The size of Watson is approximately 3.7 square kilometres. It has 20 parks covering nearly 10.8% of total area. The population of Watson in 2011 was 5,121 people. By 2016 the population was 5,880 showing a population growth of 14.8% in the area during that time. The predominant age group in Watson is 30-39 years. Households in Watson are primarily couples with children and are likely to be repaying $1800 - $2399 per month on mortgage repayments. In general, people in Watson work in a professional occupation. In 2011, 59.8% of the homes in Watson were owner-occupied compared with 57.2% in 2016. Currently the median sales price of houses in the area is $833,500.