Platte City is a very small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 4,955 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Platte City is the 144th largest community in Missouri.
Platte City real estate is some of the most expensive in Missouri, although Platte City house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities, Platte City isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Platte City are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Platte City is a city of managers, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Platte City who work in management occupations (12.34%), office and administrative support (9.86%), and business and financial occupations (9.44%).
Also of interest is that Platte City has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The overall education level of Platte City citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.39% of adults in Platte City have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Platte City in 2018 was $27,665, which is upper middle income relative to Missouri, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $110,660 for a family of four. However, Platte City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Platte City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Platte City residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Platte City include German, Irish, Scots-Irish, French, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Platte City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.