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As of 2008-2012, median price of a house in Watertown is $133,000, which is about the same as the state average of $129,800 and is lower than the national average of $181,400. The Watertown median house value has grown by 57.21% since 2000. The growth rate for the price of a house in Watertown is lower than the state average rate of 63.07% and is higher than the national average rate of 51.67%. The median year that a house in Watertown was built is 1974, which is about the same as the median year for a house built in the state which is 1973 and is about the same as the median year for a house built in the USA which is 1975.

Topics:House ValueHousing OccupancyYear Structure BuiltMortgage StatusMortgage Owner's CostsNone-Mortgage Owner's CostsUnits in StructureRoomsBedroomsHouse Heating FuelGross RentVehicle Available

House Value

Median Value of a Total of 6,237 Owner Occupied Houses in Watertown, SD, #38
Watertown, SD
133,000 USD
South Dakota
129,800 USD
U.S.
181,400 USD
Median House Price Growth Since 2000, #163
Watertown, SD
57.21%
South Dakota
63.07%
U.S.
51.67%
Ranks: $50K or Less, $50-100K, $100-150K, $150-200K, $200-300K, $300-500K, $500-1M, $1M or More

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical house value data.

Housing Occupancy

 Watertown, SDSouth DakotaU.S.
Total Housing Units10,050, see rank, 100%363,438131,704,730
Occupied Housing Units9,278, 92.32%, see rank88.68%88.62%
Owner Occupied5,894, 58.65%, see rank60.41%57.69%
Renter Occupied3,384, 33.67%, see rank28.26%30.93%
Vacant Housing Units772, 7.68%, see rank11.32%11.38%
For Rent272, 2.71%, see rank2.85%3.14%
For Sale Only106, 1.05%, see rank1.02%1.44%
Rented or Sold, Not Occupied43, 0.43%, see rank0.54%0.48%
For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use234, 2.33%, see rank3.65%3.53%
For Migrant Workers0, 0.00%, see rank0.02%0.02%
Other Vacant117, 1.16%, see rank3.24%2.77%

*Based on 2010 data. View historical housing occupancy data.

Year Structure Built

Median Built Year, #79
Watertown, SDSouth DakotaU.S.
197419731975

Ranks: 1995 or earlier, 1960-1969, 1970-1979, 1980-1989, 1990-2000, 2000-2010

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical year structure built data.

Mortgage Status

 Watertown, SD%South DakotaU.S.
Owner-Occupied Units6,237100%219,88275,484,661
With a Mortgage4,00164.15%, see rank58.89%67.13%
Without a Mortgage2,23635.85%, see rank41.11%32.87%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical mortgage status data.

Monthly Owner Costs for Housing Units with a Mortgage


Median Owner Costs, see rank
Watertown, SD
1,136 USD
South Dakota
1,211 USD
U.S.
1,559 USD

Owner Costs Distribution
Monthly Owner CostsWatertown, SD%South DakotaU.S.
$299 or Less90.22%, see rank0.32%0.18%
$300 to $499802.00%, see rank2.89%1.59%
$500 to $69944111.02%, see rank7.95%4.89%
$700 to $99993523.37%, see rank21.44%13.71%
$1,000 to $1,4991,51837.94%, see rank37.09%26.97%
$1,500 to $1,99961615.40%, see rank17.68%20.33%
$2,000 to $2,9992997.47%, see rank9.85%20.10%
$3,000 or More1032.57%, see rank2.79%12.24%

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Median Percentage, see rank
Watertown, SD
21.60% of the Total Income
South Dakota
21.80% of the Total Income
U.S.
24.70% of the Total Income

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Distribution
 Watertown, SD%South DakotaU.S.
10% or Less1644.10%, see rank6.34%5.04%
10% to 20%1,52538.12%, see rank36.61%29.70%
20% to 30%1,26631.64%, see rank31.51%28.18%
30% to 40%48712.17%, see rank12.63%14.80%
40% or More48212.05%, see rank12.58%21.80%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical monthly owner costs for housing units with a mortgage data.

Monthly Owner Costs for Housing Units without a Mortgage


Median Owner Costs, see rank
Watertown, SD
387 USD
South Dakota
404 USD
U.S.
449 USD

Owner Costs Distribution
Monthly Owner CostsWatertown, SD%South DakotaU.S.
$199 or Less1436.40%, see rank7.98%7.99%
$200 to $29945020.13%, see rank16.83%15.31%
$300 to $4991,11850.00%, see rank45.76%35.02%
$500 to $69943619.50%, see rank20.39%20.88%
$700 or More893.98%, see rank9.04%20.80%

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Median Percentage, see rank
Watertown, SD
12.20% of the Total Income
South Dakota
11.00% of the Total Income
U.S.
12.60% of the Total Income

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Distribution
 Watertown, SD%South DakotaU.S.
10% or Less87639.18%, see rank45.63%39.10%
10% to 20%71331.89%, see rank31.43%31.88%
20% to 30%36516.32%, see rank10.58%12.59%
30% to 40%1044.65%, see rank4.53%5.84%
40% or More1546.89%, see rank6.92%9.41%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical monthly owner costs for housing units without a mortgage data.

