The City of Watkins had a population of 1,010 as of July 1, 2017. Watkins ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Watkins is located at latitude 45.3145 and longitude -94.4114 in Meeker County. The formal boundaries for the City of Watkins (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Meeker County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,158 feet.
The City of Watkins (GNIS ID: 2397216) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Watkins population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Watkins: City of Watkins.
|Daytime Population: Workers||452|
|Daytime Population: Residents||540|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||992|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||0.98|
|Population in Households||966|
|Population in Familes||739|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||44|
|Median Household Income||$44,740|
|Average Household Income||$58,515|
|Per Capita Income||$24,275|
|Total Housing Units||455 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||317 (69.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||103 (22.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||35 ( 7.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$115,888|
|Average Home Value||$152,532|
|Average Household Size||2.3|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||3.51%|
|Per Capita Income||3.53%|
The table below compares Watkins to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 362||60th|
|Population Density||# 153||83rd|
|Diversity Index||# 849||6th|
|Median Household Income||# 714||21st|
|Per Capita Income||# 757||16th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Minnesota Census Data Comparison Tool.