Plato, Missouri Population 2024

91

Plato is a city located in Laclede County, Pulaski County, and Texas County Missouri. Plato has a 2024 population of 91. Plato is currently growing at a rate of 1.11% annually and its population has increased by 5.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 86 in 2020.

The average household income in Plato is $70,005 with a poverty rate of 1.53%. The median age in Plato is 23.2 years: 12.9 years for males, and 23.8 years for females.

Plato Demographics

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

  • White: 99.24%
  • Two or more races: 0.76%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
243.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
5.81% (5)
The current population of Plato, Missouri is 91 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 86.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White13099.24%
Two or more races10.76%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Plato Population by Race

Plato Population Pyramid 2024

Plato Median Age

23.2

Total

12.9

Male

23.8

Female

Plato Adults

There are 67 adults, (16 of whom are seniors) in Plato.

Plato Age Dependency

156.9

Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

125.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Plato Sex Ratio

Female4534.35%
Male8665.65%

Plato Population by Age

Plato Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All403.281000
Married274.041000
Non Family901000
Female43.251000
Male0000

3.94

Average Family Size

3.28

Average Household Size

100.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Plato Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade00%
Associates Degree510.2%
Bachelors Degree1326.53%
Graduate Degree1224.49%
High School Graduate1734.69%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College24.08%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Plato Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Plato Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White484825
2+ Races110

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 52.08%.

Plato Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$31,429
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$18,750$0$18,750
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$32,083$72,500$30,417
Some College$35,000$0$0

$32,083

Average Earnings

$72,500

Average Male

$30,417

Average Female

Plato Earnings by Educational Attainment

Plato Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Plato Language

100% of Plato residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Plato Language

Plato Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White13021.54%

1.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.33%

Male Poverty Rate

0%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Plato

The race most likely to be in poverty in Plato is White, with 1.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Plato is White, with 1.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.29%.

Plato Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0%
High School11.76%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Plato Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Plato Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Plato Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families-$78,639
Households$53,750$70,005
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families$55,250$40,267

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Plato Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

81.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

78.4%

Male Marriage Rate

85.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Plato Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Plato Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Plato Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Plato Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

27

Number of Veterans

27

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War17
Korea5
Vietnam3
First Gulf War0
World War II0

Plato Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 349
35 to 548
75+7
65 to 743
55 to 640

Plato Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2740.91%

Plato Veterans by Race

Plato Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Plato Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.7%

Labor Force Participation

65.7%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Plato Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Plato Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Plato Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

67.94%

Born in Plato

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Plato residents were born in the United States, with 67.94% having been born in Missouri. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Plato Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20299711.04%
20289611.05%
20279522.15%
20269311.09%
20259211.1%
20249111.11%
20239011.12%
20228911.14%
20218822.33%
202086-15-14.85%
2019101-1-0.98%
201810200%
2017102-1-0.97%
201610310.98%
201510200%
2014102-1-0.97%
201310300%
2012103-1-0.96%
201110400%
201010400%

Plato Population by Year