Watkins, Iowa Population 2024

63

Watkins is a city located in Benton County Iowa. Watkins has a 2024 population of 63. Watkins is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 84 in 2020.

The average household income in Watkins is $47,855 with a poverty rate of . The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Watkins is 41.6 years, 28.7 years for males, and 62.7 years for females.

Watkins Demographics

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

  • White: 100%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
  • Two or more races:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
0.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
152.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-25% (-21)
The current population of Watkins, Iowa is 63 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 84.

Watkins, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White63100%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
Two or more races
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Watkins Population by Race

Watkins Population Pyramid 2024

Watkins Median Age

41.6

Total

28.7

Male

62.7

Female

Watkins Adults

There are 51 adults, (20 of whom are seniors) in Watkins.

Watkins Age Dependency

103.2

Age Dependency Ratio

64.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Watkins Sex Ratio

Female2742.86%
Male3657.14%

Watkins Population by Age

Watkins Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All331.911000
Married162.131000
Female112.091000
Non Family601000
Male000
showing: 5 rows

2.11

Average Family Size

1.91

Average Household Size

100.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Watkins Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Watkins Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Watkins Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 50.98%.

Watkins Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$

Average Female

Watkins Earnings by Educational Attainment

Watkins Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Watkins Language

80.95% of Watkins residents speak only English, while 19.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.05% of the population.

Watkins Language

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade
High School
Some College
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Watkins Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Watkins Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Watkins Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Watkins Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.0%

Male Marriage Rate

59.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Watkins Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Watkins Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Watkins Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Watkins Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Watkins Veterans by War

count

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Watkins Veterans by Age

count

Watkins Veterans by Race

Watkins Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

Veteran Disability Rate

Watkins Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

52.4%

Labor Force Participation

52.4%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Watkins Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Watkins Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Watkins 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

85.71%

Born in Watkins

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Watkins residents were born in the United States, with 85.71% having been born in Iowa. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Watkins Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202463
202363
202263-10-13.7%
202173-11-13.1%
20208467.69%
201978-38-32.76%
2018116-20-14.71%
20171362118.26%
20161152223.66%
201593-30-24.39%
2014123-17-12.14%
20131405564.71%
201285-69-44.81%
20111543630.51%
2010118
showing: 15 rows

Watkins Population by Year