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Webster is a city in Day County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for J.B. Webster, settler.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in South Dakota named Webster. For links to other places called Webster, SD, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Webster is 45.332N. The longitude is -97.519W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,857 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,821.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$29,457
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Webster demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 1. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.5 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Tom Brokaw, TV news anchor
Local festivals include:
  • Spring Fling - May 5, 2007
  • Webster Area Pumpkin Fest - Oct. 12, 2007
Dates often change. Check Webster web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Census & demographics

Sections below provide additional information and links about Webster demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Day County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 57274 ZIP code.

Webster, SD locator map
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Ancestry & family history

35% of Webster residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Webster ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Webster was $16,398, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

20% of Webster residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Environment
Fairs, festivals & other events
Webster festival dates:

Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.



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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Webster, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $244.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $614.


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Libraries in Webster include Webster Public Library ... View libraries

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Media outlets

Newspapers in Webster include Webster Reporter & Farmer

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Politics

Day County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Webster political report.

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The average commute time for Webster workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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