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Weatherby Lake is a great place to live, whatever your age or interests. Residents can enjoy:

  • A dynamic private community lifestyle
  • Spectacular views of the lake
  • Within 1.5 miles to some of Kansas City Northland's best bars, cafés and restaurants
  • Shopping and entertainment center, with Zona Rosa and the nearby AMC Barrywoods 24
  • Close access to Kansas City’s public transport system, major freeways and arterial roads
  • A range of quality local retail and general services
  • 10 minutes from Kansas City Airport
  • 20 minutes from downtown Kansas City
  • Proximity to educational institutions and private schools
  • Nearby first class attractions to enjoy with visitors and friends

Weatherby Lake is a private community located in Platte County, Missouri and is ideally suited for a year-round residence or vacation home. It encompasses 836 acres of which the lake consists of 274 acres. The lake provides swimming, sailing, boating and other water activities for residents, while the private community offers tennis court(s) and eight city parks to include a swimming beach, children play areas, sand volleyball court, basketball court, and walking trail. Weatherby Lake also offers community events like progressive dinners, holiday activities, Music in the Park, in addition to social and civic clubs such as Weatherby Yacht Club, Junior Sailing Program, and the Fine Art League. The proximity to shopping, dining and recreational activities make this exclusive private lake community a sought after vacation and year-round living community.

You could say Weatherby Lake is a place for all people. This is represented in its current demographic mix comprising children and young adults, tertiary students, singles and couples, families and empty nesters, who are enjoying the tranquil lake living. In the 2000 Census, there were 1,873 persons living in Weatherby Lake. The population comprises 24% of children aged between 0-17 years, 6% persons aged 18 – 24 years, 22.7% from 25 to 44, 38% from 45 to 64, and 9.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age of persons in Weatherby Lake was 45.8 years. There were 700 households, and 588 families residing in the city. Families (non-single residences) represent 85.2% of the population, giving Weatherby Lake a higher than average concentration of families: 32.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 78.6% were married couples living together, 4.5 were single parent families, 2.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 14.8% were non-families. 14.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 2.88. For further demographic information, click here .

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Comments (2)

Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400
The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803 - Plainview, NY
Long Island Condo and Home Specialists

Nice work showing showing your community. We enjoy seeing homes outside our Long Island area and Weatherby Lake looks like a winner!

Aug 23, 2010 01:43 PM
DeAnn Wandler
Rocky Point Schoolhouse - Weatherby Lake, MO

Larry and Sheila - thank you for your comment.  Although Weatherby Lake doesn't have the beautiful Atlantic view Long Island has, the 274 acre lake provides year round enjoyment for us "midwesterners" and makes this an ideal location.  Best, D.


Aug 24, 2010 06:48 AM