Lake Waukomis, MO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Lake Waukomis, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Lake Waukomis had a population of 917 as of July 1, 2017. Lake Waukomis ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lake Waukomis is located at latitude 39.2327 and longitude -94.6378 in Platte County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lake Waukomis (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles. Platte County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 981 feet.

The City of Lake Waukomis (GNIS ID: 2395605) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Lake Waukomis is located within Township of May, a minor civil division (MCD) of Platte County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lake Waukomis population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lake Waukomis: Waukomis Lake.

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Lake Waukomis, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 917
Daytime Population: Workers 48
Daytime Population: Residents 401
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 449
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.49
Population in Households 917
Population in Familes 720
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 3,111
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $62,945
Average Household Income $82,585
Per Capita Income $37,383


Total Housing Units 453 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 376 (83.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 47 (10.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $238,525
Average Home Value $244,184


Total Households 423
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 273
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.73% 0.88%
Households 0.74% 0.97%
Families 0.73% 0.72%
Median Household Income   3.76%
Per Capita Income   2.68%

Lake Waukomis, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake Waukomis to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 378 63rd
Population Density # 65 94th
Diversity Index # 267 74th
Median Household Income # 123 88th
Per Capita Income # 65 94th

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