Watson, Minnesota

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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

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
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
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
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Watson Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 209 100%
Male 111 53.1%
Female 98 46.9%
Under 18 60 28.7%
18+ 149 71.3%
65+ 31 14.8%
Median Age 37.1
Average Family Size 3
White 200 95.7%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 2 1%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 7 3.3%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 7 3.3%

Estimated Watson Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 199
Growth -10
Growth % -4.8%

Watson Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Norwegian 43.9%
German 18.9%
US/American 8.7%
Polish 5.1%
Swedish 4.6%
Dutch 4.1%
Lithuanian 3.6%
Danish 3.1%
European 2%
Irish 1.5%
Czech 1.5%
Scottish 1%
Belgian 1%
Scotch-Irish 1%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Watson 209 $45,000
Appleton 2,871 $40,313
Boyd 210 $41,500
Clarkfield 944 $39,926
Dawson 1,539 $46,484
Milan 326 $37,813
Montevideo 5,346 $44,706
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