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 911 as of July 1, 2016. Lake Waukomis ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index 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, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lake Waukomis: Waukomis Lake.

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Lake Waukomis, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 911
Population in Households 911
Population in Familes 717
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 3,090
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 422
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 272
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 455 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 378 (83.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 44 ( 9.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $234,836
Average Home Value $239,589


Median Household Income $62,863
Average Household Income $79,442
Per Capita Income $36,080
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.74% 1.05%
Households 0.82% 1.07%
Families 0.79% 0.94%
Median Household Income   0.91%
Per Capita Income   1.65%
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.

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, 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 # 382 63rd
Population Density1 # 64 94th
Diversity Index2 # 257 75th
Median Household Income # 100 90th
Per Capita Income # 55 95th

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