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Watertown, MN (Minnesota) Houses and Residents

Watertown,MN index of house prices

Total population: 4,260 (Urban population: 2,956 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 76 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 1,959 (1,862 occupied: 1,365 owner occupied, 501 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

27%
State:

29%

Housing density: 1,169 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $263,445.

Median contract rent in 2016: $425 (lower quartile is $344, upper quartile is $550)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $553


Median gross rent in Watertown, MN in 2016: $478

Housing units in Watertown with a mortgage: 1,026 (36 second mortgage, 41 home equity loan, 7 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 336

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $96,506

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $38,287

Median monthly housing costs: $1,125


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Watertown, Minnesota Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $177,780 (it was $114,800 in 2000)
Watertown:

$177,780
Minnesota:

$211,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $169,901 - $224,202

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $187,022
Here:

$187,022
State:

$258,834

Townhouses or other attached units: $187,004
Here:

$187,004
State:

$207,018

Mobile homes: $20,165
Here:

$20,165
State:

$62,440
Median year house/condo built: 1996

Median year apartment built: 1977

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,435
  • In family households: 3,447 (594 male householders, 498 female householders)
    1,014 spouses, 1,268 children (1,218 natural, 0 adopted, 53 stepchildren), 19 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 32 parents, 0 other relatives, 28 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 947 (463 male householders (364 living alone)), 323 female householders (304 living alone)), 173 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 57

Size of family households: 472 2-persons, 156 3-persons, 238 4-persons, 200 5-persons, 29 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 661 1-person, 71 2-persons, 14 3-persons, 14 4-persons.

968 married couples with children.
85 single-parent households (0 men, 85 women).

94.7% of residents of Watertown speak English at home.
2.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (87% speak English very well, 13% speak English well).
1.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (77% speak English very well, 23% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 89 (2.0%)
(57.3% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.3
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.1
State:

4.0

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Watertown, Minnesota:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 321 bedroom
  • 2302 bedrooms
  • 4783 bedrooms
  • 4894 bedrooms
  • 755+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Watertown population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Watertown, Minnesota:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 1581 bedroom
  • 2692 bedrooms
  • 493 bedrooms
  • 84 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Watertown population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Watertown in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 62no vehicle
  • 2531 vehicle
  • 6222 vehicles
  • 1973 vehicles
  • 884 vehicles
  • 795+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Watertown population

Cars and other vehicles available in Watertown in renter-occupied apartments

  • 143no vehicle
  • 2871 vehicle
  • 722 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 104 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Watertown population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Watertown, Minnesota:

  • 01 room
  • 102 rooms
  • 43 rooms
  • 1704 rooms
  • 1845 rooms
  • 3196 rooms
  • 2017 rooms
  • 1458 rooms
  • 2189+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Watertown population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Watertown, Minnesota:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 1793 rooms
  • 1554 rooms
  • 605 rooms
  • 306 rooms
  • 347 rooms
  • 58 rooms
  • 219+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Watertown population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Watertown, MN household income distribution

  • Watertown, MN household income distribution
  • 421Less than $10,000
  • 14$10,000 to $14,999
  • 52$15,000 to $19,999
  • 93$20,000 to $24,999
  • 30$25,000 to $29,999
  • 44$30,000 to $34,999
  • 60$35,000 to $39,999
  • 45$40,000 to $44,999
  • 149$45,000 to $49,999
  • 139$50,000 to $59,999
  • 31$60,000 to $74,999
  • 384$75,000 to $99,999
  • 245$100,000 to $124,999
  • 59$125,000 to $149,999
  • 55$150,000 to $199,999
  • 139$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Watertown, MN

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Watertown, MN
  • 36Less than $10,000
  • 6$10,000 to $14,999
  • 22$30,000 to $34,999
  • 6$40,000 to $49,999
  • 1$50,000 to $59,999
  • 36$80,000 to $89,999
  • 45$100,000 to $124,999
  • 98$125,000 to $149,999
  • 137$150,000 to $174,999
  • 192$175,000 to $199,999
  • 240$200,000 to $249,999
  • 136$250,000 to $299,999
  • 70$300,000 to $399,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Watertown, MN

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Watertown, MN
  • 60Less than $100
  • 17$300 to $349
  • 4$350 to $399
  • 21$400 to $449
  • 51$450 to $499
  • 102$500 to $549
  • 14$600 to $649
  • 18$750 to $799
  • 20$800 to $899
  • 35$900 to $999
  • 73$1,000 to $1,249
  • 20$1,250 to $1,499
  • 22$2,500 to $2,999

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 272010 or later
  • 122000 to 2009
  • 351990 to 1999
  • 91980 to 1989
  • 101970 to 1979
  • 2Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Watertown population
Watertown commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 45
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 311
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 41
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 308
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 314
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 55
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 469
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 194
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 66
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 339
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 276
  • 90 or more minutes: 53
Watertown, MN Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 36.4%
Number of people working at home: 60 (2.5% of all workers)

Watertown mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 729 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 76 (8%)
  • Taxi: 2 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 7 (1%)
  • Walked: 79 (8%)
  • Worked at home: 60 (6%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 763
 American: 108
 Swedish: 86
 Scandinavian: 55
 Scotch-Irish: 47
 Norwegian: 41
 Danish: 29
 Irish: 24
 European: 22
 British: 20
 Dutch: 19
 Polish: 18
 Scottish: 17
 English: 16
 Pennsylvania German: 15
 Slovene: 15
 Italian: 14
 Czech: 10
 Belgian: 6

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 32%Mexico
  • 23%Ethiopia
  • 16%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
  • 14%Honduras
  • 13%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 0%Denmark
  • 0%Norway

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 3,752
  • Other state: 588
  • Northeast: 0
  • Midwest: 437
  • South: 93
  • West: 61

89% of Watertown residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 100% lived in Minnesota.

Watertown:

88.6%
State average:

85.6%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 2
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 16
  • 7th and 8th grade: 21
  • 9th grade: 29
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 0
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 9
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 404
  • Less than 1 year of college: 69
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 364
  • Associate degree: 122
  • Bachelor's degree: 243
  • Master's degree: 91
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 6
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 7
  • 7th and 8th grade: 7
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 110
  • 11th grade: 0
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 12
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 301
  • Less than 1 year of college: 181
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 289
  • Associate degree: 198
  • Bachelor's degree: 365
  • Master's degree: 102
  • Professional school degree: 20
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.2%Males
  • 2.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 100.0%Females
Watertown marital status for males
Watertown marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,186
  • One, attached: 127
  • Two: 123
  • 5 to 9: 64
  • 10 to 19: 131
  • 20 to 49: 134
  • 50 or more: 28
  • Mobile homes: 157

Median worth of mobile homes: $16,712

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 2.3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 2.1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago

Renter moved in on average 1 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Watertown:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Watertown
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (97.7%)
  • Electricity (3.5%)
  • Electricity (70.5%)
  • Utility gas (30.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 47
Here:

8.6%
Minnesota:

10.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Minnesota:

8.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 47
Here:

34.3%
Minnesota:

22.2%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)