Watertown, Ohio Population 2024

1,460

Watertown is a city located in Morgan County, Noble County, and Washington County Ohio. Watertown has a 2024 population of 1,460. Watertown is currently declining at a rate of -1.08% annually and its population has decreased by -3.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,514 in 2020.

The average household income in Watertown is $75,690 with a poverty rate of 6.91%. The median age in Watertown is 45.6 years: 44 years for males, and 56.1 years for females.

Watertown Demographics

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

  • White: 100%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
State
Ohio
Land Area (mi²)
36.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
40.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.57% (-54)
The current population of Watertown, Ohio is 1,460 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,514.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White984100%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%
Two or more races00%

White

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Watertown Population by Race

Watertown Population Pyramid 2024

Watertown Median Age

45.6

Total

44

Male

56.1

Female

Watertown Adults

There are 825 adults, (232 of whom are seniors) in Watertown.

Watertown Age Dependency

65.9

Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Watertown Sex Ratio

Female45346.04%
Male53153.96%

Watertown Population by Age

Watertown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4542.1794.95.1
Non Family207089.910.1
Married1953.061000
Male342.851000
Female184.6188.911.1

3.1

Average Family Size

2.17

Average Household Size

94.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Watertown Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade131.74%
Associates Degree8611.53%
Bachelors Degree9813.14%
Graduate Degree344.56%
High School Graduate40354.02%
Less Than 9th Grade60.8%
Some College10614.21%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Watertown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Watertown Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White746727132

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 97.45%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.69%.

Watertown Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$71,023$63,667$75,313
Graduate Degree$59,643$61,250$0
High School Graduate$53,194$68,421$20,750
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$53,194$63,007$26,875
Some College$18,636$0$18,939

$53,194

Average Earnings

$63,007

Average Male

$26,875

Average Female

Watertown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Watertown Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Watertown Language

99.47% of Watertown residents speak only English, while 0.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.53% of the population.

Watertown Language

Watertown Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White984686.91%

6.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.85%

Male Poverty Rate

4.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Watertown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Watertown is White, with 6.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Watertown is White, with 6.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.1%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.93%.

Watertown Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College21.35%
High School5.71%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Watertown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed9.43%
Female Employed1.14%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Watertown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Watertown Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$92,574$103,824
Households$54,167$75,690
Married Families$107,750$-999,999,999
Non Families$25,737$40,240

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Watertown Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.7%

Male Marriage Rate

50.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Watertown Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Watertown Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Watertown Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Watertown Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

35

Number of Veterans

30

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam30
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Watertown Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7423
75+7
55 to 645
18 to 340
35 to 540

Watertown Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White354.24%

Watertown Veterans by Race

Watertown Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

17.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Watertown Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.9%

Labor Force Participation

58.2%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Watertown Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Watertown Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Watertown 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

83.64%

Born in Watertown

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Watertown residents were born in the United States, with 83.64% having been born in Ohio. 0% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,380-16-1.15%
20281,396-16-1.13%
20271,412-16-1.12%
20261,428-16-1.11%
20251,444-16-1.1%
20241,460-16-1.08%
20231,476-16-1.07%
20221,492-16-1.06%
20211,508-6-0.4%
20201,514-20-1.3%
20191,53400%
20181,534-8-0.52%
20171,542-9-0.58%
20161,551-6-0.39%
20151,557-5-0.32%
20141,562-4-0.26%
20131,566-2-0.13%
20121,568-5-0.32%
20111,573-4-0.25%
20101,57700%

Watertown Population by Year