Watsontown, PA Population

Population: 2,255. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,148 (-4.7% change)
Males: 997 (44.2%), Females: 1,258 (55.8%)

Northumberland County

Zip code: 17777

Median resident age: 40.9 years
Median household income: $31,094
Median house value: $81,900

Races in Watsontown:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.4%)

Ancestries: German (39.4%), United States (11.9%), Irish (11.2%), English (6.7%), Dutch (3.8%), Italian (3.0%).

Elevation: 481 feet

Land area: 0.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Watsontown

  • High school or higher: 79.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Watsontown borough

  • Never married: 22.1%
  • Now married: 54.1%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

1.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -175 (-7.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Watsontown:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Watsontown:

Other public-use airports nearest to Watsontown:

  • SUNBURY (about 16 miles; SUNBURY, PA; Abbreviation: 71N)
  • SUNBURY (about 17 miles; SUNBURY, PA; Abbreviation: H11)
  • DANVILLE (about 19 miles; DANVILLE, PA; Abbreviation: 8N8)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Watsontown:

  • BUCKNELL UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; LEWISBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,534)
  • PENNSYLVANIA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 16 miles; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,666)
  • BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 30 miles; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,880)
  • LOCK HAVEN UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 40 miles; LOCK HAVEN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,738)
  • MANSFIELD UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 52 miles; MANSFIELD, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,831)
  • HARRISBURG AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE-HARRISBURG (about 54 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,653)
  • LUZERNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 60 miles; NANTICOKE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,582)
Private high schools in Watsontown:

  • WATSONTOWN CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 144; Location: R D 3 BOX 453; Grades: PK – 12)
  • MARANATHA MENNONITE CHRISTIAN (Students: 118; Location: ROUTE 2 BOX 170A; Grades: KG – 12)
Private primary/middle schools in Watsontown:

  • KEEFERTOWN PAROCHIAL SCHOOL (Students: 25; Location: RD 2 BOX 94; Grades: 1 – 8)
  • SPRING VIEW PAROCHIAL SCHOOL (Students: 22; Location: RD 1 BOX 255; Grades: 1 – 8)

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