Webster is a city located in Sumter County, Florida, United States. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 805. According to theU.S. Census Bureau's 2004 estimates, the town had a population of 819. The ZIP Code for this city is 33597, which is also shared by Oak Grove, St. Catherine, Croom-a-Coochee, Tarrytown, Linden, and part of Mabel.
Location in Sumter County and the state of Florida
Webster is located at 28°36'47" North, 82°3'15" West (28.613142, -82.054043).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.3 square miles (3.4 km2). 1.3 square miles (3.4 km2) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.
As of the census of 2000, there are 805 people, 294 households, and 209 families residing in the city. The population density is 608.2 inhabitants per square mile (235.5/km²). There are 353 housing units at an average density of 266.7 per square mile (103.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city is 56.15% White, 34.53% African American, 0.87% Native American, 0.37% Asian, 0.12% Pacific Islander, 4.60% from other races, and 3.35% from two or more races. 15.16% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 294 households out of which 36.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.8% are married couples living together, 26.2% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.9% are non-families. 25.5% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.5% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.70 and the average family size is 3.19.
In the city the population is spread out with 31.3% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 25.5% from 25 to 44, 20.5% from 45 to 64, and 14.4% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35 years. For every 100 females there are 87.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 81.3 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $18,000, and the median income for a family is $25,000. Males have a median income of $28,523 versus $22,361 for females. The per capita income for the city is $9,823. 30.6% of the population and 28.7% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 29.8% of those under the age of 18 and 21.8% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.