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Weston, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Weston had a population of 1,698 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Weston is located at latitude 39.4002 and longitude -94.8868 in Platte County. The formal boundaries for the City of Weston (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Platte County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 801 feet.

The City of Weston (GNIS ID: 2397282) 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 Weston is located within Township of Weston, a minor civil division (MCD) of Platte County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Weston population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 1,698
Population in Households 1,698
Population in Familes 1,360
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 507
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 733
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 463
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 809 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 460 (56.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 273 (33.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 76 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $153,465
Average Home Value $205,815


Median Household Income $54,689
Average Household Income $65,165
Per Capita Income $28,309
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.55% 0.91%
Households 0.69% 0.99%
Families 0.21% 0.81%
Median Household Income   2.78%
Per Capita Income   2.43%
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.

Weston, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Weston 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 # 288 72nd
Population Density1 # 710 31st
Diversity Index2 # 490 52nd
Median Household Income # 195 81st
Per Capita Income # 142 86th

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