Platte City, Missouri Population 2021

5,005
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Platte City is a city located in Platte County Missouri. It is also the county seat of Platte County. With a 2020 population of 5,005, it is the 131st largest city in Missouri and the 4767th largest city in the United States . Platte City is currently growing at a rate of 0.50% annually and its population has increased by 6.69% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,691 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, Platte City has a population density of 1,230 people per square mile.

The average household income in Platte City is $68,978 with a poverty rate of 6.53%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $934 per month, and the median house value is $170,600. The median age in Platte City is 30.8 years, 29.2 years for males, and 31.4 years for females.

Platte City Demographics

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

  • White: 93.25%
  • Black or African American: 3.84%
  • Two or more races: 2.16%
  • Asian: 0.63%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.12%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Platte City, Missouri is 5,005 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,005.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,691.

Platte City, Missouri Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,57093.25%
Black or African American1883.84%
Two or More Races1062.16%
Asian310.63%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander60.12%
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Platte City Population by Race

Platte City Population Pyramid $2021

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Platte City Median Age

30.8


Total

29.2


Male

31.4


Female

Platte City Adults

There are 3,553 adults, (452 of whom are seniors) in Platte City.

Platte City Age Dependency

58

Age Dependency Ratio

14.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Platte City Sex Ratio

Female

2,432

49.62%

Male

2,469

50.38%

Platte City Population by Age

Platte City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Platte City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male9.9%90.1%
Female21.1%78.9%
Non Family25.5%74.5%
All40.6%59.4%
Married74.3%25.7%

40.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Platte City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,8952.4440.6
Married6882.8974.3
Non Family6201.2525.5
Female3743.221.1
Male2133.139.9

2.93

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

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Platte City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade90.31%
9th to 12th Grade632.17%
High School Graduate99034.11%
Some College81528.08%
Associates Degree1725.93%
Bachelors Degree55319.06%
Graduate Degree30010.34%
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Platte City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Platte City Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,5302,476662
Black183173148
Hispanic11710943
2+ Races3535
Asian3131
Islander66

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 80.87%.

Platte City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,867$46,146$31,698
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$30,917$35,417$25,347
Some College$32,131$44,593$30,568
Bachelors Degree$50,391$45,625$51,094
Graduate Degree$90,278$116,667$62,500

$36,867

Average Earnings

$46,146

Average Male

$31,698

Average Female

Platte City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Platte City Language by Age

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Platte City Language

96.70% of Platte City residents speak only English, while 3.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.95% of the population.

Platte City Language

Platte City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,1262526.11%
Hispanic2175023.04%

6.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.46%

Male Poverty Rate

9.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Platte City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Platte City is Hispanic, with 23.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Platte City is White, with 6.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.61%.

Platte City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College8.90%
High School5.37%
Bachelors or Greater2.85%
Less Than 9th Grade2.44%

Platte City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed5.55%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Platte City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Platte City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,352$68,978
Families$54,836$70,214
Married Families$93,056-
Non Families$50,444$59,326
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Income by Household Type

Platte City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.5%

Male Marriage Rate

36.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Platte City Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Platte City Marital Status

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476

Number of Veterans

411

Male Veterans

65

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War201
Second Gulf War175
Vietnam71
Korea41
World War II20

Platte City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54192
75+102
55 to 6486
18 to 3454
65 to 7442

Platte City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White38011.81%
Black7561.48%
Hispanic5538.46%
2+ Races2125.00%

Platte City Veterans by Race

Platte City Veterans by Education

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0.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Platte City Veterans by Education

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71.3%

Labor Force Participation

64.6%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Platte City Employment by Age

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Platte City Employment by Race

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Platte City 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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52.11%

Born in Platte City

97.78%

Native Born

2.22%

Foreign Born

0.53%

Non Citizen

1.69%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.78% of Platte City residents were born in the United States, with 52.11% having been born in Missouri. 0.53% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,005250.50%
20204,980250.50%
20194,955250.51%
20184,930150.31%
20174,915480.99%
20164,867400.83%
20154,827220.46%
20144,805270.57%
20134,778170.36%
20124,761420.89%
20114,719400.85%
20104,6798131.93%
20003,8669192.75%
19902,9470.00%

Platte City Population by Year