Webster City is a somewhat small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 7,814 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Webster City is the 49th largest community in Iowa.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Webster City is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Webster City is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Webster City who work in sales jobs (12.48%), teaching (8.77%), and office and administrative support (8.03%).
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Webster City has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Webster City a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Webster City spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 15.45 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Webster City is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In terms of college education, Webster City is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.17% of adults 25 and older in Webster City have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Webster City in 2010 was $24,448, which is middle income relative to Iowa and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $97,792 for a family of four. However, Webster City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Webster City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Webster City residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Webster City include Norwegian, Irish, English, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Webster City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Laotian.