Plato, Minnesota Population 2021

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Plato is a city located in McLeod County Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 302, it is the 589th largest city in Minnesota and the 15292nd largest city in the United States . Plato is currently declining at a rate of -0.33% annually and its population has decreased by -5.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 320 in 2010. Plato reached it's highest population of 319 in 2010. Spanning over 0 miles, Plato has a population density of 871 people per square mile.

The average household income in Plato is $68,650 with a poverty rate of 5.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $767 per month, and the median house value is $162,500. The median age in Plato is 40.5 years, 39.3 years for males, and 45.3 years for females.

Plato Demographics

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

  • White: 100.00%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Plato, Minnesota is 302 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 305.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 320.

Plato, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

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Plato Population by Race

Plato Population Pyramid $2021

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Plato Median Age

40.5


Total

39.3


Male

45.3


Female

Plato Adults

There are 202 adults, (50 of whom are seniors) in Plato.

Plato Age Dependency

65.8

Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Plato Sex Ratio

Female

130

51.59%

Male

122

48.41%

Plato Population by Age

Plato Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Plato Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Married92.3%7.7%
All89.4%10.6%
Non Family86.3%13.7%
Male83.3%16.7%

89.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Plato Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1132.2389.4
Married523.0892.3
Non Family511.1886.3
Male63.583.3
Female42.75100

3.02

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

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Plato Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade63.24%
9th to 12th Grade73.78%
High School Graduate6233.51%
Some College4423.78%
Associates Degree3518.92%
Bachelors Degree2815.14%
Graduate Degree31.62%
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Plato Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Plato Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.97%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.76%.

Plato Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,821$45,000$
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$42,750$48,125$22,813
Some College$37,708$43,750$
Bachelors Degree$51,875$$66,250
Graduate Degree$$$

$39,821

Average Earnings

$45,000

Average Male

$

Average Female

Plato Earnings by Educational Attainment

Plato Language by Age

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Plato Language

96.60% of Plato residents speak only English, while 3.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.40% of the population.

Plato Language

Plato Poverty by Race

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5.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.20%

Male Poverty Rate

3.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Plato

The race most likely to be in poverty in Plato is White, with 5.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Plato is White, with 5.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 2.33%.

Plato Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College11.39%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
High School0.00%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Plato Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed8.54%
Female Employed7.04%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Plato Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Plato Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,361$68,650
Families$81,250$89,642
Married Families$88,750-
Non Families$41,563$40,290
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Income by Household Type

Plato Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.0%

Male Marriage Rate

50.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Plato Married by Age and Sex

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Plato 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 45-54.

Plato Marital Status by Race

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Plato Marital Status

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18

Number of Veterans

17

Male Veterans

1

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam11
Korea1
World War II
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

Plato Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7411
75+5
55 to 642
35 to 54
18 to 34

Plato Veterans by Age

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Plato Veterans by Race

Plato Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Plato Veterans by Education

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74.6%

Labor Force Participation

73.2%

Employment Rate

1.9%

Unemployment Rate

Plato Employment by Age

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Plato Employment by Race

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Plato 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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84.52%

Born in Plato

98.41%

Native Born

1.59%

Foreign Born

1.59%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.41% of Plato residents were born in the United States, with 84.52% having been born in Minnesota. 1.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Plato Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021302-1-0.33%
2020303-1-0.33%
2019304-1-0.33%
2018305-4-1.29%
20173090.00%
2016309-3-0.96%
20153120.00%
2014312-1-0.32%
20133130.00%
2012313-4-1.26%
2011317-2-0.63%
20103190.00%

Plato Population by Year