La Plata, MO 63549 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 63549: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
La Plata, MO 63549

Not Acceptable, USPS
South Gifford, MO 63549

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Macon County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.023, Longitude -92.495
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 63549 has segments in 2 Counties (Knox, Macon).

  • Businesses Addresses: 75
  • PO Box Addresses: 39
  • Residential Addresses: 997
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2
    • Single Family Addresses: 995

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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La Plata, MO 63549 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,296
Daytime Population: Workers 456
Daytime Population: Residents 1,322
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,778
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 2,251
Population in Familes 1,845
Population in Group Qrtrs 45
Population Density2 22
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $33,839
Average Household Income $44,697
Per Capita Income $16,990


Total Housing Units 1,089 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 582 (53.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 273 (25.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 234 (21.5%)
Median Home Value $83,484
Average Home Value $142,526


Total Households 855
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 569
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 -0.84% -0.7%
Households -0.99% -0.81%
Families -1.11% -0.86%
Median Household Income   0.93%
Per Capita Income   2.18%

La Plata, MO 63549 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 63549 to the other 1,012 ZIP Codes 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 # 427 58th
Population Density # 610 40th
Diversity Index # 613 40th
Median Household Income # 892 12th
Per Capita Income # 935 8th

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