Latest Data (2017)
Population 4,386
Nationwide Rank 5089

Quick Facts

Watertown, Minnesota is the 5,089th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Watertown, Minnesota is a city.

Watertown, Minnesota is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Watertown had its largest population ever.

Watertown, Minnesota is growing moderately quickly. It is growing faster than 89% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
5079 Garwood, New Jersey 4,408 6.1%
5080 Coleman, Texas 4,406 -13.4%
5081 Lawrenceville, Illinois 4,406 -6.7%
5082 Madeira Beach, Florida 4,406 -2.3%
5083 Hurstbourne, Kentucky 4,403 13.5%
5084 St. James, Minnesota 4,402 -5.5%
5085 Larksville, Pennsylvania 4,401 -6.0%
5086 Mauston, Wisconsin 4,394 16.6%
5087 Mullins, South Carolina 4,387 -12.5%
5088 Adel, Iowa 4,386 26.8%
5089 Watertown, Minnesota 4,386 40.2%
5090 Plain City, Ohio 4,379 53.0%
5091 Sauk Centre, Minnesota 4,379 10.8%
5092 Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin 4,378 35.2%
5093 Bayside, Wisconsin 4,377 -2.9%
5094 South Hill, Virginia 4,377 -3.8%
5095 Algood, Tennessee 4,376 47.7%
5096 Cramerton, North Carolina 4,376 46.3%
5097 Ligonier, Indiana 4,372 0.6%
5098 Belton, South Carolina 4,370 -2.3%
5099 Coopersville, Michigan 4,369 11.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In Minnesota

