Watertown, South Dakota, in Codington county, is 94 miles N of Sioux Falls, South Dakota (center to center) and 188 miles W of Minneapolis, Minnesota. As of the year 2000 census, 20,237 people lived in Watertown.
In Watertown, about 57% of adults are married.
In 2000, Watertown had a median family income of $44,944.
Watertown residents donated more money ($6,700) to George W. Bush than to the other candidates in the 2004 Presidential race. Across all electoral races, the Republican party attracted the most donations from the city.
An estimated 66% of living spaces in Watertown are occupied by their owners, not by renters. The housing stock in the city is younger than in most places.
In Watertown, 93% of commuters drive to work. You might spend less time in the car if you live in Watertown; people report shorter commutes than most.
Watertown strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in South Dakota):
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