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Population (year 2000): 26,705. Estimated population in July 2005: 27,220 (+1.9% change)
Males: 12,688 (47.5%), Females: 14,017 (52.5%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 34.0 years
Median household income: $28,429 (year 2000)
Median house value: $64,400 (year 2000)

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Races in Watertown:

  • 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%)

Ancestries: Irish (18.3%), German (12.6%), Italian (11.8%), English (10.4%), French (10.1%), United States (8.0%).New York

Elevation: 478 feet

Land area: 9.0 square miles

Watertown,

For population 25 years and over in Watertown

  • High school or higher: 82.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 8.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Watertown city

  • Never married: 27.2%
  • Now married: 48.4%
  • Separated: 4.5%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

4.0% Foreign born (1.2% Europe, 1.0% Asia, 1.0% North America, 0.8% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -2,956 (-10.0%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NY Clay, (57.6 miles pop. 58,805).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NY Rochester, (129.9 miles pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (264.3 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: NY Watertown, (0.0 miles Park, NY (3.5 miles Glen NY (5.7 miles Brownville, NY (6.0 miles Calcium, River, NY (8.1 miles Black NY (8.9 miles Rodman, NY (9.8 miles Dexter,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 6 buildings, average cost: $55,800
  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $71,100
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $151,300
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $113,300
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $76,200
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $73,800
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $124,500
  • 2003: 22 buildings, average cost: $90,400
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $80,800
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $69,200

Latitude: 43.98 N, Longitude: 75.91 W

Area code: 315


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (25.2%), Retail trade (15.7%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (12.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +7,191 (+26.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 6,836 (62.1%)


 

Crime in Watertown by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 1 1 1 3
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 3.7 3.7 3.7 11.2
Rapes 21 25 15 28 26 17
    per 100,000 78.6 93.6 56.2 104.8 97.4 63.7
Robberies 16 21 30 16 19 19
    per 100,000 59.9 78.6 112.3 59.9 71.1 71.1
Assaults 29 32 27 28 40 26
    per 100,000 108.6 119.8 101.1 104.8 149.8 97.4
Burglaries 181 163 139 122 200 132
    per 100,000 677.8 610.4 520.5 456.8 748.9 494.3
Thefts 680 679 725 584 711 736
    per 100,000 2546.3 2542.6 2714.8 2186.9 2662.4 2756.0
Auto thefts 10 10 11 12 18 14
    per 100,000 37.4 37.4 41.2 44.9 67.4 52.4
223.4 232.4 228.5 207.7 258.3 226.5

Average climate in Watertown, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Watertown,

Birthplace of: Matt Gorman - College basketball player (Syracuse Orange).


