Warrenton, North Carolina

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Warrenton, North Carolina

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High Points

Warrenton strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in North Carolina):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 9% Warrenton Affordability of Rents
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Warrenton Well-Paid Single Women
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Warrenton College Educated Adults
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Warrenton Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Warrenton, North Carolina

Comparing Warrenton to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in North Carolina (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Age of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 9 9
Racial Diversity 9 5
Well-Paid Single Men 6 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 1 3
Average Household Size 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 9 8
Median Family Income 5 5
People in Middle Class or Better 5 6
People Above Poverty 4 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 8
Working at Home 6 7
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5
Short Commute Times 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 9
Affordability of Rents 9 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 4
Housing Recently Built 2 1

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Warrenton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 37 miles NW of Rocky Mount, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 51 miles NE of Raleigh, North Carolina
County Warren
Standard Zip Codes 27589
Phone Area Codes 252
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.398
Longitude -78.155

Warrenton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station ARCOLA
Distance 12.5 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 52 F
Apr Temp 43 to 73 F
Jul Temp 66 to 91 F
Oct Temp 44 to 75 F
Annual Precip 47.5 inches
Distance 15.7 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 48 F
Apr Temp 44 to 70 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 46 to 72 F
Annual Precip 44 inches
Distance 22.2 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 51 F
Apr Temp 42 to 73 F
Jul Temp 65 to 90 F
Oct Temp 42 to 73 F
Annual Precip 47.5 inches
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Warrenton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 811 100%
Male 342 42.2%
Female 469 57.8%
Under 18 144 17.8%
18+ 667 82.2%
65+ 247 30.5%
Median Age 49.2
Average Family Size 2.76
White 490 60.4%
African-American 294 36.3%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 10 1.2%
Other 5 0.6%
Mixed Race 11 1.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 7 0.9%

Estimated Warrenton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 770
Growth -41
Growth % -5.1%

Warrenton 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) 44.5%
US/American 15.6%
English 14%
Scotch-Irish 4.9%
Irish 4.7%
German 3.5%
Canadian 1.7%
Italian 1.7%
Scottish 1.7%
Russian 1.2%
Polish 1.2%
French (except Basque) 1%
Egyptian 0.9%
European 0.7%
Danish 0.5%
Dutch 0.3%
Swedish 0.3%
Arab/Arabic 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.3%
British 0.3%
Norwegian 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Warrenton 811 $40,179
Castalia 340 $29,375
Henderson 16,095 $30,222
Kittrell 148 $48,125
Littleton 692 $37,500
Middleburg 162 $28,750
Norlina 1,107 $28,125

Warrenton Public Libraries

Warren County Memorial Library
Warrenton, North Carolina
(252) 257-4990

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Serves 1,006 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.7

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