Poverty in Watertown, Connecticut

What is the poverty rate in Watertown, Connecticut?
The poverty rate in Watertown is 6.3%. One out of every 15.8 residents of Watertown lives in poverty.

How many people in Watertown, Connecticut live in poverty?
228 of 3,608 Watertown residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.

How does the poverty rate in Watertown compare to the rest of Connecticut?
The Poverty Rate across the state of Connecticut is 10.1%, meaning Watertown has a dramatically lower than average percentage of residents below the poverty line when compared to the rest of Connecticut.

Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Watertown, Connecticut Poverty Rate By Race

Race Population Poverty Rate National Poverty Rate Population

White

3,307

4.1% 10.3% 91.7%

What's the Poverty Rate in Watertown, Connecticut By Race?

4.1% of White residents of Watertown, Connecticut live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of white residents in Watertown, Connecticut is dramatically lower than the national average of 10.3%. 134 of 3,307 white Connecticuters live below the poverty line. Approximately 91.7% of the total population of Watertown, Connecticut are white.

Watertown, Connecticut Poverty Rate By Sex

What is the poverty rate for men vs women living in Watertown, Connecticut?

Male

The Poverty Rate for men who live in Watertown, Connecticut is 6.2%.

Female

The Poverty Rate for women who live in Watertown, Connecticut is 6.5%.

Poverty Rate Disparity for Male vs Female Residents of Watertown, Connecticut

Female residents of Watertown, Connecticut are slightly(4%) more likely to live in poverty than males.

105 of 1,702 males in Watertown live below the poverty line.

123 of 1,906 females in Watertown live below the poverty line.

Watertown, Connecticut Poverty Rate By Age

What's the Poverty Rate By Age in Watertown, Connecticut?

Watertown, Connecticut Poverty Rate Distribution by Age

Breakdown of Watertown, Connecticut Poverty Rate By Age

Age Poverty Rate

Children Under 6

0.0%

Children 6 to 11 Years Old

0.0%

Adolescents 12 to 17 Years Old

0.0%

Adults 18 to 59 Years Old

9.4%

Adults 60 to 74 Years Old

2.7%

75 to 84 Years Old

6.7%

Over 85 Years Old

0.0%

Watertown, Connecticut Poverty Rate By Place of Birth

What is the poverty rate for residents of Watertown, Connecticut born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

US Citizen

The Poverty Rate for residents of Watertown, Connecticut who were born citizens of the United States is 6.6%.

Foreign

The Poverty Rate for residents of Watertown, Connecticut who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 0.0%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Watertown, Connecticut born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Residents of Watertown, Connecticut who were born as US Citizens have a higher poverty rate than those who were born citizens of a country outside of the United States.

Of the 3,439 residents of Watertown, Connecticut who were born citizens of the United States, 228 (6.6%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 0 (0.0%) of 169 residents of Watertown, Connecticut who were born citizens of a country other than the US reported income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Poverty Rate in Watertown, Connecticut

The poverty rate in Watertown is 6.3%.
Watertown is in Litchfield County.
Connecticut Poverty Rate by City
Here is a comparison of Poverty Rate by city(minimum 1,000 residents) in Litchfield County.
City Poverty Rate
Litchfield 12.8%
New Hartford Center 11.3%
New Milford 11.0%
Northwest Harwinton 7.4%
Oakville 3.1%
Bethlehem Village 6.0%
Canaan 7.3%
Terryville 7.2%
Thomaston 9.3%
Torrington 9.8%
Watertown 6.3%
Winsted 23.5%
Woodbury Center 7.0%

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