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Population in 2012: 4,239 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +39.9%
Males: 2,004  (47.3%)
Females: 2,235  (52.7%)

Median resident age:  34.3 years
Minnesota median age:  42.9 years

Zip codes: 55388.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $65,811 (it was $47,500 in 2000)
Watertown:

$65,811
MN:

$58,906
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,453

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $162,747 (it was $114,800 in 2000)
Watertown:

$162,747
MN:

$178,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $209,389; Detached houses: $249,580; Townhouses or other attached units: $215,623; In 2-unit structures: $249,668; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $204,274; Mobile homes: $38,400

Median gross rent in 2012: $678.

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  • White alone - 4,001 (95.1%)
  • Two or more races - 73 (1.7%)
  • Hispanic - 73 (1.7%)
  • Asian alone - 33 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 11 (0.3%)
  • Black alone - 10 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 4 (0.10%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Watertown: 111.8 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (31.7%), Swedish (13.5%), Norwegian (9.2%), Irish (5.5%), English (4.8%), Polish (4.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 930 feet

Land area: 1.68 square miles.

Population density: 2,530 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Watertown:

  • High school or higher: 90.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 8.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Watertown city:

  • Never married: 26.1%
  • Now married: 56.1%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

98 residents are foreign born (0.7% Europe).

This city:  2.3%
Minnesota:  7.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,474 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,826 (2.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Minnetonka, MN (19.0 miles , pop. 51,301).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (28.3 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (377.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Mayer, MN (2.4 miles ), Delano, MN (2.5 miles ), St. Bonifacius, MN (2.5 miles ), Minnetrista, MN (2.7 miles ), Montrose, MN (2.8 miles ), New Germany, MN (2.8 miles ), Independence, MN (2.9 miles ), Waconia, MN (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 18 buildings, average cost: $124,900
  • 1998: 33 buildings, average cost: $136,800
  • 1999: 62 buildings, average cost: $110,300
  • 2000: 80 buildings, average cost: $129,400
  • 2001: 81 buildings, average cost: $161,300
  • 2002: 80 buildings, average cost: $161,700
  • 2003: 63 buildings, average cost: $166,300
  • 2004: 68 buildings, average cost: $153,000
  • 2005: 18 buildings, average cost: $196,200
  • 2007: 16 buildings, average cost: $164,900
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $190,100
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $185,000
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $189,300
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $202,900
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $227,400

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Latitude: 44.96 N, Longitude: 93.85 W

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Watertown, Minnesota accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.6%
Minnesota:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +490 (+19.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (22%)
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Child care workers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Watertown-area historical tornado activity is above Minnesota state average. It is 87% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/6/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.8 miles away from the Watertown city center killed 3 people and injured 175 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/6/1965, a category F4 tornado 15.6 miles away from the city center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Watertown-area historical earthquake activity is below Minnesota state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 56.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Carver County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Marion Ross - Film actor, Matt Janning - Basketball player, Joe McDonald (politician) - Politician.


Hospitals/medical centers in Watertown:

  • ELIM HOME - WATERTOWN (Nursing Home, 409 JEFFERSON AVENUE SOUTHWEST, BOX 638)
  • ELIM NH (Nursing Home, BOX 638)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Watertown:

  • DELANO MANOR INC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; DELANO, MN)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - DELANO (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; DELANO, MN)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE - WACONIA DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; WACONIA, MN)

Political contributions by individuals in Watertown, MN

Local government website: www.ci.watertown.mn.us

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Watertown:

  • Hennepin Technical College (about 24 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,552)
  • North Hennepin Community College (about 26 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; FT enrollment: 2,985)
  • Normandale Community College (about 27 miles; Bloomington, MN; FT enrollment: 4,832)
  • Minneapolis Community and Technical College (about 28 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 4,477)
  • Capella University (about 29 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 2,361)
  • Anoka-Ramsey Community College (about 29 miles; Coon Rapids, MN; FT enrollment: 4,104)
  • Walden University (about 29 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 29,744)

