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Webster City is a city in Hamilton County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Daniel Webster of MA

The latitude of Webster City is 42.469N. The longitude is -93.815W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,040 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,106.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$36,582
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Webster City demographic reports
Webster City is on the Boone River
Former and merged names include:
· New Castle
Settled in 1850
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 20. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.5 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Hamilton County Fair - July 24-29, 2007
Dates often change. Check Webster City web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Brushy Creek State Park, Briggs Woods Park
Historic sites and museums: Bonebright Museum Complex
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Webster City demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hamilton 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 50595 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

32% of Webster City residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Webster City ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Webster City was $19,057, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

17% of Webster City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Webster City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $317.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $659.


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Libraries in Webster City include Kendall Young Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Webster City include Webster City Daily Freeman-Journal

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Hamilton County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Webster City political report.

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The average commute time for Webster City workers is 12 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Webster City include Americinn Webster City, Executive Inn, Super 8.

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Webster City, IA

Pros: nice friendly people
small town closeness

Cons: nothing to do for fun
a ton of bars
people are very judgemental, but i think that is in all small towns

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