Units in Structure

 Watertown, SDSouth DakotaU.S.
Total Housing Units9,911, 100%363,793131,642,457
1-unit, Detached6,499, 65.57%, see rank68.86%61.70%
1-unit, Attached381, 3.84%, see rank3.46%5.79%
2 Units267, 2.69%, see rank1.89%3.80%
3 or 4 Units609, 6.14%, see rank3.38%4.44%
5 to 9 Units306, 3.09%, see rank3.71%4.78%
10 or More Units909, 9.17%, see rank9.60%12.89%
Mobile Home, Boat, RV, Van, etc.940, 9.48%, see rank9.11%6.60%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical units in structure data.

Rooms

 Watertown, SDSouth DakotaU.S.
Total Housing Units9,911, 100%363,793131,642,457
1 Room94, 0.95%, see rank1.36%1.95%
2 Rooms173, 1.75%, see rank2.55%2.36%
3 Rooms777, 7.84%, see rank7.91%8.97%
4 Rooms1,584, 15.98%, see rank16.44%16.57%
5 Rooms1,801, 18.17%, see rank17.97%20.41%
6 Rooms1,068, 10.78%, see rank15.05%18.25%
7 Rooms1,462, 14.75%, see rank12.84%12.38%
8 Rooms1,297, 13.09%, see rank10.43%8.59%
9 Rooms or More1,655, 16.70%, see rank15.45%10.52%
Median Rooms6.00, see rank5.805.50

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical rooms data.

Bedrooms

 Watertown, SDSouth DakotaU.S.
Total Housing Units9,911, 100%363,793131,642,457
No Bedroom119, 1.20%, see rank1.53%2.16%
1 Bedroom965, 9.74%, see rank9.62%11.12%
2 Bedrooms2,759, 27.84%, see rank28.30%26.85%
3 Bedrooms3,164, 31.92%, see rank34.60%39.76%
4 Bedrooms2,082, 21.01%, see rank19.00%15.95%
5 or More Bedrooms822, 8.29%, see rank6.96%4.16%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical bedrooms data.

House Heating Fuel

 Watertown, SDSouth DakotaU.S.
Total Housing Units9,263, 100%320,467115,226,802
Utility Gas6,363, 68.69%, see rank49.23%49.42%
Bottled, Tank, or LP Gas90, 0.97%, see rank17.01%5.03%
Electricity2,598, 28.05%, see rank26.60%35.51%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, etc.17, 0.18%, see rank3.21%6.46%
Coal or Coke0, 0.00%, see rank0.08%0.12%
Wood34, 0.37%, see rank1.94%2.08%
Solar Energy0, 0.00%, see rank0.04%0.04%
Other Fuel122, 1.32%, see rank1.34%0.43%
No Fuel Used39, 0.42%, see rank0.56%0.90%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical house heating fuel data.

Gross Rent

Monthly RentalWatertown, SDSouth DakotaU.S.
Occupied Units Paying Rent2,921, 100%91,03937,562,111
$199 or Less103, 3.53%, see rank4.41%1.76%
$200 to $299284, 9.72%, see rank6.20%3.29%
$300 to $499746, 25.54%, see rank23.10%8.20%
$500 to $699815, 27.90%, see rank28.50%17.39%
$700 to $999791, 27.08%, see rank25.87%29.40%
$1,000 to $1,499157, 5.37%, see rank9.75%25.73%
$1,500 to $1,9990, 0.00%, see rank1.36%8.92%
$2,000 or More25, 0.86%, see rank0.81%5.30%
Median$608, see rank$617$889

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical gross rent data.

Vehicle Available

 Watertown, SDSouth DakotaU.S.
Occupied Housing Units9,263, 100%320,467115,226,802
No Vehicles Available600, 6.48%, see rank5.35%9.03%
1 Vehicles Available2,864, 30.92%, see rank28.28%33.67%
2 Vehicles Available3,599, 38.85%, see rank37.61%37.64%
3 or More Vehicles Available2,200, 23.75%, see rank28.77%19.66%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical vehicle available data.


 
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