Watertown Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Watertown, MA

General Watertown Information

State: Massachusetts

County: Middlesex County

Close cities: Brookline, MA, Lexington, MA, Boston, MA, Belmont, MA, Medford, MA, Cambridge, MA, Somerville, MA, Newton, MA, Weston, MA, Waltham, MA, Arlington, MA

Watertown Population (census data)
Total 32,521 (-2.5% since 2000)
Male 15,049 (46.3%)
Female 17,472 (53.7%)

Population Density: 7,913 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 136.4 (US Avg is 100)

Watertown Elevation: 36 feet above sea level

Land Area: 4.11 square miles

Median Household Income: $73,402

Zip Codes: 02472, 02471, and 02477.

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Watertown Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (89.7%)
  • Hispanic (2.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • Black (1.7%)
  • Chinese (1.5%)
  • Other race (0.9%)
  • Asian Indian (0.8%)
Ancestry Information:
  • Irish (23.1%)
  • Italian (19.7%)
  • English (8.8%)
  • German (5.9%)
  • Greek (3.8%)
  • French (3.7%)
Foriegn Born: 6,707 people (20.6%)
  • Asia (45.5%)
  • Europe (42.2%)
  • Latin America (12.3%)

Local Watertown Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Boston Red Sox, Philadelphia Phillies
NFL Football: New England Patriots, Philadelphia Eagles
NBA Basketball: New Jersey Nets, Boston Celtics
NHL Hockey: Boston Bruins
NCAA Sports: Boston University, Harvard University, Northeastern University

Watertown School Information

High Schools
Watertown High (50 Columbia Street, Watertown, MA, 02472 - Watertown District)
Middle Schools
Watertown Middle (68 Waverley Avenue, Watertown, MA, 02472 - Watertown District)
Other/Private Schools
Cunniff (246 Warren Street, Watertown, MA, 02472 - Watertown District)
Hosmer (1 Concord Road, Watertown, MA, 02472 - Watertown District)
James Russell Lowell (175 Orchard Street, Watertown, MA, 02472 - Watertown District)

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