Boone County, Illinois Population 2020

Boone County, Illinois's estimated population is 53,512 with a growth rate of -0.15% 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
201853,577650.12%
201753,512-82-0.15%
201653,594-12-0.02%
201553,606-134-0.25%
201453,740-27-0.05%
201353,767170.03%
201253,750-382-0.71%
201154,132290.05%
201054,10323,29775.62%
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%

How Many People Live in Boone County, Illinois?

53,512

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White46,86187.42%
Some Other Race3,4596.45%
Two or More Races1,2842.40%
Black or African American1,1902.22%
Asian6331.18%
American Indian and Alaska Native1790.33%

Boone County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2020

Boone County, Illinois Median Age

38.4


Total

37.3


Male

39.4


Female

Boone County, Illinois Adults

There are 39,899 adults, (7,928 of whom are seniors) in Boone County, Illinois.

Boone County, Illinois Age Dependency

67.7

Age Dependency Ratio

24.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Boone County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

26,776

49.95%

Male

26,830

50.05%

Boone County, Illinois Households and Families

Boone County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Boone County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.3%11.7%
All79.8%20.2%
Male79%21%
Non Family68.9%31.1%
Female61.3%38.7%

79.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,7312.8479.8
Married10,7893.3388.3
Non Family4,7941.2368.9
Female2,0983.5961.3
Male1,0503.7679

3.31

Average Family Size

2.84

Average Household Size

7.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Boone County, Illinois Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,2146.34%
9th to 12th Grade2,6217.50%
High School Graduate12,30835.24%
Some College6,92419.82%
Associates Degree2,7477.86%
Bachelors Degree4,81813.79%
Graduate Degree3,2959.43%

Boone County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White27,89825,4287,019
Hispanic5,6733,371598
Other Race1,9031,099270
Black609571221
Asian438413225
Multiple Races43441825
Native American646414

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 asian people with a rate of 51.37%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,135$51,455$29,064
Less Than High School$24,583$28,356$18,947
High School Grad$35,929$46,120$21,647
Some College$36,642$50,199$24,748
Bachelors Degree$58,002$76,000$43,402
Graduate Degree$76,129$112,946$57,620

$40,135

Average Earnings

$51,455

Average Male

$29,064

Average Female

Boone County, Illinois Language

Boone County, Illinois Language by Age

Boone County, Illinois Language

80.60% of Boone County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 19.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.05% of the population.

Boone County, Illinois Poverty

Boone County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White38,9913,4188.77%
Hispanic11,4182,21919.43%
Other3,45963118.24%
Black1,09320218.48%
Multiple1,284655.06%

11.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.90%

Male Poverty Rate

13.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Boone County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Boone County, Illinois is Hispanic, with 19.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Boone County, Illinois is Multiple, with 5.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.10%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.99%
High School10.49%
Some College8.12%
Bachelors or Greater3.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed21.63%
Male Unemployed19.44%
Female Employed8.34%
Male Employed3.27%

Boone County, Illinois Income

Boone County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$66,898$85,599
Families$75,807$96,159
Married Families$85,904-
Non Families$34,114$47,236

Boone County, Illinois Marital Status

Boone County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.1%

Male Marriage Rate

51.7%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Boone County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Boone County, Illinois Veterans

3,233

Number of Veterans

3,033

Male Veterans

200

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,011
First Gulf War569
Second Gulf War487
World War II247
Korea218

Boone County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,0408.55%
Hispanic1622.28%
Black10214.09%
Other582.56%
2 or More304.06%
Asian30.63%

Boone County, Illinois Veterans by Education

7.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Boone County, Illinois Employment Status

66.6%

Labor Force Participation

62%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Boone County, Illinois Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

69.05%

Born in Illinois

89.77%

Native Born

10.23%

Foreign Born

5.92%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

89.77% of Boone County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 69.05% having been born in Illinois. 5.92% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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%
  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