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The economy of Watertown, WI employs 12,195 people. The economy of Watertown, WI is specialized in Manufacturing; Wholesale trade; and Healthcare & Social Assistance, which employ respectively 2.43; 1.83; and 1.3 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Watertown, WI are Manufacturing (2,861), Healthcare & Social Assistance (2,214), and Educational Services (1,121), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($64,563), Utilities ($52,059), and Transportation & Warehousing ($41,900).

Median household income in Watertown, WI is $46,361. Males in Watertown, WI have an average income that is 1.3 times higher than the average income of females, which is $39,040. The income inequality of Watertown, WI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.388 which is lower than the national average.


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Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Watertown, WI. In Jefferson County, WI the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 43 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $7,974. Milwaukee County, WI has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Wisconsin.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Watertown, WI is from the county of Jefferson County, WI.

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Watertown, WI is home to a population of 23,878 people, from which 98.5% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Watertown, WI is composed of 21,394 White residents (89.6%), 1,467 Hispanic residents (6.14%), 660 Two+ residents (2.76%), 143 Asian residents (0.6%), and 142 Black residents (0.59%). The most common foreign languages in Watertown, WI are Spanish (825 speakers), German (143 speakers), and Tagalog (63 speakers), but compared to other places, Watertown, WI has a relative high number of Hungarian (15 speakers), German (143 speakers), and Hmong (39 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Watertown, WI awarded 164 degrees. The student population of Watertown, WI is skewed away from females, with 93 male students and 71 female students. Most students in Watertown, WI are White (146 and 89%), followed by Unknown (9 and 5.49%), Two or more races (4 and 2.44%), and Hispanic or Latino (2 and 1.22%). The largest universities in Watertown, WI by number of graduates are Maranatha Baptist University (164 and 100%), N/A (N/A and N/A), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Watertown, WI are General Interdisciplinary Studies (25 and 15.2%), Humanistic Studies (18 and 11%), and General Business Administration & Management (14 and 8.54%). The median tuition costs in Watertown, WI are N/A for private four year colleges, and $13,100 and $13,100 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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The median property value in Watertown, WI is $146,700, which is 0.72 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value decreased from $147,900 to $146,700, a 0.81% increase. The homeownership rate of Watertown, WI is 59.7%, which is lower than the national average of 63.6%. People in Watertown, WI have an average commute time of 21.2 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.


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