Webster County NE Information


Webster County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 3,763
Daytime Population: Workers 1,424
Daytime Population: Residents 2,014
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,438
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 3,607
Population in Familes 2,907
Population in Group Qrtrs 156
Population Density2 7
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $41,364
Average Household Income $55,179
Per Capita Income $23,477


Total Housing Units 1,912 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,219 (63.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 359 (18.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 334 (17.5%)
Median Home Value $79,489
Average Home Value $112,818


Total Households 1,578
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 1,005
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 -0.18% -0.5%
Households -0.23% -0.54%
Families -0.43% -0.67%
Median Household Income   1.65%
Per Capita Income   2.72%


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, 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 # 62 34th
Population Density # 57 40th
Diversity Index # 40 58th
Median Household Income # 86 9th
Per Capita Income # 85 10th

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