The City of Watauga had a population of 459 as of July 1, 2015.
The primary coordinate point for Watauga is located at latitude 36.3692 and longitude -82.293 in Carter County. The formal boundaries for the City of Watauga (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Carter County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,453 feet.
While the primary coordinates for City of Watauga are located in Carter County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Washington County.
The City of Watauga (GNIS ID: 2405683) 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.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Watauga population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Watauga: Carters Depot, Carters Station.
|Population in Households||459|
|Population in Familes||373|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.45|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||207 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||134 (64.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||53 (25.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||20 ( 9.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$135,606|
|Average Home Value||$149,630|
|Median Household Income||$38,403|
|Average Household Income||$47,317|
|Per Capita Income||$20,043|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||4.66%|
|Per Capita Income||3.23%|
The table below compares Watauga to the other 428 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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.
|Total Population||# 361||16th|
|Population Density1||# 196||54th|
|Diversity Index2||# 239||45th|
|Median Household Income||# 218||49th|
|Per Capita Income||# 222||48th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Tennessee Census Data Comparison Tool.