Webb City is a city in Jasper County, Missouri, United States. The population was 10,996 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Joplin, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area. Webb City also has a police department, a fire department, and animal control services.
Webb City is located at 37°8′40″N 94°28′9″W / 37.14444°N 94.46917°W / 37.14444; -94.46917 (37.144458, -94.469249).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 8.63 square miles (22.35 km), all land.
During the late 19th and early 20th centuries Webb City was part of the “Tri-State Mining District”, at the time the world’s largest and most productive lead and zinc mining field. The area remains surrounded by chat piles that are used primarily in road-building.
As of the census of 2010, there were 10,996 people, 4,230 households, and 2,840 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,274.2 inhabitants per square mile (492.0/km). There were 4,730 housing units at an average density of 548.1 per square mile (211.6/km). The racial makeup of the city was 90.7% White, 1.6% African American, 1.5% Native American, 0.9% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 2.2% from other races, and 3.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.9% of the population.
There were 4,230 households of which 38.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.8% were married couples living together, 13.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.9% were non-families. 26.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 3.10.
The median age in the city was 32.1 years. 28.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.5% were from 25 to 44; 21.7% were from 45 to 64; and 11.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.0% male and 52.0% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 9,812 people, 0,808 households, and 2,600 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,318.0 people per square mile (509.2/km). There were 4,108 housing units at an average density of 551.8 per square mile (213.2/km). The racial makeup of the city was 87.53% White, 3.51% African American, 1.32% Native American, 0.78% Asian, 0.11% Pacific Islander, 1.14% from other races, and 4.63% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 11.57% of the population.
There were 3,808 households out of which 37.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.6% were married couples living together, 14.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.7% were non-families. 26.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.09.
In the city, the population was spread out with 29.1% under the age of 4, 11.0% from 18 to 24, 28.4% from 25 to 44, 17.8% from 45 to 64, and 13.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females, there were 89.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.9 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $21,398 dollars and the median income for a family was $30,9. Males had a median income of $22 versus $18 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,589. About 16.36% of families and 20.147% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.2% of those under age 18 and 11.7% of those age 65 or over.
Webb City Missouri neighborhoods include: Cardinal Country, Chesterfield Estates, Countryside, Fountain/Prairie Flower, Frisco-Crowder Loops, Golf Road, Logan’s Run, Robin Ridge, Webb City