Platte County, Missouri Population 2018

Platte County, Missouri's estimated population is 101,187 with a growth rate of 2.57% 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
201796,899-4,288-4.24%
2017101,1872,5342.57%
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
White83,204
Black or African American6,555
Two or More Races2,972
Asian2,705
Some Other Race1,006
American Indian and Alaska Native421
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander36

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Platte County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2018

1,0002,0003,0004,000 Male Population1,0002,0003,0004,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Platte County, Missouri Median Age

38.2


Total

37.2


Male

39.1


Female

Platte County, Missouri Adults

There are 73,750 adults, (13,069 of whom are seniors) in Platte County, Missouri.

Platte County, Missouri Age Dependency

59.7

Age Dependency Ratio

21.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Platte County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

49,180

50.75%

Male

47,719

49.25%

Platte County, Missouri Households and Families

Platte County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Platte County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.3%17.7%
All65.2%34.8%
Female47.1%52.9%
Male45.5%54.5%
Non Family45.3%54.7%

65.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Platte County, Missouri Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All38,1472.5265.2
Married20,3043.1282.3
Non Family12,7411.2945.3
Female3,3853.2947.1
Male1,7173.0445.5

3.07

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

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 Grade1,0301.57%
9th to 12th Grade2,1293.24%
High School Graduate14,36421.86%
Some College15,66523.84%
Associates Degree5,2487.99%
Bachelors Degree16,80425.58%
Graduate Degree10,46315.92%

Platte County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White55,91453,86923,448
Black3,9213,5701,392
Hispanic3,0702,6451,041
Asian1,7151,423959
Multiple Races992922395
Other Race737555159
Native American337330204
Islander34347

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 60.53%.

Platte County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,350$53,962$39,481
Less Than High School$21,034$26,178$20,173
High School Grad$35,435$41,205$26,183
Some College$40,017$46,579$32,427
Bachelors Degree$55,480$69,142$44,737
Graduate Degree$66,537$79,360$56,728

$46,350

Average Earnings

$53,962

Average Male

$39,481

Average Female

Platte County, Missouri Language

Platte County, Missouri Language by Age

Platte County, Missouri Language

92.56% of Platte County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 7.44% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.52% of the population.

Platte County, Missouri Poverty

Platte County, Missouri Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White78,7024,2155.36%
Black6,4481,35621.03%
Hispanic5,48687415.93%
Asian2,69336013.37%
Multiple2,7641896.84%
Other97916216.55%
Native419184.30%

7.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.05%

Male Poverty Rate

8.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Platte County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Platte County, Missouri is Black, with 21.03% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Platte County, Missouri is Native, with 4.30% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.34%.

Platte County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.06%
High School7.11%
Some College6.71%
Bachelors or Greater1.95%

Platte County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed24.91%
Female Unemployed20.54%
Female Employed4.93%
Male Employed3.03%

Platte County, Missouri Income

Platte County, Missouri Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$74,199$92,751
Families$90,397$110,182
Married Families$101,034$123,157
Non Families$43,575$54,622

Platte County, Missouri Marital Status

Platte County, Missouri Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.4%

Male Marriage Rate

52.4%

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


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Platte County, Missouri Veterans

Platte County, Missouri Veterans by War

6,849

Number of Veterans

6,267

Male Veterans

582

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,370
First Gulf War2,135
Second Gulf War1,756
Korea400
World War II291

Platte County, Missouri Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 542,153
65 to 741,668
55 to 641,213
75+1,093
18 to 34722

Platte County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6,1939.68%
Black4319.28%
Hispanic2426.57%
2 or More16111.07%
Other222.79%
Indian195.64%
Asian170.82%
Hawaiian616.67%

Platte County, Missouri Veterans by Education

2.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Platte County, Missouri Employment Status

Platte County, Missouri Employment by Age

71.4%

Labor Force Participation

68%

Employment Rate

4%

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