Warrensburg (Missouri)

Johnson County


Warrensburg is a city in Johnson County in the U.S. state of Missouri. Warrensburg had 2000 16.340 inhabitants in the census year. It is the seat of the University of Central Missouri ( UCM), with 12,000 students.


Data obtained from the census in 2000 16.340 inhabitants of Warrensburg lived in 5,951 households; among them were 3,035 families. The population density was 748 per square kilometer. In place 6,380 residential units were recorded. Among the population was 86.9 percent white, 6.5 percent African American, 0.6 percent American Indian, 2.8 percent Asian and 0.9 percent of other ethnic groups; 2.3 percent reported belonging to several ethnic groups.

Among the 5,951 households 26.6 percent of children were under 18 years; 30.8 percent of all households. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size 2.93.

The population was spread out with 18.0 percent under the age of 18, 36.5 percent from 18 to 24, 22.8 percent 25-44 years, 12.9 percent from 45 to 64 years and 9.7 percent of 65 years or older. The median age was 23 years.

The median household income was $ 29,332, the median family income $ 45,845. The per capita income in Warrensburg was $ 14,714. Under the poverty line, 24.3 percent of the population lived.

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