One of northwest Louisiana’s most promising parishes, Webster offers new and relocating businesses a rare combination of a business-friendly atmosphere, a great infrastructure, an enviable quality of life and state and federal incentives.
Webster Parish covers 615 sq. miles and is conveniently accessible on interstate 20. The Parish supports a population of 41,207 residents, who earn an average household income of $41,545. The civilian labor force of 19,618 is employed primarily in the healthcare, construction, manufacturing, and retail services sectors. Unemployment in Webster Parish stands at 7.2% (September 2012).
Three major industrial facilities: Camp Minden, North Webster Industrial District and South Webster Industrial Park provide ample space and infrastructure to businesses looking for sustainable advantages.
Webster Parish Communities
Webster Parish Demographics
Webster Parish Workplace Statistics
Webster Parish Transportation Infrastructure
Webster Parish Major Employers
Tax Structure: Cost of Business
(2010 U.S. Census)
Median Male Age
Median Female Age
5 Year Population Projection
41,013 to 45,593
American Indian or Alaska Native
Median Household Income
Average Household Income
Per Capita Income
Source: Louisiana Workforce Commission, Sept. 2012
White Collar Jobs
Blue Collar Jobs
Diploma or Higher (Age 25+)
High School Graduate
Master’s or Doctorate
Weekly Wages- 3Q 2010
Average Weekly Wage
*Based on distance from parish seat
**All North Louisiana Ports are connected to deepwater ports.
State Corporate Income Tax
State Corporate Franchise Tax
Unemployment Insurance Tax
Total Sales Taxes in Webster Parish
Total Sales Taxes in Cotton Valley
Total Sales Taxes in Sibley
Total Sales Taxes in Dixie Inn
Total Sales Taxes in Springhill
Total Sales Taxes in Minden
* To calculate property tax, multiply the assessed value of the property by the appropriate millage rate. The assessed value is the fair market value of the property times 10% for real property or 15% for personal property.
** Sales taxes include a 4% state tax along with a local portion