Businesses in Watson Lake, Yukon

Industries

Business Distribution by Industry
 Hotels & Travel: 18.1%
 Community & Government: 13.4%
 Automotive: 12.2%
 Industry: 9.6%
 Shopping: 9.3%
 Restaurants: 7.6%
 Home Services: 5.2%
 Professional Services: 5%
 Other: 19.5%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Age of BusinessAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Gas stations73.37.6
Public administration2224.9 years4.123.9
Campgrounds63.86.5
Hotels and motels929.6 years3.69.8
Other accommodation1427.3 years3.615.2
Travel agencies64.46.5
Area of Watson Lake, Yukon123 km²
Population922
Male Population467 (50.7%)
Female Population455 (49.3%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +147.2%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +37.2%
Median Age43.6
Male Median Age45.4
Female Median Age41.8
Area Codes867
Local TimeSunday 2:49 AM
TimezonePacific Standard Time
Lat & Lng60.06349° / -128.70893°

Watson Lake, Yukon - Map

Watson Lake, Yukon Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population373539672922
Population Density3.03 / km²4.38 / km²5.46 / km²7.49 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Watson Lake, Yukon Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 37.2% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Watson Lake, Yukon+147.2%+71.1%+37.2%
Yukon+147.7%+71.1%+37.2%
Canada+55.8%+30.2%+17.2%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Watson Lake, Yukon Median Age

Median Age: 43.6 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Watson Lake, Yukon43.6 years41.8 years45.4 years
Yukon39.4 years39.3 years39.4 years
Canada40.6 years41.5 years39.6 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Watson Lake, Yukon Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5292858
5-9292252
10-14242247
15-19242852
20-24303464
25-29182241
30-34352358
35-39243458
40-44183958
45-49413981
50-54423982
55-59474593
60-64472876
65-69302858
70-7418624
75-796612
80-846612
85 Plus066
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Watson Lake, Yukon Population Density

Population Density: 7.49 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Watson Lake, Yukon922123 km²7.49 / km²
Yukon37,733483,612.3 km²0.08 / km²
Canada35.5 million9,875,295.4 km²3.6 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Watson Lake, Yukon Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1730 to 2100
Sources:
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-927-2017, 2017.

Business distribution by price for Watson Lake, Yukon

 Inexpensive: 33.3%
 Moderate: 33.3%
 Very Expensive: 22.2%
 Expensive: 11.1%

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Watson Lake, Yukon CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Watson Lake, Yukon15,434 t16.7 t125.5 t/km²
Yukon630,059 t16.7 t1.3 t/km²
Canada521,999,336 t14.7 t52.9 t/km²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Watson Lake, Yukon CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)15,434 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita16.7 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)125.5 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
DroughtMedium (4)
EarthquakeMedium (4)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
Sources:
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank. https://doi.org/10.1596/0-8213-5930-4.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, and International Research Institute for Climate and Society - IRI - Columbia University. 2005. Global Drought Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4VX0DFT.
3. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Earthquake Hazard Distribution - Peak Ground Acceleration. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4BZ63ZS.

Watson Lake, Yukon

Watson Lake is a town in Yukon, Canada located at historical mile 635 on the Alaska Highway close to the British Columbia border. Population in 2013 was 1,474 (Yukon Bureau of Statistics). The town is named for Frank Watson, an American-born trapper ..  ︎  Watson Lake, Yukon Wikipedia Page

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