Watertown, Connecticut

Submit your own pictures of this town and show them to the world

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map
Population in 2010: 22,514.
Population change since 2000: +3.9%
 
Males: 10,909  (48.5%)
Females: 11,605  (51.5%)
Median resident age:

44.0 years
Connecticut median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 06795.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $82,822 (it was $59,420 in 2000)
Watertown:

$82,822
CT:

$74,168

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $38,504 (it was $26,044 in 2000)

Watertown town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $246,152 (it was $147,200 in 2000)
Watertown:

$246,152
CT:

$273,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $316,733; detached houses: $334,904; townhouses or other attached units: $179,809; in 2-unit structures: $201,765; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $176,177; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $129,624; mobile homes: $238,990; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $123,642
March 2019 cost of living index in Watertown: 143.1 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2016 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram
  • Races in Watertown, CT (2010)
    • 20,70792.0%White alone
    • 8383.7%Hispanic
    • 3761.7%Asian alone
    • 2921.3%Black alone
    • 2311.0%Two or more races
    • 510.2%American Indian alone
    • 180.08%Other race alone

Races in Watertown detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Watertown, Connecticut as of January 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Watertown is 2,502 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Watertown by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(8.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.6)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.5)
0
(0.0)
4
(18.0)
6
(27.1)
3
(13.3)
3
(13.3)
4
(17.8)
4
(18.0)
4
(18.0)
3
(13.7)
1
(4.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(4.5)
0
(0.0)
7
(31.2)
4
(18.0)
5
(22.6)
3
(13.3)
7
(31.0)
3
(13.4)
3
(13.5)
7
(31.6)
6
(27.4)
12
(55.1)
3
(13.8)
11
(50.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
6
(26.9)
15
(67.3)
38
(169.5)
41
(184.8)
25
(112.9)
23
(102.0)
27
(119.7)
16
(71.3)
25
(112.7)
20
(90.2)
15
(68.4)
8
(36.7)
16
(73.8)
8
(37.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
59
(264.4)
94
(421.6)
44
(196.3)
62
(279.5)
65
(293.6)
71
(314.8)
88
(390.1)
86
(383.3)
60
(270.5)
72
(324.9)
72
(328.3)
75
(344.2)
47
(216.9)
63
(291.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
267
(1,196)
317
(1,422)
289
(1,289)
282
(1,271)
288
(1,301)
313
(1,388)
337
(1,494)
412
(1,836)
298
(1,343)
389
(1,755)
357
(1,628)
328
(1,505)
243
(1,121)
383
(1,771)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
19
(85.1)
24
(107.6)
27
(120.4)
9
(40.6)
8
(36.1)
15
(66.5)
23
(102.0)
22
(98.1)
43
(193.8)
18
(81.2)
24
(109.4)
32
(146.8)
23
(106.1)
45
(208.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)79.9112.0118.2130.5126.5117.9139.1158.5129.2141.4129.7123.687.4143.5

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Click on a table row to update graph
City-data.com crime index in Watertown, CT

Crime rate in Watertown detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 46 (37 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.71
Connecticut average:

2.15
Recent articles from our blog. Our writers, many of them Ph.D. graduates or candidates, create easy-to-read articles on a wide variety of topics.

Latest news from Watertown, CT collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Watertown, CT City Guides:

Ancestries: Italian (34.1%), Irish (20.4%), French (10.4%), English (10.1%), German (9.2%), Polish (6.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 05/1780

Elevation: 520 feet

Land area: 29.2 square miles.

Population density: 772 people per square mile   (low).

Watertown, Connecticut map

1,613 residents are foreign born (4.9% Europe, 1.7% Asia).