Public high schools in Watertown:

  • W-M ESY (Location: 1001 Hwy. 25 NW; Grades: KG-12)
  • Watertown High (Location: 1001 Hwy. 25 NW; Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Watertown:

Private elementary/middle school in Watertown:

  • CHRIST COMMUNITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 137; Location: 512 COUNTY ROAD 10 SE; Grades: PK - 8)
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Notable locations in Watertown: Watertown Fire Department (A), Watertown Library (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Watertown include: Trinity Lutheran Church (A), Evangelical Free Church (B), Saint Paul's Lutheran Church (C), Immaculate Conception Parish (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Paul's Catholic Cemetery (1), Trinity Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Carver County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 29.6. This is about average.
City:

29.6
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.00126. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00126
U.S.:

0.02218
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 22.1. This is about average. There were 8 monitors within city limits.
City:

22.1
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.52. This is about average. There were 8 monitors within city limits.
City:

8.52
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Watertown that have no violations reported:

  • ST. PETER LUTHERAN CHURCH (Population served: 320, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TIMBER CREEK GOLF COURSE (Population served: 120, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.8%
(12.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.7%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.8%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Watertown, MN

50 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
9 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
54 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
53 people in nursing homes in 2000

Watertown compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Watertown (2011 data):

  • Bremer Bank, National Association: Watertown Branch at 301 Territorial St E, branch established on 1916/08/31. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,725.5 mil, Deposits: $2,268.8 mil, headquarters in South St. Paul, MN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 29 total offices, Holding Company: Otto Bremer Foundation
  • Citizens Alliance Bank: Watertown Office at 204 Lewis Avenue South, branch established on 2005/07/05. Info updated 2011/11/23: Bank assets: $429.2 mil, Deposits: $360.6 mil, headquarters in Clara City, MN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Forstrom Bancorporation, Inc.

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Watertown travel time to work - commute


Watertown mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (84%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Watertown city (based on Carver County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 61.27%
Here61.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaBaptist General ConferenceMoravian Church in America
Adherents46.2%24.1%18.2%3.2%1.7%
Congregations16.7%27.1%16.7%4.2%6.3%
NameEvangelical Free Church of AmericaUnited Church of ChristConservative Congregational Christian ConferenceReformed Church in the United StatesOther
Adherents1.7%1.0%0.9%0.8%2.1%
Congregations6.3%6.3%2.1%2.1%12.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
This county:

0.79 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Carver County:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Carver County:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
This county:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 43
Carver County:

4.88 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

5.8%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.9%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Carver County:

8.8%
State:

13.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$8,666$51,9960$0
Other Government Administration 5$22,374$53,6981$64
Streets and Highways 1$5,872$70,4641$128
Sewerage 2$8,208$49,2480$0
Parks and Recreation 1$4,434$53,2080$0
Water Supply 1$3,400$40,8000$0
Totals for Government 12$52,954$52,9542$192

Watertown government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $236,000 ($55.67)
  • Current Operations - Liquor Stores: $773,000 ($182.35)
    Sewerage: $401,000 ($94.60)
    Water Utilities: $309,000 ($72.89)
    Regular Highways: $281,000 ($66.29)
    General - Other: $281,000 ($66.29)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $155,000 ($36.57)
    Financial Administration: $153,000 ($36.09)
    Fire Protection: $125,000 ($29.49)
    Police Protection: $102,000 ($24.06)
    Parks & Recreation: $48,000 ($11.32)
    Housing & Community Development: $34,000 ($8.02)
    Central Staff Services: $13,000 ($3.07)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $378,000 ($89.17)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $381,000 ($89.88)
    Sewerage: $166,000 ($39.16)
    Parks & Recreation: $45,000 ($10.62)
    Fire Protection: $5,000 ($1.18)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($0.94)
    Liquor Stores: $4,000 ($0.94)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($0.47)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $252,000 ($59.45)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $87,000 ($20.52)

