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Calypso is a town in Duplin County.
The community was named after the sea nymph described by Homer in the "Odyssey"
The latitude of Calypso is 35.153N. The longitude is -78.105W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 157 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 436.
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2% of Calypso residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Calypso ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Calypso was $13,244, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Calypso residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Calypso, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $261. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $593.
Duplin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Calypso political report.
The average commute time for Calypso workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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