Webster County is located in northwest Kentucky. The County Seat is Dixon and the largest city is Providence. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.webstercountyky.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 13,236 and the 2010 census population was 13,621. The land area is 331.94 square miles and there are 41 persons per square mile.
93.2% of the population is White, 4.3% is Black or African American, 4.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.4% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.4% is two or more races. 77.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 8.4% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $70,500, there are 5,150 households, an average of 2.58 persons per household. The per capita income is $20,337, the median household income is $41,415, and 14.8% of the persons in Webster County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 911. Retail sales (in $1000) were $67,451, and sales per capita were $4,858. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 27%.
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