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Watson, Missouri - Basic Facts

The Village of Watson had a population of 111 as of July 1, 2019. Watson ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Watson is located at latitude 40.4769 and longitude -95.6205 in Atchison County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Watson encompass a land area of 0.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Atchison County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 899 feet.

The Village of Watson (GNIS ID: 2400107) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Watson is located within Township of Nishnabotna, a minor civil division (MCD) of Atchison County.


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Watson, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Watson, MO Housing Affordability Index is 0
State of Missouri Housing Affordability Index is 156
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Watson, MO Wealth Index is 62
State of Missouri Wealth Index is 82
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 111 (100%)
Population in Households 111 (100.0%)
Population in Families 91 (82.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 1,022
Diversity Index2 2
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $51,849
Average Household Income $64,046
Per Capita Income $26,744
Wealth Index4 62

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 53 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 32 (60.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 (15.1%)
Median Home Value $155,000
Housing Affordability Index3 0
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 45
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 30
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.13% 0.36%
Households 1.28% 0.0%
Families 0.75% 0.66%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   3.0%

Watson, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Watson to the other 1,034 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 873 16th
Population Density # 355 66th
Diversity Index # 1023 1st
Median Household Income # 390 62nd
Per Capita Income # 324 69th

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