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Race distribution in Watertown

2016 2000
  • Races in Watertown, MA (2016)

    • 25,77375.1%White alone
    • 3,61310.5%Hispanic
    • 2,8758.4%Asian alone
    • 9762.8%Black alone
    • 5331.6%Two or more races
    • 5121.5%Other race alone
    • 380.1%American Indian alone
  • Races in Watertown, MA (2000)

    • 29,59189.7%White alone
    • 1,2743.9%Asian alone
    • 8832.7%Hispanic
    • 5561.7%Black alone
    • 5731.7%Two or more races
    • 620.2%Other race alone
    • 420.1%American Indian alone
    • 50.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
2016 2000
  • Races in Massachusetts (2016)

    • 4,928,86272.4%White alone
    • 779,69611.4%Hispanic
    • 456,6816.7%Black alone
    • 438,6146.4%Asian alone
    • 137,2712.0%Two or more races
    • 59,4950.9%Other race alone
    • 8,1540.1%American Indian alone
    • 3,0060.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
  • Races in Massachusetts (2000)

    • 5,198,35981.9%White alone
    • 428,7296.8%Hispanic
    • 318,3295.0%Black alone
    • 236,7863.7%Asian alone
    • 110,3381.7%Two or more races
    • 43,5860.7%Other race alone
    • 11,2640.2%American Indian alone
    • 1,7060.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Income and house value in Watertown

  • Median household income in 2016
  • $99,949White non-Hispanic householders
  • $104,392Black householders
  • $112,622American Indian and Alaska Native householders
  • $103,914Asian householders
  • $74,385Some other race householders
  • over $200,000Two or more races householders
  • $84,668Hispanic or Latino race householders
  • Median 2016 house value
  • $513,692White Non-Hispanic householders
  • $308,367Black or African American householders
  • $528,683Asian householders
  • $521,852Some other race householders
  • $459,419Two or more races householders
  • $664,175Hispanic or Latino householders

Household income for White non-Hispanic householders

Watertown household income for White non-Hispanic householders

Household income for Black householders

Watertown household income for Black householders

Household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders

Watertown household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders

Household income for Asian householders

Watertown household income for Asian householders

Household income for Some other race householders

Watertown household income for Some other race householders

Household income for Two or more races householders

Watertown household income for Two or more races householders

Household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Watertown household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Median age by race in Watertown

  • 39.8Median age for White (Caucasian) residents
  • 38.8Males
  • 41.3Females
  • 29.8Median age for Black or African American residents
  • 22.8Males
  • 34.1Females
  • 34.4Median age for American Indian / Alaska Native residents
  • 35.7Median age for Asian residents
  • 36.6Males
  • 35.3Females
  • 32.1Median age for Other race residents
  • 27.7Males
  • 39.9Females
  • 24.3Median age for Two or more races residents
  • 31.9Males
  • 9.8Females
  • 41.5Median age for White alone, not Hispanic / Latino residents
  • 40.6Males
  • 42.2Females
  • 29.6Median age for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 25.1Males
  • 32.0Females

Owner/renter occupied households by race in Watertown

  • House owners and renters - White residents
  • 6,48850.9%Owner occupied
  • 6,26649.1%Renter occupied
  • 50.9%
    49.1%
  • House owners and renters - Black or African American residents
  • 5618.1%Owner occupied
  • 25481.9%Renter occupied
  • 18.1%
    81.9%
  • House owners and renters - American Indian / Alaska Native residents
  • 616.3%Owner occupied
  • 3383.7%Renter occupied
  • 16.3%
    83.7%
  • House owners and renters - Asian residents
  • 72762.5%Owner occupied
  • 43537.5%Renter occupied
  • 62.5%
    37.5%
  • House owners and renters - Other race residents
  • 15229.7%Owner occupied
  • 36070.3%Renter occupied
  • 29.7%
    70.3%
  • House owners and renters - Two or more races residents
  • 4241.1%Owner occupied
  • 6058.9%Renter occupied
  • 41.1%
    58.9%
  • House owners and renters - White alone, not Hispanic / Latino residents
  • 6,38752.7%Owner occupied
  • 5,72847.3%Renter occupied
  • 52.7%
    47.3%
  • House owners and renters - Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 21822.1%Owner occupied
  • 76977.9%Renter occupied
  • 22.1%
    77.9%

