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Webster County, Louisiana Facts

Facts
State Louisiana
Land area 593.0 square miles
Population Density 69.5 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 40,678
Population change -1.3%
Under 5 years of age 6.3%
Under 18 23.2%
65 and over 17.8%
Females 51.3%
White 64
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.8
Asian 0.4%
Two or more races 1.3%
Black or African American 33.8%
Native American 0.5%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 78%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 13.6%
Veterans 3,407
Households and Housing
Households 15,980
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 86.2%
Median household income $35,071
The per capita income $19,871
Live below the poverty line. 21.9%
housing units 19,300
Multi-unit structures 9%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $79,300
Residents owning their homes. 69.2%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 2,703
Women-owned firms 31.8%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 14.9%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $484,791
Retail sales per capita $11,899
Manufacturers shipments $711,994
Merchant wholesaler sales $0