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Webster, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Webster had a population of 11,176 as of July 1, 2016. Webster ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Webster is located at latitude 29.5321 and longitude -95.1165 in Harris County. The formal boundaries for the City of Webster (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0.23 sq. miles. Harris County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 23 feet.

The City of Webster (GNIS ID: 2412200) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Webster is located within Houston Division of Harris County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Webster population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 11,176
Population in Households 10,925
Population in Familes 6,767
Population in Group Qrtrs 251
Population Density1 1,749
Diversity Index2 82


Total Households 5,248
Average Household Size 2.08
Family Households 2,242
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,087 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 675 (11.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,573 (75.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 839 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $121,176
Average Home Value $130,786


Median Household Income $50,305
Average Household Income $58,643
Per Capita Income $28,268
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.94% 1.36%
Households 0.91% 1.36%
Families 0.81% 1.25%
Median Household Income   0.82%
Per Capita Income   1.13%
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, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Webster to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas 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 # 234 87th
Population Density1 # 364 79th
Diversity Index2 # 42 98th
Median Household Income # 646 63rd
Per Capita Income # 417 76th

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