Boone County, Kentucky Population 2018

Boone County, Kentucky's estimated population is 130,728 with a growth rate of 4.04% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Boone County, Kentucky is the 4th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017130,7285,0724.04%
2016125,656-3,498-2.71%
2016129,1541,3611.07%
2015127,7931,5521.23%
2014126,2411,7461.40%
2013124,4951,5091.23%
2012122,9861,4761.21%
2011121,5102,1481.80%
2010119,36261,773107.27%
199057,58911,74725.62%
198045,84213,03039.71%
197032,81210,87249.55%
196021,9408,92568.57%
195013,0152,19520.29%
194010,8201,22512.77%
19309,595230.24%
19209,5721521.61%
19109,420-1,750-15.67%
190011,170-1,076-8.79%
189012,2462502.08%
188011,9961,30012.15%
187010,696-500-4.47%
186011,196110.10%
185011,1851,15111.47%
184010,03495910.57%
18309,0752,53338.72%
18206,5422,93481.32%
18103,6082,074135.20%
18001,5340.00%

Boone County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White115,329
Black or African American3,473
Asian3,059
Two or More Races2,646
Some Other Race935
American Indian and Alaska Native214

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

Boone County, Kentucky 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, Kentucky Median Age

36.6


Total

36


Male

37.1


Female

Boone County, Kentucky Adults

There are 91,478 adults, (13,948 of which are seniors) in Boone County, Kentucky.

Boone County, Kentucky Age Dependency

62.2

Age Dependency Ratio

18

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Boone County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

63,549

50.57%

Male

62,107

49.43%

Boone County, Kentucky Households and Families

Boone County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Boone County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.6%14.4%
All72%28%
Non Family54.1%45.9%
Male53.8%46.2%
Female50.5%49.5%

72.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Boone County, Kentucky Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All45,6492.7372
Married26,6593.2685.6
Non Family11,1131.254.1
Female5,3753.1450.5
Male2,5023.0353.8

3.16

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Boone County, Kentucky Households

Boone County, Kentucky Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,0932.57%
9th to 12th Grade4,1155.05%
High School Graduate22,00426.99%
Some College20,50625.15%
Associates Degree7,4909.19%
Bachelors Degree16,37320.08%
Graduate Degree8,95210.98%

Boone County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White73,98769,06522,797
Hispanic2,4671,603335
Black2,2562,085537
Asian2,0431,7751,385
Multiple Races753732266
Other Race44622253
Native American1781505

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 97.21%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 67.79%.

Boone County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,025$51,786$32,482
Less Than High School$23,089$24,603$16,573
High School Grad$30,919$36,303$25,756
Some College$39,053$50,955$28,586
Bachelors Degree$59,473$74,710$45,407
Graduate Degree$62,442$84,593$54,189

$42,025

Average Earnings

$51,786

Average Male

$32,482

Average Female

Boone County, Kentucky Language

Boone County, Kentucky Language by Age

Boone County, Kentucky Language

93.73% of Boone County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 6.27% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.57% of the population.

Boone County, Kentucky Poverty

Boone County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White110,5337,5106.79%
Hispanic4,8161,12823.42%
Black3,43356816.55%
Multiple2,62051319.58%
Asian3,0341244.09%
Other905667.29%
Native209136.22%

7.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.30%

Male Poverty Rate

9.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Boone County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Boone County, Kentucky is Hispanic, with 23.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Boone County, Kentucky is Asian, with 4.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.90%.

Boone County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School13.24%
High School10.05%
Some College5.56%
Bachelors or Greater2.10%

Boone County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed24.10%
Male Unemployed22.22%
Female Employed5.02%
Male Employed2.34%

Boone County, Kentucky Income

Boone County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$69,165$85,590
Families$80,869$95,558
Married Families$91,741$107,440
Non Families$38,267$51,085

Boone County, Kentucky Marital Status

Boone County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.3%

Male Marriage Rate

56.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Boone County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

Boone County, Kentucky 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 35To44.

Boone County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Boone County, Kentucky Veterans

Boone County, Kentucky Veterans by War

8,225

Number of Veterans

7,771

Male Veterans

454

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam3,068
First Gulf War1,462
Second Gulf War1,195
Korea695
World War II195

Boone County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 542,547
65 to 741,891
55 to 641,789
75+1,267
18 to 34731

Boone County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White7,9389.36%
Black2308.82%
Hispanic1464.97%
Other254.82%
Asian200.89%
2 or More121.30%

Boone County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

3.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Boone County, Kentucky Employment Status

Boone County, Kentucky Employment by Age

71%

Labor Force Participation

67%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Boone County, Kentucky Employment by Race

Boone County, Kentucky Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Boone County, Kentucky

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Florence299903246024708.24%
Union535058074578.54%
Walton 363839272897.94%
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