Language usage in Watertown

  • English speakers - Total
  • 71.9% of residents of Watertown speak English at home.
  • 7.4% of residents speak Spanish at home
  • 1,77875.5%Speak English very well
  • 57724.5%Speak English less than very well
  • 75.5%
    24.5%
  • 20.8% of residents speak other language at home
  • 4,42266.4%Speak English very well
  • 2,24133.6%Speak English less than very well
  • 66.4%
    33.6%
  • English speakers - Born in the United States
  • 91.6% of residents of Watertown speak English at home.
  • 2.5% of residents speak Spanish at home
  • 194100.0%Speak English very well
  • 6.1% of residents speak other language at home
  • 41586.6%Speak English very well
  • 6413.4%Speak English less than very well
  • 86.6%
    13.4%
  • English speakers - Native, born elsewhere
  • 39.6% of residents of Watertown speak English at home.
  • 21.5% of residents speak Spanish at home
  • 13996.5%Speak English very well
  • 53.5%Speak English less than very well
  • 40.7% of residents speak other language at home
  • 273100.0%Speak English very well
  • English speakers - Foreign born
  • 19.1% of residents of Watertown speak English at home.
  • 21.0% of residents speak Spanish at home
  • 97964.0%Speak English very well
  • 55136.0%Speak English less than very well
  • 64.0%
    36.0%
  • 60.2% of residents speak other language at home
  • 2,39154.5%Speak English very well
  • 1,99945.5%Speak English less than very well
  • 54.5%
    45.5%
White / Caucasian - Speak only English
Native:

90.3% (19,935)
Foreign born:

19.8% (884)
White / Caucasian - Speak another language
Native:

9.6% (2,122)
Foreign born:

80.3% (3,575)
Black or African American - Speak only English
Native:

94.8% (389)
Foreign born:

40.1% (175)
Black or African American - Speak another language
Native:

2.6% (11)
Foreign born:

63.4% (277)
Asian - Speak only English
Native:

53.2% (532)
Foreign born:

14.2% (223)
Asian - Speak another language
Native:

47.0% (470)
Foreign born:

85.9% (1,349)
Other race - Speak only English
Native:

45.8% (243)
Foreign born:

5.0% (47)
Other race - Speak another language
Native:

55.3% (293)
Foreign born:

93.9% (883)
Two or more races - Speak only English
Native:

81.3% (432)
Foreign born:

100.0% (28)
Two or more races - Speak another language
Native:

18.7% (100)
Foreign born:

28.2% (8)
White alone, not Hispanic / Latino - Speak only English
Native:

91.9% (19,219)
Foreign born:

25.5% (897)
White alone, not Hispanic / Latino - Speak another language
Native:

8.0% (1,673)
Foreign born:

74.6% (2,628)
Hispanic or Latino - Speak only English
Native:

56.4% (925)
Foreign born:

3.1% (48)
Hispanic or Latino - Speak another language
Native:

43.9% (721)
Foreign born:

97.9% (1,516)

Foreign born residents in Watertown

7,346 residents are foreign born (8.2% Asia, 5.5% Europe, 5.4% Latin America).

This city:

21.4%
Massachusetts:

15.7%

Median age by place of birth - Watertown

Place of birth - Watertown
White

Place of birth - Watertown
Black or African American

Place of birth - Watertown
American Indian / Alaska Native

Place of birth - Watertown
Asian

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

Population born outside the United States - Watertown

Year of entry for the foreign-born population - Watertown

Year of entry for the foreign-born male population

Year of entry for the foreign-born female population

Place of birth by age - Watertown

Marital status for residents in Watertown

Marital status - White / Caucasian population 15 years and over
  • Males
  • 38.1%Never married
  • 50.4%Now married
  • 0.8%Separated
  • 2.2%Widowed
  • 8.5%Divorced
  • Females
  • 38.7%Never married
  • 41.0%Now married
  • 1.0%Separated
  • 8.3%Widowed
  • 11.1%Divorced
Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

