Watertown Town demographics profile

StatisticWatertown TownMassachusettsNational
Population density (sq mi)8,47863091
Median age38.139.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%53%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1841%43%43%
Speak English73%77%79%
Speak Spanish7%9%13%
Watertown Town, MA has a population of 33,849 and is the 1,251st largest city in the United States. The population density is 8,478 per sq mi which is 1246% higher than the Massachusetts average and 9258% higher than the national average. The median age in Watertown Town is 38 which is approximately 3% lower than the Massachusetts average of 39. In Watertown Town, 51% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 73% speak English and 7% speak Spanish. 54% of Watertown Town residents were born in Massachusetts, 24% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 20% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Watertown Town is 1246% higher than Massachusetts.
  • The median age in Watertown Town is 3% lower than Massachusetts.
  • In Watertown Town 83.65% of the population is White.
  • In Watertown Town 2.74% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Watertown Town 7.71% of the population is Asian.

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Watertown Town population breakdown by race

RaceWatertown TownMassachusettsNational
Black or African American2.74%7.26%12.63%
American Indian0.15%0.21%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race2.26%3.01%3.06%
Other race3.49%4.13%4.75%
In Watertown Town, 10.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Watertown Town, MA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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