Boone County, Missouri Population 2018

Boone County, Missouri's estimated population is 178,271 with a growth rate of 3.18% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Boone County, Missouri is the 8th largest county in Missouri.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017178,2715,4983.18%
2016172,773-3,782-2.14%
2016176,5552,1601.24%
2015174,3951,6080.93%
2014172,7871,8501.08%
2013170,9372,2631.34%
2012168,6742,6551.60%
2011166,0192,8511.75%
2010163,16850,78945.19%
1990112,37912,00311.96%
1980100,37619,46524.06%
197080,91125,70946.57%
196055,2026,77013.98%
195048,43213,44138.41%
194034,9913,99612.89%
193030,9951,3234.46%
192029,672-861-2.82%
191030,5331,8916.60%
190028,6422,5999.98%
189026,0436212.44%
188025,4224,65722.43%
187020,7651,2796.56%
186019,4864,50730.09%
185014,9791,41810.46%
184013,5614,70253.08%
18308,8590.00%

Boone County, Missouri Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White141,402
Black or African American14,222
Two or More Races7,711
Asian7,319
Some Other Race1,618
American Indian and Alaska Native348
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander153

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

Boone County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2018

0%5%10%15% Male Population0%5%10%15% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Boone County, Missouri Median Age

30.3


Total

29.7


Male

30.9


Female

Boone County, Missouri Adults

There are 137,355 adults, (18,141 of which are seniors) in Boone County, Missouri.

Boone County, Missouri Age Dependency

45

Age Dependency Ratio

15.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Boone County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

89,033

51.53%

Male

83,740

48.47%

Boone County, Missouri Households and Families

Boone County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Boone County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.3%20.7%
Male56.6%43.4%
All54.6%45.4%
Female36.5%63.5%
Non Family33.1%66.9%

54.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Boone County, Missouri Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All67,8332.4154.6
Married29,9023.0379.3
Non Family29,2161.5533.1
Female6,3013.1736.5
Male2,4143.0956.6

2.99

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Boone County, Missouri Households

Boone County, Missouri Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,1462.11%
9th to 12th Grade4,2944.22%
High School Graduate20,75420.41%
Some College19,83919.51%
Associates Degree7,1096.99%
Bachelors Degree26,54926.11%
Graduate Degree20,98520.64%

Boone County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White84,68080,44741,067
Black7,8386,8311,644
Asian4,1913,7772,877
Hispanic2,6252,029950
Multiple Races2,2142,046904
Other Race747499300
Native American19214536
Islander949440

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 68.65%.

Boone County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,012$40,796$31,744
Less Than High School$21,311$23,423$18,786
High School Grad$27,639$31,146$25,394
Some College$32,214$37,906$27,996
Bachelors Degree$40,173$44,282$35,550
Graduate Degree$52,550$63,994$48,378

$36,012

Average Earnings

$40,796

Average Male

$31,744

Average Female

Boone County, Missouri Language

Boone County, Missouri Language by Age

Boone County, Missouri Language

92.23% of Boone County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 7.77% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Asian, which is spoken by 3.02% of the population.

Boone County, Missouri Poverty

Boone County, Missouri Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White130,38222,15316.99%
Black13,6773,87928.36%
Asian7,1422,21531.01%
Multiple7,0032,03229.02%
Hispanic5,1241,18023.03%
Other1,55250232.35%
Native3348224.55%
Islander1531711.11%

19.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.79%

Male Poverty Rate

20.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Boone County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Boone County, Missouri is Other, with 32.35% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Boone County, Missouri is Islander, with 11.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 39.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.32%.

Boone County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.13%
High School13.09%
Some College10.67%
Bachelors or Greater6.15%

Boone County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed45.27%
Male Unemployed33.89%
Female Employed16.61%
Male Employed12.46%

Boone County, Missouri Income

Boone County, Missouri Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,813$68,998
Families$72,896$90,741
Married Families$84,078$103,050
Non Families$27,777$38,624

Boone County, Missouri Marital Status

Boone County, Missouri Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.5%

Male Marriage Rate

41.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Boone County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

Boone County, Missouri Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Boone County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

Boone County, Missouri Veterans

Boone County, Missouri Veterans by War

9,048

Number of Veterans

8,126

Male Veterans

922

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam3,340
First Gulf War1,615
Second Gulf War1,611
Korea785
World War II525

Boone County, Missouri Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 542,213
65 to 742,176
75+1,856
55 to 641,824
18 to 34979

Boone County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8,0927.02%
Black6646.11%
2 or More2165.66%
Hispanic822.26%
Asian520.89%
Indian146.28%
Hawaiian109.01%

Boone County, Missouri Veterans by Education

7.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Boone County, Missouri Employment Status

Boone County, Missouri Employment by Age

68.1%

Labor Force Participation

64.9%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Boone County, Missouri Employment by Race

Boone County, Missouri Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Boone County, Missouri

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Columbia1090281206121158410.62%
Centralia 401841921744.33%
Ashland371038761664.47%
Hallsville14721536644.35%
Sturgeon874911374.23%
Clark 298294-4-1.34%
Harrisburg266276103.76%
Rocheport239249104.18%
Hartsburg10310521.94%
Pierpont767600.00%
Huntsdale313100.00%
McBaine101000.00%
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