Platte City, Missouri Population 2020

5,072

Platte City is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 5,072, it is the 131st largest city in Missouri and the 4710th largest city in the United States. Platte City is currently growing at a rate of 1.04% annually and its population has increased by 8.12% 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 1,246 people per square mile.

The average household income in Platte City is $72,672 with a poverty rate of 7.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $935 per month, and the median house value is $168,700. The median age in Platte City is 31.8 years, 31.1 years for males, and 32.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.0 males.

Platte City Demographics

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

  • White: 89.17%
  • Black or African American: 5.12%
  • Two or more races: 4.57%
  • Asian: 0.73%
  • Other race: 0.31%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.10%
  • Native American: 0.00%
The current population of Platte City, Missouri is 5,072, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,968.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,691.

Platte City, Missouri Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,37489.17%
Black or African American2515.12%
Two or More Races2244.57%
Asian360.73%
Some Other Race150.31%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander50.10%

Platte City Population Pyramid 2020

Platte City Median Age

31.8


Total

31.1


Male

32.3


Female

Platte City Adults

There are 3,604 adults, (542 of whom are seniors) in Platte City.

Platte City Age Dependency

60.2

Age Dependency Ratio

17.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Platte City Sex Ratio

Female

2,440

49.75%

Male

2,465

50.25%

Platte City Households and Families

Platte City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Platte City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married65.7%34.3%
All45.1%54.9%
Non Family30.7%69.3%
Female29.3%70.7%
Male9.6%90.4%

45.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,8222.5545.1
Married8463.0465.7
Non Family4951.230.7
Female3453.3129.3
Male1362.519.6

2.94

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

7.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Platte City Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade110.36%
9th to 12th Grade973.13%
High School Graduate1,10935.82%
Some College86427.91%
Associates Degree1775.72%
Bachelors Degree54117.47%
Graduate Degree2979.59%

Platte City Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,6982,612728
Black18918176
Hispanic13012034
Multiple Races4945
Asian2525
Other Race1515
Islander55

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 40.21%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,879$52,560$31,101
Less Than High School$71,838$$
High School Grad$28,980$36,406$21,318
Some College$38,468$42,205$30,088
Bachelors Degree$53,125$62,833$42,292
Graduate Degree$87,212$114,286$48,224

$40,879

Average Earnings

$52,560

Average Male

$31,101

Average Female

Platte City Language

Platte City Language by Age

Platte City Language

97.07% of Platte City residents speak only English, while 2.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.96% of the population.

Platte City Poverty

Platte City Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,9432827.15%
Hispanic2204620.91%

7.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.74%

Male Poverty Rate

10.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Platte City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Platte City is Hispanic, with 20.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Platte City is White, with 7.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.12%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.71%
Some College7.71%
High School6.47%
Bachelors or Greater2.28%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed5.52%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Platte City Income

Platte City Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$61,000$72,672
Families$73,515$74,505
Married Families$90,976-
Non Families$46,602$55,747

Platte City Marital Status

Platte City Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.4%

Male Marriage Rate

44.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Platte City Married by Age and Sex

Platte City 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.

Platte City Marital Status by Race

Platte City Veterans

575

Number of Veterans

492

Male Veterans

83

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War238
Second Gulf War228
Vietnam100
Korea35
World War II24
Name Veterans % of Total
White45614.45%
Black7631.93%
Hispanic6236.69%
2 or More2015.87%
Asian1248.00%
Other1173.33%

$Platte City Veterans by Education

0.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Platte City Employment Status

71.9%

Labor Force Participation

68.6%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Platte City 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

49.83%

Born in Missouri

97.45%

Native Born

2.55%

Foreign Born

1.10%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.45% of Platte City residents were born in the United States, with 49.83% having been born in Missouri. 1.10% 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
20205,072521.04%
20195,020521.05%
20184,968220.44%
20174,946521.06%
20164,894380.78%
20154,856230.48%
20144,833260.54%
20134,807190.40%
20124,788420.88%
20114,746390.83%
20104,7078411.99%
20003,8669192.75%
19902,9470.00%