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WATERTOWN, TENNESSEE 37184

Watertown is a city in Wilson County, in the Nashville-Davidson metro area.
The community was named for storekeeper, Wilson L. Waters.
The latitude of Watertown is 36.100N. The longitude is -86.131W.
It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 653 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1358.


INCOME SNAPSHOT

Median household income
Local $35,662
National $41,994


PROPERTY TAXES

Wilson County taxes are $2.48 per every $100 of asessed value.
Watertown City taxes are $0.75 per every $100 of assessed value.


2000 CENSUS DATA

POPULATION
Total population 1,358
Square miles (land) 1.25
Population per square mile 1,083.94

GENDER
Male 642
Female 716

AGE
15 or younger 290
16-24 187
25-44 384
45-64 288
65+ 209
Average age (years) 37.49

RACE AND ETHNICITY
White 1,239
Black or African American 83
American Indian 5
and Alaska Native
Asian 1
Native Hawaiian 0
other Pacific islander
Some other race 9
Two or more races 21
Hispanic or Latino 17

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 and older
845
High school graduates (includes equivalency) 363
Some college, or associate's degree 129
Bachelor's degree 38
Master's, professional or doctorate degree 19
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school 314
Preschool and kindergarten 26
Grades 1-12 260
College 28


HOUSING UNITS-WATERTOWN

Total housing units 598

RENTER-OCCUPIED HOUSING UNITS
Renter-occupied housing units 153
Average number of household members 2.50
Average number of rooms 4.73
Average number of vehicles 1.32
Median year structure was built 1960
Median year householder moved in 1998
Median rent ($) 375
Median rent asked for vacant units ($) 417
Rent includes utilities 39
Rent as a pct of household revenue 22
OWNER-OCCUPIED HOUSING UNITS
Owner-occupied housing units 389
Average number of household members 2.49
Average number of rooms 6.08
Average number of vehicles 1.53
Median year structure was built 1958
Median year householder moved in 1988
Median value
$73,500
With mortgage or contract to purchase 181
With second mortgage, equity loan 36
Median price asked for vacant housing $70,000
Monthly cost, with mortgage
$729
Monthly cost, without mortgage $ 227


HOUSING UNITS-WILSON COUNTY

Total Housing Units(2005): 40,133
Homeownership rate(2000): 81.4%
Housing units in multi-unit structures(2000): 9.2%
Median value of owner occupied housing units(2006): $199,900
Persons per household(2000): 2.67
Median household income(2003): $52,673


MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME BY AGE

($ IN PREVIOUS YEAR)
Median household income 35,662
Householder under 25 31,250
Householder 25-34 39,583
Householder 35-44 50,875
Householder 45-54 39,792
Householder 55-64 35,625
Householder 65-74 24,821
Householder 75 and older 20,714


LIBRARIES

Alexandria Branch Library, DeKalb County, TN
Lebanon-Wilson County Public Library, Wilson County, TN
Watertown-Wilson County Library, Wilson County, TN


Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census; ePodunk