Webster County, Kentucky Population 2024

12,464

Webster County, Kentucky's estimated 2024 population is 12,464 with a growth rate of -1.04% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Webster County, Kentucky is the 87th largest county in Kentucky. The 2010 population was 13,579 and has seen a growth of -8.21% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202911,809-131-1.1%
202811,940-131-1.09%
202712,071-131-1.07%
202612,202-131-1.06%
202512,333-131-1.05%
202412,464-131-1.04%
202312,595-131-1.03%
202212,726-131-1.02%
202112,857-160-1.23%
202013,017720.56%
201912,945-102-0.78%
201813,047350.27%
201713,012-168-1.27%
201613,180270.21%
201513,153-31-0.24%
201413,184-175-1.31%
201313,359-102-0.76%
201213,461-69-0.51%
201113,530-49-0.36%
201013,579
199013,955-877-5.91%
198014,8321,55011.67%
197013,282-962-6.75%
196014,244-1,311-8.43%
195015,555-3,643-18.98%
194019,198-1,336-6.51%
193020,534-228-1.1%
192020,762-212-1.01%
191020,9748774.36%
190020,0972,90116.87%
189017,1962,95020.71%
188014,2463,30930.26%
187010,9373,40445.19%
18607,533-4,276-36.21%
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2024 Growth Rate
-1.04% (-131)
County Website
Webster County
County Seat
2010 Population
13,579
Area
332 mi²
Density
38 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-8.21% (-1,115)
Founded
1860

Webster County, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White11,64389.9%
Black or African American5344.12%
Two or more races4883.77%
Other race2401.85%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander290.22%
Native American110.08%
Asian60.05%
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Asian

Webster County, Kentucky Population by Race

Webster County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2024

Webster County, Kentucky Median Age

39.7

Total

39

Male

40.7

Female

Webster County, Kentucky Adults

There are 9,941 adults, (2,293 of whom are seniors) in Webster County, Kentucky.

Webster County, Kentucky Age Dependency

69.3

Age Dependency Ratio

30

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Webster County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female6,46349.9%
Male6,48850.1%

Webster County, Kentucky Population by Age

Webster County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,8192.671.728.3
Married2,4803.0981.918.1
Non Family1,3851.1669.530.5
Female5473.5756.343.7
Male4073.2537.662.4
showing: 5 rows

3.04

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

71.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

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

Webster County, Kentucky 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 black people with a rate of 22.77%.

Webster County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$35,064

Average Earnings

$44,877

Average Male

$29,065

Average Female

Webster County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Webster County, Kentucky Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Webster County, Kentucky Language

94.85% of Webster County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 5.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.03% of the population.

Webster County, Kentucky Language

Webster County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White11,0871,71315.45%
Hispanic73616222.01%
Black52413926.53%
Other2294720.52%
Multiple486428.64%
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16.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.54%

Male Poverty Rate

15.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Webster County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Webster County, Kentucky is Black, with 26.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Webster County, Kentucky is Multiple, with 8.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.79%.

Webster County, Kentucky Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.68%
High School15.44%
Some College10.68%
Bachelors or Greater2.11%
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Webster County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed47.14%
Male Unemployed16.84%
Female Employed6.43%
Male Employed5.24%
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Webster County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Webster County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Webster County, Kentucky Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.8%

Male Marriage Rate

52.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Webster County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Webster County, Kentucky 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, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Webster County, Kentucky Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

623

Number of Veterans

587

Male Veterans

36

Female Veterans

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Webster County, Kentucky Veterans by War

count

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Webster County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

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Webster County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Webster County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

54.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Webster County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.2%

Labor Force Participation

52%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Webster County, Kentucky Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Webster County, Kentucky Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Webster County, Kentucky 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

71.15%

Born in Webster County, Kentucky

97.17%

Native Born

2.83%

Foreign Born

2.49%

Non Citizen

0.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.17% of Webster County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 71.15% having been born in Kentucky. 2.49% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Webster County, Kentucky Place of Birth

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