Webster, South Dakota Population 2024

1,722

Webster is a city located in Day County South Dakota. Webster has a 2024 population of 1,722. It is also the county seat of Day County.Webster is currently growing at a rate of 0.23% annually but its population has decreased by -0.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,726 in 2020.

The average household income in Webster is $66,157 with a poverty rate of 16.81%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Webster is 42.8 years, 40.3 years for males, and 49.6 years for females.

Webster Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Webster was:

  • White: 95.84%
  • Native American: 1.66%
  • Other race: 1.61%
  • Two or more races: 0.83%
  • Asian: 0.06%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
1.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,061.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.23% (-4)
The current population of Webster, South Dakota is 1,722 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,726.

Webster, South Dakota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,73095.84%
Native American301.66%
Other race291.61%
Two or more races150.83%
Asian10.06%
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Native American

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Webster Population by Race

Webster Population Pyramid 2024

Webster Median Age

42.8

Total

40.3

Male

49.6

Female

Webster Adults

There are 1,479 adults, (458 of whom are seniors) in Webster.

Webster Age Dependency

76.8

Age Dependency Ratio

44.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Webster Sex Ratio

Female89449.53%
Male91150.47%

Webster Population by Age

Webster Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8342.0765.134.9
Non Family4861.1349.650.4
Married2533.0886.213.8
Male684.431000
Female273.6759.340.7
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3.09

Average Family Size

2.07

Average Household Size

65.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Webster Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Webster Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Webster Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Webster Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$40,050

Average Earnings

$46,458

Average Male

$27,216

Average Female

Webster Earnings by Educational Attainment

Webster Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Webster Language

97.6% of Webster residents speak only English, while 2.4% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.23% of the population.

Webster Language

Webster Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,67627416.35%
Multiple151173.33%
Hispanic431125.58%
Native55100%
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16.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.89%

Male Poverty Rate

18.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Webster

The race most likely to be in poverty in Webster is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Webster is White, with 16.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.58%.

Webster Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.05%
High School18.2%
Bachelors or Greater17.92%
Some College10.89%
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Webster Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Employed10.12%
Female Employed5.47%
Male Unemployed
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Webster Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Webster Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Webster Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

38.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.3%

Male Marriage Rate

34.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Webster Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Webster Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Webster Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Webster Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

95

Number of Veterans

95

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Webster Veterans by War

count

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Webster Veterans by Age

count

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Webster Veterans by Race

Webster Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Webster Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.1%

Labor Force Participation

58.3%

Employment Rate

1.3%

Unemployment Rate

Webster Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Webster Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Webster Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

71.52%

Born in Webster

99.17%

Native Born

0.83%

Foreign Born

0.06%

Non Citizen

0.78%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.17% of Webster residents were born in the United States, with 71.52% having been born in South Dakota. 0.06% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Webster Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,74240.23%
20281,73840.23%
20271,73440.23%
20261,73040.23%
20251,72640.23%
20241,72240.23%
20231,71840.23%
20221,71440.23%
20211,710-16-0.93%
20201,72640.23%
20191,722-30-1.71%
20181,752-9-0.51%
20171,761-16-0.9%
20161,777-6-0.34%
20151,783-15-0.83%
20141,798-29-1.59%
20131,827-16-0.87%
20121,843-59-3.1%
20111,902100.53%
20101,892
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Webster Population by Year