Watkins is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Watkins Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Benton County at latitude 41.8911 and longitude -91.9863. Benton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 830 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Watkins Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 0.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.Photos of the local Watkins, IA area
Also See: Watkins, IA ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps
|Population in Households||122|
|Population in Familes||99|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.14|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||62 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||45 (72.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||12 (19.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||5 ( 8.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$147,917|
|Average Home Value||$200,556|
|Median Household Income||$68,052|
|Average Household Income||$75,173|
|Per Capita Income||$32,143|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.88%|
|Per Capita Income||2.93%|
The table below compares Watkins to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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||# 830||18th|
|Population Density1||# 791||22nd|
|Diversity Index2||# 338||67th|
|Median Household Income||# 99||90th|
|Per Capita Income||# 84||92nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.