Platte County MO Information


Platte County Subdivisions

Platte County MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 95,513
Population in Households 94,644
Population in Familes 76,711
Population in Group Qrtrs 869
Population Density1 227
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 38,769
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 25,658
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 41,739 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 25,472 (61.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 13,297 (31.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,970 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $208,973
Average Home Value $259,018


Median Household Income $69,033
Average Household Income $90,379
Per Capita Income $36,869
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.08% 1.29%
Households 1.15% 1.34%
Families 0.99% 1.24%
Median Household Income   2.69%
Per Capita Income   2.08%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Platte County MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Platte County to the other 115 counties and county equivalents in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 12 90th
Population Density1 # 9 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 15 88th
Median Household Income # 2 99th
Per Capita Income # 1 100th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Missouri Census Data Comparison Tool.