Lathrop, Missouri

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Lathrop, Missouri

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Comparative Profile of Lathrop, Missouri

Comparing Lathrop 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
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 8
Well-Paid Single Women 7 7
Racial Diversity 7 7
Female Share of the Population 7 5
Well-Paid Single Men 6 7
Male Share of the Population 4 6
Senior Citizens 3 3
Age of the Population 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 9
Portion of People Married 7 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 8 8
Median Family Income 7 8
People Above Poverty 6 7
College Educated Adults 5 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 6 6
Walking and Biking to Work 4 4
Working at Home 2 2
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 8 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 3
Affordability of Rents 6 5
People Living Alone 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 7 7
Low Violent Crime 1 1

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Lathrop Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 31 miles SE of St. Joseph, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 33 miles NE of Kansas City, Missouri
County Clinton
Metro Area Kansas City
Standard Zip Codes 64465
Phone Area Codes 816
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.548
Longitude -94.329

Lathrop Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 16.4 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 35 F
Apr Temp 42 to 63 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 36.2 inches
Distance 16.5 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 38 F
Apr Temp 41 to 68 F
Jul Temp 65 to 90 F
Oct Temp 42 to 70 F
Annual Precip 39 inches
Station HAMILTON 2 W
Distance 21.1 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 34 F
Apr Temp 36 to 64 F
Jul Temp 61 to 88 F
Oct Temp 36 to 67 F
Annual Precip 37 inches
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Lathrop Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,092 100%
Male 994 47.5%
Female 1,098 52.5%
Under 18 620 29.6%
18+ 1,472 70.4%
65+ 247 11.8%
Median Age 32.6
Average Family Size 3.16
White 2,014 96.3%
African-American 41 2%
Asian 1 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.2%
Other 4 0.2%
Mixed Race 28 1.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 33 1.6%

Estimated Lathrop Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,328
Growth 236
Growth % 11.3%

Lathrop 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
US/American 24%
German 18.1%
English 14%
Irish 11.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.1%
French (except Basque) 3.1%
Scottish 2.8%
Swedish 2.7%
Scotch-Irish 2.4%
Dutch 2%
Italian 1.7%
European 1.6%
Norwegian 1.4%
Belgian 0.5%
French Canadian 0.5%
Lithuanian 0.5%
Welsh 0.5%
Slovene 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
Polish 0.2%
Scandinavian 0.2%
Danish 0.2%
Ukrainian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Lathrop 2,092 $46,157
Excelsior Estates 263 $26,563
Holt 405 $55,375
Kearney 5,472 $64,540
Lawson 2,336 $49,018
Plattsburg 2,354 $41,360
Turney 155 $36,429
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Lathrop High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 272 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.8

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