Boone County IA Information


Boone County Subdivisions

Boone County IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 26,955
Population in Households 26,234
Population in Familes 20,823
Population in Group Qrtrs 721
Population Density2 47
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $55,485
Average Household Income $70,140
Per Capita Income $29,106


Total Housing Units 12,104 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,260 (68.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,782 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,062 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $139,603
Average Home Value $167,200


Total Households 11,042
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 7,250
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.3% 0.36%
Households 0.35% 0.38%
Families 0.2% 0.29%
Median Household Income   2.63%
Per Capita Income   2.53%


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, 2018 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 Density # 23 78th
Diversity Index # 52 47th
Median Household Income # 29 72nd
Per Capita Income # 36 65th

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