Watson, Louisiana Population 2024

1,665

Watson is a city located in Livingston Parish and St. Helena Parish Louisiana. Watson has a 2024 population of 1,665. Watson is currently growing at a rate of 7.07% annually and its population has increased by 35.92% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,225 in 2020.

The average household income in Watson is $126,310 with a poverty rate of 7.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Watson is 42.2 years, 40.2 years for males, and 42.7 years for females.

Watson Demographics

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

  • White: 97.37%
  • Two or more races: 2.63%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,736.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
35.92% (440)
The current population of Watson, Louisiana is 1,665 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,225.

Watson, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,40797.37%
Two or more races382.63%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Watson Population by Race

Watson Population Pyramid 2024

Watson Median Age

42.2

Total

40.2

Male

42.7

Female

Watson Adults

There are 1,103 adults, (155 of whom are seniors) in Watson.

Watson Age Dependency

52.4

Age Dependency Ratio

16.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Watson Sex Ratio

Female60842.08%
Male83757.92%

Watson Population by Age

Watson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All481393.66.4
Married3023.6989.710.3
Non Family13201000
Female295.031000
Male182.891000

3.76

Average Family Size

3

Average Household Size

93.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Watson Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade171.85%
9th to 12th Grade10311.2%
High School Graduate28030.43%
Some College27529.89%
Associates Degree181.96%
Bachelors Degree21523.37%
Graduate Degree121.3%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Watson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Watson Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White837717227
Hispanic45450
2+ Races38380

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 27.12%.

Watson Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$98,333$128,327$76,510
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Some College$0$0$75,208
Bachelors Degree$99,072$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$98,333

Average Earnings

$128,327

Average Male

$76,510

Average Female

Watson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Watson Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Watson Language

98.71% of Watson residents speak only English, while 1.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.29% of the population.

Watson Language

Watson Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,3251088.15%

7.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

0%

Male Poverty Rate

17.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Watson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Watson is White, with 8.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Watson is White, with 8.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.49%.

Watson Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade66.67%
High School0%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Watson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Watson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Watson Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$130,764$126,310
Families$131,458$140,286
Married Families$146,667$-999,999,999
Non Families-$89,358

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Watson Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.7%

Male Marriage Rate

63.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Watson Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Watson 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 35-44.

Watson Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Watson Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

70

Number of Veterans

70

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War45
Vietnam25
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Watson Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5434
65 to 7425
18 to 3411
55 to 640
75+0

Watson Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White706.57%

Watson Veterans by Race

Watson Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Watson Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

48.4%

Labor Force Participation

42.4%

Employment Rate

12.5%

Unemployment Rate

Watson Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Watson Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Watson 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

86.09%

Born in Watson

98.75%

Native Born

1.25%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

1.25%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.75% of Watson residents were born in the United States, with 86.09% having been born in Louisiana. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Watson Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,6651107.07%
20231,5551107.61%
20221,44548049.74%
2021965-260-21.22%
20201,225-27-2.16%
20191,252594.95%
20181,193938.45%
20171,10017518.92%
2016925202.21%
201590515720.99%
2014748223.03%
2013726-201-21.68%
2012927-496-34.86%
20111,42337635.91%
20101,04700%

Watson Population by Year