Webster County MO Information


Webster County Subdivisions

Webster County MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 37,784
Population in Households 36,902
Population in Familes 31,879
Population in Group Qrtrs 882
Population Density1 64
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 13,453
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 10,004
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 14,882 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,037 (67.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,416 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,429 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $126,598
Average Home Value $171,682


Median Household Income $42,833
Average Household Income $55,424
Per Capita Income $20,214
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.69% 0.75%
Households 0.47% 0.68%
Families 0.35% 0.6%
Median Household Income   1.2%
Per Capita Income   1.75%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Webster County MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Webster County to the other 115 counties and county equivalents in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 31 74th
Population Density1 # 31 74th
Diversity Index2 # 77 36th
Median Household Income # 33 72nd
Per Capita Income # 74 37th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Missouri Census Data Comparison Tool.