Living in Watertown, SD

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Watertown, South Dakota Info Snack

Population
22,166
Unemployment
2.4%
Poverty
14.7%
Median Home
$170,500
Median Income
$50,971
Median Rent
$760

Watertown SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
7
Affordability
7
Diversity
5
Safety
6
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
10

Watertown, SD Crime Report

434
Total Crimes
1,952.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
-21.18%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Watertown
/ 100k People
South Dakota
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 434 1,952.1 2,170.0 2,476.7
Violent Crime 67 301.4 399.0 366.7
Murder 1 4.5 1.9 5.0
Robbery 3 13.5 22.0 81.6
Aggravated Assault 43 193.4 302.5 250.2
Property Crime 367 1,650.7 1,771.0 2,109.9
Burglary 58 260.9 299.1 340.5
Larceny 292 1,313.4 1,273.4 1,549.5
Car Theft 17 76.5 198.5 219.9

Watertown, SD Cost Of Living

90
Watertown's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Watertown South Dakota National Average
Overall 90 90 100
Services 96 96 100
Groceries 96 99 100
Health 107 102 100
Housing 80 77 100
Transportation 91 96 100
Utilities 85 88 100

Watertown, SD Photos

Redlin Art Center
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Kristi Noem Portrait
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Rankings for Watertown in South Dakota

Map Of Watertown, SD

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Population over time in Watertown

Year Population % Change
2019 22,166 0.2%
2018 22,124 0.2%
2017 22,083 0.3%
2016 22,026 0.5%
2015 21,919 0.6%
2014 21,795 0.6%
2013 21,670 0.7%
2012 21,524 0.4%
2011 21,434 0.5%
2010 21,318 -

Race / Ethnicity in Watertown

White
91.7% (20,327)
African American
1.0% (219)
American Indian
2.3% (505)
Asian
0.5% (110)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.7% (379)
Hispanic
2.8% (626)
Race Watertown SD USA
White 91.7% 82.0% 60.7%
African American 1.0% 2.0% 12.3%
American Indian 2.3% 8.4% 0.7%
Asian 0.5% 1.4% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.7% 2.3% 2.4%
Hispanic 2.8% 3.8% 18.0%

Gender in Watertown

Female
50.7% (11,243)
Male
49.3% (10,922)
Gender Watertown SD USA
Female 50.7% 49.6% 50.8%
Male 49.3% 50.4% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Watertown for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (664)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (1,329)
High School / GED
34.0% (7,536)
Some College
20.0% (4,433)
Associate's Degree
14.0% (3,103)
Bachelor's Degree
17.0% (3,768)
Master's Degree
4.0% (886)
Professional Degree
2.0% (443)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Watertown SD USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 34.0% 30.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 14.0% 12.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 17.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 4.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Watertown, South Dakota

Less than $10,000
8.0% (176,990)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.3% (161,501)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.6% (169,473)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.7% (236,671)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.7% (347,375)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.6% (412,523)
$75,000 to $99,999
15.2% (336,669)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.1% (246,466)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.8% (61,047)
$200,000 or more
3.1% (67,880)
Income Watertown SD USA
Less than $10,000 8.0% 5.4% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.3% 4.5% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.6% 9.0% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.7% 10.2% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.7% 13.6% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.6% 19.4% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 15.2% 14.6% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.1% 14.4% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.8% 4.7% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 3.1% 4.2% 7.7%

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