Watertown Information

Watertown Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Watertown, NY

General Watertown Information

State: New York

County: Jefferson County

Close cities: Evans Mills, NY, Brownville, NY, Felts Mills, NY, Copenhagen, NY, Fort Drum, NY, Adams Center, NY, Glen Park, NY, Rodman, NY, Calcium, NY, Black River, NY, Dexter, NY

Watertown Population (census data)
Total 27,443 (+2.7% since 2000)
Male 13,038 (47.5%)
Female 14,405 (52.5%)

Population Density: 3,064 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 85.2 (US Avg is 100)

Watertown Elevation: 478 feet above sea level

Land Area: 8.96 square miles

Median Household Income: $36,554

Zip Codes: 13601, 13603, and 13602.

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Watertown Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (87.8%)
  • Black (4.9%)
  • Hispanic (3.6%)
  • Two or more races (2.4%)
  • Other race (1.7%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
Ancestry Information:
  • Irish (18.3%)
  • German (12.6%)
  • Italian (11.8%)
  • English (10.4%)
  • French (10.1%)
  • United States (8.0%)
Foriegn Born: 1,055 people (3.8%)
  • Europe (30.0%)
  • Asia (25.0%)
  • North America (25.0%)
  • Latin America (20.0%)

Local Watertown Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: New York Mets, New York Yankees
NBA Basketball: New York Knicks,
NHL Hockey: Buffalo Sabres, New York Islanders, New Jersey Devils, New York Rangers

Watertown School Information

High Schools
Watertown Senior High School (1335 Washington Street, Watertown, NY, 13601 - Watertown City School District District)
Middle Schools
Case Middle School (1237 Washington Street, Watertown, NY, 13601 - Watertown City School District District)
Elementary Schools
North Elementary School (171 East Hoard Street, Watertown, NY, 13601 - Watertown City School District District)
Other/Private Schools
Harold T. Wiley School (1351 Washington Street, Watertown, NY, 13601 - Watertown City School District District)
Jefferson-Lewis-Hamilton-Herkimer-Oneida BOCES (20104 Nys Route 3, Watertown, NY, 13601 - Jefferson-Lewis-Hamilton-Herkimer-Oneida Boces District)
Knickerbocker School (739 Knickerbocker Drive, Watertown, NY, 13601 - Watertown City School District District)
Ohio Street School (1537 Ohio Street, Watertown, NY, 13601 - Watertown City School District District)
Sherman School (832 Sherman Street, Watertown, NY, 13601 - Watertown City School District District)

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