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Watauga is 8th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Population density (people per sqmi)

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Watauga Rank Texas US
Current population (2012) 24,044 114th 26,059,203 313,914,040
Size in square miles 4.2 336th 261,231.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 5,645.6 8th 96.3 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Watauga Rank Texas US
Residents younger than 5 7.8% 206th 7.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 28.6% 175th 26.8% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 7.4% 303rd 10.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Watauga Rank Texas US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 86.4% 137th 80.4% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 18.9% 191st 26.1% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Watauga Rank Texas US
Race - White 79.3% 174th 80.6% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 5.9% 204th 12.3% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.9% 68th 1.0% 1.2%
Race - Asian 5.1% 49th 4.2% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.3% 21st 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 3.0% 106th 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 20.1% 253rd 38.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 66.4% 109th 44.5% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Watauga Rank Texas US
Female residents 51.3% 186th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 9.3% 209th 16.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Watauga Rank Texas US
Housing units 8,209 128th 10,098,750 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 5.3% 319th 24.0% 25.9%
Households 7,952 116th 8,667,807 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 80.9% 73rd 64.5% 66.1%
Home median value $104,400 198th $126,400 $186,200
People per household 2.9 143rd 2.8 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Watauga Rank Texas US
Income per capita $22,817 168th $25,548 $27,915
Income per household $60,361 109th $50,920 $52,762
Income below poverty line 8.2% 305th 17.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Watauga Rank Texas US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 2,095 132nd 2,164,852 27,092,908
Retail sales $227,475 164th $311,334,781 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $9,566 230th $13,061 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $49,177 96th $42,054,592 $613,795,732

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