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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Watsontown is 2,236. Watsontown, Pennsylvania is the 7,209th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Watsontown was in 1990, when its population was 2,431. In 1990, Watsontown was the 6,212th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 7,209th largest city in the US. Watsontown is currently 8.0% smaller than it was in 1990.
Watsontown has shrunk 0.6% since the year 2000. Watsontown, Pennsylvania's growth is about average. 52% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|7203||Hinton, West Virginia||2,243||-21.6%|
|7207||Pelican Bay, Texas||2,236||47.1%|
|7210||Fairmont City, Illinois||2,235||-8.2%|
|7212||New Glarus, Wisconsin||2,234||5.7%|
|7214||Laurel Park, North Carolina||2,233||12.4%|
The total voting age population of Watsontown, Pennsylvania, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,883. The voting age population is 47.4% male and 52.6% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 24.4% of the residents of Watsontown are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Watsontown are 96.6% White, 1.6% Other, 0.9% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, 0.5% Black and 0.4% Asian. Additionally, 6.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Watsontown, 8.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 7.4%. On a per-household basis, 6.2% of families are below the poverty line in Watsontown.
Among those aged 16 and older, 59.0% of Watsontown residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 85.6% of Watsontown residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 16.1% have a bachelor's degree and 5.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Watsontown residents aged 5 and older, 3.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.4% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Watsontown is 1.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Watsontown, 10.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Watsontown is $43,947.
In Watsontown, 49.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 50.5% of housing units in Watsontown.
Of all the housing units in Watsontown, 49.9% of them were build before 1940.
In Watsontown, 0.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Watsontown is $728.
In Watsontown, 76.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.