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Watertown, Wisconsin Local Statistics

Community data

Population | 23,838
Households | 9,034
High School Grads or Higher | 89.1%
Bachelor Degree or Higher | 23.2%
Occupied Housing Units | 91.4%
Homeowner Vacancy Rate | 4.2%
Rental Vacancy Rate | 8.6%
Population with No Vehicles Available | 8.6%
Median Housing Value | $161,300
Median rent | $749

Source: American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates, 2012

School District Data - Watertown unified

Grade: Exceeds Expectations (Rating: 73)

Source: WI Department of Public Instruction, 2013-2014

USPS Vacancy Data

Residential Vacancies | 3.3%
Business Vacancies | 9.9%

Source: USPS, 2Q - 2014

Economic data

Civilian Unemployment | 10.4%
Mean Travel Time to Work | 20.3 minutes
Mean Household Income | $59,058
Per Capita Income | $22,673
Poverty Rate| 11.7%
Food Stamps | 13.2%

Source: American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates, 2012

Occupation data

Management, business, science, and arts occupations | 26.7%
Service occupations | 18.9%
Sales and office occupations | 24.0%
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations | 8.5%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations | 20.9%

Source: American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates, 2012

Industry data

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining | 1%
Construction | 6.5%
Manufacturing | 23.5%
Wholesale trade | 3%
Retail trade | 13.5%
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities | 2.7%
Information | 1.2%
Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing | 2.7%
Professional/scientific/management/administrative/waste management services | 5.5%
Educational services, and health care and social assistance | 25.5%
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation, food services | 7.9%
Other services, except public administration | 5.1%
Public administration | 1.9%

Source: American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates, 2012

Top employers

Universal Electronics | 225
Maranatha Baptist College| 449
Watertown Unified School District | 298
Wal-Mart | 230
Western Industries | 225
Eaton | 215
Fisher-Barton Blades | 200
Glory Global Solutions | 200
Reiss Industries | 175
Shopko | 150

Source: NETS Database, 2013

Contact Information

Watertown Economic Development Corporation
Kim Erdmann, Executive Director
519 E. Main St., Watertown, WI 53094
Phone | 920.342.8053
E -mail | KJErdmann@WEDObusinessWI.com
Website | http://wedobusinesswi.com/

City of Watertown
Mayor John David
106 Jones Street, Watertown WI. 53094
Phone | 920.262.4000
E -mail | johnd@cityofwatertown.org
Website | http://www.ci.watertown.wi.us/