Hospital/medical center in Watertown:
  • SAMARITAN MEDICAL CENTER (830 WASHINGTON ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Watertown:
  • CARTHAGE AREA HOSPITAL (about 21 miles; CARTHAGE, NY)
  • E J NOBLE-ALEXANDRIA BAY (about 25 miles; ALEXANDRIA BAY, NY)
  • LEWIS COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 33 miles; LOWVILLE, NY)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Watertown:
  • WATERTOWN INTERNATIONAL (about 8 miles; WATERTOWN, NY; ID: ART)
  • WHEELER-SACK AAF (about 15 miles; FORT DRUM, NY; ID: GTB)
  • OGDENSBURG INTL (about 58 miles; OGDENSBURG, NY; ID: OGS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Watertown:
  • MAXSON AIRFIELD (about 24 miles; ALEXANDRIA BAY, NY; ID: 89N)
  • HENDRICKS FIELD (about 45 miles; GOUVERNEUR, NY; ID: 1K0)
  • BECKS GROVE (about 55 miles; ROME, NY; ID: K16)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Parks and Recreation 16 $37,489 $28,116 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 4 $12,223 $36,669 0 $0
Water Supply 32 $92,243 $34,591 0 $0
Electric Power 3 $12,197 $48,788 0 $0
Transit 6 $18,256 $36,512 3 $5,736
Local Libraries 14 $34,174 $29,292 3 $2,265
Other and Unallocable 3 $6,409 $25,636 0 $0
Streets and Highways 52 $154,042 $35,548 0 $0
Financial Administration 15 $49,096 $39,276 0 $0
Other Government Administration 11 $29,930 $32,650 7 $9,021
Judicial and Legal 1 $4,514 $54,168 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 61 $202,237 $39,784 0 $0
Police - Other 4 $10,723 $32,169 0 $0
Firefighters 78 $282,384 $43,443 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $2,681 $32,172 0 $0
Airports 7 $19,504 $33,435 0 $0
Health 3 $10,452 $41,808 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 23 $62,476 $32,596 0 $0
Sewerage 29 $82,163 $33,998 0 $0
Totals for Government 363 $1,123,193 $37,130 13 $17,022
Colleges/Universities in Watertown:
  • JEFFERSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,454; Location: OUTER COFFEEN ST; Public; Website: www.sunyjefferson.edu)
  • JEFFERSON-LEWIS BOCES PROGRAM OF PRACTICAL NURSING (FT enrollment: 35; Location: 20104 STATE RTE 3; Public; Website: www.boces.com)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Watertown:
  • SUNY COLLEGE AT OSWEGO (about 54 miles; OSWEGO, NY; Full-time enrollment: 7,138)
  • LE MOYNE COLLEGE (about 66 miles; SYRACUSE, NY; FT enrollment: 2,517)
  • SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY (about 67 miles; SYRACUSE, NY; FT enrollment: 15,859)
  • ST LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY (about 68 miles; CANTON, NY; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • CLARKSON UNIVERSITY (about 68 miles; POTSDAM, NY; FT enrollment: 2,832)
  • ONONDAGA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 71 miles; SYRACUSE, NY; FT enrollment: 5,132)
  • SUNY COLLEGE OF AGRIC AND TECHN AT MORRISVILLE (about 75 miles; MORRISVILLE, NY; FT enrollment: 2,790)
Public high school in Watertown:
  • WATERTOWN SHS (Students: 1,166; Location: 1335 WASHINGTON ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Watertown:
  • FAITH FELLOWSHIP CHRISTIAN SCH (Students: 149; Location: 131 MOORE AVE; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Watertown:
  • HAROLD T. WILEY SCHOOL (Students: 1,023; Location: 1351 WASHINGTON ST; Grades: 04 - 06)
  • CASE MS (Students: 676; Location: 1237 WASHINGTON ST; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • NORTH ES (Students: 543; Location: 171 E HOARD ST; Grades: PK - 03)
  • BOCES JEFFER-LEWIS-HAMIL-HERK-ONEIDA (Students: 452; Location: 20104 NYS ROUTE 3; Grades: UG - UG)
  • KNICKERBOCKER SCHOOL (Students: 372; Location: 739 KNICKERBOCKER DR; Grades: PK - 03)
  • OHIO STREET SCHOOL (Students: 310; Location: 1537 OHIO ST; Grades: KG - 03)
  • SHERMAN SCHOOL (Students: 239; Location: 832 SHERMAN ST; Grades: KG - 03)
  • WATERTOWN CORR FACIL (Students: 5; Location: DRY HL; Grades: UG - UG)
Private primary/middle schools in Watertown:
  • HOLY FAMILY SCHOOL (Students: 361; Location: STERLING PLACE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SACRED HEART SCHOOL (Students: 220; Location: 320 WEST LYNDE STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST ANTHONYS SCHOOL (Students: 196; Location: 870 ARSENAL ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST PATRICK'S SCHOOL (Students: 160; Location: 733 S MASSEY STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
Libraries in Watertown:
  • ROSWELL P. FLOWER MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $923,494; Location: 229 WASHINGTON STREET; 156,675 books; 4,918 audio materials; 2,080 video materials; 169 serial subscriptions)
  • EAST HOUNSFIELD FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $9,073; Location: 19438 NYS ROUTE 3; 3,162 books)

User submitted facts and corrections:
  • Private HS in Watertown, NY: Immaculate Heart Central HS - Private, Catholic

Notable locations in Watertown: Watertown Golf Club (A), Ives Hill Country Club (B).

Cemeteries: Arsenal Street Cemetery (1), North Watertown Cemetery (2).

Creek: Kelsey Creek (A).

Parks in Watertown include: Adams Recreation Field (1), Kostyk Field (2), Thompson Park (3).


Watertown compared to New York state average:
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Watertown:
  • WNER (1410 AM; 5 kW; WATERTOWN, NY)
  • WATN (1240 AM; 1 kW; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: CLANCY-MANCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WTNY (790 AM; 1 kW; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF WATERTOWN, INC.)
  • WSCP (1070 AM; daytime; 3 kW; SANDY CREEK-PULASKI, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WHEN (620 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSYR (570 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Watertown:
  • WRVJ (91.7 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WFRY-FM (97.5 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF WATERTOWN, INC.)
  • WSLJ (88.9 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WBDI (106.7 FM; COPENHAGEN, NY; Owner: FORCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WJNY (90.9 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: PUBLIC B/CNG COUNCIL CENTRAL NY, INC)
  • WCIZ-FM (93.3 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF WATERTOWN, INC.)
  • WTOJ (103.1 FM; CARTHAGE, NY; Owner: CLANCY-MANCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJS (90.1 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: LIBERTY COMMUNICATIONS FAMILY B/G)
  • W281AA (104.1 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: CLANCY - MANCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOTT (100.7 FM; HENDERSON, NY; Owner: JEFFERSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W211AR (90.1 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLLG (99.3 FM; LOWVILLE, NY; Owner: THE FLACK BROADCASTING GROUP L.L.C.)
  • WSCP-FM (101.7 FM; PULASKI, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WMHI (94.7 FM; CAPE VINCENT, NY; Owner: MARS HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY INC)
TV broadcast stations around Watertown:
  • WWTI (Channel 50; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
  • WPBS-TV (Channel 16; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: ST. LAWRENCE VALLEY EDUCATIONAL TV COUNCIL, INC)
  • WWNY-TV (Channel 7; CARTHAGE, NY; Owner: UNITED COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WBQZ-LP (Channel 34; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: ANTHONY DiMARCANTONIO)
  • WLOT-LP (Channel 66; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: R. ANTHONY DiMARCANTONIO)
  • WNYF-CA (Channel 25; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: UNITED COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WSPX-TV (Channel 56; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: PAXSON SYRACUSE LICENSE, INC.)

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