Webster Parish LA Information


Webster Parish Subdivisions

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


Total Population 42,357
Population in Households 41,126
Population in Familes 33,540
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,231
Population Density1 71
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 16,789
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 11,163
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 19,757 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,157 (56.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,632 (28.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,968 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $82,591
Average Home Value $119,149


Median Household Income $38,349
Average Household Income $52,337
Per Capita Income $21,606
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.44% 0.27%
Households 0.24% 0.14%
Families -0.02% -0.02%
Median Household Income   0.18%
Per Capita Income   1.14%
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 Parish LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Webster Parish to the other 64 parishes and parish equivalents in Louisiana 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 # 29 56th
Population Density1 # 29 56th
Diversity Index2 # 37 44th
Median Household Income # 39 41st
Per Capita Income # 38 42nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Louisiana Census Data Comparison Tool.