StatisticWatertownNew YorkNational
Population density (sq mi)2,98941391
Median age30.938.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)53%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1849%43%43%
Speak English93%70%79%
Speak Spanish5%15%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Watertown is 624% higher than New York
  • The median age in Watertown is 19% lower than New York
  • In Watertown 84.69% of the population is White
  • In Watertown 6.54% of the population is Black
  • In Watertown 1.45% of the population is Asian

Compare Watertown, NY Demographics


      Watertown population breakdown by race

      RaceWatertownNew YorkNational
      American Indian0.84%0.38%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.15%0.04%0.18%
      Mixed race5.06%2.93%3.06%
      Other race1.26%8.62%4.75%
      In Watertown, 7.6% 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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Watertown age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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