Watertown employment information

IndexWatertownNew YorkNational
Income per capita$22,187$32,829$28,555
Median household income$41,197$58,687$53,482
Median income owner occupied$58,781$81,101$68,142
Median income renter occupied$30,099$37,422$33,219
Median earnings male$32,174$39,569$36,116
Median earnings female$21,152$30,512$25,692
Unemployment rate6.6%5.6%5.8%
Poverty level22.2%15.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Watertown is 22% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Watertown is 23% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Watertown is 13% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Watertown is 42% higher than the national average.

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Watertown median earnings by income bracket

Watertown employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.5%1.6%
Manufacturing sector8.8%0.0%
Financial & insurance services3.2%3.6%
Wholesale & retail services18.1%16.1%
Public administration17.0%5.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.9%1.5%
Education, health & social services10.9%38.0%

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Pamelia Center, NY294$85,24559%
Rodman, NY246$83,75057%
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Great Bend, NY1,073$62,46417%
Black River, NY1,374$57,3447%
Watertown, NY27,590$41,19723%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Kirkwood, MO27,587$77,42045%
SeaTac, WA27,606$45,57315%
West Islip, NY27,545$104,74096%
New London, CT27,536$41,23023%
Winona, MN27,526$40,11325%
Watertown, NY27,590$41,19723%
Source: The Watertown, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.