Location in Houston County and the state of Alabama
|• Total||11.7 sq mi (30.4 km2)|
|• Land||11.7 sq mi (30.4 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||305 ft (93 m)|
|• Density||110.9/sq mi (42.7/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||0128676|
Webb is located at (31.260358, -85.283533).
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 11.7 square miles (30 km2), all of it land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,298 people, 491 households, and 375 families residing in the town. The population density was 110.6 people per square mile (42.7/km²). There were 523 housing units at an average density of 44.6 per square mile (17.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 79.20% White, 19.65% Black or African American, 0.31% Native American, and 0.85% from two or more races. 1.00% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 491 households out of which 38.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.9% were married couples living together, 11.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.6% were non-families. 22.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.06.
In the town the population was spread out with 28.1% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 29.7% from 25 to 44, 23.7% from 45 to 64, and 10.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 92.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.9 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $31,364, and the median income for a family was $36,667. Males had a median income of $32,656 versus $19,479 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,150. About 13.7% of families and 17.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.4% of those under age 18 and 16.9% of those age 65 or over.