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Demographics

People

Total Population1,333
Male Share of the Population47.5%
Female Share of the Population52.5%
Senior Citizens21.4%
Employed Population 16+579
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married41.3%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher8.1%
Median Earnings25+$22,036
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,682
Median Earnings With High School Degree$20,000

Wealth

Median Family Income$45,500
% Above Poverty Level79.5%
% Below Poverty Level20.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home0.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.7%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone37.7%
Median Gross Rent$466
Median House Value$76,600

Ancestry

German16.4%
English14.1%
Irish10.7%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)9.2%
Swedish2.4%
Scottish2%
Welsh1.2%
Italian1.1%
Dutch1.1%
French Except Basque1%
Canadian0.8%
Norwegian0.3%
Danishn0.2%
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La Plata Almanac

CategoryValue
County Macon County
Standard Zip Codes63549
Phone Area Codes660
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude40.02
Approximate Longitude-92.49

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)

StationKIRKSVILLE
Distance12.9 miles
Jan Temp13 to 32 F
Apr Temp39 to 62 F
Jul Temp65 to 86 F
Oct Temp43 to 65 F
Annual Precip37.1 inches
StationLONG BRANCH RESERVOIR
Distance18.9 miles
Jan Temp13 to 34 F
Apr Temp39 to 65 F
Jul Temp64 to 90 F
Oct Temp40 to 68 F
Annual Precip38.6 inches
StationSHELBINA
Distance32.4 miles
Jan Temp14 to 34 F
Apr Temp40 to 63 F
Jul Temp65 to 87 F
Oct Temp42 to 67 F
Annual Precip38.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Atlanta556$43,125
Brashear188$32,500
Hurdland104$38,611
Kirksville17,592$57,598
Novelty182$37,083
Novinger383$35,875

La Plata Public Libraries

Laplata Public Library
103 E MOORE ST
La Plata, Missouri
(660) 332-4945

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La Plata Public Schools

La Plata Elem.
201 W Moore
ZIP: 63549
(660) 332-7003
Primary
Total Enrollment 200
La Plata High
201 W Moore
ZIP: 63549
(660) 332-7001
High
Total Enrollment 168
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