La Plata, Missouri Population 2020

1,336

La Plata is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 1,336, it is the 299th largest city in Missouri and the 9152nd largest city in the United States. La Plata is currently growing at a rate of 0.68% annually but its population has decreased by -2.20% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,366 in 2010. La Plata reached it's highest population of 1,366 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, La Plata has a population density of 841 people per square mile.

The average household income in La Plata is $48,129 with a poverty rate of 15.57%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $507 per month, and the median house value is $80,900. The median age in La Plata is 44.8 years, 37.4 years for males, and 47.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.2 males.

La Plata Demographics

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

  • White: 99.05%
  • Native American: 0.51%
  • Black or African American: 0.22%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.22%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of La Plata, Missouri is 1,336, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,318.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,366.

La Plata, Missouri Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,34999.05%
American Indian and Alaska Native70.51%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander30.22%
Black or African American30.22%

La Plata Population Pyramid 2020

La Plata Median Age

44.8


Total

37.4


Male

47.9


Female

La Plata Adults

There are 1,068 adults, (320 of whom are seniors) in La Plata.

La Plata Age Dependency

82.1

Age Dependency Ratio

42.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.3

Child Dependency Ratio

La Plata Sex Ratio

Female

720

52.86%

Male

642

47.14%

La Plata Households and Families

La Plata Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

La Plata Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married79.4%20.6%
All61.6%38.4%
Non Family49.1%50.9%
Female44.4%55.6%

61.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5312.4961.6
Non Family2161.3849.1
Married2143.1579.4
Female903.4744.4
Male113.45100

3.19

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

4.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

La Plata Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade222.25%
9th to 12th Grade787.98%
High School Graduate45246.26%
Some College25526.10%
Associates Degree555.63%
Bachelors Degree525.32%
Graduate Degree636.45%

La Plata Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White939845113
Hispanic2525
Native American772
Islander3
Black3

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 native american people with a rate of 28.57%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,357$24,952$25,444
Less Than High School$21,371$21,653$16,528
High School Grad$23,917$24,567$21,375
Some College$30,000$43,409$25,417
Bachelors Degree$28,000$22,083$33,750
Graduate Degree$42,500$13,750$44,643

$25,357

Average Earnings

$24,952

Average Male

$25,444

Average Female

La Plata Language

La Plata Language by Age

La Plata Language

99.46% of La Plata residents speak only English, while 0.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 0.54% of the population.

La Plata Poverty

La Plata Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,28820315.76%
Islander33100.00%

15.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.41%

Male Poverty Rate

13.89%

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 White, with 15.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.56%.

Name Poverty
High School19.86%
Bachelors or Greater8.93%
Some College7.38%
Less Than High School7.37%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed15.38%
Female Employed9.38%
Male Employed8.07%

La Plata Income

La Plata Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,716$48,129
Families$54,688$55,249
Married Families$66,250-
Non Families$24,423$36,142

La Plata Marital Status

La Plata Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.4%

Male Marriage Rate

39.8%

Female Marriage Rate

La Plata Married by Age and Sex

La Plata Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

La Plata Marital Status by Race

La Plata Veterans

110

Number of Veterans

84

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam57
Korea19
First Gulf War4
Second Gulf War4
World War II3

$La Plata Veterans by Education

12.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

64.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

La Plata Employment Status

58.2%

Labor Force Participation

56.7%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

La Plata Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

81.57%

Born in Missouri

99.71%

Native Born

0.29%

Foreign Born

0.29%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.71% of La Plata residents were born in the United States, with 81.57% having been born in Missouri. 0.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,33690.68%
20191,32790.68%
20181,318-7-0.53%
20171,32590.68%
20161,316-12-0.90%
20151,328-17-1.26%
20141,345-5-0.37%
20131,350-9-0.66%
20121,35930.22%
20111,356-10-0.73%
20101,3660.00%