Webster County, Kentucky Population 2020

Webster County, Kentucky's estimated population is 13,191 with a growth rate of 0.30% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Webster County, Kentucky is the 82nd largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202013,191400.30%
201913,151400.31%
201813,111400.31%
201713,071-138-1.04%
201613,209310.24%
201513,178-28-0.21%
201413,206-164-1.23%
201313,370-97-0.72%
201213,467-63-0.47%
201113,530-49-0.36%
201013,579-376-2.69%
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%
193020,534-228-1.10%
192020,762-212-1.01%
191020,9748774.36%
190020,0972,90116.87%
189017,1962,95020.71%
188014,2463,30930.26%
187010,9373,40445.19%
18607,5330.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.30%
County Website
Founded
1860
County Seat
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Webster County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,96090.92%
Black or African American5424.12%
Two or More Races3382.57%
Some Other Race2942.23%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.07%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80.06%
Asian40.03%
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Webster County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2020

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Webster County, Kentucky Median Age

41.1


Total

38.9


Male

42.6


Female

Webster County, Kentucky Adults

There are 10,099 adults, (2,212 of whom are seniors) in Webster County, Kentucky.

Webster County, Kentucky Age Dependency

66.8

Age Dependency Ratio

28

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Webster County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

6,698

50.92%

Male

6,457

49.08%

Webster County, Kentucky Households and Families

Webster County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Webster County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.3%17.7%
All73%27%
Non Family66%34%
Female56.4%43.6%
Male49.8%50.2%

73.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,9752.5673
Married2,6843.1382.3
Non Family1,5751.166
Female3833.5856.4
Male3333.7549.8

3.15

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

3.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Webster County, Kentucky Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6346.99%
9th to 12th Grade1,05311.61%
High School Graduate4,17746.07%
Some College1,50416.59%
Associates Degree8068.89%
Bachelors Degree5956.56%
Graduate Degree2973.28%
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Webster County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,2886,846831
Black40828948
Hispanic3061744
Other Race1361018
Multiple Races96865
Native American94
Islander88
Asian44

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 black people with a rate of 11.76%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,503$38,200$24,113
Less Than High School$22,500$24,674$11,818
High School Grad$32,109$43,049$20,581
Some College$31,196$37,847$21,793
Bachelors Degree$40,673$63,981$32,065
Graduate Degree$72,587$80,682$59,531

$31,503

Average Earnings

$38,200

Average Male

$24,113

Average Female

Webster County, Kentucky Language

Webster County, Kentucky Language by Age

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Webster County, Kentucky Language

93.84% of Webster County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 6.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.83% of the population.

Webster County, Kentucky Poverty

Webster County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,2772,35320.87%
Hispanic71129341.21%
Other28616156.29%
Multiple33812236.09%
Black4828918.46%

22.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.99%

Male Poverty Rate

23.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Webster County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Webster County, Kentucky is Other, with 56.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Webster County, Kentucky is Black, with 18.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.14%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.08%
High School17.30%
Some College9.11%
Bachelors or Greater5.22%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.66%
Male Unemployed28.46%
Male Employed7.23%
Female Employed6.47%

Webster County, Kentucky Income

Webster County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,947$55,956
Families$52,068$65,932
Married Families$60,000-
Non Families$21,214$33,053
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Webster County, Kentucky Marital Status

Webster County, Kentucky Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.8%

Male Marriage Rate

54.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Webster County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Webster County, Kentucky Veterans

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745

Number of Veterans

730

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam336
First Gulf War105
Second Gulf War87
Korea42
World War II1
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74301
35 to 54167
75+116
55 to 64105
18 to 3456
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Name Veterans % of Total
White7147.68%
Black274.99%
2 or More44.17%

Webster County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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8.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Webster County, Kentucky Employment Status

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51.7%

Labor Force Participation

49.1%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

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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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72.90%

Born in Kentucky

96.53%

Native Born

3.47%

Foreign Born

2.55%

Non Citizen

0.92%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.53% of Webster County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 72.90% having been born in Kentucky. 2.55% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  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