This town:

7.4%
Connecticut:

10.9%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Watertown town:

1.7% ($2,498)
Connecticut:

1.8% ($2,961)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waterbury, CT (4.7 miles , pop. 107,271).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (64.0 miles , pop. 222,611).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (65.7 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Oakville, CT (1.1 miles ),
Waterbury, CT (2.2 miles ),
Middlebury, CT (2.2 miles ),
Thomaston, CT (2.2 miles ),
Bethlehem Village, CT (2.4 miles ),
Bethlehem, CT (2.4 miles ),
Woodbury, CT (2.5 miles ),
Woodbury Center, CT (2.5 miles )

Latitude: 41.60 N, Longitude: 73.11 W

Area code: 860

Distribution of median household income in Watertown, CT in 2017
Watertown satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 96 buildings, average cost: $113,200
  • 1998: 82 buildings, average cost: $128,100
  • 1999: 69 buildings, average cost: $139,700
  • 2000: 65 buildings, average cost: $133,200
  • 2001: 65 buildings, average cost: $124,700
  • 2002: 58 buildings, average cost: $140,600
  • 2003: 49 buildings, average cost: $152,200
  • 2004: 68 buildings, average cost: $165,500
  • 2005: 63 buildings, average cost: $166,700
  • 2006: 62 buildings, average cost: $168,900
  • 2007: 47 buildings, average cost: $169,100
  • 2008: 35 buildings, average cost: $177,700
  • 2009: 25 buildings, average cost: $174,600
  • 2010: 21 buildings, average cost: $181,400
  • 2011: 16 buildings, average cost: $180,700
  • 2012: 21 buildings, average cost: $228,300
  • 2013: 30 buildings, average cost: $216,600
  • 2014: 31 buildings, average cost: $218,800
  • 2015: 9 buildings, average cost: $210,300
  • 2016: 20 buildings, average cost: $235,400
  • 2017: 21 buildings, average cost: $235,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Watertown, CT residents
Average permit cost in Watertown, CT
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.0%
Connecticut:

4.2%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Watertown, CT
Historical housing units in Watertown, CT
Most common industries in Watertown, CT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.2%)
  • Educational services (9.1%)
  • Construction (6.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.7%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Educational services (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (23.8%)
  • Educational services (14.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
  • Social assistance (4.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.6%)
  • Public administration (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Watertown, CT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.5%)
  • Registered nurses (3.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Computer specialists (3.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.3%)
  • Registered nurses (6.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)

Average climate in Watertown, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Watertown, Connecticut average temperatures Watertown, Connecticut average precipitation Watertown, Connecticut humidity Watertown, Connecticut wind speed Watertown, Connecticut snowfall Watertown, Connecticut sunshine Watertown, Connecticut clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 88.4. This is about average.

City:

88.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.224. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.224
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 12.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.6
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.164. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.164
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 12.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.30. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.30
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Watertown-area historical tornado activity is near Connecticut state average. It is 23% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.6 miles away from the Watertown town center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/24/1962, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.6 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Watertown-area historical earthquake activity is near Connecticut state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 174.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 202.0 miles away from Watertown center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 152.1 miles away from Watertown center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 176.5 miles away from Watertown center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 226.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 107.6 miles away from Watertown center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Litchfield County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Hurricanes: 5, Floods: 4, Snowstorms: 4, Blizzards: 3, Snows: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Watertown topographic map

Main business address for: HOMETOWN AUTO RETAILERS INC (RETAIL-AUTO DEALERS & GASOLINE STATIONS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Watertown:

  • C I B: WATERTOWN COM. RES. (103 PROSPECT STREET)
  • HOSPICE PROFJECT CARE INC (51 DEPOT ST SUITE 107)
  • QUALITY VISITING NURSES LLC (470 STRAITS TNPK)
  • VNA HEALTH AT HOME INC (27 SIEMON COMPANY DRIVE)
  • APPLE REHAB WATERTOWN (35 BUNKER HILL RD)
  • WATERTOWN CONVALARIUM (WOODBURY RD)
  • WATERTOWN CONVALARIUM, INC (560 WOODBURY ROAD)

Amtrak stations near Watertown:

  • 17 miles: MERIDEN (60 STATE ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 18 miles: WALLINGFORD (37 HALL AVE.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.
  • 18 miles: BERLIN (KENSINGTON, DEPOT RD.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Watertown:

  • Naugatuck Valley Community College (about 4 miles; Waterbury, CT; Full-time enrollment: 4,491)
  • University of Connecticut-Tri-Campus (about 5 miles; Waterbury, CT; FT enrollment: 2,250)
  • Post University (about 5 miles; Waterbury, CT; FT enrollment: 5,808)
  • Tunxis Community College (about 14 miles; Farmington, CT; FT enrollment: 2,787)
  • Quinnipiac University (about 17 miles; Hamden, CT; FT enrollment: 8,153)
  • Central Connecticut State University (about 19 miles; New Britain, CT; FT enrollment: 9,989)
  • Southern Connecticut State University (about 21 miles; New Haven, CT; FT enrollment: 8,708)

