Webster County, Iowa Population 2018

Webster County, Iowa's estimated population is 36,605 with a growth rate of -1.20% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Webster County, Iowa is the 18th largest county in Iowa.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201736,605-445-1.20%
201637,0502980.81%
201636,752-263-0.71%
201537,015-27-0.07%
201437,042-270-0.72%
201337,312-1-0.00%
201237,313-415-1.10%
201137,728-155-0.41%
201037,883-2,459-6.10%
199040,342-5,611-12.21%
198045,953-2,438-5.04%
197048,3915811.22%
196047,8103,5698.07%
195044,2412,7206.55%
194041,5211,0962.71%
193040,4252,8147.48%
192037,6112,9828.61%
191034,6292,8729.04%
190031,75710,17547.15%
189021,5825,63135.30%
188015,9515,46752.15%
187010,4847,980318.69%
18602,5040.00%

Webster County, Iowa Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White33,912
Black or African American1,672
Two or More Races510
Asian433
Some Other Race380
American Indian and Alaska Native140
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Webster County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Webster County, Iowa Median Age

39.5


Total

36.4


Male

42.6


Female

Webster County, Iowa Adults

There are 29,084 adults, (6,299 of which are seniors) in Webster County, Iowa.

Webster County, Iowa Age Dependency

62.5

Age Dependency Ratio

27.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35

Child Dependency Ratio

Webster County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

17,961

48.48%

Male

19,089

51.52%

Webster County, Iowa Households and Families

Webster County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Webster County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.4%12.6%
All68%32%
Male64%36%
Non Family54.6%45.4%
Female44.2%55.8%

68.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Webster County, Iowa Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,0732.2768
Married6,5072.9387.4
Non Family6,0921.2254.6
Female1,7793.2144.2
Male6952.964

2.89

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

7.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Webster County, Iowa Households

Webster County, Iowa Education

Webster County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7623.07%
9th to 12th Grade1,5626.29%
High School Graduate8,07432.51%
Some College5,72623.05%
Associates Degree3,59414.47%
Bachelors Degree3,76015.14%
Graduate Degree1,3595.47%

Webster County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White22,82220,8474,728
Hispanic74449634
Black71663988
Asian303286215
Other Race242859
Multiple Races1711677
Native American12211944
Islander333

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Webster County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,191$40,368$24,685
Less Than High School$12,104$$11,102
High School Grad$24,276$32,679$19,817
Some College$31,124$40,342$25,850
Bachelors Degree$44,401$54,417$35,825
Graduate Degree$65,145$67,300$57,500

$31,191

Average Earnings

$40,368

Average Male

$24,685

Average Female

Webster County, Iowa Language

Webster County, Iowa Language by Age

Webster County, Iowa Language

96.59% of Webster County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 3.41% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.85% of the population.

Webster County, Iowa Poverty

Webster County, Iowa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White30,8684,20713.63%
Hispanic1,48861441.26%
Black1,09653248.54%
Other37522459.73%
Multiple3477220.75%
Native10454.81%

15.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.41%

Male Poverty Rate

18.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Webster County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Webster County, Iowa is Other, with 59.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Webster County, Iowa is Native, with 4.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.57%.

Webster County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.65%
High School12.79%
Some College10.17%
Bachelors or Greater4.81%

Webster County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed60.00%
Male Unemployed39.80%
Female Employed12.58%
Male Employed6.50%

Webster County, Iowa Income

Webster County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,196$56,793
Families$57,128$70,321
Married Families$71,107$84,373
Non Families$25,503$34,093

Webster County, Iowa Marital Status

Webster County, Iowa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.8%

Male Marriage Rate

44.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Webster County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

Webster County, Iowa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Webster County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

Webster County, Iowa Veterans

Webster County, Iowa Veterans by War

2,740

Number of Veterans

2,520

Male Veterans

220

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam898
First Gulf War396
Second Gulf War358
Korea322
World War II248

Webster County, Iowa Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+742
65 to 74626
35 to 54610
55 to 64555
18 to 34207

Webster County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,6739.93%
Black443.83%
Hispanic282.86%
Indian1713.18%
Other62.29%

Webster County, Iowa Veterans by Education

7.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Webster County, Iowa Employment Status

Webster County, Iowa Employment by Age

60%

Labor Force Participation

56.1%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Webster County, Iowa Employment by Race

Webster County, Iowa Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Webster County, Iowa

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Fort Dodge2520624441-765-3.03%
Gowrie1037981-56-5.40%
Dayton837802-35-4.18%
Stratford 743718-25-3.36%
Badger561548-13-2.32%
Otho542515-27-4.98%
Lehigh416400-16-3.85%
Duncombe410392-18-4.39%
Callender376363-13-3.46%
Farnhamville 371359-12-3.23%
Harcourt303292-11-3.63%
Barnum191189-2-1.05%
Vincent174168-6-3.45%
Moorland169163-6-3.55%
Clare146141-5-3.42%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990