Webster County, Iowa Population 2021

Webster County, Iowa's estimated population is 35,034 with a growth rate of -1.23% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Webster County, Iowa is the 19th largest county inIowa. The 2010 Population was 37,879 and has seen a growth of -7.51% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202135,034-435-1.23%
202035,469-435-1.21%
201935,904-435-1.20%
201836,339-298-0.81%
201736,637-144-0.39%
201636,781-285-0.77%
201537,066-3-0.01%
201437,069-258-0.69%
201337,32740.01%
201237,323-422-1.12%
201137,745-134-0.35%
201037,879-2,463-6.11%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
-1.23% (-435)
County Website
State
Founded
1851
County Seat
2010 Population
37,879
Growth Since 2010
-7.51% (-2,845)
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Webster County, Iowa Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White33,12390.64%
Black or African American1,7274.73%
Two or More Races6491.78%
Asian5011.37%
Some Other Race4211.15%
American Indian and Alaska Native1190.33%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander50.01%
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Webster County, Iowa Population by Race

Webster County, Iowa Population Pyramid $2021

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Webster County, Iowa Median Age

39


Total

36.3


Male

42.5


Female

Webster County, Iowa Adults

There are 28,777 adults, (6,587 of whom are seniors) in Webster County, Iowa.

Webster County, Iowa Age Dependency

64.7

Age Dependency Ratio

29.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35

Child Dependency Ratio

Webster County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

17,671

48.35%

Male

18,874

51.65%

Webster County, Iowa Population by Age

Webster County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Webster County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female48.6%51.4%
Non Family53.5%46.5%
Male65.8%34.2%
All68%32%
Married87.5%12.5%

68.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Webster County, Iowa Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,3062.268
Non Family6,4711.1953.5
Married6,4462.9287.5
Female1,5523.0348.6
Male8372.8865.8

2.84

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

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Webster County, Iowa Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6292.55%
9th to 12th Grade1,7206.98%
High School Graduate8,34733.86%
Some College5,63722.86%
Associates Degree3,40913.83%
Bachelors Degree3,58514.54%
Graduate Degree1,3275.38%
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Webster County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Webster County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White22,30320,3164,584
Black88475486
Hispanic88173486
Asian388335149
Other Race28625627
2+ Races1391215
Native American10591
Islander222

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 Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,101$43,408$27,131
Less Than 9th Grade$30,694$34,905$18,625
High School Graduate$26,207$32,241$21,430
Some College$33,321$44,413$26,547
Bachelors Degree$49,969$58,713$38,682
Graduate Degree$63,150$58,036$63,700

$35,101

Average Earnings

$43,408

Average Male

$27,131

Average Female

Webster County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Webster County, Iowa Language by Age

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Webster County, Iowa Language

95.96% of Webster County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 4.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.65% of the population.

Webster County, Iowa Language

Webster County, Iowa Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White29,9373,55711.88%
Black1,19463353.02%
Hispanic1,68433720.01%
Multiple47913227.56%
Native771823.38%
Asian467163.43%
Other411133.16%

13.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.51%

Male Poverty Rate

15.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Webster County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Webster County, Iowa is Black, with 53.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Webster County, Iowa is Other, with 3.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.41%.

Webster County, Iowa Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.60%
High School14.28%
Some College11.42%
Bachelors or Greater3.35%

Webster County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed51.09%
Male Unemployed32.39%
Female Employed9.75%
Male Employed4.05%

Webster County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Webster County, Iowa Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,466$62,133
Families$63,511$75,972
Married Families$75,485-
Non Families$29,450$40,153
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Income by Household Type

Webster County, Iowa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.0%

Male Marriage Rate

46.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Webster County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

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Webster County, Iowa 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 55-64.

Webster County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

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Webster County, Iowa Marital Status

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2,456

Number of Veterans

2,268

Male Veterans

188

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam917
Second Gulf War451
First Gulf War205
Korea197
World War II126

Webster County, Iowa Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74685
75+558
55 to 64528
35 to 54482
18 to 34203

Webster County, Iowa Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,3098.78%
Asian10923.80%
Hispanic696.12%
Native American2320.00%
Black131.05%
2+ Races20.63%

Webster County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Webster County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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10.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Webster County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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58.7%

Labor Force Participation

56.3%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Webster County, Iowa Employment by Age

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Webster County, Iowa Employment by Race

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Webster County, Iowa Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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76.85%

Born in Webster County, Iowa

97.18%

Native Born

2.82%

Foreign Born

1.77%

Non Citizen

1.05%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.18% of Webster County, Iowa residents were born in the United States, with 76.85% having been born in Iowa. 1.77% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Webster County, Iowa Place of Birth

  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

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