Watertown, New York 

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Population

24,330

-1.2% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

7.8%

Median Income

$41,197

Median Home Price

$127,300

Median Age

31.1

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.3 / 3.2

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in Watertown, New York

Small city - In nothern New York state near Lake Ontario and the Canadian border, 70 miles north of Syracuse. July, August and June are the most pleasant months in Watertown, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Watertown, NY Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Low crime
Comfortable summers
Affordability
Cons
Rainy days
Gloomy weather
Harsh winters


What Bert Has To Say About Watertown-Fort Drum Metro Area

The Watertown-Fort Drum, NY metro area is located in northern New York state near Lake Ontario and the Canadian border, 70 miles north of Syracuse. Watertown is one of the smaller metros in the United States and is comprised of Jefferson county.


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: New York
County: Jefferson County
Metro Area: Watertown-Fort Drum Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning conservative
City: Watertown
Zip Codes: 13601
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 466 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Watertown is 7.8% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Watertown jobs have increased by 0.4%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Watertown's cost of living is 21.8% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Watertown's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Jefferson county remained very strongly Republican, 58.4% to 39.5%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Watertown's population is 24,330 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 1.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 14.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Watertown is Real Estate: $127,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 1.5%.

SCHOOLS
Watertown public schools spend $14,772 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.6 students per teacher in Watertown. More Education



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Housing Market in Watertown

It's a good time to buy in Watertown. Home Appreciation is up 4.3% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Watertown is $127,300.

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Reviews for Watertown   2 Reviews
Nice quiet town but many small town issues - 6/15/2018
I don’t live there but visit on occasion. Very quiet town. Ran into a white out blizzard while driving there that a local tells me isn’t unusual. One minute I could... Read More

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Watertown, NY - 11/7/2008
As a city primarily filled and flourished with military families, Watertown is a decent place to live. Because of the population influx from military families, the town... Read More


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