Platte Woods, Missouri

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Population in 2017: 404 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -14.8%
 
Males: 195  (48.5%)
Females: 209  (51.5%)
Median resident age:

51.4 years
Missouri median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 64151.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $86,042 (it was $64,375 in 2000)
Platte Woods:

$86,042
MO:

$53,578

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $47,710 (it was $32,704 in 2000)

Platte Woods city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $263,554 (it was $153,800 in 2000)
Platte Woods:

$263,554
MO:

$156,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $235,968; detached houses: $234,633

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,544.

March 2019 cost of living index in Platte Woods: 89.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 3.5%
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  • Races in Platte Woods, MO (2010)
    • 36093.5%White alone
    • 143.6%Hispanic
    • 61.6%Asian alone
    • 30.8%Two or more races
    • 20.5%Black alone

Races in Platte Woods detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Crime rates in Platte Woods by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(218.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(212.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(254.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(424.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(219.8)
1
(219.8)
1
(214.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(254.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(248.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
2
(424.6)
4
(860.2)
2
(436.7)
1
(219.8)
2
(439.6)
2
(428.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(508.9)
1
(251.9)
2
(502.5)
2
(497.5)
0
(0.0)
4
(982.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
28
(5,945)
22
(4,731)
23
(5,022)
5
(1,099)
2
(439.6)
3
(642.4)
10
(2,591)
8
(2,036)
7
(1,763)
2
(502.5)
3
(746.3)
5
(1,241)
2
(491.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(215.1)
2
(436.7)
3
(659.3)
2
(439.6)
2
(428.3)
1
(259.1)
0
(0.0)
3
(755.7)
2
(502.5)
1
(248.8)
1
(248.1)
3
(737.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)416.1266.7441.0156.0127.5132.8124.4244.3148.695.5134.369.5147.4

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City-data.com crime index in Platte Woods, MO

Crime rate in Platte Woods detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.91
Missouri average:

2.32
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Ancestries: German (26.0%), American (15.3%), English (10.7%), Irish (8.2%), Italian (7.7%), Scotch-Irish (5.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1946

Elevation: 1010 feet

Land area: 0.38 square miles.

Population density: 1,071 people per square mile   (low).

Platte Woods, Missouri map

8 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.7%
Missouri:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,662 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,753 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kansas City, KS (8.5 miles , pop. 146,866).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (11.7 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (408.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Lake Waukomis, MO (0.9 miles ),
Weatherby Lake, MO (1.6 miles ),
Parkville, MO (1.7 miles ),
Houston Lake, MO (1.7 miles ),
Northmoor, MO (2.0 miles ),
Riverside, MO (2.0 miles ),
Oakview, MO (2.1 miles ),
Oakwood Park, MO (2.1 miles)

Latitude: 39.23 N, Longitude: 94.65 W

Distribution of median household income in Platte Woods, MO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Platte Woods, MO in 2017
Platte Woods satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $350,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $350,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Platte Woods, MO residents
Average permit cost in Platte Woods, MO
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.1%
Missouri:

3.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +51 (+12.1%).
Most common industries in Platte Woods, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (13.3%)
  • Health care (9.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.8%)
  • Educational services (5.3%)
  • Air transportation (4.6%)
  • Social assistance (3.8%)
  • Truck transportation (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.4%)
  • Air transportation (7.2%)
  • Truck transportation (6.5%)
  • Construction (5.1%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.1%)
  • Rail transportation (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (16.8%)
  • Health care (16.0%)
  • Educational services (9.6%)
  • Social assistance (8.0%)
  • Food (4.0%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (4.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Platte Woods, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.3%)
  • Engineers (4.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (3.8%)
  • Top executives (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.0%)
  • Top executives (7.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7.2%)
  • Engineers (5.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.6%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)

Average climate in Platte Woods, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Platte Woods, Missouri average temperatures Platte Woods, Missouri average precipitation Platte Woods, Missouri humidity Platte Woods, Missouri wind speed Platte Woods, Missouri snowfall Platte Woods, Missouri sunshine Platte Woods, Missouri clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 88.6. This is about average.