89.9% (264)
Unmarried:

8.4% (25)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

37.0% (2,571)
Unmarried:

63.3% (4,396)
Marital status - Black or African American population 15 years and over
  • Males
  • 63.9%Never married
  • 26.7%Now married
  • 6.4%Separated
  • 0.0%Widowed
  • 2.9%Divorced
  • Females
  • 16.6%Never married
  • 78.4%Now married
  • 0.0%Separated
  • 0.0%Widowed
  • 5.0%Divorced
Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

58.3% (30)
Unmarried:

37.6% (19)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

88.0% (209)
Unmarried:

16.9% (40)
Marital status - American Indian / Alaska Native population 15 years and over
  • Males
  • 0.0%Never married
  • 0.0%Now married
  • 0.0%Separated
  • 0.0%Widowed
  • 100.0%Divorced
  • Females
  • 0.0%Never married
  • 100.0%Now married
  • 0.0%Separated
  • 0.0%Widowed
  • 0.0%Divorced
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

97.5% (13)
Unmarried:

0.0% (0)
Marital status - Asian population 15 years and over
  • Males
  • 27.5%Never married
  • 62.6%Now married
  • 0.0%Separated
  • 0.0%Widowed
  • 9.9%Divorced
  • Females
  • 36.5%Never married
  • 52.8%Now married
  • 0.7%Separated
  • 4.5%Widowed
  • 5.5%Divorced
Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

96.5% (75)
Unmarried:

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

50.9% (467)
Unmarried:

49.2% (452)
Marital status - Other race population 15 years and over
  • Males
  • 53.9%Never married
  • 33.7%Now married
  • 0.0%Separated
  • 0.0%Widowed
  • 12.4%Divorced
  • Females
  • 16.7%Never married
  • 34.6%Now married
  • 8.5%Separated
  • 9.6%Widowed
  • 30.7%Divorced
Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

185.6% (34)
Unmarried:

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

32.5% (108)
Unmarried:

66.1% (220)
Marital status - Two or more races population 15 years and over
  • Males
  • 43.1%Never married
  • 50.4%Now married
  • 0.0%Separated
  • 0.0%Widowed
  • 6.5%Divorced
  • Females
  • 37.4%Never married
  • 57.0%Now married
  • 0.0%Separated
  • 0.0%Widowed
  • 5.6%Divorced
Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

174.3% (16)
Unmarried:

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

30.8% (40)
Unmarried:

68.7% (90)
Marital status - White alone, not Hispanic / Latino population 15 years and over
  • Males
  • 37.6%Never married
  • 49.9%Now married
  • 0.9%Separated
  • 2.4%Widowed
  • 9.2%Divorced
  • Females
  • 39.0%Never married
  • 40.6%Now married
  • 0.8%Separated
  • 8.7%Widowed
  • 10.9%Divorced
Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

95.5% (271)
Unmarried:

5.4% (15)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

35.8% (2,246)
Unmarried:

64.5% (4,049)
Marital status - Hispanic or Latino population 15 years and over
  • Males
  • 43.7%Never married
  • 52.1%Now married
  • 0.0%Separated
  • 0.0%Widowed
  • 4.2%Divorced
  • Females
  • 29.1%Never married
  • 48.9%Now married
  • 1.8%Separated
  • 1.4%Widowed
  • 18.8%Divorced
Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

61.5% (30)
Unmarried:

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

46.5% (452)
Unmarried:

53.0% (514)

