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Platte Woods, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Platte Woods had a population of 396 as of July 1, 2017. Platte Woods ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Platte Woods is located at latitude 39.2288 and longitude -94.6522 in Platte County. The formal boundaries for the City of Platte Woods (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Platte County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,020 feet.

The City of Platte Woods (GNIS ID: 2396227) 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 Platte Woods is located within Township of Fox, a minor civil division (MCD) of Platte County.

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

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Platte Woods, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 396
Daytime Population: Workers 278
Daytime Population: Residents 164
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 442
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.12
Population in Households 396
Population in Familes 282
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,065
Diversity Index3 40


Median Household Income $64,270
Average Household Income $89,316
Per Capita Income $43,218


Total Housing Units 175 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 93 (53.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 75 (42.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 ( 4.0%)
Median Home Value $209,091
Average Home Value $219,722


Total Households 168
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 89
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 0.39% 0.6%
Households 0.42% 0.59%
Families -3.24% 0.45%
Median Household Income   3.7%
Per Capita Income   2.92%

Platte Woods, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Platte Woods 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 # 563 46th
Population Density # 325 69th
Diversity Index # 92 91st
Median Household Income # 116 89th
Per Capita Income # 37 97th

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