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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Watson is 178. Watson, Arkansas is the 16,856th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Watson was in 2000, when its population was 287. In 2000, Watson was the 15,662nd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 16,856th largest city in the US. Watson is currently 38.0% smaller than it was in 2000.
Watson has shrunk 37.9% since the year 2000. Watson, Arkansas's growth is extremely below average. 93% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|16850||Lake Bronson, Minnesota||178||-25.5%|
|16857||West Sunbury, Pennsylvania||178||71.1%|
The total voting age population of Watson, Arkansas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 167. The voting age population is 44.9% male and 55.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 41.0% of the residents of Watson are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Watson are 74.4% White and 25.6% Black.
In Watson, 20.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 10.7%. On a per-household basis, 10.3% of families are below the poverty line in Watson.
Among those aged 16 and older, 33.5% of Watson residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 73.3% of Watson residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 11.2% have a bachelor's degree and 1.9% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Watson residents aged 5 and older, 8.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 8.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
In Watson, 44.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Watson is $32,813.
In Watson, 94.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 5.2% of housing units in Watson.
Of all the housing units in Watson, 8.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Watson, 18.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Watson is $-1,333,333,334.
In Watson, 45.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.