Platte City, Missouri


Platte City, Missouri

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Platte City, Missouri
settlement_type = City
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map_caption = Location of Platte City, Missouri


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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = Missouri
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Platte
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area_total_km2 = 8.8
area_land_km2 = 8.7
area_water_km2 = 0.1
area_total_sq_mi = 3.4
area_land_sq_mi = 3.4
area_water_sq_mi = 0.0

population_as_of = 2000
population_footnotes =
population_total = 3866
population_density_km2 = 442.9
population_density_sq_mi = 1147.2

timezone = Central (CST)
utc_offset = -6
timezone_DST = CDT
utc_offset_DST = -5
elevation_footnotes =
elevation_m = 250
elevation_ft = 820
latd = 39 |latm = 21 |lats = 42 |latNS = N
longd = 94 |longm = 46 |longs = 29 |longEW = W

postal_code_type = ZIP code
postal_code = 64079
area_code = 816
blank_name = FIPS code
blank_info = 29-58178GR|2
blank1_name = GNIS feature ID
blank1_info = 0730178GR|3
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Platte City is a city in Platte County, Missouri, along the Platte River. The population was 3,866 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Platte CountyGR|6.

Geography

Platte City is located at coor dms|39|21|42|N|94|46|29|W|city (39.361775, -94.774672)GR|1. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.4 square miles (8.8 km²), of which, 3.4 square miles (8.7 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (1.17%) is water.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 3,866 people, 1,486 households, and 1,017 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,147.2 people per square mile (442.9/km²). There were 1,569 housing units at an average density of 465.6/sq mi (179.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 92.08% White, 3.34% African American, 0.49% Native American, 0.80% Asian, 1.16% from other races, and 2.12% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.79% of the population.

There were 1,486 households out of which 37.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.7% were married couples living together, 12.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.5% were non-families. 25.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 2.99.

In the city the population was spread out with 27.1% under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 34.6% from 25 to 44, 19.3% from 45 to 64, and 10.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 99.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $46,379, and the median income for a family was $52,548. Males had a median income of $36,563 versus $26,169 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,288. About 4.8% of families and 6.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.0% of those under age 18 and 9.2% of those age 65 or over.

Transportation

*Interstate 29 at exit 19.

References

External links

* [http://www.plattecity.org Platte City Homepage]


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