La Plata, Missouri Population 2022

1,290
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La Plata is a city located in Macon County Missouri. La Plata has a 2020 population of 1,290. La Plata is currently declining at a rate of -0.46% annually and its population has decreased by -5.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,367 in 2010.

The average household income in La Plata is $48,017 with a poverty rate of 17.56%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $603 per month, and the median house value is $70,900. The median age in La Plata is 43 years, 37.6 years for males, and 48.1 years for females.

La Plata Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of La Platawas:

  • White: 97.85%
  • Native American: 1.03%
  • Two or more races: 0.48%
  • Black or African American: 0.24%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.24%
  • Asian: 0.16%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of La Plata, Missouri is 1,290 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,290.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,367.

La Plata, Missouri Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,23197.85%
American Indian and Alaska Native131.03%
Two or More Races60.48%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander30.24%
Black or African American30.24%
Asian20.16%
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La Plata Population by Race

La Plata Population Pyramid $2022

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La Plata Median Age

43


Total

37.6


Male

48.1


Female

La Plata Adults

There are 948 adults, (312 of whom are seniors) in La Plata.

La Plata Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

49.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.7

Child Dependency Ratio

La Plata Sex Ratio

Female

694

55.17%

Male

564

44.83%

La Plata Population by Age

La Plata Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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La Plata Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female40.6%59.4%
Non Family49.2%50.8%
All58.6%41.4%
Married76.6%23.4%
Male100%0%

58.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

La Plata Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4852.5158.6
Non Family1971.3549.2
Married1753.2576.6
Female1013.3640.6
Male123.75100

3.23

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

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La Plata Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade252.84%
9th to 12th Grade353.98%
High School Graduate40045.45%
Some College21123.98%
Associates Degree596.70%
Bachelors Degree839.43%
Graduate Degree677.61%
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La Plata Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

La Plata Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White833779140
Hispanic26266
Native American13134
2+ Races666
Islander3
Black3
Asian22

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

La Plata Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,224$28,365$27,917
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$25,676$26,700$23,056
Some College$33,000$47,625$24,250
Bachelors Degree$29,500$20,313$38,523
Graduate Degree$42,679$14,688$44,018

$28,224

Average Earnings

$28,365

Average Male

$27,917

Average Female

La Plata Earnings by Educational Attainment

La Plata Language by Age

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La Plata Language

98.41% of La Plata residents speak only English, while 1.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.09% of the population.

La Plata Language

La Plata Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,17521117.96%
Islander33100.00%
OtherNaN%

17.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.71%

Male Poverty Rate

15.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in La Plata

The race most likely to be in poverty in La Plata is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in La Plata is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.60%.

La Plata Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School19.32%
Less Than 9th Grade9.09%
Bachelors or Greater8.84%
Some College7.81%

La Plata Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed50.00%
Male Employed12.00%
Female Employed10.63%

La Plata Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

La Plata Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,396$48,017
Families$48,929$51,433
Married Families$59,750-
Non Families$29,712$41,130
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Income by Household Type

La Plata Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.6%

Male Marriage Rate

34.2%

Female Marriage Rate

La Plata Married by Age and Sex

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La Plata Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

La Plata Marital Status by Race

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La Plata Marital Status

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82

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam57
Korea15
First Gulf War5
Second Gulf War5
World War II

La Plata Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+42
65 to 7430
55 to 645
35 to 545
18 to 34

La Plata Veterans by Age

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La Plata Veterans by Race

La Plata Veterans by Education

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10.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

65.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

La Plata Veterans by Education

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54.5%

Labor Force Participation

53.3%

Employment Rate

2.1%

Unemployment Rate

La Plata Employment by Age

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La Plata Employment by Race

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La Plata Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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81.00%

Born in La Plata

99.84%

Native Born

0.16%

Foreign Born

0.16%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.84% of La Plata residents were born in the United States, with 81.00% having been born in Missouri. 0.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

La Plata Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20221,290-6-0.46%
20211,296-6-0.46%
20201,302-6-0.46%
20191,308-6-0.46%
20181,314-8-0.61%
20171,32270.53%
20161,315-11-0.83%
20151,326-17-1.27%
20141,343-4-0.30%
20131,347-11-0.81%
20121,35850.37%
20111,353-14-1.02%
20101,3670.00%

La Plata Population by Year