Watertown, TN Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 1,358. Estimated population in 2021: 1,392 (+2.5% change)
Males: 642 (47.3%), Females: 716 (52.7%)

Zip code: 37184

Median resident age: 36.6 years
Median household income: $35,662
Median house value: $73,900

Races in Watertown:

  • White Non-Hispanic (90.7%)
  • Black (6.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • American Indian (1.3%)
  • Other race (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (37.8%), Irish (9.4%), English (5.5%), German (5.2%), Italian (2.2%), French (1.9%).

Land area: 1.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Watertown

  • High school or higher: 65.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 6.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 36.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Watertown city

  • Never married: 24.1%
  • Now married: 51.0%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

0.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +56 (+4.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Watertown:

  • UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER (about 15 miles; LEBANON, TN)
  • CARTHAGE GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; CARTHAGE, TN)
  • SMITH COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; CARTHAGE, TN)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Watertown:

  • SMYRNA (about 28 miles; SMYRNA, TN; Abbreviation: MQY)
  • NASHVILLE INTL (about 37 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; Abbreviation: BNA)
  • BOWLING GREEN-WARREN COUNTY RGNL (about 62 miles; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Abbreviation: BWG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Watertown:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Watertown:

  • MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 26 miles; MURFREESBORO, TN; Full-time enrollment: 16,617)
  • VOLUNTEER STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 30 miles; GALLATIN, TN; Full-time enrollment: 4,215)
  • DAVID LIPSCOMB UNIVERSITY (about 45 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,260)
  • VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY (about 46 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 9,823)
  • BELMONT UNIVERSITY (about 46 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,654)
  • TENNESSEE TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY (about 48 miles; COOKEVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 7,204)
  • TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 50 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 7,346)

Schools

Public high school in Watertown:

  • WATERTOWN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 495; Location: P O BOX 67; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Watertown:

  • WATERTOWN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 521; Location: 741 MAIN ST; Grades: KG – 06)

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