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Plato, Missouri - Basic Facts

The Village of Plato is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Texas County at latitude 37.5016 and longitude -92.2184. Texas County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,115 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Plato, but most people and references simply refer to it as Plato, Missouri.

The P1 Census Class Code for Plato indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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Plato, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 110
Population in Households 110
Population in Familes 94
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 294
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 41
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 30
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 49 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 32 (65.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 (18.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $140,625
Average Home Value $145,161


Median Household Income $47,463
Average Household Income $61,816
Per Capita Income $23,965
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.22% -0.18%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families -3.56% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.34%
Per Capita Income   1.93%
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, 2014 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 15th
Population Density1 # 868 16th
Diversity Index2 # 288 72nd
Median Household Income # 323 69th
Per Capita Income # 249 76th

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