Watertown government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $724,000 ($170.79)
    All Other: $230,000 ($54.26)
    Parks & Recreation: $92,000 ($21.70)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.24)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $624,000 ($147.20)
    General Revenue, NEC: $204,000 ($48.12)
    Interest Earnings: $175,000 ($41.28)
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $714,000 ($168.44)
    Water Utilities: $463,000 ($109.22)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $287,000 ($67.70)
    Highways: $24,000 ($5.66)
    All Other: $2,000 ($0.47)
  • Tax - Property: $777,000 ($183.30)
    NEC: $206,000 ($48.60)

Watertown government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,128,000 ($266.10)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $8,814,000 ($2079.26)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $355,000 ($83.75)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,812,000 ($427.46)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $6,295,000 ($1485.02)
    Water Utilities: $1,403,000 ($330.97)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $707,000 ($166.78)
    Water Utilities: $80,000 ($18.87)

Watertown government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,703,000 ($873.56)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,510,000 ($592.12)

10.23% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($64,455 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.23%
Minnesota average:

7.79%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($143 average AGI)
Carver County:

0.04%
Minnesota average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Hennepin County, MN  4.66% ($64,675 average AGI)
from Scott County, MN  0.81% ($49,615)
from Dakota County, MN  0.53% ($60,323)


8.62% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($72,724 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.62%
Minnesota average:

7.84%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($398 average AGI)
Carver County:

0.04%
Minnesota average:

0.04%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Hennepin County, MN  2.92% ($89,556 average AGI)
to Scott County, MN  1.07% ($46,664)
to McLeod County, MN  0.44% ($39,397)

Strongest AM radio stations in Watertown:

  • KWOM (1600 AM; 5 kW; WATERTOWN, MN; Owner: WATERTOWN RADIO, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KSMM (1530 AM; 9 kW; SHAKOPEE, MN; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)
  • WWTC (1280 AM; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • KUOM (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN)
  • KDIZ (1440 AM; 5 kW; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • KLBP (1470 AM; 5 kW; BROOKLYN PARK, MN; Owner: 1400, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Watertown:

  • KTTB (96.3 FM; GLENCOE, MN; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • KTCZ-FM (97.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQQL (107.9 FM; ANOKA, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KNOW-FM (91.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WLTE (102.9 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-FM (94.5 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-FM, LLC, A DELAWARE LLC)
  • KJZI (100.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KEEY-FM (102.1 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTIS-FM (98.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDWB-FM (101.3 FM; RICHFIELD, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQRS-FM (92.5 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, Inc.)
  • KSJN (99.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KXXR (93.7 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • KARP-FM (106.9 FM; DASSEL, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KLCI (106.1 FM; ELK RIVER, MN; Owner: MILESTONE RADIO LLC)
  • K214DF (90.7 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WGVZ (105.7 FM; EDEN PRAIRIE, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • KFAI (90.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FRESH AIR, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Watertown:

  • KPXM (Channel 41; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: PAXSON MINNEAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)
  • KARE (Channel 11; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KMSP-TV (Channel 9; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KSTP-TV (Channel 5; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTCA-TV (Channel 2; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K07UI (Channel 7; MINNEAPOLIS, ETC., MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WCCO-TV (Channel 4; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KSTC-TV (Channel 45; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTCI-TV (Channel 17; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KMWB (Channel 23; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KLGT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WFTC (Channel 29; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • K58BS (Channel 58; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K67HG (Channel 67; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K19ER (Channel 19; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • K14KH (Channel 14; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W62BD (Channel 62; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WBWX-CA (Channel 13; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Watertown, Minnesota:
  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Minnesota average:
  • Fatal accident count: 74
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 115
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 80
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 189
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 9

Watertown fatal accident list:

