Watson, Illinois

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Population in 2022: 659 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -9.6%
 
Males: 328  (49.8%)
Females: 331  (50.2%)
Median resident age:

41.3 years
Illinois median age:

39.1 years

Zip codes: 62473.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $66,244 (it was $39,028 in 2000)
Watson:

$66,244
IL:

$76,708

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $27,635 (it was $13,000 in 2000)

Watson village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $94,705 (it was $60,400 in 2000)
Watson:

$94,705
IL:

$251,600

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $160,507; detached houses: $165,921; townhouses or other attached units: $150,903; in 2-unit structures: $113,947; mobile homes: $51,088

Median gross rent in 2022: $534.

March 2022 cost of living index in Watson: 83.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 11.0%
(10.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.0% for two or more races residents)
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According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Watson, Illinois as of June 25, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Watson is 191 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (36.1%), American (33.1%), Irish (13.9%), English (6.9%), Italian (1.8%), Serbian (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/16/1895

Elevation: 561 feet

Land area: 0.98 square miles.

Population density: 674 people per square mile   (low).

Watson, Illinois map

4 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.6%
Illinois:

14.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $1,469 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $1,357 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Decatur, IL (60.6 miles , pop. 81,860).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (94.3 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (200.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Mason, IL (2.4 miles ),
Effingham, IL (2.6 miles ),
Edgewood, IL (2.9 miles ),
Teutopolis, IL (3.0 miles ),
Altamont, IL (3.2 miles ),
Dieterich, IL (3.2 miles ),
Shumway, IL (3.5 miles ),
Wheeler, IL (3.7 miles)

Latitude: 39.02 N, Longitude: 88.57 W

Area code: 217

Distribution of median household income in Watson, IL in 2022
Distribution of house value in Watson, IL in 2022
Watson satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.3%
Illinois:

4.2%
Population change in the 1990s: +84 (+13.0%).
Most common industries in Watson, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Printing & related support activities (13.6%)
  • Health care (10.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.1%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (6.4%)
  • Construction (6.1%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Printing & related support activities (17.2%)
  • Construction (9.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (8.8%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (7.8%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (7.8%)
  • Truck transportation (5.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (18.1%)
  • Printing & related support activities (9.4%)
  • Social assistance (6.4%)
  • Machinery (4.7%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (4.7%)
  • Gasoline stations (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Watson, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.9%)
  • Construction laborers (5.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.0%)
  • Cashiers (5.8%)
  • Child care workers (5.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.3%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)

Average climate in Watson, Illinois

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2023 was 70.5. This is about average.

City:

70.5
U.S.:

72.6
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2023 was 36.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.8
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Watson-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 63% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.9 miles away from the Watson village center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/6/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.6 miles away from the village center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Watson-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 209% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 54.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 54.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 39.4 miles away from Watson center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 83.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 54.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 39.4 miles away from Watson center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Effingham County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Watson topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Watson:

  • OAKVIEW (Hospital, about 6 miles away; EFFINGHAM, IL)
  • EFFINGHAM REHAB AND HEALTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; EFFINGHAM, IL)
  • ST ANTHONYS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; EFFINGHAM, IL)
  • EFFINGHAM COUNTY HEALTH DEPT (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; EFFINGHAM, IL)
  • ST ANTHONYS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; EFFINGHAM, IL)
  • EFFINGHAM DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; EFFINGHAM, IL)
  • LAKELAND REHAB AND HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; EFFINGHAM, IL)

Airports located in Watson:

Amtrak station near Watson:

  • 7 miles: EFFINGHAM (S. BANKERS ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Watson:

