Platte County

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Platte County, Nebraska

2610 14th St
Columbus, NE 68601
Phone: (402) 563-4904
Fax: (402) 564-4164
www.plattecounty.net

In east-central NE, northwest of Omaha; original county; organized as Loup County Jan 26, 1856 (prior to statehood); name changed 1859. Name Origin: For the Platte River, which forms part of its southern border; from French for 'flat' or 'still.'

Area (sq mi):: 689.08 (land 678.07; water 11.01) Population per square mile: 46.10
Population 2005: 31,262 State rank: 11 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.30%; 1990-2000 6.20% Population 2000: 31,662 (White 92.00%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 6.50%; Asian 0.40%; Other 5.00%). Foreign born: 4.10%. Median age: 35.80
Income 2000: per capita $18,064; median household $39,359; Population below poverty level: 7.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,586-$26,568
Unemployment (2004): 4.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.50% Median travel time to work: 14.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 8.60%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Columbus County seat (20,881)

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    Platte County, Missouri

    415 3rd St
    Platte City, MO 64079
    Phone: (816) 858-2232
    Fax: (816) 858-3363
    www.co.platte.mo.us

    On the northwestern border of MO, northwest of Kansas City; organized Dec 31, 1838 from Platte Purchase. Name Origin: For the Platte River, which runs through it; French 'flat' or 'still.'

    Area (sq mi):: 427.22 (land 420.33; water 6.89) Population per square mile: 195.30
    Population 2005: 82,085 State rank: 13 Population change: 2000-20005 11.30%; 1990-2000 27.50% Population 2000: 73,781 (White 89.80%; Black or African American 3.50%; Hispanic or Latino 3.00%; Asian 1.50%; Other 3.60%). Foreign born: 3.70%. Median age: 35.90
    Income 2000: per capita $26,356; median household $55,849; Population below poverty level: 4.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $33,156-$35,174
    Unemployment (2004): 4.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.60% Median travel time to work: 23.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 60.30%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Platte County, Wyoming

    PO Box 728
    Wheatland, WY 82201
    Phone: (307) 322-3555
    Fax: (307) 322-2245

    In southeastern WY, north of Cheyenne; created Feb 9, 1911 from Laramie County. Name Origin: For the North Platte River, which flows through the county; French 'flat' or 'still.'

    Area (sq mi):: 2110.90 (land 2084.93; water 25.97) Population per square mile: 4.10
    Population 2005: 8,619 State rank: 16 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.10%; 1990-2000 8.10% Population 2000: 8,807 (White 92.90%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 5.30%; Asian 0.20%; Other 3.50%). Foreign born: 1.50%. Median age: 41.20
    Income 2000: per capita $17,530; median household $33,866; Population below poverty level: 11.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,383-$27,609
    Unemployment (2004): 5.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 14.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 9.90%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Mr Holden toured Northmoor in Platte County, Missouri, where between 25 and 30 homes, the town's city hall and police station were either damaged or destroyed.
    Heartland's secondary service area is realizing some marginal population growth, especially in Platte County, Missouri - which has the second highest median household income levels in the state.
    CCPC) is a group concerned about quality of life, children's health and property values in Platte County, Missouri and the surrounding region.
    The Empire District Electric Company (NYSE:EDE) announced today that it will be a co-owner of Iatan 2, a high efficiency, coal-fired power plant located in Platte County, Missouri.
    Empire District Electric, Kansas Electric Power Cooperative (KEPCO), and Missouri Joint Municipal Electric Utility Commission (MJMUEC) will be co-owners of Iatan 2, a high efficiency coal-fired power plant located at the Iatan Generating Station in Platte County, Missouri.