Calypso, North Carolina

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Category Value
Nearest Medium City 44 miles E of Fayetteville, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 52 miles SE of Raleigh, North Carolina
County Duplin
P.O. Box Zip Codes 28325
Phone Area Codes 919
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.153
Longitude -78.105

Calypso Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station WARSAW 5 E
Distance 11.4 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 54 F
Apr Temp 48 to 74 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 50 to 75 F
Annual Precip 48.5 inches
Station CLINTON 2 NE
Distance 13.8 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 52 F
Apr Temp 48 to 73 F
Jul Temp 70 to 90 F
Oct Temp 49 to 74 F
Annual Precip 49.1 inches
Distance 15.7 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 54 F
Apr Temp 50 to 75 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 51 to 75 F
Annual Precip 49.8 inches
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Calypso Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 410 100%
Male 197 48%
Female 213 52%
Under 18 86 21%
18+ 324 79%
65+ 89 21.7%
Median Age 40.8
Average Family Size 2.87
White 294 71.7%
African-American 94 22.9%
Asian 2 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.5%
Other 13 3.2%
Mixed Race 5 1.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 18 4.4%

Estimated Calypso Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 474
Growth 64
Growth % 15.6%

Calypso Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 38.4%
US/American 30.1%
Irish 11.4%
English 7.6%
Scottish 4.2%
Scotch-Irish 2.8%
German 2.1%
European 1.7%
British 1.7%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Calypso 410 $31,875
Faison 744 $30,724
Kenansville 1,149 $41,307
Mount Olive 4,567 $31,176
Newton Grove 606 $51,250
Turkey 262 $23,125
Warsaw 3,051 $27,473
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Calypso High Schools (2004)

HWY 403
Serves 447 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.4

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