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Webster, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The Webster Census Designated Place had a population of 11,405 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 Massachusetts. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Webster is located at latitude 42.045 and longitude -71.8762 in Worcester County. The formal boundaries for the Webster Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Worcester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 459 feet.

The Webster Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378031) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Webster Census Designated Place is located within Town of Webster, a minor civil division (MCD) of Worcester 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Webster: Chabanakongkomum.

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


Total Population 11,405
Population in Households 11,076
Population in Familes 7,970
Population in Group Qrtrs 329
Population Density1 3,805
Diversity Index2 40


Total Households 4,858
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 2,713
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,530 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,984 (35.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,874 (52.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 672 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $204,321
Average Home Value $216,797


Median Household Income $43,186
Average Household Income $58,147
Per Capita Income $25,632
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.01% 0.16%
Households -0.08% 0.15%
Families -0.41% 0.09%
Median Household Income   -0.78%
Per Capita Income   0.9%
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, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Webster to the other 246 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts 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 # 82 67th
Population Density1 # 31 88th
Diversity Index2 # 55 78th
Median Household Income # 224 9th
Per Capita Income # 215 13th

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