Webster City, IA

7,825 Population
8.9 square miles 882.8 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.3%
was 0.3%
 
Population Density
882.8
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
66.3%
was 67.9%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
5.9%
was 5.3%
 
Percent Under 18
23.0%
was 23.2%
 
Percent 65 and Over
21.0%
was 21.7%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
14.4%
was 14.6%
 
Median Household Income
$46,148
was $42,011
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
48
45.8
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
375.4
was 357.6
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,682.8
was 2,247.8
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
3,752
was 3,754
 
Median Rent
$638
was $639
 
Total Building Permits
6
was 2
 
Occupied Housing Units
3,385
was 3,395
 
Homeownership Rate
66.9%
was 64.9%
 
Single Family Building Permits
6
was 2
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
423.3
was 423.5
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
24.7%
was 23.2%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.3
was 2.3
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
1.6
was 0.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.8
was 0.2
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
96.5%
was 96.4%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
88.4%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
90.2%
was 88.4%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
19.7%
was 17.0%
 

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