Warsaw is a city located in Benton County, Missouri. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 2,070. It is the county seat of Benton County6.
State and US Records
On July 14, 1954, the temperature in Warsaw rose to a staggering 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 the state. Thus, it is only one of two cities in the United States which has recorded both its state's extreme temperatures. The other is Millsboro, Delaware.
Warsaw is located at 38°14'43" North, 93°22'38" West (38.245195, -93.377227)1.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.6 km² (2.2 mi²). 5.1 km² (2.0 mi²) of it is land and 0.5 km² (0.2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 8.76% water.
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 2,070 people, 923 households, and 539 families residing in the city. The population density is 403.7/km² (1,045.5/mi²). There are 1,027 housing units at an average density of 200.3/km² (518.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 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 are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 923 households out of which 24.2% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.7% are married couples living together, 10.7% have a female householder with no husband present, and 41.6% are non-families. 38.6% of all households are made up of individuals and 21.5% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.12 and the average family size is 2.78.
In the city the population is 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 are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 44 years. For every 100 females there are 79.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 77.7 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $23,583, and the median income for a family is $33,068. Males have a median income of $24,464 versus $19,301 for females. The per capita income for the city is $15,262. 18.5% of the population and 9.5% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 24.7% of those under the age of 18 and 14.2% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
- Maps and aerial photos
- Street map from Mapquest (http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?latlongtype=decimal&latitude=38.245195&longitude=-93.377227&zoom=6)
- Topographic map from Topozone (http://www.topozone.com/map.asp?lat=38.245195&lon=-93.377227&s=200&size=m&layer=DRG100)
- Aerial photograph from Terraserver (http://terraservice.net/map.aspx?t=1&s=14&lon=-93.377227&lat=38.245195&w=750&h=500)