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The county is in the Columbus metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 31,245. This was a decrease of -1.32% from the 2000 census.
In 2002, the per capita personal income in Platte County was $25,937. This was an increase of 14.1% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 84% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.
43% of Platte County residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Platte County ancestry & family history guide.
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Cemeteries in Platte County include Burrows Cemetery, Calvary Cemetery, Catholic Cemetery, Columbus Cemetery, Creston Pioneer Cemetery, Fairview Cemetery, Friends Cemetery, Greenwood Cemetery, Holy Family Cemetery, Hope Cemetery ... View cemeteries
Communities in Platte County include Bismark, Burrows, Butler, Columbus, Columbus, Cornlea, Creston, Creston, Duncan, Grand Prairie ... View communities
School districts in Platte County include Columbus Public Schools, Dist 033 - Platte County, Dist 083 - Platte County, Humphrey Public Schools, Lakeview Community Schools, Monroe Public Schools ... View school districts
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Libraries in Platte County include Columbus Public Library, Humphrey Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Platte County include Columbus Telegram ... View newspapers
Platte County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Platte County political report.
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