Dec 16, 2011 06:18 PM, Cr-10, Westminster Ave, Lat: 44.96477778, Lon: -93.84976667, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 29, 2008 00:08 AM, Mill Ave 0810000101, Near Ironwood Ave, Lat: 44.970522, Lon: -93.830322, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 9 meters (30ft)
Total costs: $553,000
Total average daily traffic: 23,082
Total average daily truck traffic: 457
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 34,500

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Watertown)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • City Fire Department (Lat: 44.963028 Lon: -93.841083), Call Sign: WQR239
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.145 MHz, 154.295 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/11/2000, Expiration Date: 09/12/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/07/2006
    Registrant: Watertown, Town Of, Fire Department, Watertown, MN 55388, Phone: (612) 955-2165
  • 409 Jefferson Ave Sw (Lat: 44.963056 Lon: -93.855833), Call Sign: WQPF911
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.212 MHz, 467.212 MHz, 462.262 MHz, 467.262 MHz, 462.312 MHz, 467.312 MHz, 462.362 MHz, 467.362 MHz, 462.412 MHz, 467.412 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/07/2012, Expiration Date: 05/07/2022, Certifier: Corinne Allen
    Registrant: Advanced Wireless Communications, 20809 Kensington Blvd, Lakeville, MN 55044-8353, Phone: (952) 469-0224, Fax: (952) 469-0170, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Various Locations (Lat: 44.964111 Lon: -93.847722), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPNH235
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.093 MHz, 952.093 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/23/2008, Expiration Date: 07/31/2018, Certifier: Randolph H Houchins
    Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N Street, Nw, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:
  • WATERTOWN, 700 Lewis Avenue North (Lat: 44.971667 Lon: -93.840861), Type: Pole, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 60.6 m, Call Sign: WQOJ526
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/18/2011, Expiration Date: 10/18/2021, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • WATERTOWN, 1829 Quarry Ave (Lat: 44.973167 Lon: -93.858806), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 33.6 m, Overall height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WQQX394, Licensee ID: L01367624
    Assigned Frequencies: 10835.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/19/2013, Expiration Date: 03/19/2023, Certifier: Anthony R Will
    Registrant: Broadband Corp., 1772 Steiger Lake Lane, Victoria, MN 55386, Phone: (952) 215-3781, Fax: (952) 941-7916, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Watertown)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: DESTINY 2000 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582 (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 2563L , Serial Number: 001, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 05/22/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Roland P Stanchfield, 10820 Swede Lake Rd, Watertown, MN 55388
  • Aircraft: AVIAT AIRCRAFT INC A-1B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-360-A1D (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 37AW , Serial Number: 2020, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 05/21/1999
    Registrant (Individual): Michael G Roche, Po Box 429, Watertown, MN 55388
  • Aircraft: INFINITY POWERED PARACHUTES 2004 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582 (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 6567B , Serial Number: IPP4232, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 05/11/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Gregory W Anderson, 10460 Swede Lake Rd, Watertown, MN 55388
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 121 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9213C , Serial Number: 31312, Year manufactured: 1955
    Registrant (Individual): Robert T Griffith, 100 Angel Ave S W, Watertown, MN 55388
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 95667 , Serial Number: 7967, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 10/10/1997
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas J Griffith, 100 Angel Ave Sw, Watertown, MN 55388



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$235,7601$171,8707$184,380
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$02$239,610
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$02$175,580
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0901.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$101,7601$96,470
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0901.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 33
  • Hazardous Condition: 18
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Watertown


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Watertown, MN

Most common first names in Watertown, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2479.3 years
William1674.9 years
Margaret1582.7 years
Mary1579.7 years
Anna1484.6 years
Walter1477.0 years
George1376.4 years
Arthur1279.1 years
Helen1184.4 years
Clarence1176.4 years
Most common last names in Watertown, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2677.3 years
Mueller1168.3 years
Carlson1180.7 years
Burns1181.0 years
Ketcher979.0 years
Anderson885.3 years
Hendricks879.6 years
Florek782.3 years
Hecksel780.4 years
Berwald783.8 years

Businesses in Watertown, MN

  • True Value: 1

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