Income/capita 34%
Household income 28%
Unemployment 0%
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Income per capita$19,562$26,019$29,829
Median household income$40,000$46,574$55,322
Median income owner occupied$44,250$58,570$70,586
Median income renter occupied$28,750$28,937$35,192
Median earnings male$30,081$32,560$36,919
Median earnings female$20,486$24,186$26,250
Unemployment rate4.7%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level14.5%17.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Watertown is 34% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Watertown is 28% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Watertown is equal to the national average
  • The poverty level in Watertown is 4% lower than the national average

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      Watertown employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry13.1%2.1%
      Manufacturing sector22.8%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.9%
      Wholesale & retail services16.0%18.3%
      Public administration4.8%5.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.7%4.9%
      Education, health & social services6.7%35.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Walterhill, TN355$75,32936.2%
      Gordonsville, TN1,534$54,0632.3%
      Alexandria, TN1,106$51,2507.4%
      Auburntown, TN285$50,9098.0%
      Lebanon, TN29,439$43,00322.3%
      Watertown, TN1,412$40,00027.7%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      St. Anne, IL1,412$45,00018.7%
      Clara City, MN1,412$53,7502.8%
      Bloomfield, NY1,412$62,61413.2%
      Brewster Hill, NY1,412$81,73447.7%
      Langston, OK1,412$38,50030.4%
      Watertown, TN1,412$40,00027.7%
      Source: The Watertown, TN employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).