Watertown, Minnesota Population 2022

4,679
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Watertown is a city located in Carver County Minnesota. Watertown has a 2020 population of 4,679. Watertown is currently growing at a rate of 1.08% annually and its population has increased by 10.80% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,223 in 2010.

The average household income in Watertown is $86,690 with a poverty rate of 3.26%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $731 per month, and the median house value is $236,400. 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 Watertownwas:

  • White: 96.85%
  • Two or more races: 2.41%
  • Native American: 0.40%
  • Black or African American: 0.34%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Watertown, Minnesota is 4,679 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,679.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,223.

Watertown, Minnesota Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,33296.85%
Black or African American150.34%
American Indian and Alaska Native180.40%
Two or More Races1082.41%
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Watertown Population by Race

Watertown Population Pyramid 2022

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Watertown Median Age

36


Total

35.3


Male

37.7


Female

Watertown Adults

There are 3,076 adults, (383 of whom are seniors) in Watertown.

Watertown Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

14.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Watertown Sex Ratio

Female

2,215

49.52%

Male

2,258

50.48%

Watertown Population by Age

Watertown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Watertown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married95.2%4.8%
All84.6%15.4%
Female47.9%52.1%
Non Family45.7%54.3%

84.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Watertown Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5472.8584.6
Married1,1483.0595.2
Male586.88100
Female962.847.9
Non Family245045.7

3.11

Average Family Size

2.85

Average Household Size

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Watertown Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade120.42%
9th to 12th Grade622.16%
High School Graduate65422.83%
Some College71424.92%
Associates Degree64522.51%
Bachelors Degree50817.73%
Graduate Degree2709.42%
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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
2+ Races10810869
Hispanic11911969
White2,6892,615709
Native American1818

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 2+ races people with a rate of 63.89%.

Watertown Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$52,702$56,250$47,794
Less Than 9th Grade$11,250$$
High School Graduate$26,998$48,516$25,870
Some College$63,003$62,955$63,030
Bachelors Degree$51,276$52,057$42,794
Graduate Degree$56,103$51,691$

$52,702

Average Earnings

$56,250

Average Male

$47,794

Average Female

Watertown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Watertown Language by Age

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Watertown Language

99.14% of Watertown residents speak only English, while 0.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.86% of the population.

Watertown Language

Watertown Poverty by Race

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3.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.13%

Male Poverty Rate

4.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Watertown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Watertown is White, with 3.46% 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 1.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.96%.

Watertown Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade63.08%
High School0.65%
Some College2.13%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Watertown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.44%
Male Unemployed47.06%
Female Employed3.01%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Watertown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Watertown Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$94,922$99,590
Families$107,742$108,059
Married Families$122,143-
Non Families$37,930$47,551
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Income by Household Type

Watertown Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

73.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

76.3%

Male Marriage Rate

71.0%

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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196

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War18
First Gulf War49
Vietnam42
Korea14
World War II

Watertown Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5465
55 to 6499
65 to 7418
75+14

Watertown Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1966.64%
Hispanic2420.17%

Watertown Veterans by Race

Watertown Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Watertown Veterans by Education

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80.3%

Labor Force Participation

79.2%

Employment Rate

1.3%

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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81.42%

Born in Watertown

97.83%

Native Born

2.17%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

2.17%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.83% of Watertown residents were born in the United States, with 81.42% having been born in Minnesota. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Watertown Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20003,0290.00%
20104,2231,1943.38%
20114,274511.21%
20124,264-10-0.23%
20134,290260.61%
20144,302120.28%
20154,314120.28%
20164,334200.46%
20174,381471.08%
20184,479982.24%
20194,529501.12%
20204,579501.10%
20214,629501.09%
20224,679501.08%

Watertown Population by Year