Platte City, Missouri Population 2023

4,811

Platte City is a city located in Platte County Missouri. It is also the county seat of Platte County. With a 2023 population of 4,811, it is the 148th largest city in Missouri and the 6787th largest city in the United States.Platte City is currently growing at a rate of 0.19% annually but its population has decreased by -2.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,938 in 2020. Spanning over 4 miles, Platte City has a population density of 1,182 people per square mile.

The average household income in Platte City is $68,978 with a poverty rate of 4.83%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Platte City is 32.8 years, 27.1 years for males, and 36.3 years for females.

Platte City Demographics

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

  • White: 95.24%
  • Two or more races: 2.21%
  • Black or African American: 1.68%
  • Asian: 0.75%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.12%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Platte City, Missouri is 4,811 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,938.

Platte City, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Other race

Platte City Population by Race

Platte City Population Pyramid 2023

Platte City Median Age

32.8

Total

27.1

Male

36.3

Female

Platte City Adults

There are 3,521 adults, (334 of whom are seniors) in Platte City.

Platte City Age Dependency

54.9

Age Dependency Ratio

10.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Platte City Sex Ratio

Female2,61152.88%
Male2,32747.12%

Platte City Population by Age

Platte City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

2.91

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

44.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Platte City Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Platte City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Platte City Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 77.11%.

Platte City Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$36,751

Average Earnings

$47,813

Average Male

$33,167

Average Female

Platte City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Platte City Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Platte City Language

97.42% of Platte City residents speak only English, while 2.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.58% of the population.

Platte City Language

Platte City Poverty by Race

rate

4.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.82%

Male Poverty Rate

5.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Platte City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Platte City is Hispanic, with 26.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Platte City is White, with 4.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.44%.

Platte City Poverty

Platte City Poverty Rate by Education

Platte City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Platte City Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Platte City Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

37.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.1%

Male Marriage Rate

33.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Platte City Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Platte City 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 Over 65.

Platte City Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Platte City Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

291

Number of Veterans

246

Male Veterans

45

Female Veterans

Platte City Veterans by War

Platte City Veterans by Age

count

Platte City Veterans by Race

Platte City Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Platte City Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

74.1%

Labor Force Participation

68.9%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Platte City Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Platte City Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Platte City 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

54.39%

Born in Platte City

101.32%

Native Born

1.90%

Foreign Born

0.44%

Non Citizen

1.46%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

101.32% of Platte City residents were born in the United States, with 54.39% having been born in Missouri. 0.44% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Platte City Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Platte City Population by Year