Watertown, CT

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Watertown profile

Living in Watertown

Watertown is a medium-sized town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 21,641 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Watertown is the 49th largest community in Connecticut.

Unlike some towns, Watertown isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Watertown are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Watertown is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Watertown who work in management occupations (13.19%), office and administrative support (10.35%), and sales jobs (9.59%).

Also of interest is that Watertown has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

The overall education level of Watertown citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.91% of adults in Watertown have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Watertown in 2010 was $40,009, which is lower middle income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $160,036 for a family of four.

The people who call Watertown home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Watertown residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Watertown include Italian, Irish, German, French, and English.

The most common language spoken in Watertown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.