Webster County WV Information


Webster County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 8,750
Daytime Population: Workers 2,317
Daytime Population: Residents 5,603
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,920
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 8,692
Population in Familes 7,061
Population in Group Qrtrs 58
Population Density2 16
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $35,752
Average Household Income $48,158
Per Capita Income $19,977


Total Housing Units 5,428 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,690 (49.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 920 (16.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,818 (33.5%)
Median Home Value $76,474
Average Home Value $105,734


Total Households 3,610
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 2,438
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 -0.62% -0.95%
Households -0.68% -0.99%
Families -0.86% -1.11%
Median Household Income   1.21%
Per Capita Income   2.64%


Webster County WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Webster County to the other 55 counties and county equivalents in West Virginia 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 # 47 16th
Population Density # 53 5th
Diversity Index # 49 15th
Median Household Income # 50 11th
Per Capita Income # 49 13th

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