Platte County, Missouri Population 2018

Platte County, Missouri's estimated population is 101,187 with a growth rate of 6.55% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Platte County, Missouri is the 12th largest county in Missouri.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017101,1876,2176.55%
201694,970-3,683-3.73%
201698,6532,2482.33%
201596,4051,5221.60%
201494,8831,5161.62%
201393,3671,2571.36%
201292,1101,3001.43%
201190,8101,1251.25%
201089,68531,81854.98%
199057,86711,52624.87%
198046,34114,26044.45%
197032,0818,73137.39%
196023,3508,37755.95%
195014,9731,1118.01%
194013,862430.31%
193013,819-177-1.26%
192013,996-433-3.00%
191014,429-1,764-10.89%
190016,193-55-0.34%
189016,248-1,118-6.44%
188017,366140.08%
187017,352-998-5.44%
186018,3501,5058.93%
185016,8457,93288.99%
18408,9130.00%

Platte County, Missouri Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White82,413
Black or African American6,573
Asian2,449
Two or More Races2,367
Some Other Race800
American Indian and Alaska Native348
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander20

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Platte County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Platte County, Missouri Median Age

38.1


Total

37.3


Male

38.8


Female

Platte County, Missouri Adults

There are 72,177 adults, (12,251 of which are seniors) in Platte County, Missouri.

Platte County, Missouri Age Dependency

58.4

Age Dependency Ratio

20.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38

Child Dependency Ratio

Platte County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

48,172

50.72%

Male

46,798

49.28%

Platte County, Missouri Households and Families

Platte County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Platte County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.8%17.2%
All64.6%35.4%
Male46.1%53.9%
Non Family44.2%55.8%
Female44.2%55.8%

64.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Platte County, Missouri Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All37,6992.564.6
Married19,8413.1182.8
Non Family12,5841.2244.2
Female3,5493.2244.2
Male1,7253.3446.1

3.07

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Platte County, Missouri Households

Platte County, Missouri Education

Platte County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9621.50%
9th to 12th Grade2,0543.20%
High School Graduate14,23422.17%
Some College15,72024.49%
Associates Degree5,0807.91%
Bachelors Degree16,50325.71%
Graduate Degree9,64315.02%

Platte County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White54,98852,91822,718
Black3,8903,6331,461
Hispanic2,8762,502835
Asian1,5211,233817
Multiple Races835776292
Other Race55543698
Native American21921884
Islander16169

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 56.25%.

Platte County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,243$53,514$37,188
Less Than High School$21,308$31,250$19,318
High School Grad$34,288$41,012$25,676
Some College$40,075$46,889$32,736
Bachelors Degree$52,893$67,429$42,206
Graduate Degree$65,419$81,044$54,385

$45,243

Average Earnings

$53,514

Average Male

$37,188

Average Female

Platte County, Missouri Language

Platte County, Missouri Language by Age

Platte County, Missouri Language

93.32% of Platte County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 6.68% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.09% of the population.

Platte County, Missouri Poverty

Platte County, Missouri Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White77,5433,9915.15%
Black6,4681,46422.63%
Hispanic5,27785916.28%
Asian2,43734614.20%
Other76515019.61%
Multiple2,3331044.46%
Native346164.62%

7.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.89%

Male Poverty Rate

8.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Platte County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Platte County, Missouri is Black, with 22.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Platte County, Missouri is Multiple, with 4.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.22%.

Platte County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.38%
High School6.69%
Some College6.58%
Bachelors or Greater1.92%

Platte County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed20.81%
Female Unemployed11.25%
Female Employed4.83%
Male Employed2.64%

Platte County, Missouri Income

Platte County, Missouri Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$70,879$89,189
Families$87,917$106,504
Married Families$97,624$119,750
Non Families$40,701$50,970

Platte County, Missouri Marital Status

Platte County, Missouri Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.8%

Male Marriage Rate

52.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Platte County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

Platte County, Missouri Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Platte County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

Platte County, Missouri Veterans

Platte County, Missouri Veterans by War

7,428

Number of Veterans

6,758

Male Veterans

670

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,494
First Gulf War2,101
Second Gulf War1,699
Korea479
World War II411

Platte County, Missouri Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 542,260
65 to 741,803
55 to 641,441
75+1,164
18 to 34760

Platte County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6,72010.63%
Black50611.01%
Hispanic2447.05%
2 or More13411.06%
Indian2611.30%
Other243.94%
Asian100.54%
Hawaiian840.00%

Platte County, Missouri Veterans by Education

2.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Platte County, Missouri Employment Status

Platte County, Missouri Employment by Age

71.5%

Labor Force Participation

67.7%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Platte County, Missouri Employment by Race

Platte County, Missouri Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Platte County, Missouri

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Kansas City 459939481420214814.67%
Smithville 83849455107112.77%
Parkville5549651496517.39%
Platte City469148721813.86%
Riverside293432272939.99%
Weatherby Lake1723192320011.61%
Weston164117531126.83%
Lake Waukomis870910404.60%
Ferrelview45163318240.35%
Edgerton546587417.51%
Camden Point4745366213.08%
Dearborn 496508122.42%
Platte Woods385404194.94%
Northmoor32532830.92%
Farley269290217.81%
Houston Lake235246114.68%
Tracy208223157.21%
Ridgely10411287.69%
Iatan454724.44%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990