Watterson Park, Kentucky Population 2020

1,041
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Watterson Park is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 1,041, it is the 205th largest city in Kentucky and the 10146th largest city in the United States. Watterson Park is currently growing at a rate of 0.39% annually and its population has increased by 6.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 976 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Watterson Park has a population density of 723 people per square mile.

The average household income in Watterson Park is $36,252 with a poverty rate of 26.10%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $525 per month, and the median house value is $131,500. The median age in Watterson Park is 36.9 years, 35.9 years for males, and 37.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 113.0 males.

Watterson Park Demographics

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

  • White: 55.64%
  • Black or African American: 37.62%
  • Other race: 5.18%
  • Two or more races: 1.57%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Watterson Park, Kentucky is 1,041, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,033.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 976.

Watterson Park, Kentucky Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White60255.64%
Black or African American40737.62%
Some Other Race565.18%
Two or More Races171.57%
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Watterson Park Population Pyramid 2020

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Watterson Park Median Age

36.9


Total

35.9


Male

37.5


Female

Watterson Park Adults

There are 838 adults, (137 of whom are seniors) in Watterson Park.

Watterson Park Age Dependency

54.4

Age Dependency Ratio

19.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Watterson Park Sex Ratio

Female

508

46.95%

Male

574

53.05%

Watterson Park Households and Families

Watterson Park Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Watterson Park Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male59.2%40.8%
Married54.6%45.4%
All33.5%66.5%
Non Family24.6%75.4%
Female17.3%82.7%

33.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5252.0633.5
Non Family2761.1424.6
Married1193.1254.6
Female812.7317.3
Male493.5959.2

2.94

Average Family Size

2.06

Average Household Size

8.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Watterson Park Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade648.37%
9th to 12th Grade455.88%
High School Graduate30339.61%
Some College13016.99%
Associates Degree587.58%
Bachelors Degree9912.94%
Graduate Degree668.63%
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Watterson Park Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White434397120
Black25221543
Hispanic81468
Other Race2915
Multiple Races99

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 27.65%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,702$31,563$26,094
Less Than High School$$32,321$
High School Grad$20,391$22,422$13,125
Some College$31,971$43,571$30,284
Bachelors Degree$37,404$36,806$46,667
Graduate Degree$$$

$29,702

Average Earnings

$31,563

Average Male

$26,094

Average Female

Watterson Park Language

Watterson Park Language by Age

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Watterson Park Language

81.98% of Watterson Park residents speak only English, while 18.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.46% of the population.

Watterson Park Poverty

Watterson Park Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black40715538.08%
White48410221.07%
Hispanic1802011.11%
Other5658.93%
Multiple17317.65%

26.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.96%

Male Poverty Rate

26.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Watterson Park

The race most likely to be in poverty in Watterson Park is Black, with 38.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Watterson Park is Other, with 8.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 59.94%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School55.05%
High School36.63%
Bachelors or Greater14.55%
Some College13.30%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed71.43%
Male Unemployed32.26%
Female Employed15.66%
Male Employed3.66%

Watterson Park Income

Watterson Park Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$30,195$36,252
Families$42,426$48,233
Married Families$55,694-
Non Families$12,167$23,334
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Watterson Park Marital Status

Watterson Park Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

32.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.1%

Male Marriage Rate

31.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Watterson Park Married by Age and Sex

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Watterson Park 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 Over 65.

Watterson Park Marital Status by Race

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Watterson Park Veterans

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66

Number of Veterans

66

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam40
World War II4
Second Gulf War3
First Gulf War1
Korea
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7431
55 to 6424
35 to 547
75+4
18 to 34
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Name Veterans % of Total
Black3712.50%
White295.79%

Watterson Park Veterans by Education

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37.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

56.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Watterson Park Employment Status

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62.1%

Labor Force Participation

57.7%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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74.86%

Born in Kentucky

87.62%

Native Born

12.38%

Foreign Born

10.81%

Non Citizen

1.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.62% of Watterson Park residents were born in the United States, with 74.86% having been born in Kentucky. 10.81% 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
20201,04140.39%
20191,03740.39%
20181,03330.29%
20171,03040.39%
20161,02670.69%
20151,01950.49%
20141,01470.70%
20131,007121.21%
201299590.91%
201198690.92%
20109770.00%