Platte County, MO

98,309 Population
420.2 square miles 234 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
1.6%
was 1.6%
Ranked 12th Highest in MO
Population Density
234
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
48.9%
was 49.8%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
6.2%
was 4.7%
Ranked 4th Highest in MO
Percent Under 18
23.8%
was 24.1%
Ranked 7th Highest in MO
Percent 65 and Over
13.8%
was 13.0%
Ranked 14th Highest in MO

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
2.9
was 4.2
Ranked 4th Lowest in MO
Percent Living in Poverty
5.6%
was 9.1%
Ranked 2nd Lowest in MO
Median Household Income
$70,879
was $70,837
Ranked 2nd Highest in MO
Gini Income Distribution
 
42.9
42
US Gini Index is 42.0
Number of Businesses per 100,000
2,407
Ranked 38th Highest in MO
Patents per 100,000
44
Ranked 4th Highest in MO

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
Ranked 31st Highest in MO
Violent Crimes per 100,000
19.7
was 46.1
Ranked 102nd Highest in MO
Property Crimes per 100,000
287.9
was 340.8
Ranked 101st Highest in MO

 Housing

Total Housing Units
41,172
was 40,581
Ranked 11th Highest in MO
Median Rent
$914
was $896
Ranked 3rd Highest in MO
Total Building Permits
268
was 264
 
Occupied Housing Units
37,929
was 38,786
 
Homeownership Rate
66.5%
was 63.6%
Ranked 10th Highest in MO
Single Family Building Permits
244
was 220
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
98.0
was 96.6
Ranked 9th Highest in MO
Rental Vacancy Rate
20.3%
was 11.3%
Ranked 14th Highest in MO
Multifamily Building Permits
24
was 44
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.6
was 2.5
Ranked 6th Highest in MO
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
6.7
was 6.7
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
2.9
was 2.9
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
98.0%
was 91.0%
Ranked 5th Highest in MO
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
93.4%
Ranked 2nd Highest in MO
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.6%
was 99.2%
Ranked 5th Highest in MO

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
95.1%
was 95.5%
Ranked 2nd Highest in MO
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
42.8%
was 41.9%
Ranked 3rd Highest in MO

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