Platte County, Missouri

Demographic Snapshot

Platte County Kansas City MSA United States
Population, 2016 98,309 2,104,509 323,127,513
Population % Ch., 2007-2016 14.8% 4.4% 6.8%
Median Age, 2015 38.3 35.9 37.8
Land Area (sq. mi.) 420.19 7,950 3,531,905
High School Grads, 2015 95.3% 91.2% 87.1%
College Grads, 2015 40.4% 35.8% 30.6%
Labor Force, 2016 56,561 1,126,141 158,968,000
Unemployment Rate, 2016 3.1% 3.8% 4.5%
Note: Educational Attainment rates are for the population 25 years and older. Annual education attainment rates are not available for communities under 25,000 population. For consistency, the Educational Attainment data is from the 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates.
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates, American Community Survey; U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Major Employers

Type of Operation
ACCENT Marketing Services  Telemarketing Services 75
Aetna Rx Home Delivery  Health Insurance Agency 230 
AmerisourceBergen Healthcare  165
Argosy Casino Hotel & Spa Riverboat gaming 739
Aviation Technical Services   Aviation Consultant 210 
Bank of America Server Center  Data Center  65 
BCD Travel   Travel agency 75
Blount International   Distribution Services 75
Citi Cards  Bank card collections  700
Crane Freight   Distribution Service 75 
Data Pipe   Data Center 78 
DeLaval Inc.   Dairy equip. cleaner/sanitizer mfg. 123
Embassy Suites  Hotel  136
Federal Express  Shipping and Mailing Service  207 
Four Points by Sheraton  Hotel  65 
Frontier Airlines Maintenance Center   Airlines Service Center 52
GE Transportation   Auto parts mfg. 92 
Great Plains Analytical Laboratory   Grain testing laboratory 100 
Haldex Brake Products Corp.   Brake products mfg. 110 
Harley-Davidson Motor Company  Motorcycle mfg. 700
Hilton-Kansas City Airport   Hotel 146 
HMS host/LJA Joint Venture  Food Service  254 
Jet Midwest  Aviation Parts Distribution  115 
Johnson Controls, Inc.  Automobile supplier, interiors  620
Kansas City Airport Marriott  Hotel  110 
Kansas City Aviation Department   Airport transportation 480
Kansas City Manufacturing   Auto parts mfg. 375 
KC Sausage  Food manufacturing  180 
KCI Auto Auction  Transportation  110
KCP&L (Iatan Power Plant)  Energy, utility  246
Knappco/Civacon   Industrial goods 142 
Liberty Mutual Insurance Group   Insurance 75 
Lincare Holdings, Inc.    Respiratory services 400 
Marlen International  Industrial goods  100 
Marriot KCI   Hotel 176 
Martinrea Riverside LLC Manufacturing / auto supplier  290
McCormick Distilling Co., Inc.   Distilled liquors bottling & distribution 154
Multivac   Food-packaging machinery mfg. 260 
Nielsen Broadcast Data Systems  Data Center  93 
Park Hill School District  Education  1,653
Park University  Education 1,016 
Platte County  Government  255 
Platte County R-3 Schools  Education  448 
Pro Athlete   Retail related operations 75 
Pure Fishing, Inc.   Fishing equipment distribution center 110 
Randy Reed Buick GMC  Transportation  92 
Saint Luke's Northland Hospital  Health services 781
Schenck Process  Industrial automation equipment mfg. 71
Shinfu   Distribution services 74
Smithfield   Meat products mfg.  300 
Southwest Airlines  Aviation  260
Syncreon Distribution services  180 
The National Golf Club of Kansas City   Recreation 146 
Thoroughbred Ford   Transportation 145 
Toyota Motor Sales  Transportation  100 
Travelport  Airline reservation services 275 
TriWest Healthcare Alliance   Health care 200 
Tyco Integrated Security  Commercial fire and security services 500 
Unite Private Networks  Information technology  80 
Universal Account Servicing Insurance services  83 
Universal Guardian Acceptance LLC  Billing, finance, and collection  53
USA 800   Call center 110 
Velociti   Wireless tech for transportation industry 189 
Wattmaster Controls Inc.   Environmental controls mfg. 58 
Worth Harley-Davidson  Retail related operations  120 
Yanfeng USA Automotive Trim Systems  Manufacturing 263

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