Watertown, NY
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Watertown Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated July 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

Watertown Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
25,290

Age

PEOPLE OF New York DETAILS
Under 5 Years 7.64
5 To 17 16.01
18 To 24 11.68
25 To 34 21.65
35 To 54 21.36
55 To 64 9.51
65 Years And Over 12.15

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 4.2
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 90.2
COLLEGE GRADUATES 21.7

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Watertown 23146 19797.005356512815 #EE2025
USA 31177 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Watertown 41339 19120.685735100258 #EE2025
USA 57652 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
25.6%

Employment Industries in Watertown

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 18.4
Retail 16.5
Accommodation 12.2
Education 10.0
Public Service 9.3
Manufacturing 6.3
Other 5.2
Administration 4.9
Professional, scientific, and technical services 3.1
Real estate 2.7
Construction 2.6
Transportation 2.3
Finance 2.3

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 79.1
Black Or African American 7.5
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.8
Asian 1.3
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.2
Other Race / Two or More Races 3.5
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 7.7

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
Irish 19.6
German 13.2
Italian 11.9
French 9.9
English 7.0
Polish 2.7
French Canadian 2.6
Dutch 1.4
Scottish 1.4
British 0.9
Welsh 0.7
Greek 0.6
Finnish 0.6
Hungarian 0.6
European 0.6
Swedish 0.6
African 0.6
Jamaican 0.5
Swiss 0.5
Canadian 0.5

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 92.8
Spanish 5.1
French 0.5
German/Yiddish 0.5
Langs. of India 0.4
Tagalog 0.2
Polish 0.1
Other Indo-European 0.1
Greek 0.0
Thai 0.0
Russian 0.0
Arabic 0.0
Italian 0.0
Japanese 0.0
Chinese 0.0
Other Asian languages 0.0
African languages 0.0
Hungarian 0.0
Native American languages 0.0
Navajo 0.0

Foreign Born Watertown Residents:
4.3%