  • Lake Land College (about 31 miles; Mattoon, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,499)
  • Eastern Illinois University (about 39 miles; Charleston, IL; FT enrollment: 9,414)
  • Kaskaskia College (about 47 miles; Centralia, IL; FT enrollment: 3,867)
  • Wabash Valley College (about 60 miles; Mount Carmel, IL; FT enrollment: 2,142)
  • Millikin University (about 61 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,419)
  • Vincennes University (about 61 miles; Vincennes, IN; FT enrollment: 9,876)
  • Richland Community College (about 62 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,434)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Watson Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Watson Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Effingham County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This village:

2.9 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

74.2%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

11.4%
Whole state:

6.3%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Watson:

Marital status in Watson, IL
  • Never married: 42.6%
  • Now married: 42.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

For population 25 years and over in Watson:

  • High school or higher: 89.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Illinois average:

12.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Watson, IL (based on Effingham County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,61836
Catholic10,14410
Mainline Protestant2,68916
Other2873
None10,504-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Effingham County:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Effingham County:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Effingham County:

5.85 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Effingham County:

7.90 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.6%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Effingham County:

27.9%
State:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.8%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.6%
Illinois:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Watson:

47.7%
Illinois:

47.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

30.1
Illinois:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Watson:

25.3%
State:

20.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

17.1%
Illinois:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

41.9%
Illinois:

33.4%

General health condition:
Watson:

51.7%
Illinois:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

76.3%
State:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Watson, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$3,831
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,030
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$856
Totals for Government 0$0 9$5,716

Watson government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $69,000 ($104.70)
    Water Utilities: $59,000 ($89.53)
    Solid Waste Management: $48,000 ($72.84)
    Regular Highways: $32,000 ($48.56)
    Sewerage: $28,000 ($42.49)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $13,000 ($19.73)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($10.62)
    General - Other: $6,000 ($9.10)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($3.03)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $3,000 ($4.55)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $11,000 ($16.69)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $38,000 ($57.66)

Watson government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $67,000 ($101.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $48,000 ($72.84)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($7.59)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $5,000 ($7.59)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($4.55)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $62,000 ($94.08)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $91,000 ($138.09)
    Highways: $19,000 ($28.83)
  • Tax - Property: $50,000 ($75.87)

Watson government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,118,000 ($1696.51)

Strongest AM radio stations in Watson:

  • WCRA (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; EFFINGHAM, IL)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WLBH (1170 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MATTOON, IL; Owner: MATTOON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WMIX (940 AM; 5 kW; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: WITHERS BROADCASTING CO OF ILLINOIS)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Watson:

  • WCRC (95.7 FM; EFFINGHAM, IL; Owner: TWO PETAZ, INC.)
  • WKJT (102.3 FM; TEUTOPOLIS, IL; Owner: JOHN W. KIRBY)
  • WXEF (97.9 FM; EFFINGHAM, IL; Owner: PREMIER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W204BG (88.7 FM; EFFINGHAM, IL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W208AN (91.3 FM; EFFINGHAM, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WHQQ (98.9 FM; NEOGA, IL; Owner: WSHY, INC.)
  • WUSI (90.3 FM; OLNEY, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF S. ILL. UNIVER.)
  • WTRH (93.3 FM; RAMSEY, IL; Owner: COUNTRYSIDE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJLY (88.3 FM; RAMSEY, IL; Owner: COUNTRYSIDE BROADCASTING)
  • WIKK (103.5 FM; NEWTON, IL; Owner: V.L.N. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRAN (98.3 FM; TOWER HILL, IL; Owner: KASKASKIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNOI (103.9 FM; FLORA, IL; Owner: H & R COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Watson:

  • WUSI-TV (Channel 16; OLNEY, IL; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WEIL-LP (Channel 54; EFFINGHAM, IL; Owner: BELIEVER'S BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WEIU-TV (Channel 51; CHARLESTON, IL; Owner: EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 26Number of bridges
  • 374ft / 114mTotal length
  • $2,199,000Total costs
  • 122,500Total average daily traffic
  • 54,847Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Watson, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31900-1909
  • 11920-1929
  • 121960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Watson, IL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Watson)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Int Cr 700 & Icrr Trks W Sr 37 (Lat: 39.021167 Lon: -88.556444), Type: Pole, Overall height: 3 m, Call Sign: WPHX923,
    Assigned Frequencies: 911.500 MHz, Grant Date: 02/22/2023, Expiration Date: 04/01/2033, Certifier: Michael K O Connell, Registrant: Cn, 17641 South Ashland Avenue, Homewood, IL 60430, Phone: (708) 332-3543, Email:


FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Watson Et (Lat: 39.026278 Lon: -88.568972), Type: Tank, Structure height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WQLQ652,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.456 MHz, Grant Date: 02/12/2020, Expiration Date: 03/31/2030, Certifier: Bill V Teichmiller, Registrant: Atlas License Company & Data Services, 176 West Logan Street, Ste. 227, Noblesville, IN 46060, Phone: (317) 813-4865, Fax: (317) 900-7940, Email:

  • Watson, 100 Monroe (Lat: 39.025639 Lon: -88.571611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 9.1 m, Overall height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WQNL394,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.175 MHz, Grant Date: 01/14/2021, Expiration Date: 03/14/2031, Certifier: John Loy, Registrant: Effingham County Sheriffs Office, 101 N. 4th St., Effingham, IL 62401, Phone: (217) 342-8474, Fax: (217) 342-2213, Email:


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Watson S, Lat: 39.022778 Lon: -88.572500, Type: Rig, Structure height: 46.2 m, Overall height: 48.6 m, Call Sign: WQKA219,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 03/03/2009, Expiration Date: 01/19/2019, Cancellation Date: 03/23/2019, Certifier: Theodore D Sigrist, Registrant: Rural Enterprises Inc., 2491 E 750 Ave, Farina, IL 62838, Phone: (618) 245-2434, Email:

  • Watson NW, Lat: 39.022778 Lon: -88.572500, Type: Rig, Structure height: 46.2 m, Overall height: 48.6 m, Call Sign: WQKA219,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 03/03/2009, Expiration Date: 01/19/2019, Cancellation Date: 03/23/2019, Certifier: Theodore D Sigrist, Registrant: Rural Enterprises Inc., 2491 E 750 Ave, Farina, IL 62838, Phone: (618) 245-2434, Email:

  • Watson NE, Lat: 39.022778 Lon: -88.572500, Type: Rig, Structure height: 46.2 m, Overall height: 48.6 m, Call Sign: WQKA219,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 03/03/2009, Expiration Date: 01/19/2019, Cancellation Date: 03/23/2019, Certifier: Theodore D Sigrist, Registrant: Rural Enterprises Inc., 2491 E 750 Ave, Farina, IL 62838, Phone: (618) 245-2434, Email:


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 2485J, N2485J, N-2485J, Serial Number: 15065585, Airworthiness Date: 11/11/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 10/07/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Sheila Percival, 14162 E 650th Ave, Watson, IL 62473

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 9. The highest number of fire incidents - 16 took place in 2010, and the least - 2 in 2005. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Watson, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (34.6%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (28.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Watson, IL
    • 4734.6%Outside Fires
    • 3928.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 3727.2%Structure Fires
    • 139.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Watson, IL
Most common first names in Watson, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James877.8 years
William673.3 years
Ruby687.2 years
John581.0 years
Charles576.2 years
Dorothy473.5 years
Mary475.0 years
Robert467.5 years
Albert387.3 years
Betty376.0 years
Most common last names in Watson, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis874.3 years
Martin782.4 years
Parks478.3 years
Smith474.3 years
White478.3 years
Bailey385.0 years
Elledge378.0 years
Ledbetter387.3 years
Conner391.0 years
Lee393.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Watson, IL
  • 60.2%Electricity
  • 30.1%Utility gas
  • 8.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Watson, IL
  • 77.8%Electricity
  • 13.3%Utility gas
  • 8.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Watson compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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