Webster County MS Information


Webster County Subdivisions

Webster County MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 10,001
Population in Households 9,945
Population in Familes 8,456
Population in Group Qrtrs 56
Population Density1 24
Diversity Index2 37


Median Household Income $37,408
Average Household Income $56,540
Per Capita Income $22,576


Total Housing Units 4,804 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,087 (64.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 889 (18.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 828 (17.2%)
Median Home Value $88,610
Average Home Value $113,614


Total Households 3,976
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 2,789
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  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 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 -0.3% -0.54%
Households -0.25% -0.51%
Families -0.44% -0.62%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   2.27%


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, 2018 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 Density # 63 24th
Diversity Index # 71 13th
Median Household Income # 33 61st
Per Capita Income # 16 82nd

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