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People

Total Population 347
Male Share of the Population 57.9%
Female Share of the Population 42.1%
Senior Citizens 13.5%
Employed Population 16+ 212
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 37.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 32.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $78,250
% Above Poverty Level 93.1%
% Below Poverty Level 6.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 19.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 38.5%
Median Gross Rent $1,268
Median House Value $117,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 22.2%
US/American 0%
English 25.9%
Irish 19.9%

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

Houston Lake Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 5 miles N of Kansas City, Kansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 6 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 39.192
Longitude -94.62

Houston Lake 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 DOWNTOWN AP
Distance 5.4 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 INDEPENDENCE
Distance 12.7 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 36 F
Apr Temp 42 to 64 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 67 F
Annual Precip 43.1 inches
Station OLATHE 3 E
Distance 22.8 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Gladstone 26,309 $62,281
Lake Waukomis 885 $101,389

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

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