|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Watauga is 360. Watauga, Tennessee is the 14,515th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Watauga was in 2010, when its population was 458. In 2010, Watauga was the 13,752nd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 14,515th largest city in the US. Watauga is currently 21.4% smaller than it was in 2010.
Watauga has shrunk 10.8% since the year 2000. Watauga, Tennessee's growth is about average. 54% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|14511||New Munich, Minnesota||360||5.8%|
|14517||Ford Cliff, Pennsylvania||359||-12.6%|
|14518||Glen Elder, Kansas||359||-18.9%|
The total voting age population of Watauga, Tennessee, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 329. The voting age population is 50.5% male and 49.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 18.0% of the residents of Watauga are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Watauga are 99.5% White and 0.5% American Indian. Additionally, 0.7% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Watauga, 35.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 57.3%. On a per-household basis, 20.7% of families are below the poverty line in Watauga.
Among those aged 16 and older, 40.5% of Watauga residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 84.0% of Watauga residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 11.4% have a bachelor's degree and 5.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Watauga residents aged 5 and older, 1.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.5% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Watauga is 5.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Watauga, 16.0% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Watauga is $32,321.
In Watauga, 78.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 21.1% of housing units in Watauga.
Of all the housing units in Watauga, 12.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Watauga, 13.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Watauga is $760.
In Watauga, 57.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.