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People

Total Population 176
Male Share of the Population 55.1%
Female Share of the Population 44.9%
Senior Citizens 18.8%
Employed Population 16+ 101
Age of the Population 50

Families

% of people married 53.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 4.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $69,375
% Above Poverty Level 89.8%
% Below Poverty Level 10.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 33 minutes
% Working from Home 2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 44.6%
Median Gross Rent $513
Median House Value $50,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.8%
US/American 0%
English 7.4%
Irish 1.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Watson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 88 miles SW of St. Cloud, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 124 miles W of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Chippewa
Standard Zip Codes 56295
Phone Area Codes 320
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.009
Longitude -95.801

Watson Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MONTEVIDEO 1 SW
Distance 5.8 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 20 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 36 to 60 F
Annual Precip 26 inches
Station MILAN 1 NW
Distance 10.7 miles
Jan Temp 0 to 22 F
Apr Temp 34 to 59 F
Jul Temp 59 to 85 F
Oct Temp 35 to 61 F
Annual Precip 24.7 inches
Station ARTICHOKE LAKE
Distance 30.9 miles
Jan Temp 0 to 20 F
Apr Temp 35 to 55 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 58 F
Annual Precip 24 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Appleton 1,540 $42,500
Boyd 109 $43,750
Clarkfield 824 $52,788
Dawson 1,518 $53,529
Milan 362 $39,375

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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