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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: 1,107 (1,078 occupied: 1,392 owner occupied, 328 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

19%
State:

28%

Housing density: 661 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2013 in this county: $289,384.

Median contract rent in 2013: $425 (lower quartile is $344, upper quartile is $550)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2013: $613


Median gross rent in Watertown, MN in 2013: $478

Housing units in Watertown with a mortgage: 493 (53 second mortgage, 83 home equity loan, 2 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 155

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $80,720

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $25,256

Median monthly housing costs: $1,078


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Watertown, Minnesota Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $162,468 (it was $114,800 in 2000)
Watertown:

$162,468
Minnesota:

$180,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $98,839 - $211,759
Median year house/condo built: 1993

Median year apartment built: 1961

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,923
  • In family households: 2,544 (640 male householders, 140 female householders)
    629 spouses, 1,025 children (962 natural, 17 adopted, 46 stepchildren), 22 grandchildren, 12 brothers or sisters, 4 parents, 12 other relatives, 60 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 379 (142 male householders (111 living alone)), 160 female householders (145 living alone)), 77 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 109 (50 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 291 2-persons, 166 3-persons, 192 4-persons, 93 5-persons, 35 6-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 256 1-person, 31 2-persons, 11 3-persons, 3 4-persons, 1 5-persons.

680 married couples with children.
161 single-parent households (44 men, 117 women).

96.0% of residents of Watertown speak English at home.
1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (50% speak English very well, 50% speak English well).
1.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (91% speak English very well, 9% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (50% speak English very well, 50% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 34 (1.1%)
(44.1% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.7
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.8
State:

3.7

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 4no bedroom
  • 231 bedroom
  • 1682 bedrooms
  • 4633 bedrooms
  • 1804 bedrooms
  • 295+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Watertown, Minnesota:

  • 11no bedroom
  • 841 bedroom
  • 682 bedrooms
  • 373 bedrooms
  • 74 bedrooms
  • 45+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 28no vehicle
  • 1961 vehicle
  • 4052 vehicles
  • 1833 vehicles
  • 484 vehicles
  • 75+ vehicles

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

  • 18no vehicle
  • 971 vehicle
  • 802 vehicles
  • 163 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Watertown, Minnesota:

  • 41 room
  • 82 rooms
  • 253 rooms
  • 614 rooms
  • 1725 rooms
  • 1296 rooms
  • 1707 rooms
  • 1578 rooms
  • 1419+ rooms

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Watertown, Minnesota:

  • 71 room
  • 262 rooms
  • 643 rooms
  • 284 rooms
  • 485 rooms
  • 86 rooms
  • 107 rooms
  • 98 rooms
  • 119+ rooms

Year house built

Median 2013 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
  • 72Less than $10,000
  • 87$10,000 to $14,999
  • 44$15,000 to $19,999
  • 58$20,000 to $24,999
  • 58$25,000 to $29,999
  • 77$30,000 to $34,999
  • 68$35,000 to $39,999
  • 62$40,000 to $44,999
  • 39$45,000 to $49,999
  • 125$50,000 to $59,999
  • 174$60,000 to $74,999
  • 125$75,000 to $99,999
  • 63$100,000 to $124,999
  • 17$125,000 to $149,999
  • 9$150,000 to $199,999
  • 4$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Watertown, MN

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Watertown, MN
  • 291Less than $10,000
  • 55$10,000 to $14,999
  • 19$15,000 to $19,999
  • 28$20,000 to $24,999
  • 9$30,000 to $34,999
  • 14$40,000 to $49,999
  • 34$50,000 to $59,999
  • 63$100,000 to $124,999
  • 133$125,000 to $149,999
  • 265$150,000 to $174,999
  • 169$175,000 to $199,999
  • 267$200,000 to $249,999
  • 45$250,000 to $299,999
  • 74$300,000 to $399,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Watertown, MN

  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Watertown, MN
  • 52$400 to $449
  • 29$450 to $499
  • 24$500 to $549
  • 23$550 to $599
  • 84$750 to $799
  • 21$800 to $899
  • 11$900 to $999
  • 29$1,000 to $1,249
  • 14$2,000 or more

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 131995 to March 2000
  • 01990 to 1994
  • 91985 to 1989
  • 01980 to 1984
  • 81975 to 1979
  • 21970 to 1974
  • 01965 to 1969
  • 2Before 1965
Watertown commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 85
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 156
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 106
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 157
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 223
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 95
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 216
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 94
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 68
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 274
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 53
  • 90 or more minutes: 27
Watertown, MN Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 38.4%
Number of people working at home: 56 (3.5% of all workers)

Watertown mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 1,255 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 229 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 15 (1%)
  • Motorcycle: 2 (0%)
  • Walked: 50 (3%)
  • Other means: 3 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 56 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 1,232
 Norwegian: 305
 Swedish: 277
 Irish: 178
 Polish: 114
 United States or American: 102
 English: 77
 Other groups: 74
 French (except Basque): 46
 Danish: 37
 Dutch: 33
 French Canadian: 15
 Scottish: 15
 Ukrainian: 14
 Czech: 13
 Scandinavian: 13
 European: 12
 Belgian: 10
 Scotch-Irish: 10
 Finnish: 9
 Subsaharan African:: 8
 African: 8
 Italian: 6
 Czechoslovakian: 5
 Swiss: 5
 Canadian: 4
 Latvian: 3
 Yugoslavian: 3
 Austrian: 2
 Romanian: 2

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

  • 26%Mexico
  • 21%Korea
  • 15%Colombia
  • 12%Canada
  • 9%Germany
  • 6%Ireland
  • 6%Philippines

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

  • This state: 2,564
  • Northeast: 27
  • Midwest: 300
  • South: 39
  • West: 61

55% of Watertown residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 49% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 85% lived in Minnesota.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 13
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 55
  • 9th grade: 19
  • 10th grade: 31
  • 11th grade: 14
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 48
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 310
  • Less than 1 year of college: 35
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 159
  • Associate degree: 48
  • Bachelor's degree: 132
  • Master's degree: 26
  • Professional school degree: 8
  • Doctorate degree: 5

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 14
  • 5th and 6th grade: 25
  • 7th and 8th grade: 84
  • 9th grade: 24
  • 10th grade: 15
  • 11th grade: 13
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 8
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 331
  • Less than 1 year of college: 67
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 170
  • Associate degree: 85
  • Bachelor's degree: 131
  • Master's degree: 25
  • Professional school degree: 14
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.0%Males
  • 2.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 28.6%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 10.5%Males
Watertown marital status for males
Watertown marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 713
  • One, attached: 38
  • Two: 17
  • 3 or 4: 24
  • 5 to 9: 75
  • 10 to 19: 42
  • 20 to 49: 22
  • Mobile homes: 176

Median worth of mobile homes: $8,591

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 9 years ago

Renter moved in on average 0 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Watertown:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 89.0%Utility gas
  • 3.7%Electricity
  • 3.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Wood
  • 0.6%No fuel used

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 66.8%Utility gas
  • 25.1%Electricity
  • 5.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 21
Here:

5.9%
Minnesota:

11.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 13
Here:

5.8%
Minnesota:

6.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 18
Here:

25.0%
Minnesota:

24.6%

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)