Boone is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 20,254, it is the 48th largest city in North Carolina and the 1826th largest city in the United States. Boone is currently growing at a rate of 1.74% annually and its population has increased by 18.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 17,122 in 2010. Spanning over 6 miles, Boone has a population density of 3,211 people per square mile.
The average household income in Boone is $42,702 with a poverty rate of 56.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $794 per month, and the median house value is $260,700. The median age in Boone is 21.3 years, 21.8 years for males, and 20.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 102.9 males.