Latest Data (2017)
Population 25,687
Nationwide Rank 1460

Quick Facts

Watertown, New York is the 1,460th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Watertown, New York is a city.

Watertown, New York is currently 13.0% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Watertown, New York's growth is extremely below average. 89% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Watertown, New York Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1450 Troy, Ohio 25,865 17.0%
1451 Asheboro, North Carolina 25,863 16.4%
1452 Salem, Virginia 25,862 4.2%
1453 Mount Pleasant, Michigan 25,847 -0.1%
1454 Owatonna, Minnesota 25,794 14.1%
1455 Woodburn, Oregon 25,780 31.4%
1456 Lebanon, Pennsylvania 25,770 5.4%
1457 Maple Valley, Washington 25,758 81.3%
1458 Green, Ohio 25,747 12.2%
1459 Ridgewood, New Jersey 25,692 3.0%
1460 Watertown, New York 25,687 -3.5%
1461 Madison, Mississippi 25,627 35.0%
1462 Reedley, California 25,620 22.6%
1463 Athens, Alabama 25,616 33.8%
1464 Williston, North Dakota 25,586 105.2%
1465 Chanhassen, Minnesota 25,558 24.8%
1466 Hercules, California 25,545 31.0%
1467 El Cerrito, California 25,515 9.9%
1468 South Portland, Maine 25,483 9.0%
1469 Kingsville, Texas 25,482 -0.1%
1470 Clinton, Iowa 25,480 -8.0%

Similarly Sized Cities In New York

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
772 Troy 49,565 0.6%
799 Niagara Falls 48,460 -12.7%
848 Binghamton 45,179 -4.4%
876 Freeport 43,508 -0.6%
1017 Valley Stream 37,935 4.4%
1134 Long Beach 33,750 -4.8%
1171 Spring Valley 32,724 41.9%
1178 Rome 32,473 -6.8%
1229 Ithaca 31,006 7.3%
1245 Poughkeepsie 30,614 1.5%
1250 North Tonawanda 30,475 -8.1%
1275 Port Chester 29,711 6.5%
1281 Jamestown 29,591 -7.2%
1322 Harrison 28,587 18.0%
1330 Newburgh 28,363 0.0%
1341 Saratoga Springs 28,027 6.0%
1349 Middletown 27,891 9.9%
1353 Elmira 27,773 -10.2%
1363 Glen Cove 27,500 3.1%
1380 Lindenhurst 27,153 -2.4%
1403 Auburn 26,704 -6.2%
1460 Watertown 25,687 -3.5%
1473 Ossining 25,403 5.4%
1516 Rockville Centre 24,848 1.1%
1553 Peekskill 24,272 7.7%
1562 Kiryas Joel 24,155 81.9%
1614 Kingston 23,169 -1.2%
1648 Garden City 22,698 3.8%
1780 Lockport 20,569 -7.4%
1843 Lynbrook 19,716 -1.0%
1847 Plattsburgh 19,696 4.6%
1869 Mamaroneck 19,423 5.0%
1873 Mineola 19,387 0.7%
1925 Cortland 18,698 0.0%
1976 Scarsdale 18,079 1.2%
1990 Lackawanna 17,934 -5.7%
1996 Amsterdam 17,844 -2.5%
2037 Oswego 17,465 -3.4%
2050 Massapequa Park 17,266 -1.3%
2074 Cohoes 16,875 8.2%
2161 Floral Park 16,103 0.8%
2174 Rye 16,009 6.9%
2230 Westbury 15,493 7.7%
2255 Kenmore 15,217 -7.1%
2257 Depew 15,193 -8.3%
2278 Gloversville 14,951 -2.6%
2282 Tonawanda 14,904 -7.4%
2298 Mastic Beach 14,762
2303 Batavia 14,661 -9.6%
2323 Johnson City 14,508 -6.2%
2329 Glens Falls 14,439 0.7%
2345 Beacon 14,289 -3.2%
2365 Oneonta 14,057 6.1%
2424 Olean 13,711 -10.4%
2540 Geneva 12,886 -5.0%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 25,687 1,460
2016 25,900 1,439
2015 26,780 1,387
2014 27,590 1,341
2013 27,823 1,314
2012 27,900 1,296
2011 27,360 1,314
2010 27,023 1,320
2009 27,489 1,272
2008 27,229 1,273
2007 27,369 1,258
2006 27,351 1,239
2005 27,327 1,233
2004 26,984 1,238
2003 26,746 1,236
2002 26,751 1,223
2001 26,620 1,224
2000 26,624 1,202
1990 29,519 943