Webster County MS Information


Webster County Subdivisions

Webster County MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 10,181
Population in Households 10,125
Population in Familes 8,653
Population in Group Qrtrs 56
Population Density1 24
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 4,068
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 2,874
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,858 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,047 (62.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,021 (21.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 790 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $88,009
Average Home Value $107,778


Median Household Income $33,817
Average Household Income $46,063
Per Capita Income $18,433
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.17% -0.21%
Households 0.05% -0.13%
Families -0.15% -0.26%
Median Household Income   2.88%
Per Capita Income   1.63%
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 MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Webster County to the other 82 counties and county equivalents in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 72 13th
Population Density1 # 64 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 72 13th
Median Household Income # 41 51st
Per Capita Income # 39 54th

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