Boone County IA Information


Boone County Subdivisions

Boone County IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 26,815
Population in Households 26,062
Population in Familes 20,914
Population in Group Qrtrs 753
Population Density1 47
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 10,940
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 7,220
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,014 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,079 (67.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,861 (23.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,074 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $138,362
Average Home Value $162,839


Median Household Income $53,166
Average Household Income $68,449
Per Capita Income $28,318
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.31% 0.35%
Households 0.31% 0.35%
Families 0.19% 0.28%
Median Household Income   2.66%
Per Capita Income   1.99%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Boone County IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Boone County to the other 99 counties and county equivalents in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 23 78th
Population Density1 # 23 78th
Diversity Index2 # 53 47th
Median Household Income # 27 74th
Per Capita Income # 21 80th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.