Watkins is located close to the center of Minnesota. Watkins is between the Meeker, Stearns county. Watkins has 0.71 square miles of land area and 0.00 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Watkins population is 897, which has grown 1.93% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 9.44% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Watkins median household income is $41,146 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 27.83% since 2000. The income growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 29.12% and is about the same as the national average rate of 27.36%. Watkins median house value is $98,500 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 44.64% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 51.31% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Watkins is better than the state average in quality. The Watkins area code is 320.