Watsontown, Pennsylvania Population 2024

2,214

Watsontown is a city located in Montour County and Northumberland County Pennsylvania. Watsontown has a 2024 population of 2,214. Watsontown is currently declining at a rate of -0.23% annually and its population has decreased by -0.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,236 in 2020.

The average household income in Watsontown is $67,283 with a poverty rate of 10.63%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Watsontown is 46.6 years, 41.1 years for males, and 53.9 years for females.

Watsontown Demographics

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

  • White: 94.14%
  • Two or more races: 2.96%
  • Asian: 0.95%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.78%
  • Other race: 0.73%
  • Black or African American: 0.45%
  • Native American: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,121.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.98% (-22)
The current population of Watsontown, Pennsylvania is 2,214 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,236.

Watsontown, Pennsylvania Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,68794.14%
Two or more races532.96%
Asian170.95%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander140.78%
Other race130.73%
Black or African American80.45%
Native American00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Watsontown Population by Race

Watsontown Population Pyramid 2024

Watsontown Median Age

46.6

Total

41.1

Male

53.9

Female

Watsontown Adults

There are 1,503 adults, (463 of whom are seniors) in Watsontown.

Watsontown Age Dependency

72.3

Age Dependency Ratio

44.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Watsontown Sex Ratio

Female91551.06%
Male87748.94%

Watsontown Population by Age

Watsontown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8561.9855.744.3
Non Family4381.1834.565.5
Married2952.986.413.6
Female752.6754.745.3
Male482.5862.537.5

2.73

Average Family Size

1.98

Average Household Size

55.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Watsontown Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade916.48%
Associates Degree654.63%
Bachelors Degree14110.04%
Graduate Degree1268.97%
High School Graduate65246.41%
Less Than 9th Grade302.14%
Some College30021.35%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Watsontown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Watsontown Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,2801,185235
Hispanic67488
2+ Races535324
Asian17100
Black880
Islander770
Other Race111

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

Watsontown Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$56,750$71,875$34,605
Graduate Degree$82,727$83,438$0
High School Graduate$34,097$41,397$22,361
Less Than 9th Grade$20,550$17,000$21,645
Overall$35,304$43,235$32,522
Some College$34,659$36,458$33,015

$35,304

Average Earnings

$43,235

Average Male

$32,522

Average Female

Watsontown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Watsontown Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Watsontown Language

96.35% of Watsontown residents speak only English, while 3.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.65% of the population.

Watsontown Language

Watsontown Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,53215710.25%
Hispanic781924.36%
Other7685.71%
Black8225%

10.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.85%

Male Poverty Rate

16.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Watsontown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Watsontown is Other, with 85.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Watsontown is White, with 10.25% 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 21.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.89%.

Watsontown Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Some College15.54%
High School12.5%
Less Than 9th Grade7.07%
Bachelors or Greater6.13%

Watsontown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed69.57%
Female Employed12.53%
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%

Watsontown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Watsontown Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$81,000$94,300
Households$50,156$67,283
Married Families$88,281$-999,999,999
Non Families$34,000$39,986

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Watsontown Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

38.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.6%

Male Marriage Rate

36.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Watsontown Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Watsontown 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.

Watsontown Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Watsontown Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

111

Number of Veterans

111

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War45
Vietnam37
Second Gulf War16
Korea5
World War II0

Watsontown Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5441
75+25
65 to 7423
18 to 3416
55 to 646

Watsontown Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White896.31%
2+ Races2241.51%

Watsontown Veterans by Race

Watsontown Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Watsontown Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.9%

Labor Force Participation

57.8%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Watsontown Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Watsontown Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Watsontown 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

83.87%

Born in Watsontown

97.99%

Native Born

2.01%

Foreign Born

1.06%

Non Citizen

0.95%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.99% of Watsontown residents were born in the United States, with 83.87% having been born in Pennsylvania. 1.06% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Watsontown Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,186-6-0.27%
20282,192-5-0.23%
20272,197-6-0.27%
20262,203-5-0.23%
20252,208-6-0.27%
20242,214-5-0.23%
20232,219-6-0.27%
20222,225-9-0.4%
20212,234-2-0.09%
20202,236-19-0.84%
20192,255-13-0.57%
20182,268-21-0.92%
20172,289-17-0.74%
20162,306-15-0.65%
20152,321-21-0.9%
20142,342-11-0.47%
20132,353-15-0.63%
20122,36840.17%
20112,364120.51%
20102,35200%

Watsontown Population by Year