Watertown, WI

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Population

23,730

0.62% decline

Poverty Rate

12.2%


Median Age

37.2


Median Household Income

$46,094

0.576% decline

Number of Employees

12,218

0.189% growth

Median Property Value

$146,900

0.136% growth

About

In 2017, Watertown, WI had a population of 23.7k people with a median age of 37.2 and a median household income of $46,094. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Watertown, WI declined from 23,878 to 23,730, a -0.62% decrease and its median household income declined from $46,361 to $46,094, a -0.576% decrease.

The population of Watertown, WI is 86.2% White Alone, 7.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 3.78% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Watertown, WI speak a non-English language, and 97.6% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Watertown, WI are Maranatha Baptist University (208 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Watertown, WI is $146,900, and the homeownership rate is 58.9%. Most people in Watertown, WI commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Watertown, WI is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Watertown, WI employs 12.2k people. The largest industries in Watertown, WI are Manufacturing (2,672 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,328 people), and Educational Services (1,220 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($66,053), Public Administration ($58,056), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($42,228).

Median household income in Watertown, WI is $46,094. Males in Watertown, WI have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,291. The income inequality in Watertown, WI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.453, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$46,094

2017 value

± $3,806

-0.576%

1 Year Growth

± 10.9%

Households in Watertown, WI have a median annual income of $46,094, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $46,361 in 2016, which represents a -0.576% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$61,348

Average Male Salary

± $1,322

$46,291

Average Female Salary

± $998

In 2017, full-time male employees in Wisconsin made 1.33 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $51,905 ± $6,236

  2. White

    $46,737 ± $788

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $43,959 ± $36,574

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Wisconsin workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.11 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Watertown, WI is from Wisconsin.

0.453

2017 Wage GINI

0.452

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Wisconsin was 0.453 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.212% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Wisconsin was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Wisconsin in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Wisconsin across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9619

  2. Census Tract 1001

  3. Census Tract 1003

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Watertown, WI was Census Tract 9619 with a value of $57,083, followed by Census Tract 1001 and Census Tract 1003, with respective values of $49,823 and $42,191.

The following map shows all of the places in Watertown, WI colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

12.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Watertown, WI (2.77k out of 22.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Males 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    2,544 ± 430

  2. Hispanic

    473 ± 242

  3. Two Or More

    148 ± 101

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Watertown, WI is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

12.2k

2017 Value

± 751

0.189%

1 Year growth

± 8.74%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Watertown, WI grew at a rate of 0.189%, from 12.2k employees to 12.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Watertown, WI, are Production Occupations (1,826 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,484 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,001 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Watertown, WI.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Watertown, WI, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (1,826 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,484 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,001 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Watertown, WI has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (2.58 times higher than expected), Healthcare Support Occupations (1.7 times), and Material Moving Occupations (1.6 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Watertown, WI, by median earnings, are Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($69,231), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($59,265), and Management Occupations ($50,744).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

12.2k

2017 Value

± 751

0.189%

1 Year growth

± 8.74%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Watertown, WI grew at a rate of 0.189%, from 12.2k employees to 12.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Watertown, WI, are Manufacturing (2,672 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,328 people), and Educational Services (1,220 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Watertown, WI, though some of these residents may live in Watertown, WI and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Watertown, WI, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (2,672 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,328 people), and Educational Services (1,220 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Watertown, WI has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (2.36 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (2.16 times), and Wholesale Trade (2.05 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Watertown, WI, by median earnings, are Utilities ($66,053), Public Administration ($58,056), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($42,228).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Wisconsin to other states, or from other states to Wisconsin.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $41.9B

  2. $30.3B

  3. $29.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Wisconsin product (by dollars) was Other foodstuffs with $41.9B, followed by Machinery ($30.3B) and Mixed freight ($29.6B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Wisconsin products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$356B

2020 Value

$493B

Projected 2045 Value

38.5% growth

In 2020, total outbound Wisconsin trade was $356B. This is expected to increase 38.5% to $493B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Wisconsin trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Wisconsin to other states, or from other states to Wisconsin.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $31.3B

  2. $29.3B

  3. $11.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Wisconsin domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $31.3B, followed by Minnesota with $29.3B and Michigan and $11.1B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Wisconsin shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

94.6% of the population of Watertown, WI has health coverage, with 52.5% on employee plans, 19% on Medicaid, 10% on Medicare, 11.6% on non-group plans, and 1.49% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Watertown, WI was $8,702 in 2014. This is a 6.26% increase from the previous year ($8,189).

