Watertown, Connecticut Population 2022

4,010
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Watertown is a city located in Litchfield County Connecticut. Watertown has a 2020 population of 4,010. Watertown is currently growing at a rate of 0.91% annually and its population has increased by 1.83% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,938 in 2010.

The average household income in Watertown is $81,714 with a poverty rate of 10.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $908 per month, and the median house value is $215,500. The median age in Watertown is 45.9 years, 46.8 years for males, and 45.7 years for females.

Watertown Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Watertownwas:

  • White: 90.52%
  • Other race: 5.44%
  • Black or African American: 2.10%
  • Asian: 1.52%
  • Two or more races: 0.41%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Watertown, Connecticut is 4,010 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,938.

Watertown, Connecticut Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,27790.52%
Black or African American762.10%
Asian551.52%
Some Other Race1975.44%
Two or More Races150.41%
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Watertown Population by Race

Watertown Population Pyramid 2022

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Watertown Median Age

47.4


Total

47.8


Male

47.3


Female

Watertown Adults

There are 3,038 adults, (656 of whom are seniors) in Watertown.

Watertown Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

27.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Watertown Sex Ratio

Female

1,864

51.49%

Male

1,756

48.51%

Watertown Population by Age

Watertown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Watertown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married100%0%
Male100%0%
All70%30%
Female51.5%48.5%
Non Family43.3%56.7%

70.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Watertown Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5982.270
Married6533.04100
Male642.47100
Female2412.7851.5
Non Family6401.1143.3

2.82

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

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Watertown Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade501.82%
9th to 12th Grade1194.32%
High School Graduate72526.33%
Some College51418.66%
Associates Degree32611.84%
Bachelors Degree55019.97%
Graduate Degree47017.07%
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Watertown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Watertown Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black454521
Hispanic15515572
White2,4842,315927
Asian5555
Other Race8383
2+ Races1515

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 46.67%.

Watertown Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$48,438$58,234$42,775
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$30,104$40,922$26,006
Some College$39,886$59,320$30,435
Bachelors Degree$49,882$60,956$44,708
Graduate Degree$55,906$57,917$52,311

$48,438

Average Earnings

$58,234

Average Male

$42,775

Average Female

Watertown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Watertown Language by Age

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Watertown Language

92.10% of Watertown residents speak only English, while 7.90% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.84% of the population.

Watertown Language

Watertown Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic26917665.43%
Black763850.00%
White3,2051625.05%
Other128NaN%

10.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.66%

Male Poverty Rate

13.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Watertown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Watertown is Hispanic, with 65.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Watertown is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.20%.

Watertown Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade7.69%
High School12.55%
Some College5.83%
Bachelors or Greater4.71%

Watertown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.21%
Male Unemployed48.28%
Female Employed4.80%
Female Unemployed37.35%

Watertown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Watertown Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$60,536$80,288
Families$81,346$104,834
Married Families$130,375-
Non Families$35,735$37,493
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Income by Household Type

Watertown Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.3%

Male Marriage Rate

46.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Watertown Married by Age and Sex

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Watertown 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 45-54.

Watertown Marital Status by Race

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Watertown Marital Status

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268

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War15
First Gulf War8
Vietnam74
Korea10
World War II51

Watertown Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3415
35 to 5431
55 to 6450
65 to 7448
75+124

Watertown Veterans by Age

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Watertown Veterans by Race

Watertown Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Watertown Veterans by Education

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71.8%

Labor Force Participation

65.1%

Employment Rate

8.7%

Unemployment Rate

Watertown Employment by Age

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Watertown Employment by Race

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Watertown Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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72.96%

Born in Watertown

94.23%

Native Born

5.77%

Foreign Born

1.96%

Non Citizen

3.81%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.23% of Watertown residents were born in the United States, with 72.96% having been born in Connecticut. 1.96% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Watertown Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20103,5740.00%
20113,610361.01%
20123,646361.00%
20133,682360.99%
20143,718360.98%
20153,754360.97%
20163,790360.96%
20173,826360.95%
20183,862360.94%
20193,898360.93%
20203,938401.03%
20213,974360.91%
20224,010360.91%

Watertown Population by Year