SD

National Population : 333,590,059
South Dakota State Population : 787,431

About Watertown, SD

Watertown, SD is located in Codington County in the state of South Dakota.

The total City Population for Watertown is about 21,790 with about 472 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 27,445.

The Average Home Value is $172,200.00, which is roughly 40% higher than the Average Home Value of $102,658.00 for the state of South Dakota, and roughly 9% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $52,392.00, which is roughly 4% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $54,396.00 for the state of South Dakota, and roughly 9% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Watertown is about 2.9%.

South Dakota is ranked #28 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 43.27 out of 100.

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Voting

Codington County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 57.17% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 68.06%
Democratic: 29.15%
Libertarian: 2.78%


Nearby Locations

Castlewood, SD (12.97 mi.)
Florence, SD (13.29 mi.)
South Shore, SD (15.01 mi.)
Henry, SD (15.27 mi.)
Bemis, SD (16.08 mi.)
Goodwin, SD (16.08 mi.)
Hazel, SD (16.34 mi.)
Strandburg, SD (16.67 mi.)
Hayti, SD (16.78 mi.)
Ortley, SD (17.89 mi.)
Wallace, SD (18.94 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 57201
Latitude : 44.948464
Longitude : -97.126064
TimeZone : Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Midwest
Average Elevation : 1736 ft.
Area Code(s) : 605

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.33
Male Population Estimate : 45.17%
Female Population Estimate : 45.86%
Median Age : 37.5
Male Median Age : 35.7
Female Median Age : 39.3

White Population Estimate : 87.68%
Black Population Estimate : 0.56%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 1.50%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.70%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.01%
Indian Population Estimate : 2.54%
Other Population Estimate : 0.75%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Watertown specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Codington County: Data Not Available
Average # of Violent Crimes for Codington County: About 287 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Codington County is about 0% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.