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
3344 Oak Grove 8,735 25.8%
3359 Little Falls 8,701 5.3%
3375 East Grand Forks 8,631 13.8%
3412 Virginia 8,488 -7.1%
3486 Baxter 8,278 45.2%
3509 Mahtomedi 8,191 6.5%
3536 Orono 8,147 7.8%
3583 Shorewood 7,978 7.2%
3616 Wyoming 7,887 25.0%
3639 New Prague 7,813 69.8%
3645 Crookston 7,794 -6.0%
3666 Minnetrista 7,739 76.0%
3692 St. Francis 7,663 51.8%
3751 Waite Park 7,481 11.8%
3771 Albertville 7,403 100.0%
3868 St. Joseph 7,126 43.9%
3870 Belle Plaine 7,119 84.5%
4029 Litchfield 6,630 0.7%
4083 Spring Lake Park 6,502 -3.7%
4101 Medina 6,460 60.1%
4120 Kasson 6,387 41.6%
4167 Jordan 6,255 58.0%
4207 Stewartville 6,119 12.1%
4238 Delano 6,059 51.9%
4260 International Falls 5,992 -10.1%
4302 Corcoran 5,912 4.7%
4353 Dayton 5,791 22.6%
4379 Isanti 5,721 135.3%
4405 Zimmerman 5,654 93.7%
4425 Falcon Heights 5,592 -0.1%
4469 Glencoe 5,502 0.8%
4501 Byron 5,426 52.9%
4516 St. Paul Park 5,392 5.8%
4566 Morris 5,297 -0.7%
4611 North Oaks 5,207 32.8%
4641 Montevideo 5,133 -6.7%
4657 Chisago City 5,109 32.4%
4658 Lake City 5,109 0.7%
4710 La Crescent 5,028 1.7%
4725 Redwood Falls 4,990 -9.1%
4734 Circle Pines 4,978 6.6%
4770 Oak Park Heights 4,918 30.7%
4771 Chisholm 4,916 -0.8%
4812 Carver 4,861 267.1%
4823 Becker 4,840 77.4%
4881 Elko New Market 4,716 452.8%
4899 Nowthen 4,699 31.1%
4911 Princeton 4,676 17.0%
4945 Luverne 4,619 0.2%
4962 Wayzata 4,586 11.5%
4995 Lindstrom 4,532 44.7%
5020 Rockford 4,488 25.1%
5058 Windom 4,431 -1.6%
5071 Dilworth 4,415 45.3%
5084 St. James 4,402 -5.5%
5089 Watertown 4,386 40.2%
5091 Sauk Centre 4,379 10.8%
5258 Grant 4,149 2.6%
5264 Rice Lake 4,145
5283 Scandia 4,120 11.3%
5288 Goodview 4,109 11.2%
5290 Cold Spring 4,108 24.1%
5312 Wadena 4,075 -5.0%
5318 Columbus 4,065 2.4%
5320 Cannon Falls 4,063 3.3%
5340 Pipestone 4,034 -7.6%
5348 Park Rapids 4,021 16.9%
5353 Centerville 4,009 23.6%
5355 Le Sueur 4,009 1.1%
5371 Lonsdale 3,992 161.9%
5430 Deephaven 3,911 1.5%
5524 Independence 3,790 15.9%
5553 St. Charles 3,757 12.9%
5564 Bayport 3,735 17.9%
5574 Norwood Young America 3,723 19.0%
5595 St. Augusta 3,686 36.7%
5644 Eveleth 3,622 -6.1%
5647 Melrose 3,618 16.5%
5685 Newport 3,577 -3.7%
5732 Two Harbors 3,517 -2.8%
5767 Mora 3,470 3.5%
5781 Hanover 3,456 145.2%
5808 Perham 3,421 32.8%
5819 Zumbrota 3,409 20.6%
5825 Sleepy Eye 3,404 -6.6%
5839 Ely 3,387 -9.0%
5851 Annandale 3,370 25.2%
5855 Pine Island 3,366 36.7%
5894 Long Prairie 3,324 9.7%
5932 Plainview 3,291 3.0%
6000 Breckenridge 3,224 -9.1%
6001 Jackson 3,221 -7.8%
6047 Montrose 3,168 153.0%
6061 Rush City 3,156 48.0%
6080 Blue Earth 3,135 -13.2%
6134 Benson 3,091 -8.7%
6137 Pine City 3,090 0.1%
6177 Proctor 3,058 7.3%
6199 Eagle Lake 3,030 65.9%
6216 Afton 3,010 5.6%
6231 Greenfield 2,992 16.2%
6273 Staples 2,955 -5.8%
6276 Montgomery 2,950 5.3%
6333 Milaca 2,890 12.2%
6365 Mountain Iron 2,863 -5.0%
6423 Moose Lake 2,798 24.9%
6436 Chatfield 2,783 15.2%
6461 Osseo 2,768 13.8%
6484 Caledonia 2,752 -7.1%
6501 Cokato 2,739 0.2%
6509 Granite Falls 2,734 -12.6%
6525 Dodge Center 2,722 21.1%
6529 Cohasset 2,719 9.5%
6558 Albany 2,695 42.5%
6562 Roseau 2,693 -1.9%
6632 Foley 2,634 22.0%
6638 Sandstone 2,631 9.6%
6692 Barnesville 2,583 18.2%
6748 Rockville 2,539 5.2%
6760 Lauderdale 2,528 5.8%
6763 Glenwood 2,527 -2.5%
6798 Paynesville 2,494 8.7%
6803 Lake Crystal 2,493 2.9%
6824 Wabasha 2,481 -4.6%
6832 Le Center 2,473 8.9%
6843 Pelican Rapids 2,466 4.4%
6898 Spring Valley 2,421 -4.0%
6944 St. Bonifacius 2,388 24.8%
6954 Breezy Point 2,381 139.2%
6999 Olivia 2,350 -8.4%
7010 Crosby 2,344 2.0%
7065 Excelsior 2,307 -3.4%
7083 Pequot Lakes 2,300 27.7%
7103 Winsted 2,289 8.2%
7153 Janesville 2,259 5.9%
7161 Crosslake 2,251 18.2%
7176 Madelia 2,239 -4.0%
7197 Gaylord 2,223 -2.7%
7237 Wells 2,195 -16.0%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 4,386 5,089
2016 4,316 5,131
2015 4,289 5,136
2014 4,260 5,146
2013 4,247 5,133
2012 4,239 5,130
2011 4,261 5,107
2010 4,205 5,137
2009 4,112 5,134
2008 4,069 5,145
2007 4,027 5,164
2006 3,905 5,223
2005 3,874 5,211
2004 3,724 5,310
2003 3,602 5,382
2002 3,453 5,492
2001 3,268 5,633
2000 3,128 5,746
1990 2,515 6,092