Watson  Suburb
About Watson
Watson postcode 2602
Total Persons : 4188
Total Males : 1989
Total Femals : 2199
Age Group (0-4 years) : 261
Age Group (5-14 years) 429
65 Years Over:
Median Age of Persons 34
Persons born overseas 1003
Main Country of birth which is not Australia: England
No of people of Main Country of birth which is not Australia : 170
No of People Married : 1325
Married Percentage: 0.379
Labour Force: 2394
Employed Fulltime: 1627
Employed Full Time Percentage: 0.68
Main Occupation: Professionals
Number of Main Occupation: 833
Main Occupation Percentage: 0.361
Main Industry of Employment: Central Government Administration
Main Industry of Employment Numbers: 462
Main Industry of Employment Percentage: 0.2
Median Individual Income ($/Weekly): 721
Median Household Income ($/Weekly) : 1268
Median Family Income ($/Weekly): 1619
Number of Families: 1087
Number of Families With Children: 384
Total Private Dwellings: 2057
Median Rent ($/Weekly):* 398
Median Housing Loan Repayment ($/Weekly): 1517
Average Household Size: 2.3
Average Number of Persons Per Bedroom: 1.1
Household Fully Owned Percentage: 0.241
Household Rented Percentage: 0.382
Family Household Percentage: 0.585
Watson is a suburb of Canberra, Australia in the North Canberra district.

Watson is named after the third Prime Minister of Australia, John Christian Watson. The suburb name was gazetted on 7 April 1960. Streets in Watson are named after Australian judges and other legal professionals.

Watson is bordered by the Federal Highway, Phillip Avenue and Antill Street. Traffic loads on these roads has increased significantly with the continued development of Gungahlin and studies suggest some areas will exceed capacity before 2021. (Source: Wiki)
* Median Rent is based on data from the most recent Australian suburb survey.
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