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Warsaw, North Carolina - Basic Facts

Warsaw is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Town of Warsaw.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Duplin County at latitude 34.9993 and longitude -78.0911. Duplin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 154 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Warsaw (see map) encompass a land area of 3.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Warsaw, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 3,082
Population in Households 3,007
Population in Familes 2,370
Population in Group Qrtrs 75
Population Density1 1,009
Diversity Index2 75


Total Households 1,257
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 779
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,471 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 681 (46.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 575 (39.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 214 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $113,676
Average Home Value $150,515


Median Household Income $27,546
Average Household Income $41,105
Per Capita Income $16,601
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.21% 0.32%
Households 0.34% 0.39%
Families 1.31% 0.28%
Median Household Income   2.34%
Per Capita Income   1.98%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Warsaw, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Warsaw to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 244 67th
Population Density1 # 220 70th
Diversity Index2 # 38 95th
Median Household Income # 658 11th
Per Capita Income # 612 17th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.