Webster County KY Information


Webster County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 13,647
Population in Households 13,254
Population in Familes 11,023
Population in Group Qrtrs 393
Population Density1 41
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 5,357
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 3,730
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,003 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,945 (65.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,412 (23.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 646 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $75,796
Average Home Value $103,695


Median Household Income $39,143
Average Household Income $50,919
Per Capita Income $20,466
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.03% -0.23%
Households 0.26% -0.09%
Families 0.06% -0.2%
Median Household Income   1.61%
Per Capita Income   2.1%
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 KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Webster County to the other 120 counties and county equivalents in Kentucky 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 # 83 32nd
Population Density1 # 88 28th
Diversity Index2 # 23 83rd
Median Household Income # 55 55th
Per Capita Income # 57 53rd

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