Webster County, Mississippi Population 2024

10,017

Webster County, Mississippi's estimated 2024 population is 10,017 with a growth rate of 0.12% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Webster County, Mississippi is the 67th largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 population was 10,267 and has seen a growth of -2.43% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202910,077120.12%
202810,065120.12%
202710,053120.12%
202610,041120.12%
202510,029120.12%
202410,017120.12%
202310,005120.12%
20229,993120.12%
20219,981800.81%
20209,9011992.05%
20199,702-46-0.47%
20189,74850.05%
20179,743-25-0.26%
20169,768-113-1.14%
20159,881-119-1.19%
201410,000490.49%
20139,951-139-1.38%
201210,090-104-1.02%
201110,194-73-0.71%
201010,267
199010,222-78-0.76%
198010,3002532.52%
197010,047-533-5.04%
196010,580-1,027-8.85%
195011,607-2,553-18.03%
194014,1602,03216.75%
193012,128-516-4.08%
192012,644-2,209-14.87%
191014,8531,2349.06%
190013,6191,55912.93%
189012,0602,52626.49%
18809,534-543-5.39%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.12% (12)
County Seat
2010 Population
10,267
Area
421 mi²
Density
24 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-2.43% (-250)
Founded
1874

Webster County, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7,87479.2%
Black or African American1,83818.49%
Two or more races991%
Asian800.8%
Other race390.39%
Native American120.12%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Webster County, Mississippi Population by Race

Webster County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2024

Webster County, Mississippi Median Age

40.1

Total

39.8

Male

40.6

Female

Webster County, Mississippi Adults

There are 7,585 adults, (1,876 of whom are seniors) in Webster County, Mississippi.

Webster County, Mississippi Age Dependency

74.1

Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Webster County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female5,18852.18%
Male4,75447.82%

Webster County, Mississippi Population by Age

Webster County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,0652.4277.922.1
Married2,0043.0493.36.7
Non Family1,2791.1367.132.9
Female6392.9555.444.6
Male1433.0659.440.6
showing: 5 rows

2.98

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

77.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

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

Webster County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 24%.

Webster County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$42,796

Average Earnings

$48,587

Average Male

$33,979

Average Female

Webster County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Webster County, Mississippi Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Webster County, Mississippi Language

98.83% of Webster County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 1.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.63% of the population.

Webster County, Mississippi Language

Webster County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White7,70677810.1%
Black1,79564736.04%
Hispanic1565635.9%
Multiple954042.11%
Asian803948.75%
Native12975%
showing: 6 rows

15.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.42%

Male Poverty Rate

15.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Webster County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Webster County, Mississippi is Native, with 75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Webster County, Mississippi is White, with 10.1% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.58%.

Webster County, Mississippi Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.73%
High School12.06%
Some College10.81%
Bachelors or Greater2.73%
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Webster County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed28.57%
Male Unemployed25.85%
Female Employed7.86%
Male Employed3.34%
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Webster County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Webster County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Webster County, Mississippi Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.2%

Male Marriage Rate

47.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Webster County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Webster County, Mississippi Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Webster County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Webster County, Mississippi Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

400

Number of Veterans

400

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Webster County, Mississippi Veterans by War

count

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Webster County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

count

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Webster County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Webster County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Webster County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.3%

Labor Force Participation

52.7%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Webster County, Mississippi Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Webster County, Mississippi Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Webster County, Mississippi 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

87.42%

Born in Webster County, Mississippi

99.28%

Native Born

0.72%

Foreign Born

0.18%

Non Citizen

0.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.28% of Webster County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 87.42% having been born in Mississippi. 0.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Webster County, Mississippi Place of Birth

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