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Watertown is a city in Middlesex County, in the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy metro area.
The latitude of Watertown is 42.370N. The longitude is -71.183W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 62 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 32,915.
Sails were made here for the U.S.S. Constitution.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Watertown demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Middlesex County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Boston area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 02472 ZIP code.
5% of Watertown residents report German ancestry, and 20% 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 $33,262, compared with $21,587 nationally.
47% 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 $968. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,596.
Libraries in Watertown include East Branch Library, North Branch Library, Watertown Free Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Watertown include Watertown TAB & Press
The average commute time for Watertown workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Watertown between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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