Lake Waukomis, Missouri

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Lake Waukomis, Missouri

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High Points

Lake Waukomis strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Missouri):

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Lake Waukomis Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Lake Waukomis People in Middle Class or Better
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Lake Waukomis Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Lake Waukomis Well-Paid Single Women
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Lake Waukomis Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Lake Waukomis College Educated Adults
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Lake Waukomis Low Violent Crime
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Lake Waukomis Low Property Crime

Comparative Profile of Lake Waukomis, Missouri

Comparing Lake Waukomis to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Missouri (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Senior Citizens 8 7
Male Share of the Population 7 9
Racial Diversity 6 6
Female Share of the Population 4 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 9
Average Household Size 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
Median Family Income 10 10
College Educated Adults 10 9

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 8
Working at Home 5 5
Short Commute Times 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 10
Housing Recently Built 5 5
People Living Alone 5 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 1
Affordability of Rents 1 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 9 9
Low Property Crime 9 8

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Lake Waukomis Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 8 miles N of Kansas City, Kansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 9 miles N of Kansas City, Missouri
County Platte
Metro Area Kansas City
Standard Zip Codes 64151
Phone Area Codes 816
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.232
Longitude -94.637

Lake Waukomis Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.3 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 36 F
Apr Temp 44 to 65 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 46 to 68 F
Annual Precip 37.9 inches
Distance 8.2 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 46 to 67 F
Jul Temp 72 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 69 F
Annual Precip 35.5 inches
Station OLATHE 3 E
Distance 25.1 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 45 to 67 F
Jul Temp 69 to 89 F
Oct Temp 47 to 69 F
Annual Precip 40.1 inches
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Lake Waukomis Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 917 100%
Male 449 49%
Female 468 51%
Under 18 148 16.1%
18+ 769 83.9%
65+ 178 19.4%
Median Age 48
Average Family Size 2.58
White 900 98.1%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 7 0.8%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 5 0.5%
Mixed Race 3 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 17 1.9%

Estimated Lake Waukomis Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 913
Growth -4
Growth % -0.4%

Lake Waukomis Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 27.8%
English 19.8%
Irish 12.3%
US/American 7.6%
Scotch-Irish 4.9%
French (except Basque) 4.1%
Scottish 3.3%
Norwegian 3.3%
Italian 2.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.6%
European 2%
Dutch 1.8%
Polish 1.8%
Swedish 1.6%
Welsh 0.8%
Canadian 0.7%
Czech 0.7%
Armenian 0.5%
British 0.4%
Ukrainian 0.4%
Russian 0.4%
Slovene 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Lake Waukomis 917 $69,375
Houston Lake 284 $61,875
Oakview 386 $56,875
Parkville 4,059 $86,820
Platte Woods 474 $76,937
Riverside 2,979 $36,205
Weatherby Lake 1,873 $94,643
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