Watertown, CT Profile: Facts & Data


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Watertown, Connecticut - Basic Facts

The Watertown Census Designated Place had a population of 3,475 as of July 1, 2018. Watertown ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Connecticut. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Watertown is located at latitude 41.6013 and longitude -73.1198 in Litchfield County. The formal boundaries for the Watertown Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Litchfield County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 581 feet.

The Watertown Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2631578) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Watertown Census Designated Place is located within Town of Watertown, a minor civil division (MCD) of Litchfield County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Watertown: Watertown Center.

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Watertown, CT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,475
Population in Households 3,384
Population in Familes 2,812
Population in Group Qrtrs 91
Population Density2 1,640
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $87,446
Average Household Income $113,513
Per Capita Income $45,974


Total Housing Units 1,541 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,058 (68.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 390 (25.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 93 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $284,139
Average Home Value $289,144


Total Households 1,448
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 986
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.34% -0.5%
Households -0.32% -0.49%
Families 0.17% -0.53%
Median Household Income   1.17%
Per Capita Income   1.9%

Watertown, CT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Watertown to the other 142 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Connecticut by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 74 49th
Population Density # 61 58th
Diversity Index # 112 23rd
Median Household Income # 43 70th
Per Capita Income # 54 63rd

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