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Watertown is a city in Carver County, in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Watertown. For links to other places called Watertown, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Watertown is 44.963N. The longitude is -93.846W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 935 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,608.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Watertown demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Carver County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Twin Cities area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 55388 ZIP code.
41% of Watertown residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Watertown ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Watertown was $18,918, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Watertown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Watertown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $425. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,018.
Libraries in Watertown include Watertown Library ... View libraries
Carver County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Watertown political report.
The average commute time for Watertown workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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