Ancestries in Watertown

  • Ancestries in Watertown

    • 2,63913.8%Italian
    • 2,63413.7%Irish
    • 1,9019.9%Armenian
    • 4092.1%English
    • 3711.9%Greek
    • 3461.8%American
    • 3401.8%German
    • 3331.7%French Canadian
    • 3091.6%Russian
    • 2781.4%European
    • 2701.4%Brazilian
    • 2271.2%Polish
    • 2021.1%Finnish
    • 1961.0%Lebanese
    • 1881.0%Palestinian
    • 1790.9%African
    • 1460.8%Scotch-Irish
    • 1440.8%French
    • 1350.7%Albanian
    • 1350.7%Dutch
    • 1290.7%Romanian
    • 1120.6%British
    • 1080.6%Scottish
    • 1010.5%Eastern European
    • 960.5%Ugandan
    • 950.5%Canadian
    • 880.5%Ukrainian
    • 800.4%Czech
    • 660.3%Haitian
    • 620.3%Serbian
    • 590.3%Portuguese
    • 590.3%Austrian
    • 560.3%Swedish
    • 500.3%Northern European
    • 490.3%Slovak
    • 460.2%Syrian
    • 440.2%Bulgarian
    • 410.2%Ethiopian
    • 400.2%Danish
    • 400.2%Norwegian
    • 390.2%Hungarian
    • 290.2%Assyrian
    • 290.2%Turkish
    • 280.1%Welsh
    • 270.1%Kenyan
    • 270.1%British West Indian
    • 260.1%South African
    • 260.1%Iranian
    • 200.1%Nigerian
    • 180.09%Basque
    • 160.08%Moroccan
    • 120.06%Latvian
    • 120.06%Belgian
    • 90.05%Israeli
    • 80.04%Cape Verdean
    • 70.04%Slovene
    • 60.03%Pennsylvania German
    • 40.02%Croatian
    • 30.02%Czechoslovakian

Geographical mobility in Watertown

  • Geographical mobility - Same house 1 year ago (%)

    • 23,82385.6%White / Caucasian
    • 43845.6%Black or African American
    • 4294.0%American Indian / Alaska Native
    • 2,45487.5%Asian
    • 1,40694.0%Other race
    • 57291.8%Two or more races
    • 22,01786.3%White alone, not Hispanic / Latino
    • 2,97283.4%Hispanic or Latino
  • Geographical mobility - Moved within same county (%)

    • 1,9917.2%White (Caucasian)
    • 33134.5%Black or African American
    • 1164.1%Asian
    • 724.8%Other race
    • 406.4%Two or more races
    • 1,7296.8%White alone, not Hispanic / Latino
    • 36510.2%Hispanic or Latino
  • Geographical mobility - Moved within same state (%)

    • 1,1584.2%White (Caucasian)
    • 13113.7%Black or African American
    • 1314.7%Asian
    • 583.8%Other race
    • 81.3%Two or more races
    • 9383.7%White alone, not Hispanic / Latino
    • 1985.6%Hispanic or Latino
  • Geographical mobility - Moved from different state (%)

    • 6912.5%White
    • 491.7%Asian
    • 91.5%Two or more races
    • 6692.6%White alone, not Hispanic / Latino
    • 50.1%Hispanic or Latino
  • Geographical mobility - Moved from abroad (%)

    • 920.3%White (Caucasian)
    • 101.0%Black or African American
    • 441.6%Asian
    • 940.4%White alone, not Hispanic / Latino
    • 10.0%Hispanic or Latino

Children Nativity (place of birth) in Watertown

  • Children under 6 years - Living with two parents
  • Both parents native
  • 1,38297.8%Native
  • 312.2%Foreign born
  • Both parents foreign born
  • 25790.2%Native
  • 289.8%Foreign born
  • 90.2%
    9.8%
  • One native, one foreign-born parent
  • 527100.0%Native
  • Children under 6 years - Living with one parent
  • Native parent
  • 336100.0%Native
  • Foreign-born parent
  • 41100.0%Native
  • Children 6 to 17 years - Living with two parents
  • Both parents native
  • 772100.0%Native
  • Both parents foreign born
  • 89486.8%Native
  • 13613.2%Foreign born
  • 86.8%
    13.2%
  • One native, one foreign-born parent
  • 156100.0%Native
  • Children 6 to 17 years - Living with one parent
  • Native parent
  • 702100.0%Native
  • Foreign-born parent
  • 11551.9%Native
  • 10748.1%Foreign born
  • 51.9%
    48.1%
  • Place of birth for residents in Watertown

