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Population (year 2000): 21,598. Estimated population in July 2005: 22,816 (+5.6% change)
Males: 10,457 (48.4%), Females: 11,141 (51.6%)

Jefferson County

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Median resident age: 34.7 years
Median household income: $42,562 (year 2000)
Median house value: $110,200 (year 2000)

Watertown, WI residents, houses, and apartments details

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%).

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Elevation: 823 feet

Land area: 10.9 square miles

Watertown,

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%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: WI Waukesha, (35.7 miles pop. 64,825).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: WI Madison, (46.8 miles pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (117.9 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: WI Watertown, (0.0 miles WI (5.3 miles Richwood, WI (7.9 miles Lebanon, WI (8.3 miles Clyman, Creek, WI (8.5 miles Johnson WI (8.8 miles Farmington,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1997: 50 buildings, average cost: $116,900
  • 1998: 103 buildings, average cost: $103,200
  • 1999: 87 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2000: 152 buildings, average cost: $94,300
  • 2001: 121 buildings, average cost: $127,100
  • 2002: 91 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2003: 52 buildings, average cost: $145,500
  • 2004: 66 buildings, average cost: $167,100

Latitude: 43.19 N, Longitude: 88.72 W

Area code: 920


Watertown, Wisconsin business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (31.7%), Educational,health and social services (21.9%), Retail trade (12.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -112 (-0.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 6,182 (56.5%)


 

Crime in Watertown by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 1 0 0 1
    per 100,000 0.0 4.6 0.0 0.0 4.6
Rapes 3 5 5 7 5
    per 100,000 13.9 23.2 23.2 32.4 23.2
Robberies 2 7 4 6 5
    per 100,000 9.3 32.4 18.5 27.8 23.2
Assaults 11 22 22 35 28
    per 100,000 50.9 101.9 101.9 162.1 129.6
Burglaries 80 89 137 149 97
    per 100,000 370.4 412.1 634.3 689.9 449.1
Thefts 402 516 438 660 416
    per 100,000 1861.3 2389.1 2028.0 3055.8 1926.1
Auto thefts 20 28 23 29 22
    per 100,000 92.6 129.6 106.5 134.3 101.9
126.3 178.8 169.2 235.0 163.4


Average climate in Watertown, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Watertown,

Watertown-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 87% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/18/1996, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 35.8 miles away from the Watertown city center injured 12 people and caused $40 million in damages.

On 4/27/1984, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.4 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 14 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Daniel Brandenstein - astronaut.


Hospital/medical center in Watertown:
  • WATERTOWN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (125 HOSPITAL DRIVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Watertown:
  • OCONOMOWOC MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; OCONOMOWOC, WI)
  • ROGERS MEMORIAL HOSP (about 18 miles; OCONOMOWOC, WI)
  • BEAVER DAM COMMUNITY HOSPITAL INC (about 20 miles; BEAVER DAM, WI)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Watertown:
  • DANE COUNTY REGIONAL-TRUAX FIELD (about 43 miles; MADISON, WI; ID: MSN)
  • ROCK CO (about 46 miles; JANESVILLE, WI; ID: JVL)
  • WITTMAN REGIONAL (about 56 miles; OSHKOSH, WI; ID: OSH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Watertown:
  • WATERTOWN MUNI (about 2 miles; WATERTOWN, WI; ID: RYV)
  • DODGE COUNTY (about 16 miles; JUNEAU, WI; ID: UNU)
  • FORT ATKINSON MUNI (about 18 miles; FORT ATKINSON, WI; ID: 61C)

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
Health 3 $10,714 $42,856 3 $4,136
Other and Unallocable 9 $27,509 $36,678 0 $0
Local Libraries 9 $24,733 $32,977 15 $12,316
Natural Resources 2 $7,107 $42,642 0 $0
Financial Administration 8 $24,673 $37,009 0 $0
Streets and Highways 31 $102,260 $39,584 0 $0
Fire - Other 0 $0   1 $184
Firefighters 22 $82,022 $44,739 17 $20,203
Police - Other 14 $35,349 $30,299 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 36 $135,667 $45,222 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 1 $2,075 $24,900 0 $0
Other Government Administration 5 $17,274 $41,457 10 $8,599
Sewerage 11 $39,237 $42,804 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 15 $47,346 $37,876 34 $13,335
Solid Waste Management 12 $36,473 $36,473 0 $0
Totals for Government 178 $592,438 $39,939 80 $58,773


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/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; FT enrollment: 3,465)
  • CARROLL COLLEGE (about 38 miles; WAUKESHA, WI; FT enrollment: 2,332)
  • MORAINE PARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 41 miles; FOND DU LAC, WI; FT enrollment: 3,037)
  • MADISON AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 44 miles; MADISON, WI; FT enrollment: 7,914)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON (about 49 miles; MADISON, WI; FT enrollment: 37,607)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN COLLEGES (about 50 miles; MADISON, WI; FT enrollment: 8,737)
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)
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)

Notable locations in Watertown: Watertown Country Club (A), Watertown Wastewater Treatment Plant (B), Watertown Free Public Library (C), Watertown City Hall (D), Saint Henrys Hall (E), Marquardt Manor (F), Turner Hall (G), Saint Josephs Home for the Aged (H), Bethesda Lutheran Home (I), East Hall (J), Beverly Terrace (K).

Churches in Watertown include: Saint Marks Evangelical Lutheran Church (A), Advent Christian Church (B), Wesley Methodist Church (C), Assembly of God Church (D), Trinity Lutheran Church (E), Saint Johns Evangelical Lutheran Church (F), Saint Henrys Roman Catholic Church (G), Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church (H).

Cemeteries: Immanuel Cemetery (1), Saint Henry Cemetery (2), Saint Bernard Cemetery (3), Oak Hill Cemetery (4).

Lakes and reservoirs: Heiden Pond (A), Silver Creek Pond (B), Victoria, Lake (C), Watertown Millpond 971 (D), 951 Reservoir (E).

Creek: Silver Creek (A).

Parks in Watertown include: Union Park (1), Main Street Commercial Historic District (2), South First Street Park (3), Timothy Johnson Park (4), Clay Park (5), East Water Street Playlot (6), Riverside Park (7), Lincoln Park (8), Fannie P Lewis Park (9).

Post office: (A).  


Watertown compared to Wisconsin state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Watertown:
  • WTTN (1580 AM; 1 kW; WATERTOWN, WI; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAUK (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: WALT-WEST WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WKSH (1640 AM; 10 kW; SUSSEX, WI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)

Strongest FM radio stations in Watertown:
  • W277AC (103.3 FM; WATERTOWN, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WHAD (90.7 FM; DELAFIELD, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WJJO (94.1 FM; WATERTOWN, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGMENT, INC.)
  • WKCH (106.5 FM; WHITEWATER, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WXRO (95.3 FM; BEAVER DAM, WI; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WSJY (107.3 FM; FORT ATKINSON, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WMDC (98.7 FM; MAYVILLE, WI; Owner: RADIO PLUS, INC.)
  • WTKM-FM (104.9 FM; HARTFORD, WI; Owner: KETTLE MORAINE B/CTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Watertown:
  • WWRS-TV (Channel 52; MAYVILLE, WI; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WMMF-TV (Channel 68; FOND DU LAC, WI; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF WISCONSIN, A CALIFORNIA LTD PARTNRSHP)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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