Webster County NE Information


Webster County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 3,847
Population in Households 3,691
Population in Familes 2,985
Population in Group Qrtrs 156
Population Density1 7
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 1,594
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 1,024
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,912 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,216 (63.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 378 (19.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 318 (16.6%)
Median Home Value $76,625
Average Home Value $114,268


Median Household Income $39,416
Average Household Income $52,689
Per Capita Income $22,162
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.15% -0.07%
Households -0.1% -0.19%
Families -0.2% -0.26%
Median Household Income   2.9%
Per Capita Income   1.98%
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 County NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Webster County to the other 93 counties and county equivalents in Nebraska 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 # 62 34th
Population Density1 # 56 41st
Diversity Index2 # 40 58th
Median Household Income # 87 8th
Per Capita Income # 86 9th

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