Webster, SD Population

By | June 28, 2019

Population: 1,952. Estimated population in 2021: 1,751 (-10.3% change)
Males: 912 (46.7%), Females: 1,040 (53.3%)

Day County

Zip code: 57274

Median resident age: 43.2 years
Median household income: $29,457
Median house value: $40,700

Races in Webster:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.3%)
  • American Indian (1.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)

Ancestries: German (43.9%), Norwegian (28.9%), Polish (9.6%), Irish (8.8%), Swedish (6.8%), English (6.3%).

Elevation: 1847 feet

Land area: 1.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Webster

  • High school or higher: 80.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 20.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 13.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Webster city

  • Never married: 19.6%
  • Now married: 58.8%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 13.1%
  • Divorced: 7.8%

0.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -123 (-5.9%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Webster:

  • LAKE AREA HOSPITAL-CAH (NORTH FIRST STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Webster:

  • MARSHALL COUNTY HEALTHCARE CENTER-CAH (about 38 miles; BRITTON, SD)
  • COTEAU DES PRAIRIES HOSP (about 41 miles; SISSETON, SD)
  • PHS INDIAN HOSPITAL (about 41 miles; SISSETON, SD)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Webster:

  • WATERTOWN MUNI (about 40 miles; WATERTOWN, SD; Abbreviation: ATY)
  • ABERDEEN REGIONAL (about 63 miles; ABERDEEN, SD; Abbreviation: ABR)
  • HURON REGIONAL (about 82 miles; HURON, SD; Abbreviation: HON)
Other public-use airports nearest to Webster:

  • THE SIGURD ANDERSON (about 4 miles; WEBSTER, SD; Abbreviation: 1D7)
  • CLARK COUNTY (about 34 miles; CLARK, SD; Abbreviation: 8D7)
  • BRITTON MUNI (about 36 miles; BRITTON, SD; Abbreviation: BTN)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Webster:

  • NORTHERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 69 miles; ABERDEEN, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,356)
  • SOUTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 84 miles; BROOKINGS, SD; Full-time enrollment: 7,353)
  • NORTH DAKOTA STATE COLLEGE OF SCIENCE (about 91 miles; WAHPETON, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,176)
  • NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 117 miles; FARGO, ND; Full-time enrollment: 8,836)
  • MINNESOTA STATE UNIVERSITY-MOORHEAD (about 128 miles; MOORHEAD, MN; Full-time enrollment: 6,400)
  • CONCORDIA COLLEGE AT MOORHEAD (about 128 miles; MOORHEAD, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,771)
  • SOUTHWEST STATE UNIVERSITY (about 136 miles; MARSHALL, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,405)

Schools

Public high school in Webster:

  • WEBSTER HI SCH (Students: 173; Location: 102 E 9TH AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Webster:

  • WEBSTER ELEM (Students: 223; Location: 102 E 9TH AVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • WEBSTER MIDDLE SCH (Students: 105; Location: 102 E 9TH AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Webster:

  • WEBSTER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $48,161; Location: 800 MAIN STREET; 24,150 books; 357 audio materials; 383 video materials; 64 serial subscriptions)

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