Boone County, Illinois Population 2018

Boone County, Illinois's estimated population is 53,513 with a growth rate of -0.27% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Boone County, Illinois is the 26th largest county in Illinois.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201753,513-143-0.27%
201653,656940.18%
201653,562-22-0.04%
201553,584-158-0.29%
201453,742-46-0.09%
201353,788340.06%
201253,754-376-0.69%
201154,130240.04%
201054,10623,30075.63%
199030,8062,1767.60%
198028,6303,19012.54%
197025,4405,11425.16%
196020,3263,25619.07%
195017,0701,86812.29%
194015,2021240.82%
193015,078-244-1.59%
192015,322-159-1.03%
191015,481-310-1.96%
190015,7913,58829.40%
189012,2036956.04%
188011,508-1,434-11.08%
187012,9421,26410.82%
186011,6784,05453.17%
18507,6245,919347.16%
18401,7050.00%

Boone County, Illinois Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White46,967
Some Other Race3,498
Two or More Races1,160
Black or African American1,149
Asian710
American Indian and Alaska Native172

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Boone County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Boone County, Illinois Median Age

38.3


Total

37.1


Male

39.6


Female

Boone County, Illinois Adults

There are 39,437 adults, (7,297 of which are seniors) in Boone County, Illinois.

Boone County, Illinois Age Dependency

67

Age Dependency Ratio

22.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Boone County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

26,705

49.77%

Male

26,951

50.23%

Boone County, Illinois Households and Families

Boone County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Boone County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.4%11.6%
All79%21%
Male72.4%27.6%
Non Family67.7%32.3%
Female59%41%

79.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Boone County, Illinois Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,4052.979
Married10,8243.4188.4
Non Family4,5391.2167.7
Female2,1933.5559
Male8493.6372.4

3.37

Average Family Size

2.9

Average Household Size

6.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Boone County, Illinois Households

Boone County, Illinois Education

Boone County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,9875.74%
9th to 12th Grade2,8268.16%
High School Graduate12,27035.42%
Some College7,22220.85%
Associates Degree2,8848.33%
Bachelors Degree4,54213.11%
Graduate Degree2,9098.40%

Boone County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White27,93625,6726,361
Hispanic5,3942,924456
Other Race1,9271,024253
Black564525217
Asian504476382
Multiple Races36131719
Native American4343

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 75.79%.

Boone County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,099$45,963$27,732
Less Than High School$19,497$25,840$7,256
High School Grad$35,195$42,458$22,489
Some College$37,022$49,527$26,299
Bachelors Degree$52,045$65,855$40,746
Graduate Degree$64,926$95,427$52,188

$37,099

Average Earnings

$45,963

Average Male

$27,732

Average Female

Boone County, Illinois Language

Boone County, Illinois Language by Age

Boone County, Illinois Language

80.84% of Boone County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 19.16% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.63% of the population.

Boone County, Illinois Poverty

Boone County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White39,5803,5438.95%
Hispanic10,9802,15919.66%
Other3,49452314.97%
Black1,09621019.16%
Multiple1,14816514.37%

11.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.23%

Male Poverty Rate

13.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Boone County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Boone County, Illinois is Hispanic, with 19.66% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Boone County, Illinois is White, with 8.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.97%.

Boone County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.82%
High School11.21%
Some College5.77%
Bachelors or Greater2.50%

Boone County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed20.48%
Female Unemployed16.00%
Female Employed7.06%
Male Employed4.52%

Boone County, Illinois Income

Boone County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$60,063$78,323
Families$69,081$87,729
Married Families$76,571$
Non Families$33,224$44,376

Boone County, Illinois Marital Status

Boone County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.1%

Male Marriage Rate

53.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Boone County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

Boone County, Illinois Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Boone County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Boone County, Illinois Veterans

Boone County, Illinois Veterans by War

3,314

Number of Veterans

3,137

Male Veterans

177

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,127
Second Gulf War446
First Gulf War394
Korea292
World War II256

Boone County, Illinois Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
55 to 64951
35 to 54740
75+722
65 to 74658
18 to 34243

Boone County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,1598.98%
Hispanic2053.07%
Black9012.48%
Other582.50%
2 or More40.61%
Asian30.57%

Boone County, Illinois Veterans by Education

6.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Boone County, Illinois Employment Status

Boone County, Illinois Employment by Age

65.5%

Labor Force Participation

60%

Employment Rate

8.4%

Unemployment Rate

Boone County, Illinois Employment by Race

Boone County, Illinois Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Boone County, Illinois

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Belvidere2558525070-515-2.01%
Loves Park 2399923413-586-2.44%
Poplar Grove493050541242.52%
Cherry Valley 31623087-75-2.37%
Capron13761345-31-2.25%
Timberlane934952181.93%
Caledonia197195-2-1.02%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990