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The City of Webster Groves had a population of 23,797 as of July 1, 2022. Webster Groves ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Webster Groves is located at latitude 38.5926 and longitude -90.3573 in St. Louis County. The formal boundaries for the City of Webster Groves encompass a land area of 5.9 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. St. Louis County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 558 feet.

The City of Webster Groves has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Webster Groves is located within Township of Jefferson, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Louis County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Webster Groves: Webster.

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Webster Groves, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 23,797 (100%)
Population in Households 22,779 (95.7%)
Population in Families 18,388 (77.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 1,018 ( 4.3%)
Population Density 4,014
Diversity Index2 28


Median Household Income $112,374
Average Household Income $157,260
% of Income for Mortgage4 18%
Per Capita Income $61,466
Wealth Index5 195


Total HU (Housing Units) 9,852 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,416 (75.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,848 (18.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 589 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $373,910
Average Home Value $408,039
Housing Affordability Index3 130


Total Households 9,263
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 5,896
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population -0.40% -0.28%
Households -0.34% -0.26%
Families   -0.31%
Median Household Income   2.86%
Per Capita Income   2.88%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.12%

Webster Groves, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Webster Groves to the other 1,082 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 32 97th
Population Density # 42 96th
Median Household Income # 27 98th
Housing Affordability Index # 356 33rd
Per Capita Income # 24 98th
Diversity Index # 265 75th

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