-5.48%
20213,7971393.8%
20203,65844213.74%
20193,21640614.45%
20182,810-601-17.62%
20173,411-116-3.29%
20163,5272828.69%
20153,2451033.28%
20143,1421775.97%
20132,96539515.37%
20122,570-44-1.68%
20112,614-328-11.15%
20102,942
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Watergate Population by Year