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Plato, Missouri - Basic Facts

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The Village of Plato had a population of 108 as of July 1, 2015. Plato ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Plato is located at latitude 37.5016 and longitude -92.2184 in Texas County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Plato (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Texas County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,115 feet.

The Village of Plato (GNIS ID: 2399686) 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 Village of Plato is located within Township of Roubidoux, a minor civil division (MCD) of Texas County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Plato population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Plato, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 108
Population in Households 108
Population in Familes 93
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 288
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 41
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 30
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 48 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 32 (66.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 (18.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $139,286
Average Home Value $143,548


Median Household Income $50,881
Average Household Income $59,696
Per Capita Income $24,122
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.18% -0.19%
Households 0.0% -0.49%
Families -2.89% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.95%
Per Capita Income   2.18%
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.


Plato, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Plato to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 874 16th
Population Density1 # 873 16th
Diversity Index2 # 227 78th
Median Household Income # 272 74th
Per Capita Income # 269 74th

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