Warsaw is a town located in Duplin County, North Carolina. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 3,051.
Warsaw is located at 34°59'58" North, 78°5'33" West (34.999520, -78.092424)1.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 7.2 km˛ (2.8 mi˛). 7.2 km˛ (2.8 mi˛) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 3,051 people, 1,187 households, and 777 families residing in the town. The population density is 422.2/km˛ (1,093.0/mi˛). There are 1,331 housing units at an average density of 184.2/km˛ (476.8/mi˛). The racial makeup of the town is 35.89% White, 50.54% African American, 0.23% Native American, 0.10% Asian, 0.59% Pacific Islander, 11.86% from other races, and 0.79% from two or more races. 15.77% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 1,187 households out of which 31.6% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.3% are married couples living together, 23.3% have a female householder with no husband present, and 34.5% are non-families. 31.3% of all households are made up of individuals and 13.9% 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 3.06.
In the town the population is spread out with 27.1% under the age of 18, 10.0% from 18 to 24, 26.5% from 25 to 44, 19.3% from 45 to 64, and 17.1% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 34 years. For every 100 females there are 85.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 79.7 males.
The median income for a household in the town is $23,358, and the median income for a family is $27,473. Males have a median income of $20,859 versus $19,861 for females. The per capita income for the town is $12,476. 30.9% of the population and 24.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 36.7% of those under the age of 18 and 26.1% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.