Warsaw is a city located in Hancock County, Illinois. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 1,793.
Warsaw is located at 40°21'19" North, 91°25'59" West (40.355173, -91.432928)1.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 19.4 km˛ (7.5 mi˛). 17.1 km˛ (6.6 mi˛) of it is land and 2.3 km˛ (0.9 mi˛) of it is water. The total area is 11.62% water.
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 1,793 people, 726 households, and 500 families residing in the city. The population density is 104.6/km˛ (271.0/mi˛). There are 807 housing units at an average density of 47.1/km˛ (122.0/mi˛). The racial makeup of the city is 98.77% White, 0.11% African American, 0.17% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.17% Pacific Islander, 0.06% from other races, and 0.73% from two or more races. 0.89% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 726 households out of which 32.5% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.0% are married couples living together, 8.5% have a female householder with no husband present, and 31.1% are non-families. 27.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 15.2% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.47 and the average family size is 3.02.
In the city the population is spread out with 26.0% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 25.8% from 25 to 44, 24.8% from 45 to 64, and 15.6% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 98.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 95.3 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $35,000, and the median income for a family is $39,808. Males have a median income of $29,770 versus $20,039 for females. The per capita income for the city is $18,279. 8.0% of the population and 6.4% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 9.9% of those under the age of 18 and 7.2% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
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Street map from Mapquest (http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?latlongtype=decimal&latitude=40.355173&longitude=-91.432928&zoom=6)
Topographic map from Topozone (http://www.topozone.com/map.asp?lat=40.355173&lon=-91.432928&s=200&size=m&layer=DRG100)
The population of Warsaw as of 1999 was 1,618,468.
Warsaw is notable among Europe's capital cities not for its size, its age, or its beauty but for its indestructibility.
On August 1, 1944, the general population started the Warsaw uprising[?]; after it had failed, the city was razed by Adolf Hitler's order; the left-bank suburbs, controlled by the Germans, were emptied of their remaining population and the buildings were systematically reduced to rubble by fire and dynamite.
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