Watertown, SD Micropolitan Statistical Area SD Demographic Data and Boundary Map


Watertown, SD Micropolitan Statistical Area Boundary Map

Watertown, SD Micropolitan Statistical Area Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 28,449
Population in Households 28,068
Population in Familes 21,972
Population in Group Qrtrs 381
Population Density1 41
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 12,118
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 7,545
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 13,100 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,096 (61.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,022 (30.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 982 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $157,525
Average Home Value $190,866


Median Household Income $46,234
Average Household Income $64,401
Per Capita Income $27,507
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.7% 0.64%
Households 0.94% 0.8%
Families 0.72% 0.65%
Median Household Income   3.01%
Per Capita Income   2.19%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.