Also See: La Plata, MO ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The City of La Plata had a population of 1,276 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for La Plata is located at latitude 40.0234 and longitude -92.4916 in Macon County. The formal boundaries for the City of La Plata encompass a land area of 1.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Macon County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 935 feet.
The City of La Plata (GNIS ID: 2395569) 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for La Plata: LaPlata, Laplata.
|Total Population||1,276 (100%)|
|Population in Households||1,245 (97.6%)|
|Population in Families||977 (76.6%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||31 ( 2.4%)|
|Median Household Income||$40,857|
|Average Household Income||$52,507|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||9%|
|Per Capita Income||$22,489|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||652 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||343 (52.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||205 (31.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||104 (16.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$92,400|
|Average Home Value||$133,991|
|Housing Affordability Index3||262|
|Average Household Size||2.27|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.43%|
|Per Capita Income||2.29%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.0%|
The table below compares La Plata to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 332||68th|
|Population Density||# 499||52nd|
|Median Household Income||# 704||32nd|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 770||75th|
|Per Capita Income||# 642||38th|
|Diversity Index||# 512||50th|
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