Webster County MS Information


Webster County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 10,117
Daytime Population: Workers 2,529
Daytime Population: Residents 6,407
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,936
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 10,061
Population in Familes 8,553
Population in Group Qrtrs 56
Population Density2 24
Diversity Index3 37


Median Household Income $36,611
Average Household Income $53,750
Per Capita Income $21,455


Total Housing Units 4,926 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,928 (59.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,092 (22.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 906 (18.4%)
Median Home Value $85,765
Average Home Value $108,308


Total Households 4,020
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 2,824
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 -0.18% -0.29%
Households -0.14% -0.26%
Families -0.33% -0.38%
Median Household Income   1.55%
Per Capita Income   2.9%


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, 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 # 71 15th
Population Density # 64 23rd
Diversity Index # 72 13th
Median Household Income # 37 56th
Per Capita Income # 17 80th

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