Watkins, Iowa 

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Population

136

-17.1% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.7%

Median Income

$61,406

Median Home Price

$105,500

Best Places to Live in Watkins, Iowa

Small city - East-central Iowa, along Cedar River. June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Watkins, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Arts and culture
-Attractive downtown
-Cost of living
Cons
-Entertainment
-Recent job weakness
-Harsh winters


What Bert Has To Say About Cedar Rapids Metro Area

Cedar Rapids is a typically Midwestern agricultural and industrial center, the center of which is built on an island at the “rapids” of the Cedar River. Downtown is modern in appearance, with attractive parks and waterfront areas. Arts and culture amenities are better than average for a small city, with a symphony and an art museum that holds the largest collection of works by native son Grant Wood. There are a couple of small colleges in town and some minor league sports.


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City: Watkins
Zip Codes: 52354
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 594 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Watkins is 2.7% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Watkins jobs have increased by 0.7%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Watkins's cost of living is 19.1% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Watkins's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Watkins, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Benton county voted Republican in the two most recent Presidential elections, after voting Democratic in the previous three. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Watkins's population is 136 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 17.1%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 23.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Watkins is $105,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.7%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Watkins public schools spend $12,713 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.3 students per teacher in Watkins. More Education


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