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Warsaw, Virginia

Warsaw is a town located in Richmond County, Virginia. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 1,375. It is the county seat of Richmond County6.

Geography Warsaw is located at 37°57'27" North, 76°45'30" West (37.957617, -76.758302)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 7.9 km² (3.0 mi²). 7.9 km² (3.0 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 1,375 people, 445 households, and 233 families residing in the town. The population density is 174.6/km² (453.0/mi²). There are 468 housing units at an average density of 59.4/km² (154.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 67.64% White, 29.38% African American, 0.22% Native American, 0.44% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 1.53% from other races, and 0.80% from two or more races. 4.36% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 445 households out of which 22.5% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.1% are married couples living together, 10.8% have a female householder with no husband present, and 47.6% are non-families. 45.6% of all households are made up of individuals and 24.3% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.01 and the average family size is 2.81.

In the town the population is spread out with 13.3% under the age of 18, 9.7% from 18 to 24, 28.1% from 25 to 44, 19.4% from 45 to 64, and 29.5% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 44 years. For every 100 females there are 102.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 103.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town is $28,971, and the median income for a family is $44,167. Males have a median income of $40,052 versus $23,661 for females. The per capita income for the town is $21,392. 16.8% of the population and 12.4% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 20.6% are under the age of 18 and 16.4% are 65 or older.

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