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Races in Watertown, Massachusetts (MA) Detailed Stats: Ancestries, Foreign born residents, place of birth

 

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2009 2000

Races in Watertown, MA (2009)

  • White alone - 28,165 (86.0%)
  • Asian alone - 1,839 (5.6%)
  • Hispanic - 1,440 (4.4%)
  • Black alone - 761 (2.3%)
  • Two or more races - 347 (1.1%)
  • Other race alone - 164 (0.5%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 41 (0.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (0.03%)

Races in Watertown, MA (2000)

  • White alone - 29,591 (89.7%)
  • Asian alone - 1,274 (3.9%)
  • Hispanic - 883 (2.7%)
  • Black alone - 556 (1.7%)
  • Two or more races - 573 (1.7%)
  • Other race alone - 62 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 42 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 5 (0.02%)

2009 2000

Races in Massachusetts (2009)

  • White alone - 5,154,939 (78.2%)
  • Hispanic - 582,234 (8.8%)
  • Black alone - 382,643 (5.8%)
  • Asian alone - 326,164 (4.9%)
  • Two or more races - 98,958 (1.5%)
  • Other race alone - 40,746 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 6,344 (0.10%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1,559 (0.02%)

Races in Massachusetts (2000)

  • White alone - 5,198,359 (81.9%)
  • Hispanic - 428,729 (6.8%)
  • Black alone - 318,329 (5.0%)
  • Asian alone - 236,786 (3.7%)
  • Two or more races - 110,338 (1.7%)
  • Other race alone - 43,586 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 11,264 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1,706 (0.03%)


English speakers - Total:

73.2% of residents of Watertown speak English at home.
3.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% speak English very well, 34% speak English less than very well).
23.4% of residents speak other language at home (60% speak English very well, 40% speak English less than very well).


English speakers - Born in the United States:

91.6% of residents of Watertown speak English at home.
2.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
6.0% of residents speak other language at home (92% speak English very well, 8% speak English less than very well).


English speakers - Native, born elsewhere:

54.7% of residents of Watertown speak English at home.
18.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (80% speak English very well, 20% speak English less than very well).
27.0% of residents speak other language at home (50% speak English very well, 50% speak English less than very well).


English speakers - Foreign born:

17.9% of residents of Watertown speak English at home.
9.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (51% speak English very well, 49% speak English less than very well).
72.9% of residents speak other language at home (49% speak English very well, 51% speak English less than very well).


White (Caucasian) - Speak only English
Native:

91.0% (20,452)
Foreign born:

18.9% (983)
White (Caucasian) - Speak another language
Native:

9.0% (2,012)
Foreign born:

81.1% (4,224)

Black or African American - Speak only English
Native:

94.4% (354)
Foreign born:

23.7% (97)
Black or African American - Speak another language
Native:

5.6% (21)
Foreign born:

76.3% (312)

Asian - Speak only English
Native:

53.3% (319)
Foreign born:

14.2% (167)
Asian - Speak another language
Native:

46.7% (279)
Foreign born:

85.8% (1,009)

Other race - Speak another language
Native:

100.0% (63)
Foreign born:

91.4% (288)

Two or more races - Speak only English
Native:

94.0% (142)
Foreign born:

18.8% (15)
Two or more races - Speak another language
Native:

6.0% (9)
Foreign born:

81.3% (65)

White alone, not Hispanic / Latino - Speak only English
Native:

91.8% (20,194)
Foreign born:

20.9% (983)
White alone, not Hispanic / Latino - Speak another language
Native:

8.2% (1,812)
Foreign born:

79.1% (3,727)

Hispanic or Latino - Speak only English
Native:

51.4% (283)
Foreign born:

5.8% (42)
Hispanic or Latino - Speak another language
Native:

48.6% (268)
Foreign born:

94.2% (682)

6,707 residents are foreign born , , (8.5% Asia7.9% Europe2.3% Latin America).

