Webster County, West Virginia Population 2024

7,929

Webster County, West Virginia's estimated 2024 population is 7,929 with a growth rate of -1.48% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Webster County, West Virginia is the 45th largest county in West Virginia. The 2010 population was 9,151 and has seen a growth of -13.35% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20297,334-119-1.6%
20287,453-119-1.57%
20277,572-119-1.55%
20267,691-119-1.52%
20257,810-119-1.5%
20247,929-119-1.48%
20238,048-119-1.46%
20228,167-119-1.44%
20218,286-70-0.84%
20208,3561772.16%
20198,179-125-1.51%
20188,304-45-0.54%
20178,349-205-2.4%
20168,554-81-0.94%
20158,635-115-1.31%
20148,750-82-0.93%
20138,832-149-1.66%
20128,981-142-1.56%
20119,123-28-0.31%
20109,151
199010,729-1,516-12.38%
198012,2452,43624.83%
19709,809-3,910-28.5%
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%
18601,555-5,779-78.8%
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2024 Growth Rate
-1.48% (-119)
County Website
Webster County
County Seat
2010 Population
9,151
Area
553 mi²
Density
14 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-13.35% (-1,222)
Founded
January 10, 1860

Webster County, West Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7,77993.03%
Two or more races5116.11%
Other race500.6%
Black or African American220.26%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Webster County, West Virginia Population by Race

Webster County, West Virginia Population Pyramid 2024

Webster County, West Virginia Median Age

47.8

Total

47.5

Male

47.9

Female

Webster County, West Virginia Adults

There are 6,691 adults, (2,004 of whom are seniors) in Webster County, West Virginia.

Webster County, West Virginia Age Dependency

78.4

Age Dependency Ratio

42.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Webster County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female4,19450.16%
Male4,16849.84%

Webster County, West Virginia Population by Age

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

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,0102.7678.421.6
Married1,5543.384.915.1
Non Family1,0171.2269.230.8
Female2664.5577.122.9
Male1734.1376.323.7
showing: 5 rows

3.5

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

78.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Webster County, West Virginia 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, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Webster County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 18.18%.

Webster County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$34,578

Average Earnings

$40,904

Average Male

$26,230

Average Female

Webster County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Webster County, West Virginia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Webster County, West Virginia Language

99.86% of Webster County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 0.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.08% of the population.

Webster County, West Virginia Language

Webster County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White7,7061,37217.8%
Multiple50310120.08%
Black22418.18%
showing: 3 rows

17.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.31%

Male Poverty Rate

17.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Webster County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Webster County, West Virginia is Multiple, with 20.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Webster County, West Virginia is White, with 17.8% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.88%.

Webster County, West Virginia Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.21%
High School14.82%
Bachelors or Greater8.42%
Some College7.32%
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Webster County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed56.17%
Male Unemployed26.74%
Female Employed5.05%
Male Employed2.65%
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Webster County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Webster County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Webster County, West Virginia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.7%

Male Marriage Rate

55.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Webster County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Webster County, West Virginia 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 35-44.

Webster County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Webster County, West Virginia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

604

Number of Veterans

588

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

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Webster County, West Virginia Veterans by War

count

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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

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

14.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Webster County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

43.3%

Labor Force Participation

38.5%

Employment Rate

11.1%

Unemployment Rate

Webster County, West Virginia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Webster County, West Virginia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Webster County, West Virginia 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

85.29%

Born in Webster County, West Virginia

99.98%

Native Born

0.02%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.02%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.98% of Webster County, West Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 85.29% having been born in West Virginia. 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

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