Watertown, Minnesota Population 2021

4,629
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Watertown is a city located in Carver County Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 4,629, it is the 158th largest city in Minnesota and the 4977th largest city in the United States . Watertown is currently growing at a rate of 1.09% annually and its population has increased by 10.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,205 in 2010. Watertown reached it's highest population of 4,629 in 2021. Spanning over 3 miles, Watertown has a population density of 1,763 people per square mile.

The average household income in Watertown is $86,690 with a poverty rate of 6.08%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $694 per month, and the median house value is $208,300. The median age in Watertown is 36.5 years, 35.7 years for males, and 38.3 years for females.

Watertown Demographics

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

  • White: 98.66%
  • Two or more races: 0.84%
  • Native American: 0.50%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Watertown, Minnesota is 4,629 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,479.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,205.

Watertown, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,34998.66%
Two or More Races370.84%
American Indian and Alaska Native220.50%
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Watertown Population by Race

Watertown Population Pyramid $2021

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Watertown Median Age

36.5


Total

35.7


Male

38.3


Female

Watertown Adults

There are 3,125 adults, (471 of whom are seniors) in Watertown.

Watertown Age Dependency

66.1

Age Dependency Ratio

17.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Watertown Sex Ratio

Female

2,309

52.38%

Male

2,099

47.62%

Watertown Population by Age

Watertown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Watertown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married93.9%6.1%
All76.9%23.1%
Female49.5%50.5%
Non Family45.1%54.9%

76.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Watertown Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6082.776.9
Married1,0203.4393.9
Non Family4631.1445.1
Female1092.6549.5
Male162.25100

3.32

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

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Watertown Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade461.62%
9th to 12th Grade1174.13%
High School Graduate73926.06%
Some College74026.09%
Associates Degree54019.04%
Bachelors Degree42214.88%
Graduate Degree2328.18%
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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
White2,7032,583654
Hispanic7449
2+ Races3719
Native American2222

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 24.20%.

Watertown Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$51,237$51,607$46,637
Less Than 9th Grade$11,957$$
High School Graduate$43,333$50,275$31,319
Some College$54,844$56,633$53,028
Bachelors Degree$51,328$50,156$53,942
Graduate Degree$58,355$50,804$64,722

$51,237

Average Earnings

$51,607

Average Male

$46,637

Average Female

Watertown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Watertown Language by Age

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Watertown Language

98.58% of Watertown residents speak only English, while 1.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.98% of the population.

Watertown Language

Watertown Poverty by Race

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6.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.86%

Male Poverty Rate

9.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Watertown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Watertown is White, with 6.35% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Watertown is White, with 6.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.10%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.20%.

Watertown Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.22%
Some College3.52%
Bachelors or Greater2.60%
High School2.47%

Watertown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed50.00%
Male Unemployed40.74%
Female Employed7.94%
Male Employed1.92%

Watertown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Watertown Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$83,542$86,690
Families$101,025$104,274
Married Families$105,875-
Non Families$38,171$42,560
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Income by Household Type

Watertown Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

64.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

69.4%

Male Marriage Rate

60.0%

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 45-54, 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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221

Number of Veterans

210

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War72
Vietnam57
Second Gulf War55
Korea33
World War II

Watertown Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54117
55 to 6457
75+33
65 to 7414
18 to 34

Watertown Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2036.62%
Hispanic2736.49%
2+ Races1848.65%

Watertown Veterans by Race

Watertown Veterans by Education

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6.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Watertown Veterans by Education

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77.4%

Labor Force Participation

75.5%

Employment Rate

2.4%

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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82.87%

Born in Watertown

98.71%

Native Born

1.29%

Foreign Born

0.41%

Non Citizen

0.88%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.71% of Watertown residents were born in the United States, with 82.87% having been born in Minnesota. 0.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Watertown Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,629501.09%
20204,579501.10%
20194,529501.12%
20184,479982.24%
20174,381471.08%
20164,334200.46%
20154,314120.28%
20144,302120.28%
20134,290260.61%
20124,264-10-0.23%
20114,274511.21%
20104,2231,1943.38%
20003,0290.00%

Watertown Population by Year