For population 25 years and over in Webster:
For population 15 years and over in Webster town:
7 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,109 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Asheville, NC (40.4 miles , pop. 68,889).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (128.9 miles , pop. 416,474).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (509.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Sylva, NC (1.4 miles ), Dillsboro, NC (1.6 miles ), Cullowhee, NC (1.7 miles ), Forest Hills, NC (1.9 miles ), Cherokee, NC (3.3 miles ), Glenville, NC (3.6 miles) , Maggie Valley, NC (3.8 miles ), Bryson City, NC (3.8 miles ).
Latitude: 35.35 N, Longitude: 83.21 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 828
Work and jobs in Webster: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Webster, North Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Webster-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 7% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 43.7 miles away from the Webster town center killed 4 people and injured 26 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 6/28/1976, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 3.0 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Webster-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above North Carolina state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 52.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/5/1995 at 14:16:44, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 56.3 miles away from Webster center
On 7/30/1997 at 12:29:23, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 77.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/25/2005 at 03:09:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, Depth: 5.0 mi) earthquake occurred 43.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/12/2005 at 06:27:30, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 5.1 mi) earthquake occurred 75.6 miles away from Webster center
On 6/17/1998 at 08:00:23, a magnitude 3.6 (3.3 MB, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 78.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Jackson County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Other hospitals/medical centers near Webster:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Webster:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 19.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.70. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 24.6%
(26.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
31 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
Webster compared to North Carolina state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Webster town (based on Jackson County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.17%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Number of full-service restaurants: 36
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Webster government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
Webster government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
Webster government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
9.76% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($45,649 average adjusted gross income)
0.22% of residents moved from foreign countries ($84 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
8.29% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,304 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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TV broadcast stations around Webster:
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:4
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: