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-- Demographic Economic Characteristics & Patterns
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Watertown SD General Demographic-Economic-Geographic Characteristics -- scroll section
|Population, 2013 estimate ||21,995||844,877|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base ||21,516||814,180|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013 ||2.2%||3.8%|
|Population, 2010 ||21,482||814,180|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010 ||7.8%||7.3%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010 ||24.2%||24.9%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010 ||15.4%||14.3%|
|Female persons, percent, 2010 ||50.8%||50.0% |
|White alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||94.8%||85.9%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.4%||1.3%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||2.4%||8.8%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.5%||0.9%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.0%||0.0%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2010 ||1.4%||2.1%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 (b) ||1.6%||2.7%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 ||94.1%||84.7% |
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013 ||83.8%||83.6%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 ||1.2%||2.8%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 ||2.8%||6.8%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||90.9%||90.4%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||22.5%||26.2%|
|Veterans, 2009-2013 ||1,936||67,886|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 ||13.6||16.9|
|Housing units, 2010 ||10,050||363,438|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013 ||64.8%||68.0%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013 ||22.1%||18.8%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013 ||$134,000||$132,400|
|Households, 2009-2013 ||9,230||323,136|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013 ||2.29||2.45|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 ||$24,890||$25,740|
|Median household income, 2009-2013 ||$44,624||$49,495|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013 ||12.5%||14.1%|
|Business Attributes||Watertown||South Dakota|
|Total number of firms, 2007 ||2,369||76,997|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.3%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||2.2%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.6%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.0%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.8%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||26.0%||22.2% |
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) ||D||13,051,128|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) ||296,371||11,400,476|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) ||546,882||12,266,218|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007 ||$26,677||$15,390|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) ||71,630||1,622,751|
|Geographic Attributes||Watertown||South Dakota|
|Land area in square miles, 2010 ||17.45||75,811.00|
|Persons per square mile, 2010 ||1,231.3||10.7|
|FIPS Code ||69300||46|
|Counties ||Codington County|
|(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.|
|(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.|
|FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data|
|NA: Not available|
|D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information|
|X: Not applicable|
|S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards|
|Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown|
|F: Fewer than 100 firms|
|Source: ProximityOne; Census Bureau; BLS|
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