The City of La Plata had a population of 1,283 as of July 1, 2018.
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 (see map below) 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.
|Population in Households||1,251|
|Population in Familes||981|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||32|
|Median Household Income||$34,444|
|Average Household Income||$44,074|
|Per Capita Income||$19,059|
|Total Housing Units||668 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||333 (49.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||213 (31.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||122 (18.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$79,930|
|Average Home Value||$131,551|
|Average Household Size||2.29|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.16%|
|Per Capita Income||1.96%|
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, 2018 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||# 330||68th|
|Population Density||# 506||51st|
|Diversity Index||# 565||45th|
|Median Household Income||# 863||16th|
|Per Capita Income||# 848||18th|
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