This city:  20.3%
Massachusetts:  12.2%

Median age by place of birth - Watertown

Place of birth - Watertown
White / Caucasian

Place of birth - Watertown
Black or African American

Place of birth - Watertown
Asian

Place of birth - Watertown
Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander

Place of birth - Watertown
Other race

Place of birth - Watertown
Two or more races

Place of birth - Watertown
White alone, not Hispanic / Latino

Place of birth - Watertown
Hispanic or Latino

Year of entry for the foreign-born population - Watertown

Year of entry for the foreign-born male population - Watertown

Year of entry for the foreign-born female population - Watertown

Place of birth by age - Watertown

Marital status for White population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 44.9%
  • Now married: 44.3%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 2.3%
  • Divorced: 7.8%
Females:
  • Never married: 38.7%
  • Now married: 40.5%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

89.3% (458)
Unmarried:

10.7% (55)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

37.8% (2,853)
Unmarried:

62.2% (4,687)
Marital status for Black or African American population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 28.4%
  • Now married: 66.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 5.5%
Females:
  • Never married: 30.0%
  • Now married: 61.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

100.0% (19)
Unmarried:

0.0% (0)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

51.7% (93)
Unmarried:

48.3% (87)
Marital status for Asian population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 36.9%
  • Now married: 61.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 1.8%
Females:
  • Never married: 31.7%
  • Now married: 55.4%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

100.0% (94)
Unmarried:

0.0% (0)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

49.3% (289)
Unmarried:

50.7% (297)
Marital status for Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 100.0%
  • Now married: 0.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%
Females:
  • Never married: 100.0%
  • Now married: 0.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

0.0% (0)
Unmarried:

100.0% (21)
Marital status for Other race population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 45.0%
  • Now married: 36.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 18.1%
Females:
  • Never married: 53.2%
  • Now married: 0.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 46.8%

Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

0.0% (0)
Unmarried:

100.0% (50)
Marital status for Two or more races population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 40.5%
  • Now married: 59.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%
Females:
  • Never married: 62.5%
  • Now married: 14.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 23.1%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

30.6% (15)
Unmarried:

69.4% (34)
Marital status for White alone, not Hispanic / Latino population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 44.7%
  • Now married: 44.1%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 2.4%
  • Divorced: 8.1%
Females:
  • Never married: 38.8%
  • Now married: 40.2%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

88.0% (404)
Unmarried:

12.0% (55)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

37.6% (2,757)
Unmarried:

62.4% (4,582)
Marital status for Hispanic or Latino population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 53.1%
  • Now married: 42.6%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 3.8%
Females:
  • Never married: 47.3%
  • Now married: 42.7%
  • Separated: 4.9%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 5.1%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

100.0% (54)
Unmarried:

0.0% (0)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

37.1% (111)
Unmarried:

62.9% (188)

Ancestries in Watertown
(Other ancestries excluded from the graph)

  • Other - 7,818 (23.7%)
  • Irish - 7,606 (23.1%)
  • Italian - 6,498 (19.7%)
  • English - 2,893 (8.8%)
  • German - 1,952 (5.9%)
  • Greek - 1,257 (3.8%)
  • French - 1,204 (3.7%)
  • Polish - 1,093 (3.3%)
  • French Canadian - 1,058 (3.2%)
  • Russian - 961 (2.9%)
  • Scottish - 931 (2.8%)
  • United States - 784 (2.4%)
  • Arab - 708 (2.1%)
  • Swedish - 516 (1.6%)
  • Scotch-Irish - 505 (1.5%)
  • West Indian - 255 (0.8%)
  • Welsh - 244 (0.7%)
  • Lithuanian - 237 (0.7%)
  • Portuguese - 206 (0.6%)
  • Ukrainian - 191 (0.6%)
  • Norwegian - 174 (0.5%)
  • Hungarian - 167 (0.5%)
  • Dutch - 161 (0.5%)
  • Subsaharan African - 152 (0.5%)
  • Czech - 84 (0.3%)
  • Danish - 81 (0.2%)
  • Swiss - 67 (0.2%)
  • Slovak - 23 (0.07%)

