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Platte City is a city in Platte County, in the Kansas City metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community name derives from French for "flat"

The latitude of Platte City is 39.370N. The longitude is -94.782W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 820 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,836.


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Median household income
Local
$46,379
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Platte City demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Falls of Platte
· Martinsville
· Platte Falls
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 10. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.2 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Platte County Fair - July 18-21, 2007
Dates often change. Check Platte City web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Ben Ferrel Platte County Museum

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Platte City demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Platte County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Kansas City area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 64079 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

24% of Platte City residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Platte City ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Platte City was $20,288, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

24% of Platte City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Environment
Fairs, festivals & other events
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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Platte City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $480.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $955.


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Libraries

Libraries in Platte City include Platte City Branch ... View libraries

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Media outlets

Newspapers in Platte City include Platte County Citizen, Platte County Landmark

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Politics

Platte County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Platte City political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Platte City workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

Travel

Hotels in Platte City include Best Western Prairie View Inn, Comfort Inn Kansas City International Airport, Super 8, Travelodge.

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