Webster is a medium-sized town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 16,893 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Webster is the 113th largest community in Massachusetts. Webster has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Webster is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Webster is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Webster who work in office and administrative support (14.96%), sales jobs (11.87%), and management occupations (7.38%).
The education level of Webster citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 22.39% of adults in Webster have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Webster in 2010 was $26,209, which is low income relative to Massachusetts, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $104,836 for a family of four. However, Webster contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Webster is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Webster home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Webster residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Webster include French , Irish, Italian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Webster is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.