Geographical mobility - Same house 1 year ago (%)

  • White: 25,104 (87.5%)
  • Black or African American: 671 (85.6%)
  • American Indian / Alaska Native: 10 (100.0%)
  • Asian: 1,535 (83.5%)
  • Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 41 (100.0%)
  • Other race: 245 (59.5%)
  • Two or more races: 221 (62.8%)
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino: 24,163 (87.5%)
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1,133 (78.7%)

Geographical mobility - Moved within same county (%)

  • White (Caucasian): 1,638 (5.7%)
  • Black or African American: 70 (8.9%)
  • Asian: 228 (12.4%)
  • Other race: 99 (24.0%)
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino: 1,531 (5.5%)
  • Hispanic or Latino: 206 (14.3%)

Geographical mobility - Moved within same state (%)

  • White (Caucasian): 1,106 (3.9%)
  • Black or African American: 43 (5.5%)
  • Asian: 28 (1.5%)
  • Other race: 54 (13.1%)
  • Two or more races: 6 (1.7%)
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino: 1,106 (4.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino: 54 (3.8%)

Geographical mobility - Moved from different state (%)

  • White / Caucasian: 633 (2.2%)
  • Asian: 48 (2.6%)
  • Other race: 14 (3.4%)
  • Two or more races: 125 (35.5%)
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino: 600 (2.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino: 47 (3.3%)

Geographical mobility - Moved from abroad (%)

  • White: 222 (0.8%)
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino: 222 (0.8%)
Children Nativity - Watertown, MA
Under 6 years 6 to 17 years

Living with two parents:

Both parents native
( • Native: 1,026 • Foreign born: 0 )

Both parents foreign born
( • Native: 503 • Foreign born: 19 )

One native & one foreign-born parent
( • Native: 217 • Foreign born: 0 )

Living with one parent:

344 Native

Living with two parents:

Both parents native
( • Native: 1,021 • Foreign born: 13 )

Both parents foreign born
( • Native: 309 • Foreign born: 212 )

One native & one foreign-born parent
( • Native: 305 • Foreign born: 0 )

Living with one parent:

Native parent
( • Native: 554 • Foreign born: 0 )

Foreign-born parent
( • Native: 198 • Foreign born: 153 )


Place of birth for the foreign-born population - Regions

  • Asia: 3,026
  • Europe: 2,099
  • Southern Europe: 792
  • South Central Asia: 741
  • Eastern Europe: 675
  • Northern Europe: 462
  • Eastern Asia: 328
  • Western Europe: 170

Place of birth for the foreign-born population - Countries

  • Greece: 397
  • Russia: 358
  • Italy: 349
  • India: 267
  • Iran: 252
  • Ireland: 178
  • China: 139
  • Ukraine: 115
  • England: 95
  • Germany: 90
  • Taiwan: 89
  • France: 80
  • Hong Kong: 80
  • Romania: 60
  • Other Eastern Europe: 45
  • Albania: 44
  • Scotland: 35
  • Portugal: 29
  • Bulgaria: 23
  • Bangladesh: 22
  • Sweden: 20
  • Japan: 20
  • Spain: 17
  • Czechoslovakia: 17
  • Yugoslavia: 13
  • Serbia: 13

Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - White / Caucasian:
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

35.9% (14)
60 years and over:

64.1% (25)
Grandparents not responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years:
30 to 59 years:

4.9% (15)
60 years and over:

95.1% (291)
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - Other race:
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

100.0% (27)
60 years and over:

0.0% (0)
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - White alone, not Hispanic / Latino:
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

35.9% (14)
60 years and over:

64.1% (25)
Grandparents not responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years:
30 to 59 years:

0.0% (0)
60 years and over:

100.0% (270)
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - Hispanic or Latino:
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

100.0% (27)
60 years and over:

0.0% (0)
Grandparents not responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years:
30 to 59 years:

41.7% (15)
60 years and over:

58.3% (21)

Zip codes: 02472.


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