Latest Data (2017)
Population 22,222
Nationwide Rank 1669

Quick Facts

Watertown, South Dakota is the 1,669th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Watertown, South Dakota is a city.

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

Watertown, South Dakota's growth is about average. 45% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Watertown, South Dakota Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1659 Prairie Village, Kansas 22,368 1.3%
1660 Sunny Isles Beach, Florida 22,348 45.9%
1661 Port Hueneme, California 22,327 2.0%
1662 Waynesboro, Virginia 22,327 13.9%
1663 Summit, New Jersey 22,323 5.6%
1664 Roseburg, Oregon 22,321 10.3%
1665 Christiansburg, Virginia 22,259 30.8%
1666 Hudson, Ohio 22,245 -1.1%
1667 Ruston, Louisiana 22,234 7.1%
1668 Mandan, North Dakota 22,228 32.5%
1669 Watertown, South Dakota 22,222 9.6%
1670 Dickinson, North Dakota 22,186 38.9%
1671 Marina, California 22,145 17.0%
1672 Patterson, California 22,124 84.6%
1673 Greenfield, Indiana 22,094 47.4%
1674 West Melbourne, Florida 22,089 114.9%
1675 Simpsonville, South Carolina 22,072 48.7%
1676 New Castle, Pennsylvania 22,069 -15.9%
1677 Darien, Illinois 22,061 -3.9%
1678 North Plainfield, New Jersey 22,060 1.4%
1679 Bloomingdale, Illinois 22,016 1.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In South Dakota

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1328 Aberdeen 28,388 12.7%
1575 Brookings 23,938 27.1%
1669 Watertown 22,222 9.6%
2214 Mitchell 15,603 6.8%
2322 Yankton 14,516 7.4%
2374 Pierre 14,004 0.8%
2504 Huron 13,118 10.5%
2757 Spearfish 11,609 33.7%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 22,222 1,669
2016 22,172 1,662
2015 22,073 1,655
2014 22,057 1,642
2013 21,995 1,633
2012 21,803 1,633
2011 21,644 1,630
2010 21,482 1,623
2009 20,350 1,692
2008 20,424 1,675
2007 20,500 1,653
2006 20,370 1,643
2005 20,161 1,637
2004 20,151 1,628
2003 20,146 1,613
2002 20,199 1,601
2001 20,234 1,589
2000 20,265 1,579
1990 17,798 1,527