Boone County, West Virginia Population 2018

Boone County, West Virginia's estimated population is 22,349 with a growth rate of -5.48% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Boone County, West Virginia is the 29th largest county in West Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201722,349-1,296-5.48%
201623,6458503.73%
201622,795-446-1.92%
201523,241-467-1.97%
201423,708-381-1.58%
201324,089-267-1.10%
201224,356-52-0.21%
201124,408-198-0.80%
201024,606-1,264-4.89%
199025,870-4,577-15.03%
198030,4475,32921.22%
197025,118-3,646-12.68%
196028,764-4,409-13.29%
195033,1734,61716.17%
194028,5563,97016.15%
193024,5869,26760.49%
192015,3194,98848.28%
191010,3312,13726.08%
19008,1941,30919.01%
18906,8851,06118.22%
18805,8241,27127.92%
18704,553-287-5.93%
18604,8401,60349.52%
18503,2370.00%

Boone County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White23,239
Black or African American182
Two or More Races157
Some Other Race37
Asian25
American Indian and Alaska Native5

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

Boone County, West Virginia 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, West Virginia Median Age

42


Total

41.3


Male

43.3


Female

Boone County, West Virginia Adults

There are 18,372 adults, (3,996 of which are seniors) in Boone County, West Virginia.

Boone County, West Virginia Age Dependency

64.4

Age Dependency Ratio

27.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Boone County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

11,914

50.39%

Male

11,731

49.61%

Boone County, West Virginia Households and Families

Boone County, West Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Boone County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.5%11.5%
All76%24%
Female69.7%30.3%
Non Family63.5%36.5%
Male50.3%49.7%

76.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Boone County, West Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,4662.4876
Married4,7282.9788.5
Non Family2,8731.2363.5
Female1,2903.1869.7
Male5753.1750.3

2.96

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Boone County, West Virginia Households

Boone County, West Virginia Education

Boone County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2527.51%
9th to 12th Grade2,21913.31%
High School Graduate8,41850.48%
Some College2,44014.63%
Associates Degree8975.38%
Bachelors Degree8735.24%
Graduate Degree5763.45%

Boone County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White16,33412,9161,395
Black13910321
Hispanic10093
Multiple Races887823
Other Race1717
Asian131310
Native American53

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 76.92%.

Boone County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,006$41,604$25,401
Less Than High School$24,808$30,568$11,103
High School Grad$29,893$38,608$20,801
Some College$34,974$53,514$28,514
Bachelors Degree$42,578$59,569$41,081
Graduate Degree$39,093$37,150$39,567

$33,006

Average Earnings

$41,604

Average Male

$25,401

Average Female

Boone County, West Virginia Language

Boone County, West Virginia Language by Age

Boone County, West Virginia Language

99.71% of Boone County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 0.29% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.26% of the population.

Boone County, West Virginia Poverty

Boone County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White22,9166,03026.31%
Black1753419.43%
Multiple156159.62%
Hispanic134139.70%

26.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.72%

Male Poverty Rate

28.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Boone County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Boone County, West Virginia is White, with 26.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Boone County, West Virginia is Multiple, with 9.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.51%.

Boone County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.46%
High School23.08%
Some College12.90%
Bachelors or Greater2.14%

Boone County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed34.51%
Male Unemployed32.64%
Male Employed7.67%
Female Employed6.84%

Boone County, West Virginia Income

Boone County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,820$50,639
Families$47,707$59,527
Married Families$60,226$67,149
Non Families$20,110$28,097

Boone County, West Virginia Marital Status

Boone County, West Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.2%

Male Marriage Rate

52.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Boone County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Boone County, West Virginia 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, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

Boone County, West Virginia Veterans

Boone County, West Virginia Veterans by War

1,470

Number of Veterans

1,415

Male Veterans

55

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam611
First Gulf War280
Second Gulf War160
Korea150
World War II71

Boone County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74474
75+356
55 to 64299
35 to 54231
18 to 34110

Boone County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4247.87%
2 or More2323.47%
Black2316.55%

Boone County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

9.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

49.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Boone County, West Virginia Employment Status

Boone County, West Virginia Employment by Age

41.5%

Labor Force Participation

37.5%

Employment Rate

9.6%

Unemployment Rate

Boone County, West Virginia Employment by Race

Boone County, West Virginia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Boone County, West Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Madison30762865-211-6.86%
Danville691640-51-7.38%
Whitesville510466-44-8.63%
Sylvester160149-11-6.87%
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