Watertown, WI Population

Population: 21,598. Estimated population in July 2020: 22,816 (+5.6% change)
Males: 10,457 (48.4%), Females: 11,141 (51.6%)

Jefferson County

Zip codes: 53094, 53098.

Median resident age: 34.7 years
Median household income: $42,562
Median house value: $110,200

Races in Watertown:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.2%)
  • Hispanic (4.9%)
  • Other race (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (56.7%), Irish (9.1%), Polish (5.3%), English (4.8%), Norwegian (4.6%), United States (4.4%).

Elevation: 823 feet

Land area: 10.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Watertown

  • High school or higher: 81.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 16.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Watertown city

  • Never married: 23.8%
  • Now married: 58.4%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

3.2% Foreign born (1.8% Latin America, 0.8% Europe, 0.3% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,322 (+12.0%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Watertown:

  • WATERTOWN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (125 HOSPITAL DRIVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Watertown:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Watertown:

  • DANE COUNTY REGIONAL-TRUAX FIELD (about 43 miles; MADISON, WI; Abbreviation: MSN)
  • ROCK CO (about 46 miles; JANESVILLE, WI; Abbreviation: JVL)
  • WITTMAN REGIONAL (about 56 miles; OSHKOSH, WI; Abbreviation: OSH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Watertown:

  • WATERTOWN MUNI (about 2 miles; WATERTOWN, WI; Abbreviation: RYV)
  • DODGE COUNTY (about 16 miles; JUNEAU, WI; Abbreviation: UNU)
  • FORT ATKINSON MUNI (about 18 miles; FORT ATKINSON, WI; Abbreviation: 61C)

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Watertown:

  • MARANATHA BAPTIST BIBLE COLLEGE INC (Full-time enrollment: 473; Location: 745 W MAIN ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: mbbc.edu; Offers Master’s degree)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Watertown:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-WHITEWATER (about 26 miles; WHITEWATER, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,493)
  • WAUKESHA COUNTY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 33 miles; PEWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,465)
  • CARROLL COLLEGE (about 38 miles; WAUKESHA, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,332)
  • MORAINE PARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 41 miles; FOND DU LAC, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,037)
  • MADISON AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 44 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,914)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON (about 49 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 37,607)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN COLLEGES (about 50 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,737)

Schools

Public high school in Watertown:

  • WATERTOWN HI (Students: 1,427; Location: 825 ENDEAVOUR DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high schools in Watertown:

  • LUTHER PREPARATORY SCHOOL (Students: 561; Location: 1300 WESLEM AVE; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • MARANATHA BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 83; Location: 745 WEST MAIN STREET; Grades: 9 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Watertown:

  • RIVERSIDE MID (Students: 809; Location: 131 HALL ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • WEBSTER EL (Students: 525; Location: 634 S 12TH ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • DOUGLAS EL (Students: 370; Location: 1120 CENTER ST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • SCHURZ EL (Students: 310; Location: 1508 NEENAH ST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • LINCOLN EL (Students: 173; Location: 210 N MONTGOMERY ST; Grades: PK – 03)
  • LEBANON EL (Students: 58; Location: W4712 COUNTY ROAD O; Grades: KG – 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Watertown:

  • ST MARKS LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 319; Location: 705 E. CADY ST.; Grades: PK – 8)
  • TRINITY ST LUKE S LUTHERAN SCO (Students: 279; Location: 801 SOUTH FIFTH STREET; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST BERNARD SCHOOL (Students: 195; Location: 111 S MONTGOMERY ST; Grades: PK – 6)
  • ST JOHNS LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 190; Location: 317 NORTH SIXTH STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST HENRY CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 185; Location: 300 CADY STREET; Grades: KG – 8)
  • CALVARY BAPTIST CHRISTIAN SCH (Students: 155; Location: 792 MILFORD STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • LEBANON LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 89; Location: N 534 HIGHWAY 109; Grades: KG – 8)
  • FAITH LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 83; Location: 626 MILFORD ST; Grades: PK – 8)
  • BETHESDE LUTH HOMES – SERVICES (Students: 31; Location: 700 HOFFMANN DR; Grades: UG – UG)

Libraries

Library in Watertown:

  • WATERTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $786,482; Location: 100 S. WATER ST.; 85,230 books; 4,474 audio materials; 2,656 video materials; 259 serial subscriptions)