Public high school in Watertown:

Public elementary/middle school in Watertown:

Private elementary/middle school in Watertown:

  • ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST SCHOOL (Students: 187, Location: 760 MAIN ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Watertown

Library in Watertown:

  • WATERTOWN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION (Operating income: $738,501; Location: 470 MAIN ST.; 81,112 books; 18 e-books; 1,235 audio materials; 2,645 video materials; 28 local licensed databases; 30 state licensed databases; 298 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Waterbury Hospital 64 Robbins St. Waterbury Ct. 4 miles from Watertown. added by bunns

Points of interest:

Click to draw/clear town borders

Notable locations in Watertown: Watertown Fire Department Headquarters (A), Watertown Fire District (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Watertown: Our Savior Lutheran Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Old Watertown Cemetery (1), Evergreen Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Heminway Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Smith Pond Brook (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Watertown: Delano Field (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Watershed Balloons (179 Gilbert Road), AstroGambling (Arcades & Amusements; 103 Nova Scotia Hill Road).

Birthplace of: George Wildman - Cartoonist, Ernest Pintoff - Film director, Benjamin B. Hotchkiss - Engineer, Stephen Southmyd Fenn - Politician.

Litchfield County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Watertown and their reported violations in the past:

WATERTOWN FIRE DISTRICT (Population served: 6,718, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-21-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-21-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2008), St Public Notif received (DEC-01-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In AUG-02-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-20-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-18-2012)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-09-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-18-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUL-2011. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-09-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-18-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-09-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-18-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-06-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2007)
  • 21 routine major monitoring violations
  • 15 regular monitoring violations
  • 13 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.6 people
Connecticut:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

71.8%
Whole state:

66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.8%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

2.2%
Whole state:

7.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

0.8%
Whole state:

3.9%

People in group quarters in Watertown in 2010:

  • 104 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 76 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 74 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Watertown in 2000:

  • 139 people in nursing homes
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in homes for the physically handicapped

Banks with branches in Watertown (2011 data):

  • Webster Bank, National Association: Pioneer Branch at 544 Straits Turnpike, branch established on 1985/06/30; Watertown Branch at 712 Main Street, branch established on 1966/06/16. Info updated 2008/12/23: Bank assets: $18,674.3 mil, Deposits: $13,861.5 mil, headquarters in Waterbury, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 167 total offices, Holding Company: Webster Financial Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Straits Turnpike at 628 Straits Turnpike, branch established on 1960/07/01; Watertown Branch at 365 Main Street, branch established on 1988/11/22. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Naugatuck Savings Bank: Watertown at 565 Straits Turnpike, branch established on 2000/12/26. Info updated 2009/08/17: Bank assets: $915.6 mil, Deposits: $741.6 mil, headquarters in Naugatuck, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Watertown Plaza Branch at 1171 Main Street, branch established on 1966/06/24. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • TD Bank, National Association: Watertown Branch at 1247 Main Street, branch established on 1982/01/01. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • People's United Bank: Watertown Stop And Shop Branch at 757 Straits Turnpike, branch established on 2001/11/08. Info updated 2012/02/16: Bank assets: $27,319.3 mil, Deposits: $20,835.4 mil, headquarters in Bridgeport, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 374 total offices
  • Thomaston Savings Bank: Watertown Branch at 565 Main Street, branch established on 1951/10/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $692.2 mil, Deposits: $559.9 mil, headquarters in Thomaston, CT, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 9 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Watertown:

Marital status in Watertown, CT
  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 61.8%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

For population 25 years and over in Watertown:

  • High school or higher: 83.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.2
Connecticut average:

12.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Watertown, CT (based on Litchfield County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic50,35430
Mainline Protestant20,68187
Evangelical Protestant4,48339
Other4,42016
Orthodox1752
Black Protestant1602
None109,654-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 43
Litchfield County:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Here:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 56
This county:

2.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 208
Litchfield County:

11.07 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

9.19 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Litchfield County:

6.9%
State:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Litchfield County:

21.1%
Connecticut:

21.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.8%
Connecticut:

15.8%

4.94% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($60,621 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.94%
Connecticut average:

