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City Demographics

The City of Plattsburg is over 175 years old. It started with humble beginnings, twenty years before the metropolis of Kansas City, but it has grown into a quaint town full of history and charm.

Demographics

  • As of the census of 2010, there were 2,319 people, 875 households, and 538 family households residing in the city.
  • The racial makeup of the city was 84.29% White; 10.64% African American; 0.18% Native American; 2.38% Hispanic: 4.71% two or more races.
  • Females make up 52.72% of the population and males make up 47.28%
  • Of the total households in Plattsburg; 71.98% are family households and 28,02% are non-family, 80.79% are married family households and 19.21% are other family households;
  • The average household size was 2.39.
  • In the city the population was spread out with 26.01% under the age of 18; 7.42% from 18 to 24;  23.34% from 25 to 44;  28.14% from 45 to 64; and 15.09% who were 65 years of age or older.
  • The median age was 39.2 years.
  • The median income for a household in the city was $50,757, with an average household income of $63,643.
  • The crime rate is well below both National and Missouri Averages.
  • 46.67% of the population have attended college or have a degree.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.6 square miles (9.2 km.), of which, 3.5 square miles (9.2 km.) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km.) of it (0.84%) is water.

 

 

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Plattsburg Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 134
Plattsburg, MO 64477
816-539-2649

 

Special thanks to The Clinton County Leader and RT Photography
for donating many of the pictures for use on this site and
to Marti Spease-Riddle for the picture of the Christian Church used in the header for this website.