Platte County MO Information


Platte County Subdivisions

Platte County MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 97,789
Daytime Population: Workers 49,214
Daytime Population: Residents 44,804
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 94,018
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.96
Population in Households 96,920
Population in Familes 78,424
Population in Group Qrtrs 869
Population Density2 233
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $73,143
Average Household Income $96,064
Per Capita Income $38,931


Total Housing Units 42,187 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 25,494 (60.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 13,954 (33.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,739 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $213,259
Average Home Value $261,815


Total Households 39,448
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 26,076
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.26% 1.34%
Households 1.23% 1.33%
Families 1.08% 1.23%
Median Household Income   2.4%
Per Capita Income   2.71%


Platte County MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Platte County to the other 115 counties and county equivalents in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 12 90th
Population Density # 9 93rd
Diversity Index # 14 89th
Median Household Income # 2 99th
Per Capita Income # 1 100th

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