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People

Total Population 1,323
Male Share of the Population 48.4%
Female Share of the Population 51.6%
Senior Citizens 23.6%
Employed Population 16+ 542
Age of the Population 47

Families

% of people married 46.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 8.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $46,359
% Above Poverty Level 80.5%
% Below Poverty Level 19.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 0.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 35.5%
Median Gross Rent $492
Median House Value $74,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.2%
US/American 0%
English 16.6%
Irish 7.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

La Plata Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 74 miles N of Columbia, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 128 miles NE of Kansas City, Missouri
County Macon
Standard Zip Codes 63549
Phone Area Codes 660
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.023
Longitude -92.491

La Plata Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station KIRKSVILLE
Distance 12.9 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 32 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 65 F
Annual Precip 37.1 inches
Station LONG BRANCH RESERVOIR
Distance 18.9 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 34 F
Apr Temp 39 to 65 F
Jul Temp 64 to 90 F
Oct Temp 40 to 68 F
Annual Precip 38.6 inches
Station SHELBINA
Distance 32.4 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 34 F
Apr Temp 40 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 67 F
Annual Precip 38.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Atlanta 512 $39,821
Brashear 226 $31,875
Hurdland 118 $39,000
Kirksville 17,574 $54,762

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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201 W MOORE
660-332-7001
Serves 210 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.6

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