Webster, NY

Webster profile

Living in Webster

Webster is a somewhat small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 5,651 people and 14 constituent neighborhoods, Webster is the 289th largest community in New York.

Webster is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 85.89% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Webster is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Webster who work in sales jobs (15.87%), management occupations (15.01%), and office and administrative support (10.37%).

Also of interest is that Webster has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.47% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Webster is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The population of Webster is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 38.56% of adults in Webster have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Webster in 2018 was $33,458, which is middle income relative to New York, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $133,832 for a family of four. However, Webster contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Webster is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. 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 German, Italian, Irish, English, and Polish.

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