Webster County, West Virginia Population 2021

Webster County, West Virginia's estimated population is 7,794 with a growth rate of -2.01% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Webster County, West Virginia is the 50th largest county in West Virginia. The 2010 Population was 9,153 and has seen a growth of -14.85% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20217,794-160-2.01%
20207,954-160-1.97%
20198,114-160-1.93%
20188,274-74-0.89%
20178,348-209-2.44%
20168,557-78-0.90%
20158,635-115-1.31%
20148,750-83-0.94%
20138,833-149-1.66%
20128,982-142-1.56%
20119,124-29-0.32%
20109,153-1,576-14.69%
199010,729-1,516-12.38%
198012,2452,43624.83%
19709,809-3,910-28.50%
196013,719-4,169-23.31%
195017,888-192-1.06%
194018,0803,86427.18%
193014,2162,65422.95%
192011,5621,88219.44%
19109,6808189.23%
19008,8624,07985.28%
18904,7831,57649.14%
18803,2071,47785.38%
18701,73017511.25%
18601,5550.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-2.01%
County Website
Founded
January 10, 1860
County Seat
2010 Population
9,153
Growth Since 2010
-14.85%
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Webster County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,35299.59%
Two or More Races240.29%
Some Other Race50.06%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander30.04%
Black or African American20.02%
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Webster County, West Virginia Population by Race

Webster County, West Virginia Population Pyramid $2021

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Webster County, West Virginia Median Age

47.2


Total

47.2


Male

47.2


Female

Webster County, West Virginia Adults

There are 6,701 adults, (1,907 of whom are seniors) in Webster County, West Virginia.

Webster County, West Virginia Age Dependency

74.9

Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Webster County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

4,215

50.26%

Male

4,171

49.74%

Webster County, West Virginia Population by Age

Webster County, West Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Webster County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.3%17.7%
All72.6%27.4%
Non Family65.3%34.7%
Female63.7%36.3%
Male48.5%51.5%

72.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Webster County, West Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,7812.272.6
Married1,8542.682.3
Non Family1,2351.1365.3
Female4982.8863.7
Male1943.4948.5

2.63

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

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Webster County, West Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade62610.18%
9th to 12th Grade65010.57%
High School Graduate3,04649.53%
Some College96115.63%
Associates Degree1682.73%
Bachelors Degree3034.93%
Graduate Degree3966.44%
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Webster County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Webster County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White6,1314,855699
2+ Races1111
Hispanic55
Other Race55
Islander33

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 white people with a rate of 11.40%.

Webster County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,435$33,448$16,883
Less Than 9th Grade$25,861$26,140$15,357
High School Graduate$22,901$33,552$15,037
Some College$25,000$42,895$14,545
Bachelors Degree$30,613$31,132$19,412
Graduate Degree$62,829$113,281$41,929

$26,435

Average Earnings

$33,448

Average Male

$16,883

Average Female

Webster County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Webster County, West Virginia Language by Age

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Webster County, West Virginia Language

99.89% of Webster County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 0.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.09% of the population.

Webster County, West Virginia Language

Webster County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

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26.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.26%

Male Poverty Rate

29.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Webster County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Webster County, West Virginia is White, with 26.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Webster County, West Virginia is White, with 26.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.56%.

Webster County, West Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.23%
High School23.71%
Some College19.64%
Bachelors or Greater2.32%

Webster County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed63.96%
Female Unemployed62.75%
Female Employed20.77%
Male Employed6.39%

Webster County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Webster County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$34,927$48,138
Families$45,893$53,540
Married Families$53,731-
Non Families$20,012$35,076
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Income by Household Type

Webster County, West Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.4%

Male Marriage Rate

53.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Webster County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Webster County, West Virginia Marriage

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

Webster County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Webster County, West Virginia Marital Status

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604

Number of Veterans

591

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam214
Second Gulf War74
Korea58
First Gulf War28
World War II16

Webster County, West Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74210
75+197
35 to 5467
55 to 6465
18 to 3465

Webster County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

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Webster County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Webster County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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11.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Webster County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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47.5%

Labor Force Participation

42.5%

Employment Rate

10.6%

Unemployment Rate

Webster County, West Virginia Employment by Age

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Webster County, West Virginia Employment by Race

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Webster County, West Virginia 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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81.16%

Born in Webster County, West Virginia

99.98%

Native Born

0.02%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.02%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.98% of Webster County, West Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 81.16% having been born in West Virginia. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Webster County, West Virginia 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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