Real Estate Market Update for Watertown, NY
Welcome to April's Market Update. Let’s take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of April. The number of active listings was up 21% from one year earlier, and up 14% from the previous month. This continued upward trend reflected a healthy inventory for buyers to choose from. As you can see, the median listing price for the month was just under 130-thousand dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold was up 28%. This higher number of days may signal a slowdown in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was just over 160-thousand dollars. The number of units sold decreased 27% year-over-year, and increased 10% month-over-month. Despite a slight annual decrease, this upward monthly sales trend indicates positive momentum. Thanks for watching. We hope you use this information to make smart, informed decisions in your upcoming real-estate transactions. Feel free to contact us for more information or further assistance.
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Map Information for Watertown, NY
Area Information for Watertown, NY
  • Population: 7,632
  • Median Age: 21.02 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 10.15 mins
  • Sales Tax: 7.75%
  • Population Density: 1,399/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 6.35%
  • Closest Airport: Syracuse Hancock International
  • Closest College: St Lawrence University
  • Closest Jr. College: Jefferson Community College
  • Median Household Income: $36,055
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 74.35%
  • Median Years in Residence: .67 yr
  • Closest Major Sports Team: Ottawa Senators
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 13%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for Watertown, NY
Median Age: 21.02 Married: 31% Number of Households: 2,363 Households with Children: 1,643
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for Watertown, NY

      School Name Distance Type Grades GreatSchools Rating Parent Rating
      Starbuck Elementary School 8.0 mi Public K-4 2 3
      Ohio Street School 8.1 mi Public PRESCHOOL-4 2 4
      North Elementary School 8.3 mi Public K-4 2 4
      Faith Fellowship Christian School 8.4 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 4
      Immaculate Heart Elementary School 8.8 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-6 0 4
      Knickerbocker School 9.3 mi Public K-4 2-5 4
      Sherman School 9.6 mi Public K-4 3 4
      Case Middle School 9.8 mi Public 7-8 3 2
      Watertown Senior High School 9.8 mi Public 9-12 3 3
      Harold T Wiley School 9.9 mi Public 5-6 2-5 4
      Immaculate Heart Central Intermediate (4-6) 10.1 mi Catholic 4-6 0 0
      Immaculate Heart Central Junior 10.6 mi Catholic 7-12 0 4
      Jefferson Lewis Hamilton Herkimer Oneida 11.8 mi Public 11-12 0 0
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area. Sources: and Onboard Informatics © 2015
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        Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2015 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. * Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.