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


 
                    Company
               Type of Operation
Employees
ACCENT Marketing Services            Telemarketing Services 75
Aetna Rx Home Delivery Health Insurance
Agency
230
AmerisourceBergen Healthcare 165
Argosy Casino Hotel & Spa Riverboat gaming 750
Aviation Technical Services Aviation Consultant 210
Bank of America Server Center Data Center 65
BCD Travel Travel agency 141
Blount International Distribution Services 290
Citi Cards Bank card collections 300
Crane Freight Distribution Service 75
Data Pipe Data Center 78
DeLaval Inc. Dairy equip.
cleaner/sanitizer mfg.
160
Embassy Suites Hotel 136
Engaged Companies  Software Company  150
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. 637
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 146
Kansas City Aviation Department Airport transportation 566
Kansas City Manufacturing Auto parts mfg. 500
KC Sausage Food manufacturing 150
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
Martinrea Riverside LLC Manufacturing / auto
supplier
290
McCormick Distilling Co., Inc. Distilled liquors
bottling & distribution
160
Multivac Food-packaging
machinery mfg.
300
National Beef Meat wholesaler 177 
Nielsen Broadcast Data Systems Data Center 93
Park Hill School District Education 1,248
Park University Education 485
Platte County Government 255
Platte County R-3 Schools Education 590
Premium Waters  Bottled water
manufacturing
120
Pro Athlete Retail related
operations
75
Pure Fishing, Inc. Fishing equipment
distribution center
155
Randy Reed Buick GMC Transportation 92
Saint Luke's Northland Hospital Health services 1,000
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
TriWest Healthcare Alliance Health care 360
Tyco Integrated Security Commercial fire and
security services
450
Unite Private Networks Information technology 80
Universal Account Servicing Insurance services 83
Universal Guardian Acceptance LLC Billing, finance, and
collection
53
US Farathane  Automotive supplier 220 
USA 800 Call center 135
Velociti Wireless tech for
transportation industry
179
Wattmaster Controls Inc. Environmental controls
mfg.
58
Worth Harley-Davidson Retail related
operations
120
Yanfeng USA Automotive Trim Systems Manufacturing 1,025

Company
Type of Operation
Employees
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
Company
Type of Operation
Employees
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

Contact Information

Platte County Economic Development Council

KC's Agricultural Heritage

KC Animal Health Initiative

Advisory Board

Strategic Priorities

KC Animal Health Investment Forum