4.51%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($410 average AGI)
Litchfield County:

0.03%
Connecticut average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from New Haven County, CT  1.18% ($53,686 average AGI)
from Hartford County, CT  0.92% ($57,673)
from Fairfield County, CT  0.83% ($91,557)


5.38% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($70,960 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
Connecticut average:

5.34%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($478 average AGI)
Litchfield County:

0.03%
Connecticut average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to New Haven County, CT  0.95% ($51,717 average AGI)
to Hartford County, CT  0.90% ($56,439)
to Fairfield County, CT  0.60% ($78,338)
Businesses in Watertown, CT
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Audi1Pizza Hut1
BMW1RadioShack1
Blockbuster1Rite Aid2
Burger King1Sprint Nextel1
Curves1Staples1
Dunkin Donuts2Starbucks1
FedEx2Stop & Shop1
Ford1Subaru1
GNC2Subway2
H&R Block1T-Mobile1
Honda1Toyota1
Kmart1UPS5
Marshalls1Volkswagen1

Strongest AM radio stations in Watertown:

  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WATR (1320 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WATR, INC.)
  • WFNW (1380 AM; 5 kW; NAUGATUCK, CT; Owner: CANDIDO DIAS CARRELO)
  • WWCO (1240 AM; 1 kW; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXCT (990 AM; 3 kW; SOUTHINGTON, CT; Owner: THE ADD RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLAT (910 AM; 5 kW; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW BRITAIN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WELI (960 AM; 5 kW; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WADS (690 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ANSONIA, CT; Owner: RADIO AMOR, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Watertown:

  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWYZ (92.5 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKSS (95.7 FM; HARTFORD-MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPLR (99.1 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WZMX (93.7 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHCN (105.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMRQ (104.1 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPKT (90.5 FM; MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WDRC-FM (102.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJMJ (88.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ST. THOMAS SEMINARY)
  • WTIC-FM (96.5 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWUH (91.3 FM; WEST HARTFORD, CT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD)
  • W218AV (91.5 FM; WARREN, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WRKI (95.1 FM; BROOKFIELD, CT; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCCC-FM (106.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WRXC (90.1 FM; SHELTON, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WEZN-FM (99.9 FM; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W206AW (89.1 FM; PAWLING, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WSHU-FM (91.1 FM; FAIRFIELD, CT; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Watertown:

  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • W12BH (Channel 12; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CONN.PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTX (Channel 59; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEDY (Channel 65; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WFSB (Channel 3; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WEDW (Channel 49; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHCT-LP (Channel 38; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • WSAH (Channel 43; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WHTX-LP (Channel 10; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • W51BZ (Channel 51; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: it COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Watertown fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 157ft / 47.7mTotal length
  • 149,672Total average daily traffic
  • 8,707Total average daily truck traffic
  • 197,137Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Watertown, CT - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 1Before 1900
  • 21920-1929
  • 81960-1969
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Watertown, CT

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 49
  • Hazardous Condition: 89
  • Good Intent Call: 5
Fire incident types in Watertown, CT

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Watertown, CT
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Watertown, CT
  • 68.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 17.8%Utility gas
  • 10.1%Electricity
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Wood
  • 0.5%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Watertown, CT
  • 40.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 29.1%Utility gas
  • 25.4%Electricity
  • 3.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Wood
  • 0.7%Other fuel


Watertown compared to Connecticut state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Watertown on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: communications equipment operators (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: health care (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: metal and metal products (population 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (population 5,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: metal workers and plastic workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: hardware, plumbing and heating equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: health and personal care, except drug, stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: life and physical scientists (population 5,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: hardware, plumbing and heating equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: occupational and physical therapist assistants and aides (population 5,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: chemicals (population 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (population 5,000+)"
  • #22 (06795) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Lithuanian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
There are 15 pilots and 19 other airmen in this city.
Cost of Living Calculator
Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Chad C. Smutney (27)
  • Michael Fasano (11)
  • Teanoosh Moaddel (9)
  • Warren Rice (8)
  • Jon Reinprecht (8)
  • Richard F. Stengl (6)
  • Gerard Mulqueen (6)
  • Joseph A. Trudeau (6)
  • Brian Gaumer (5)
  • Daniel J. Picard (4)

Total of 149 patent applications in 2008-2020.