Boone County, Illinois Population 2019

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%

Boone County, Illinois Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White47,071
Some Other Race3,362
Black or African American1,220
Two or More Races1,165
Asian638
American Indian and Alaska Native182

Boone County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2019

Boone County, Illinois Median Age

38.3


Total

37.5


Male

39.3


Female

Boone County, Illinois Adults

There are 39,689 adults, (7,679 of whom are seniors) in Boone County, Illinois.

Boone County, Illinois Age Dependency

67.6

Age Dependency Ratio

24

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Boone County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

26,883

50.12%

Male

26,755

49.88%

Boone County, Illinois Households and Families

Boone County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Boone County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.1%11.9%
All79.2%20.8%
Male74.5%25.5%
Non Family69.4%30.6%
Female59.7%40.3%

79.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,7092.8579.2
Married10,6903.3788.1
Non Family4,9181.2169.4
Female2,1323.6659.7
Male9693.5974.5

3.35

Average Family Size

2.85

Average Household Size

6.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Boone County, Illinois Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,9685.66%
9th to 12th Grade2,6377.58%
High School Graduate12,38035.59%
Some College7,45021.42%
Associates Degree2,7878.01%
Bachelors Degree4,58013.17%
Graduate Degree2,9818.57%

Boone County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White27,94025,5146,586
Hispanic5,5543,420505
Other Race1,9811,147247
Black598575142
Asian499477299
Multiple Races34233022
Native American6161

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 59.92%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,241$47,207$27,001
Less Than High School$23,329$27,594$9,089
High School Grad$35,044$43,292$19,896
Some College$36,354$50,526$25,166
Bachelors Degree$50,932$74,009$40,668
Graduate Degree$66,798$104,261$53,889

$37,241

Average Earnings

$47,207

Average Male

$27,001

Average Female

Boone County, Illinois Language

Boone County, Illinois Language by Age

Boone County, Illinois Language

81.17% of Boone County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 18.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.80% of the population.

Boone County, Illinois Poverty

Boone County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White39,3293,4608.80%
Hispanic11,2451,98617.66%
Other3,35946613.87%
Black1,12119417.31%
Multiple1,165342.92%

10.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.05%

Male Poverty Rate

12.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Boone County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Boone County, Illinois is Hispanic, with 17.66% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Boone County, Illinois is Multiple, with 2.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.53%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.64%
High School12.33%
Some College6.61%
Bachelors or Greater2.61%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed24.20%
Female Unemployed14.48%
Female Employed7.48%
Male Employed3.88%

Boone County, Illinois Income

Boone County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$62,701$81,217
Families$71,254$91,699
Married Families$79,343-
Non Families$33,392$46,134

Boone County, Illinois Marital Status

Boone County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.9%

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 55-64.

Boone County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Boone County, Illinois Veterans

3,244

Number of Veterans

3,061

Male Veterans

183

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,146
First Gulf War471
Second Gulf War424
Korea238
World War II233

Boone County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,0958.73%
Hispanic1832.64%
Black9513.91%
Other492.16%
2 or More30.45%
Asian20.39%

Boone County, Illinois Veterans by Education

8.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Boone County, Illinois Employment Status

66.2%

Labor Force Participation

60.7%

Employment Rate

8.1%

Unemployment Rate

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