    • Place of birth for the foreign-born population - Regions

      • 2,808Asia
      • 2,044Americas
      • 1,873Europe
      • 1,837Latin America
      • 1,386South America
      • 1,290Western Asia
      • 687Eastern Asia
      • 672Eastern Europe
      • 612Africa
      • 557South Central Asia
      • 499China
      • 421Northern Europe
      • 408Southern Europe
      • 370Western Europe
      • 329Central America
      • 279Eastern Africa
      • 273South Eastern Asia
      • 206Northern America
      • 161Northern Africa
      • 144Southern Africa
      • 121Caribbean
      • 15Middle Africa
      • 11Western Africa
      • 8Oceania
      • 8Australia and New Zealand Subregion
    • Place of birth for the foreign-born population - Countries

      • 672Peru
      • 453China
      • 414India
      • 357Lebanon
      • 284Armenia
      • 265Guatemala
      • 254Brazil
      • 238Turkey
      • 238France
      • 214Russia
      • 206Syria
      • 206Canada
      • 196Italy
      • 183Greece
      • 175Venezuela
      • 155Ireland
      • 152Chile
      • 144South Africa
      • 139United Kingdom
      • 134Japan
      • 101Thailand
      • 94Kenya
      • 83Albania
      • 74Colombia
      • 66Haiti
      • 64Indonesia
      • 57Pakistan
      • 57Argentina
      • 54Netherlands
      • 53Romania
      • 53Korea
      • 51Jordan
      • 51Belarus
      • 50Egypt
      • 50Germany
      • 49Ukraine
      • 48Vietnam
      • 47Hungary
      • 46Dominican Republic
      • 45Taiwan
      • 40Ethiopia
      • 35Iraq
      • 33Philippines
      • 31Mexico
      • 31England
      • 30Bulgaria
      • 27Spain
      • 26Moldova
      • 25Burma
      • 25Israel
      • 24Scotland
      • 24Iran
      • 22Bosnia and Herzegovina
      • 22Serbia
      • 20Nepal
      • 20Panama
      • 19Morocco
      • 12Czechoslovakia
      • 12Austria
      • 12Belgium
      • 11Latvia
      • 11Nigeria
      • 11El Salvador
      • 10Kuwait
      • 8New Zealand
      • 8Cuba
      • 8Poland
      • 0Switzerland
      • 0Portugal
      • 0Croatia
      • 0Lithuania
      • 0Macedonia
      • 0Singapore
      • 0Yemen
      • 0Somalia
      • 0Cameroon
      • 0Saudi Arabia
      • 0Sudan
      • 0Cabo Verde
      • 0Ghana
      • 0Liberia
      • 0Sierra Leone
      • 0Australia
      • 0Fiji
      • 0Bahamas
      • 0Malaysia
      • 0Denmark
      • 0Dominica
      • 0Sri Lanka
      • 0Grenada
      • 0Bangladesh
      • 0Eritrea
      • 0St. Vincent and the Grenadines
      • 0Trinidad and Tobago
      • 0West Indies
      • 0Afghanistan
      • 0Belize
      • 0Costa Rica
      • 0Norway
      • 0Sweden
      • 0Honduras
      • 0Nicaragua
      • 0Jamaica
      • 0Hong Kong
      • 0Bolivia
      • 0Laos
      • 0Kazakhstan
      • 0Azores Islands
      • 0Ecuador
      • 0Guyana
      • 0Cambodia
      • 0Uruguay
      • 0Uzbekistan
      • 0Barbados

    Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren in Watertown

  • Grandparents (30 to 59 years)
  • White / Caucasian
  • 4042.8%Responsible for grandchildren
  • 5457.2%Not responsible for grandchildren
  • 42.8%
    57.2%
  • Other race
  • 11100.0%Not responsible for grandchildren
  • Two or more races
  • 24100.0%Responsible for grandchildren
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino
  • 3868.5%Responsible for grandchildren
  • 1731.5%Not responsible for grandchildren
  • 68.5%
    31.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • 16100.0%Not responsible for grandchildren
  • Grandparents (60 years and over)
  • White / Caucasian
  • 178.7%Responsible for grandchildren
  • 17791.3%Not responsible for grandchildren
  • 8.7%
    91.3%
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino
  • 179.5%Responsible for grandchildren
  • 15890.5%Not responsible for grandchildren
  • 9.5%
    90.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • 18100.0%Not responsible for grandchildren
  • Zip codes: 02472.


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