Webster City, IA Profile: Facts & Data

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Webster City, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Webster City had a population of 7,701 as of July 1, 2018. Webster City ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Webster City is located at latitude 42.4624 and longitude -93.8165 in Hamilton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Webster City (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Hamilton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,040 feet.

The City of Webster City (GNIS ID: 468965) has a C2 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place legally coextensive with a county subdivision but treated as independent of any county subdivision. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Webster City is located within , a minor civil division (MCD) of Hamilton County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Webster City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.


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Webster City, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 7,701
Population in Households 7,559
Population in Familes 5,749
Population in Group Qrtrs 142
Population Density1 869
Diversity Index2 35
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $48,986
Average Household Income $67,136
Per Capita Income $28,726

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,796 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,086 (55.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,188 (31.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 522 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $90,020
Average Home Value $119,823
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,274
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 1,979
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.57% -0.65%
Households -0.57% -0.66%
Families -0.69% -0.78%
Median Household Income   0.59%
Per Capita Income   1.2%

Webster City, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Webster City to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 51 95th
Population Density # 380 62nd
Diversity Index # 54 95th
Median Household Income # 767 24th
Per Capita Income # 502 50th

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