Warsaw is a very small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 2,100 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Warsaw is the 241st largest community in Missouri.
Warsaw is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Warsaw is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Warsaw who work in food service (15.88%), office and administrative support (13.85%), and personal care services (13.47%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.84% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Warsaw has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Warsaw has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Warsaw than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Warsaw may be for you.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Warsaw spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.98 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
The percentage of people in Warsaw with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.02% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Warsaw in 2010 was $14,607, which is low income relative to Missouri and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $58,428 for a family of four.
The people who call Warsaw home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Warsaw residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Warsaw include Irish, English, Scandinavian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Warsaw is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Japanese.