Watertown demographics profile

StatisticWatertownWisconsinNational
Population23,8785,754,798318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,9848791
Median age37.539.137.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)57%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1846%43%43%
Speak English94%91%79%
Speak Spanish4%5%13%
Watertown, WI has a population of 23,878 and is the 1,831st largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,984 per sq mi which is 2169% higher than the Wisconsin average and 2090% higher than the national average. The median age in Watertown is 38 which is approximately 4% lower than the Wisconsin average of 39. In Watertown, 57% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 94% speak English and 4% speak Spanish. 79% of Watertown residents were born in Wisconsin, 18% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Watertown is 2169% higher than Wisconsin.
  • The median age in Watertown is 4% lower than Wisconsin.
  • In Watertown 93.68% of the population is White.
  • In Watertown 0.63% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Watertown 0.67% of the population is Asian.

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Watertown population breakdown by race

RaceWatertownWisconsinNational
White93.68%86.21%73.35%
Black or African American0.63%6.29%12.63%
Asian0.67%2.57%5.22%
American Indian0.30%0.89%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.02%0.18%
Mixed race3.29%2.19%3.06%
Other race1.43%1.83%4.75%
In Watertown, 6.1% 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, WI demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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