Watertown, Minnesota Population 2020

4,586

Watertown is a city located in Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 4,586, it is the 159th largest city in Minnesota and the 4999th largest city in the United States. Watertown is currently growing at a rate of 1.10% annually and its population has increased by 9.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,205 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Watertown has a population density of 1,747 people per square mile.

The average household income in Watertown is $84,830 with a poverty rate of 6.25%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $620 per month, and the median house value is $194,900. The median age in Watertown is 37.3 years, 35.8 years for males, and 39.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 84.9 males.

Watertown Demographics

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

  • White: 98.97%
  • Two or more races: 0.64%
  • Native American: 0.39%
  • 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 4,586, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,486.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,205.

Watertown, Minnesota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,32798.97%
Two or More Races280.64%
American Indian and Alaska Native170.39%

Watertown Population Pyramid 2020

Watertown Median Age

37.3


Total

35.8


Male

39.1


Female

Watertown Adults

There are 3,061 adults, (519 of whom are seniors) in Watertown.

Watertown Age Dependency

72

Age Dependency Ratio

20.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Watertown Sex Ratio

Female

2,364

54.07%

Male

2,008

45.93%

Watertown Households and Families

Watertown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Watertown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married93.4%6.6%
All78.8%21.2%
Female51.5%48.5%
Non Family49.9%50.1%

78.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6242.6578.8
Married1,0563.3193.4
Non Family4551.1149.9
Female972.7951.5
Male162.31100

3.25

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

1.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Watertown Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade291.01%
9th to 12th Grade1244.34%
High School Graduate68824.07%
Some College71725.09%
Associates Degree54719.14%
Bachelors Degree48617.00%
Graduate Degree2679.34%

Watertown Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,7672,641753
Hispanic4632
Multiple Races2815
Native American1717

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 27.21%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$52,769$54,424$41,324
Less Than High School$12,105$$
High School Grad$42,386$50,492$30,000
Some College$54,220$55,652$44,750
Bachelors Degree$42,656$$33,485
Graduate Degree$64,879$64,423$77,721

$52,769

Average Earnings

$54,424

Average Male

$41,324

Average Female

Watertown Language

Watertown Language by Age

Watertown Language

98.52% of Watertown residents speak only English, while 1.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.04% of the population.

Watertown Poverty

Watertown Poverty by Race

6.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.79%

Male Poverty Rate

10.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Watertown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Watertown is White, with 6.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Watertown is White, with 6.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.97%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.60%
Some College6.33%
Bachelors or Greater2.26%
High School2.19%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed51.52%
Male Unemployed21.05%
Female Employed7.23%
Male Employed0.00%

Watertown Income

Watertown Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$82,130$84,830
Families$99,570$104,667
Married Families$104,054-
Non Families$35,799$33,864

Watertown Marital Status

Watertown Marital Status

Marriage Rates

67.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

76.3%

Male Marriage Rate

60.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Watertown Married by Age and Sex

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

Watertown Veterans

257

Number of Veterans

241

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam90
First Gulf War83
Second Gulf War63
Korea28
World War II
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54121
65 to 7457
55 to 6451
75+28
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
White2448.09%
Hispanic1736.96%
2 or More1346.43%

$Watertown Veterans by Education

3.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Watertown Employment Status

74.2%

Labor Force Participation

71.4%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Watertown Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

81.24%

Born in Minnesota

98.24%

Native Born

1.76%

Foreign Born

0.64%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.24% of Watertown residents were born in the United States, with 81.24% having been born in Minnesota. 0.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,586501.10%
20194,536501.11%
20184,486972.21%
20174,389501.15%
20164,339200.46%
20154,319160.37%
20144,303130.30%
20134,290250.59%
20124,265-9-0.21%
20114,274511.21%
20104,2231,1943.38%
20003,0290.00%