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People

Total Population 1,446
Male Share of the Population 46.5%
Female Share of the Population 53.5%
Senior Citizens 21.8%
Employed Population 16+ 592
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 51.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 7.3%
Median Earnings25+ $25,046
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,328
Median Earnings With High School Degree $23,333

Wealth

Median Family Income $46,016
% Above Poverty Level 79.6%
% Below Poverty Level 20.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 0.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 35.1%
Median Gross Rent $463
Median House Value $70,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.7%
US/American 0%
English 15.9%
Irish 8%

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 394 $36,000
Brashear 239 $33,125
Hurdland 166 $38,661
Kirksville 17,578 $54,451
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La Plata High Schools

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

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