Warsaw is a city located in Benton County, Missouri, United States. The population was 2,127 at the 2010 census. Warsaw is the county seat of Benton County.
Warsaw is located at 38°14’43” North, 93°22’38” West (38.245195, -93.377227). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.62 square miles (6.79 km), of which 2.41 square miles (6.24 km) is land and 0.21 square miles (0.54 km) is water. The total area is 7.6% water, due in large 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/km). There were 1,085 housing units at an average density of 450.2 per square mile (173.8/km). 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 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.
Warsaw Missouri neighborhoods include: Commercial, Paradise Point Beach, Shady Shores