Webster County is located in south-central Nebraska. The County Seat is Red Cloud and the largest city is Red Cloud. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.webster.ne.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 3,658 and the 2010 census population was 3,812. The land area is 574.91 square miles and there are 6.6 persons per square mile.
96.8% of the population is White, 0.5% is Black or African American, 4.7% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.4% is Asian, 0.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.4% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.8% is two or more races. 91.1% have a high school degree or higher, and 17.2% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $67,300, there are 1,548 households, an average of 2.34 persons per household. The per capita income is $21,423, the median household income is $41,045, and 15.5% of the persons in Webster County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 523. Retail sales (in $1000) were $23,738, and sales per capita were $6,642.
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