Primary care physicians in Watertown, WI see 2416 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.07% increase from the previous year (2344 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1801 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1159 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Adams County and Menominee County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (13.1%). Additionally, Menominee County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (45.1%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,416 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Jefferson County, WI see an average of 2,416 patients per year. This represents a 3.07% increase from the previous year (2,344 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Jefferson County, WI in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,702

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$5,159

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,057

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,608

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Wisconsin (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 6.26%, from $8,189 to $8,702.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

5.42%

Uninsured

52.5%

Employer Coverage

19%

Medicaid

10%

Medicare

11.6%

Non-Group

1.49%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Watertown, WI declined by 11.4% from 6.11% to 5.42%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Watertown, WI changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 13.1% prevalence

  2. 13.1% prevalence

  3. 12.4% prevalence

Adams County and Menominee County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in Wisconsin, at 13.1%.

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Diversity

Watertown, WI is home to a population of 23.7k people, from which 97.6% are citizens. As of 2017, 3.44% of Watertown, WI residents were born outside of the country (816 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Watertown, WI is composed of 20.5k White Alone residents (86.2%), 1.85k Hispanic or Latino residents (7.8%), 898 Two or More Races residents (3.78%), 353 Black or African American Alone residents (1.49%), 145 Asian Alone residents (0.611%), 22 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0927%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

Age

Age by Nativity

37

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.6

36

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3.2

In 2017, the median age of all people in Watertown, WI was 37.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 37, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 36. But people in Watertown, WI are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Watertown, WI residents was 38.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

3.44%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

816 people

2.42%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

579 people

As of 2017, 3.44% of Watertown, WI residents (816 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Watertown, WI was 2.42%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    89,715 ± 7,296 people

  2. India

    23,224 ± 3,734 people

  3. Laos

    17,104 ± 3,206 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Wisconsin was Mexico, the natal country of 89,715 Wisconsin residents, followed by India with 23,224 and Laos with 17,104.

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Citizenship

97.6%

2017 Citizenship

98.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.6% of Watertown, WI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Watertown, WI was 98.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    20.5k ± 572

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1.85k ± 479

  3. Two or More Races

    898 ± 259

In 2017, there were 11 times more White Alone residents (20.5k people) in Watertown, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.85k Hispanic or Latino and 898 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Watertown, WI as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    453 ± 118

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    363 ± 173

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    170 ± 86

Watertown, WI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.25 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Watertown, WI awarded 208 degrees. The student population of Watertown, WI is skewed towards women, with 536 male students and 603 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Watertown, WI are White (179 and 87.7%), followed by Two or More Races (10 and 4.9%), Hispanic or Latino (4 and 1.96%), and Asian (3 and 1.47%).

The largest universities in Watertown, WI by number of degrees awarded are Maranatha Baptist University (208 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Watertown, WI are General Interdisciplinary Studies (25 and 12%), Biblical Studies (22 and 10.6%), and General Business Administration & Management (21 and 10.1%).

The median tuition costs in Watertown, WI are $13,750 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 25 degrees awarded

  2. 18 degrees awarded

  3. 14 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Watertown, WI was General Interdisciplinary Studies with 25 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Watertown, WI according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

208 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$13,750

Median Private

In 2017, the Watertown, WI institution with the largest number of graduating students was Maranatha Baptist University with 208 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

96

Degrees Awarded to Men

112

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 96 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Watertown, WI, which is 0.857 times less than the 112 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    179 degrees awarded

  2. Two or More Races

    10 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    4 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Watertown, WI were to White students. These 179 degrees mean that there were 17.9 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Two or More Races, with 10 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Watertown, WI was $146,900 in 2017, which is 0.64 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $146,700 to $146,900, a 0.136% increase. The homeownership rate in Watertown, WI is 58.9%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Watertown, WI have an average commute time of 22.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Watertown, WI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$146,900

2017 Median

± $5,223

$146,700

2016 Median

± $4,424

In 2017, the median property value in Watertown, WI grew to to $146,900 from the previous year's value of $146,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Watertown, WI compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Watertown, WI the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

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$46,094

Median Household Income

± $3,806

9.46k

Number of Households

± 651

In 2017, the median household income of the 9.46k households in Watertown, WI declined from $46,094 from the previous year's value of $46,361.

The following chart displays the households in Watertown, WI distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Watertown, WI distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Watertown, WI the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

58.9%

2017 Homeownership

59.7%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 58.9% of the housing units in Watertown, WI were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 59.7%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Watertown, WI compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

22.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Watertown, WI have a shorter commute time (22.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.37% of the workforce in Watertown, WI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    82.1%

  2. Carpooled

    10%

  3. Walked

    4.66%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Watertown, WI was Drove Alone (82.1%), followed by those who Carpooled (10%) and those who Walked (4.66%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Watertown, WI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Watertown, WI have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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