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Webster, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The Webster Census Designated Place had a population of 11,575 as of July 1, 2019. 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 42.0501 and longitude -71.8801 in Worcester County. The formal boundaries for the Webster Census Designated Place 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Webster: Chabanakongkomum.

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Webster, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 11,575
Population in Households 11,241
Population in Familes 8,082
Population in Group Qrtrs 334
Population Density 3,896
Diversity Index1 44


Median Household Income $45,615
Average Household Income $64,899
Per Capita Income $28,041
Wealth Index3 57


Total Housing Units 5,600 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,900 (33.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,025 (54.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 675 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $210,954
Housing Affordability Index2 103


Total Households 4,925
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 2,750
Average Family Size 3
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.15% 0.2%
Households 0.1% 0.18%
Families -0.13% 0.15%
Median Household Income   2.8%
Per Capita Income   2.9%

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, 2019 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 Density # 31 88th
Diversity Index # 53 79th
Median Household Income # 229 7th
Per Capita Income # 214 13th

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