Webster, South Dakota Population 2020

1,744

Webster is a city located in South Dakota. With a 2020 population of 1,744, it is the 40th largest city in South Dakota and the 8138th largest city in the United States. Webster is currently declining at a rate of -0.51% annually and its population has decreased by -7.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,886 in 2010. Webster reached it's highest population of 1,900 in 2011. Spanning over 2 miles, Webster has a population density of 1,075 people per square mile.

The average household income in Webster is $45,422 with a poverty rate of 19.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $519 per month, and the median house value is $82,500. The median age in Webster is 45.6 years, 40.4 years for males, and 49.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.6 males.

Webster Demographics

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

  • White: 96.18%
  • Native American: 3.35%
  • Asian: 0.29%
  • Other race: 0.17%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Webster, South Dakota is 1,744, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,762.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,886.

Webster, South Dakota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,66496.18%
American Indian and Alaska Native583.35%
Asian50.29%
Some Other Race30.17%

Webster Population Pyramid 2020

Webster Median Age

45.6


Total

40.4


Male

49.7


Female

Webster Adults

There are 1,409 adults, (480 of whom are seniors) in Webster.

Webster Age Dependency

86.2

Age Dependency Ratio

51.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Webster Sex Ratio

Female

889

51.39%

Male

841

48.61%

Webster Households and Families

Webster Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Webster Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.1%9.9%
All62.9%37.1%
Female50.7%49.3%
Non Family48.2%51.8%
Male25.4%74.6%

62.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8911.8562.9
Non Family4131.0748.2
Married3422.6490.1
Female732.2950.7
Male632.2125.4

2.46

Average Family Size

1.85

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Webster Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade947.49%
9th to 12th Grade655.18%
High School Graduate46737.21%
Some College22918.25%
Associates Degree14811.79%
Bachelors Degree18114.42%
Graduate Degree715.66%

Webster Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,2111,061250
Native American22132
Hispanic1717
Asian55
Other Race33

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 20.64%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,081$33,984$26,726
Less Than High School$10,417$11,333$
High School Grad$24,500$30,481$19,219
Some College$32,639$38,150$17,045
Bachelors Degree$46,607$45,357$51,094
Graduate Degree$45,268$$46,429

$31,081

Average Earnings

$33,984

Average Male

$26,726

Average Female

Webster Language

Webster Language by Age

Webster Language

98.72% of Webster residents speak only English, while 1.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.03% of the population.

Webster Poverty

Webster Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,58731419.79%
Native37410.81%
Hispanic23313.04%
Other33100.00%

19.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.92%

Male Poverty Rate

20.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Webster

The race most likely to be in poverty in Webster is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Webster is Native, with 10.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.25%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.88%
High School25.67%
Bachelors or Greater13.06%
Some College12.08%
Name Poverty
Male Employed14.73%
Female Employed10.44%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Webster Income

Webster Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$31,806$45,422
Families$53,281$60,928
Married Families$68,654-
Non Families$21,197$25,734

Webster Marital Status

Webster Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.2%

Male Marriage Rate

47.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Webster Married by Age and Sex

Webster Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Webster Marital Status by Race

Webster Veterans

131

Number of Veterans

131

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam38
Second Gulf War28
Korea27
First Gulf War18
World War II7

$Webster Veterans by Education

4.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Webster Employment Status

62.9%

Labor Force Participation

61.8%

Employment Rate

1.8%

Unemployment Rate

Webster Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

73.82%

Born in South Dakota

99.48%

Native Born

0.52%

Foreign Born

0.29%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.48% of Webster residents were born in the United States, with 73.82% having been born in South Dakota. 0.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,744-9-0.51%
20191,753-9-0.51%
20181,762-10-0.56%
20171,772-9-0.51%
20161,781-1-0.06%
20151,782-16-0.89%
20141,798-28-1.53%
20131,826-16-0.87%
20121,842-58-3.05%
20111,90080.42%
20101,8920.00%