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. Much of the housing stock in Webster was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Unlike some towns, Webster isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Webster are a mix 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 (16.02%), sales jobs (11.33%), and management occupations (7.11%).
The population of Webster overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Webster, 22.22% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Webster in 2010 was $26,413, 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 $105,652 for a family of four. However, Webster contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 Polish.