Webster County MO Information


Webster County Subdivisions

Webster County MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 38,259
Daytime Population: Workers 8,586
Daytime Population: Residents 22,400
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 30,986
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.81
Population in Households 37,346
Population in Familes 32,226
Population in Group Qrtrs 913
Population Density2 65
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $45,168
Average Household Income $58,667
Per Capita Income $21,595


Total Housing Units 15,068 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,142 (67.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,621 (24.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,305 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $135,484
Average Home Value $180,105


Total Households 13,763
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 10,224
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.77% 0.82%
Households 0.72% 0.81%
Families 0.61% 0.73%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   3.27%


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, 2017 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 Density # 29 76th
Diversity Index # 74 37th
Median Household Income # 33 72nd
Per Capita Income # 69 41st

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