City:

88.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.220. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.220
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.711. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.711
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 21.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.53. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.53
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Platte Woods-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 104% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 21.9 miles away from the Platte Woods city center killed 44 people and injured 207 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/4/2003, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.2 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 30 people and caused $48 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Platte Woods-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 368.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 312.5 miles away from Platte Woods center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 321.5 miles away from Platte Woods center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 343.6 miles away from Platte Woods center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 364.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 309.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Platte County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 12, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Platte Woods topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Platte Woods:

  • PLATTE WOODS DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; KANSAS CITY, MO)
  • GARDEN VALLEY NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; KANSAS CITY, MO)
  • HOSPICE ADVANTAGE (Hospital, about 3 miles away; KANSAS CITY, MO)
  • BISHOP SPENCER PLACE, INC, THE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; KANSAS CITY, MO)
  • DSI - KANSAS CITY RENAL CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; KANSAS CITY, MO)
  • KENDALLWOOD HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; KANSAS CITY, MO)
  • KENDALLWOOD HOSPICE COMPANY (Hospital, about 5 miles away; RIVERSIDE, MO)

Amtrak stations near Platte Woods:

  • 11 miles: KANSAS CITY (2200 MAIN ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: INDEPENDENCE (600 S. GRAND AVE.) . Services: free short-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Platte Woods:

  • Grantham University (about 2 miles; Kansas City, MO; Full-time enrollment: 8,385)
  • Park University (about 4 miles; Parkville, MO; FT enrollment: 9,131)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 10 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 4,718)
  • Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City (about 12 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 12,834)
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City (about 14 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 10,544)
  • Rockhurst University (about 15 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 2,013)
  • Wright Career College (about 21 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 3,107)

Private elementary/middle school in Platte Woods:

  • MARTIN LUTHER ACADEMY (Students: 85, Location: 6700 NW 72ND ST, Grades: KG-8)

Points of interest:

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Churches in Platte Woods include: Saint Therese North Church (A), Platte Woods United Methodist Church (B), Park Hill Baptist Church (C), Christ Lutheran Church Missouri Synod (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Platte County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Missouri:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

69.3%
Whole state:

65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

2.5%
Whole state:

6.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Platte Woods:

Marital status in Platte Woods, MO
  • Never married: 21.6%
  • Now married: 51.0%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 18.2%

For population 25 years and over in Platte Woods:

  • High school or higher: 97.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 49.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 21.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Missouri average:

11.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Platte Woods
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Platte Woods, MO (based on Platte County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic11,3803
Evangelical Protestant10,56041
Mainline Protestant8,28121
Other1,9749
Black Protestant1851
Orthodox--
None56,942-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 13
Here:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Platte County:

2.83 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 73
This county:

8.62 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Platte County:

7.7%
State:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.0%
Missouri:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.6%
Missouri:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Platte Woods:

50.7%
Missouri:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.7%
Missouri:

46.9%

Average BMI:
Platte Woods:

28.7
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.5%
Missouri:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Platte Woods:

8.9%
Missouri:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Platte Woods:

6.8
Missouri:

6.8

Overweight people:
Platte Woods:

37.0%
State:

34.3%

General health condition:
Platte Woods:

56.4%
Missouri:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Platte Woods:

76.7%
Missouri:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Platte Woods, MO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 2$7,261$43,5668$2,593
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$561
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$204
Financial Administration 0$0 2$153
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$3,400
Totals for Government 2$7,261$43,56618$6,911

Platte Woods government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $40,000 ($99.01)
    Central Staff Services: $31,000 ($76.73)
    Regular Highways: $24,000 ($59.41)
    Solid Waste Management: $22,000 ($54.46)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($19.80)
    Libraries: $5,000 ($12.38)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($4.95)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($4.95)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,000 ($2.48)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $3,000 ($7.43)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($4.95)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($2.48)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($2.48)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $55,000 ($136.14)

Platte Woods government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $24,000 ($59.41)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($4.95)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $16,000 ($39.60)
    Fines and Forfeits: $8,000 ($19.80)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($2.48)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $22,000 ($54.46)
    Highways: $21,000 ($51.98)
  • Tax - Property: $49,000 ($121.29)
    Public Utilities Sales: $29,000 ($71.78)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $25,000 ($61.88)

Platte Woods government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,000 ($66.83)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,000 ($59.41)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,000 ($7.43)

Platte Woods government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $89,000 ($220.30)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,000 ($4.95)

12.54% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($63,222 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.54%
Missouri average:

7.04%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($284 average AGI)
Platte County:

0.06%
Missouri average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Clay County, MO  3.86% ($64,171 average AGI)
from Jackson County, MO  1.75% ($56,718)
from Johnson County, KS  0.78% ($60,928)


11.40% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($60,582 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.40%
Missouri average:

7.16%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($544 average AGI)
Platte County:

0.07%
Missouri average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Clay County, MO  4.09% ($51,706 average AGI)
to Jackson County, MO  1.53% ($48,103)
to Johnson County, KS  0.78% ($71,515)

