Latest Data (2018)
Population 25,290
Nationwide Rank 1493

Quick Facts

Watertown, New York is the 1,493rd largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Watertown, New York is a city.

Watertown, New York is currently 14.3% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Watertown, New York's growth is extremely below average. 88% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Watertown, New York Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
1483 Homewood, Alabama 25,397 1.3%
1484 Mount Pleasant, Michigan 25,388 -1.9%
1485 Carbondale, Illinois 25,376 -3.3%
1486 South Salt Lake, Utah 25,365 15.2%
1487 Zanesville, Ohio 25,364 -0.7%
1488 Balch Springs, Texas 25,351 29.5%
1489 Champlin, Minnesota 25,346 13.6%
1490 Sanger, California 25,313 32.8%
1491 Starkville, Mississippi 25,309 15.0%
1492 Kiryas Joel, New York 25,292 90.5%
1493 Watertown, New York 25,290 -5.0%
1494 Ridgewood, New Jersey 25,272 1.3%
1495 Woodstock, Illinois 25,268 24.3%
1496 Franklin, Indiana 25,248 28.5%
1497 Hazelwood, Missouri 25,204 -3.7%
1498 Belvidere, Illinois 25,194 18.8%
1499 Mauldin, South Carolina 25,193 60.9%
1500 Austin, Minnesota 25,190 7.0%
1501 Clinton, Iowa 25,184 -9.0%
1502 University Park, Texas 25,182 7.7%
1503 Clinton, Mississippi 25,179 0.0%

Similarly Sized Cities In New York

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
785 Troy 49,374 0.3%
811 Niagara Falls 48,144 -13.2%
862 Binghamton 44,785 -5.2%
892 Freeport 43,044 -1.7%
1032 Valley Stream 37,523 3.2%
1156 Long Beach 33,534 -5.4%
1193 Spring Valley 32,261 39.9%
1199 Rome 32,204 -7.6%
1235 Ithaca 30,999 7.2%
1253 Poughkeepsie 30,469 1.0%
1260 North Tonawanda 30,372 -8.4%
1300 Jamestown 29,315 -8.1%
1302 Port Chester 29,282 4.9%
1341 Newburgh 28,164 -0.7%
1348 Saratoga Springs 28,005 5.9%
1353 Harrison 27,896 15.2%
1355 Middletown 27,815 9.6%
1386 Elmira 27,204 -12.1%
1387 Glen Cove 27,201 2.0%
1409 Lindenhurst 26,902 -3.3%
1436 Auburn 26,454 -7.1%
1492 Kiryas Joel 25,292 90.5%
1493 Watertown 25,290 -5.0%
1511 Ossining 24,998 3.7%
1544 Rockville Centre 24,602 0.1%
1570 Peekskill 24,173 7.2%
1641 Kingston 22,950 -2.1%
1668 Garden City 22,495 2.9%
1798 Lockport 20,434 -8.0%
1872 Lynbrook 19,493 -2.1%
1881 Plattsburgh 19,438 3.2%
1894 Mineola 19,234 0.0%
1901 Mamaroneck 19,154 3.5%
1934 Cortland 18,713 0.0%
1998 Amsterdam 17,864 -2.4%
2000 Scarsdale 17,863 0.0%
2013 Lackawanna 17,768 -6.6%
2055 Oswego 17,337 -4.1%
2078 Massapequa Park 17,091 -2.3%
2109 Cohoes 16,655 6.8%
2196 Floral Park 15,923 -0.2%
2212 Rye 15,752 5.2%
2250 Westbury 15,354 6.7%
2276 Kenmore 15,076 -7.9%
2278 Depew 15,054 -9.1%
2302 Gloversville 14,832 -3.3%
2306 Tonawanda 14,798 -8.0%
2328 Beacon 14,523 -1.6%
2332 Batavia 14,491 -10.6%
2347 Glens Falls 14,348 0.1%
2354 Johnson City 14,299 -7.6%
2405 Oneonta 13,918 5.1%
2454 Olean 13,597 -11.2%
2576 Geneva 12,762 -5.9%
2591 Endicott 12,645 -2.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 25,290 1,493
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