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Webster, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Webster had a population of 396 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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Webster, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 396
Daytime Population: Workers 882
Daytime Population: Residents 188
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,070
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.70
Population in Households 396
Population in Familes 279
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 397
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $37,600
Average Household Income $50,115
Per Capita Income $23,627


Total Housing Units 193 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 85 (44.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 85 (44.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $217,857
Average Home Value $245,882


Total Households 170
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 92
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.21% 1.09%
Households 1.1% 1.04%
Families -2.43% 0.85%
Median Household Income   2.02%
Per Capita Income   2.85%

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, 2017 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 # 608 18th
Population Density # 511 31st
Diversity Index # 550 26th
Median Household Income # 477 36th
Per Capita Income # 318 57th

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