Webster County is located in north-central Mississippi. The County Seat is Walthall and the largest city is Eupora. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.ms.gov/content/Pages/LocalGov.aspx?county=Webster. The 2014 population estimate is 9,972 and the 2010 census population was 10,252. The land area is 420.94 square miles and there are 24.4 persons per square mile.
78.9% of the population is White, 19.7% is Black or African American, 1.3% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 0.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.9% is two or more races. 81.3% have a high school degree or higher, and 19% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $70,900, there are 4,084 households, an average of 2.45 persons per household. The per capita income is $18,728, the median household income is $33,524, and 24.9% of the persons in Webster County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,065. Retail sales (in $1000) were $69,649, and sales per capita were $7,119. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 34.7%.
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