Watkins, Minnesota Population 2020

945

Watkins is a city located in Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 945, it is the 366th largest city in Minnesota and the 10563rd largest city in the United States. Watkins is currently growing at a rate of 0.53% annually but its population has decreased by -1.77% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 962 in 2010. Watkins reached it's highest population of 963 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Watkins has a population density of 1,354 people per square mile.

The average household income in Watkins is $55,251 with a poverty rate of 11.62%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $558 per month, and the median house value is $99,800. The median age in Watkins is 33.7 years, 34.9 years for males, and 32.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.8 males.

Watkins Demographics

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

  • White: 98.22%
  • Two or more races: 1.78%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Watkins, Minnesota is 945, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 935.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 962.

Watkins, Minnesota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White93698.22%
Two or More Races171.78%

Watkins Population Pyramid 2020

Watkins Median Age

33.7


Total

34.9


Male

32.6


Female

Watkins Adults

There are 686 adults, (140 of whom are seniors) in Watkins.

Watkins Age Dependency

74.5

Age Dependency Ratio

25.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Watkins Sex Ratio

Female

502

52.68%

Male

451

47.32%

Watkins Households and Families

Watkins Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Watkins Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married95.6%4.4%
All71%29%
Non Family63.1%36.9%
Female55%45%
Male43.4%56.6%

71.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4072.2271
Non Family1981.1463.1
Married1363.2495.6
Male533.3843.4
Female202.8555

3.05

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

13.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Watkins Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade355.83%
9th to 12th Grade7312.17%
High School Graduate23539.17%
Some College12420.67%
Associates Degree9015.00%
Bachelors Degree335.50%
Graduate Degree101.67%

Watkins Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White55448143
Hispanic355
Multiple Races116

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 86.82%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 7.76%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,938$48,875$27,269
Less Than High School$45,526$46,776$27,841
High School Grad$44,091$48,906$31,250
Some College$34,091$49,688$25,956
Bachelors Degree$51,875$68,750$
Graduate Degree$54,167$$

$40,938

Average Earnings

$48,875

Average Male

$27,269

Average Female

Watkins Language

Watkins Language by Age

Watkins Language

94.98% of Watkins residents speak only English, while 5.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.67% of the population.

Watkins Poverty

Watkins Poverty by Race

11.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.68%

Male Poverty Rate

16.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Watkins

The race most likely to be in poverty in Watkins is White, with 13.10% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Watkins is White, with 13.10% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.30%.

Name Poverty
High School19.63%
Less Than High School8.64%
Some College8.41%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Employed7.73%
Male Employed1.44%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Watkins Income

Watkins Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,589$55,251
Families$67,604$70,270
Married Families$83,056-
Non Families$24,722$34,640

Watkins Marital Status

Watkins Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.8%

Male Marriage Rate

41.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Watkins Married by Age and Sex

Watkins 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 35-44.

Watkins Marital Status by Race

Watkins Veterans

55

Number of Veterans

55

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
World War II13
Vietnam11
Second Gulf War10
Korea7
First Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
75+29
65 to 7411
18 to 346
55 to 645
35 to 544
Name Veterans % of Total
White558.15%
Hispanic514.29%

$Watkins Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Watkins Employment Status

71.7%

Labor Force Participation

70.5%

Employment Rate

1.6%

Unemployment Rate

Watkins 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

93.49%

Born in Minnesota

96.85%

Native Born

3.15%

Foreign Born

3.15%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.85% of Watkins residents were born in the United States, with 93.49% having been born in Minnesota. 3.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202094550.53%
201994050.53%
2018935-3-0.32%
201793850.54%
2016933-2-0.21%
2015935-8-0.85%
2014943-3-0.32%
2013946-1-0.11%
2012947-8-0.84%
2011955-8-0.83%
20109630.00%