Webster, MA

Webster profile

Living in Webster

Webster is a medium-sized town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 16,949 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Webster is the 113th largest community in Massachusetts.

Webster is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Webster is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Webster who work in office and administrative support (12.35%), management occupations (8.93%), and sales jobs (7.97%).

The percentage of people in Webster who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.00% of adults in Webster have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Webster in 2018 was $32,001, 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 $128,004 for a family of four. However, Webster contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Webster is a very 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. Webster also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.07% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Webster include French, Irish, Polish, Italian, and English.

The most common language spoken in Webster is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.