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People

Total Population 4,793
Male Share of the Population 46.5%
Female Share of the Population 53.5%
Senior Citizens 9.2%
Employed Population 16+ 2,516
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 46.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 29%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $67,768
% Above Poverty Level 85.9%
% Below Poverty Level 14.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.6%
% Using Public Transportation 2.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 30.8%
Median Gross Rent $912
Median House Value $143,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 27.7%
US/American 0%
English 10.6%
Irish 17.4%

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

Platte City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 19 miles NW of Kansas City, Kansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 21 miles NW of Kansas City, Missouri
County Platte
Metro Area Kansas City
Standard Zip Codes 64079
Phone Area Codes 816
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.37
Longitude -94.782

Platte City 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 KANSAS CITY INTL AP
Distance 6 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
Station EDGERTON
Distance 12 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 KANSAS CITY DOWNTOWN AP
Distance 20.1 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Camden Point 502 $84,286
Dearborn 412 $53,750
Farley 229 $74,000
Ferrelview 403 $33,125

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

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Platte City High Schools

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PLATTE COUNTY HIGH
1501 BRANCH & 92 HWY
816-858-2822
Serves 676 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.8

NORTHLAND CAREER CTR.
1801 BRANCH & 92 HWY
816-858-5505
A Vocational School

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