|— City —|
|• Total||2.62 sq mi (6.79 km2)|
|• Land||2.41 sq mi (6.24 km2)|
|• Water||0.21 sq mi (0.54 km2)|
|Elevation||715 ft (218 m)|
|• Estimate (2011)||2,133|
|• Density||882.6/sq mi (340.8/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||0728365|
State and U.S. records
On July 14, 1954, the temperature in Warsaw rose to 118°F (48°C). This remains the hottest temperature ever recorded in the state of Missouri. However, on February 13, 1905, the temperature at Warsaw fell to -40°F (-40°C), the coldest temperature ever recorded in Missouri. Thus, it is only one of two cities in the United States which has recorded both its state's extreme temperatures, the other being Millsboro, Delaware.
Warsaw is located at 38°14'43" North, 93°22'38" West (38.245195, -93.377227). Because of its location and the general disposition of the residents, Warsaw is often referred to as "The Gateway to the South". According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.62 square miles (6.79 km2), of which, 2.41 square miles (6.24 km2) is land and 0.21 square miles (0.54 km2) is water. The total area is 7.6% water, due in part to the construction of the Harry S Truman Reservoir and Dam.
As of the census of 2010, there were 2,127 people, 914 households, and 523 families residing in the city. The population density was 882.6 inhabitants per square mile (340.8 /km2). There were 1,085 housing units at an average density of 450.2 per square mile (173.8 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.3% White, 1.0% African American, 1.1% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.4% from other races, and 0.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.2% of the population.
There were 914 households out of which 27.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.6% were married couples living together, 12.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 42.8% were non-families. 37.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 21% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.20 and the average family size was 2.88.
The median age in the city was 45 years. 22.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.2% were from 25 to 44; 25.1% were from 45 to 64; and 25% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.7% male and 53.3% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 2,070 people, 923 households, and 539 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,045.5 people per square mile (403.7/km²). There were 1,027 housing units at an average density of 518.7 per square mile (200.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.36% White, 0.14% African American, 0.43% Native American, 0.05% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.10% from other races, and 0.87% from two or more races. 1.26% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 923 households out of which 24.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.7% were married couples living together, 10.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.6% were non-families. 38.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.12 and the average family size was 2.78.
In the city the population was spread out with 21.7% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 22.9% from 25 to 44, 21.2% from 45 to 64, and 27.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 79.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 77.7 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $23,583, and the median income for a family was $33,068. Males had a median income of $24,464 versus $19,301 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,262. 18.5% of the population and 9.5% of families were below the poverty line. 24.7% of those under the age of 18 and 14.2% of those 65 and older were living below the poverty line.
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- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-08.
- "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-01-04.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
- Historic maps of Warsaw in the Sanborn Maps of Missouri Collection at the University of Missouri