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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of La Platawas:
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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in La Plata
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.