Strongest AM radio stations in Platte Woods:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXTR (1660 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCTE (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; INDEPENDENCE, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMBZ (980 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KPHN (1190 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KKLO (1410 AM; 5 kW; LEAVENWORTH, KS; Owner: CHARA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KCNW (1380 AM; 3 kW; FAIRWAY, KS; Owner: KANSAS CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KCKN (1340 AM; 1 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: CARTER BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • KGGN (890 AM; daytime; 1 kW; GLADSTONE, MO; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Platte Woods:

  • KFKF-FM (94.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KZPL (97.3 FM; LEE'S SUMMIT, MO; Owner: UNION FIRST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KCMO-FM (94.9 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSRC (102.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WDAF-FM (106.5 FM; LIBERTY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KUDL (98.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBEQ-FM (104.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KQRC-FM (98.9 FM; LEAVENWORTH, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRBZ (96.5 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYYS (99.7 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCUR-FM (89.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CURATORS OF UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • KMXV (93.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KPRS (103.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CARTER BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • KLJC (88.5 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CALVARY BIBLE COLLEGE)
  • KKFI (90.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: MID-COAST RADIO PROJECT, INC.)
  • KGSP (90.3 FM; PARKVILLE, MO; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, PARK UNIVERSITY)
  • KCFX (101.1 FM; HARRISONVILLE, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCCV-FM (92.3 FM; OLATHE, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMJK (107.3 FM; LEXINGTON, MO; Owner: ALLUR-KANSAS CITY, INC.)
  • KKJO-FM (105.5 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Platte Woods:

  • KCTV (Channel 5; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KMBC-TV (Channel 9; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KMBC HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KSHB-TV (Channel 41; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDAF-TV (Channel 4; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WDAF LICENSE, INC.)
  • KCWE (Channel 29; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KCWE-TV, INC.)
  • KCPT (Channel 19; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PUBLIC TELEVISION 19, INC.)
  • KSMO-TV (Channel 62; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KSMO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • KPXE (Channel 50; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PAXSON KANSAS CITY LICENSE, INC.)
  • K48FS (Channel 48; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KMCI (Channel 38; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K35CT (Channel 35; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K26CR (Channel 26; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KTAJ (Channel 16; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Platte Woods fatal accident list:

Jul 12, 2006 05:04 PM, I-29, 72ndst, Lat: 39.226610, Lon: -94.651360, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 28, 2005 02:43 PM, Prairieviewroad, Nw72ndstreet, Lat: 39.225140, Lon: -94.652090, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 5, 1994 01:45 AM, Prairievew, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Oct 26, 1984 07:12 PM, Prairie Vw, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2
  • 6500 Tower Drive (Lat: 39.232778 Lon: -94.656056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 47.2 m, Call Sign: KAA275,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.150 MHz, 454.350 MHz, Grant Date: 05/21/2019, Expiration Date: 04/01/2029, Registrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Dickens, Duffy & Prendergast, LLP, 2120 L Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 659-0830, Fax: (202) 828-5568, Email:
  • 6500 Tower Drive (Lat: 39.232778 Lon: -94.622722), Type: Nntann, Call Sign: KSV904,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.700 MHz, Grant Date: 05/21/2019, Expiration Date: 04/01/2029, Registrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Dickens, Duffy & Prendergast, LLP, 2120 L Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 659-0830, Fax: (202) 828-5568, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: N0HXT, Licensee ID: L00280733, Grant Date: 11/22/2006, Expiration Date: 02/12/2017, Cancellation Date: 02/13/2019, Certifier: Marshall D Mc Clure, Registrant: Marshall D Mc Clure, 2 Nw Wishing Well Ln, Platte Woods, MO 64151
  • Call Sign: KC0YRC, Licensee ID: L01205408, Grant Date: 10/04/2016, Expiration Date: 10/23/2026, Certifier: Michael L Hazlett, Registrant: Michael L Hazlett, 5612 Nw Oakridge Ct, Platte Woods, MO 64151

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 32766 , Serial Number: 28-7525109, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 12/13/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 07/20/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Charles M Jr Gosselin, 7318 Nw Woody Creek Ln, Platte Woods, MO 64151
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 74LW , Serial Number: 18262888, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 02/15/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 07/17/1998
    Registrant (Individual): Kenneth S Jinks, 5806 Nw Valley Rd, Platte Woods, MO 64151

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Platte Woods, MO
  • 86.5%Utility gas
  • 12.3%Electricity
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Platte Woods, MO
  • 83.3%Utility gas
  • 12.5%Electricity
  • 4.2%Wood


Platte Woods compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
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