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Webster, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Webster had a population of 403 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Webster is located at latitude 35.35 and longitude -83.219 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Webster (see map below) encompass a land area of 1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,152 feet.

The Town of Webster (GNIS ID: 2406849) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Webster is located within Township of Webster, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jackson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Webster population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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Webster, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 403
Population in Households 403
Population in Familes 283
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 404
Diversity Index2 29
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 172
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 93
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 195 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 85 (43.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 87 (44.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $214,286
Average Home Value $247,384
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,952
Average Household Income $46,697
Per Capita Income $21,508
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.69% 1.16%
Households 1.47% 1.14%
Families -2.65% 1.05%
Median Household Income   2.4%
Per Capita Income   2.18%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Webster, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Webster to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 605 18th
Population Density1 # 506 32nd
Diversity Index2 # 549 26th
Median Household Income # 486 34th
Per Capita Income # 376 49th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.