Boone County, Arkansas Population 2021

Boone County, Arkansas's estimated population is 37,526 with a growth rate of 0.13% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Boone County, Arkansas is the 22nd largest county in Arkansas. The 2010 Population was 36,893 and has seen a growth of 1.72% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202137,526470.13%
202037,479470.13%
201937,432470.13%
201837,385-74-0.20%
201737,4592000.54%
201637,2591400.38%
201537,11930.01%
201437,116-212-0.57%
201337,328-5-0.01%
201237,3332470.67%
201137,0861930.52%
201036,8938,59630.38%
199028,2972,2308.55%
198026,0676,99436.67%
197019,0732,95718.35%
196016,116-144-0.89%
195016,2604002.52%
194015,8609236.18%
193014,937-1,161-7.21%
192016,0981,78012.43%
191014,318-2,078-12.67%
190016,3965803.67%
189015,8163,67030.22%
188012,1465,11472.72%
18707,0320.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.13%
County Website
Founded
April 9, 1869
County Seat
2010 Population
36,893
Growth Since 2010
1.72%
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Boone County, Arkansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White35,90096.17%
Two or More Races9062.43%
American Indian and Alaska Native2130.57%
Asian1390.37%
Black or African American1250.33%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander320.09%
Some Other Race160.04%
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Boone County, Arkansas Population by Race

Boone County, Arkansas Population Pyramid $2021

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Boone County, Arkansas Median Age

42.3


Total

39.5


Male

43.9


Female

Boone County, Arkansas Adults

There are 28,724 adults, (7,591 of whom are seniors) in Boone County, Arkansas.

Boone County, Arkansas Age Dependency

76.6

Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Boone County, Arkansas Sex Ratio

Female

18,891

50.60%

Male

18,440

49.40%

Boone County, Arkansas Population by Age

Boone County, Arkansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Boone County, Arkansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.2%16.8%
All71.8%28.2%
Non Family59.2%40.8%
Male58%42%
Female50.6%49.4%

71.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Boone County, Arkansas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,0342.4571.8
Married8,4112.9583.2
Non Family4,5791.1959.2
Female1,3603.2550.6
Male6843.0958

2.93

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

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Boone County, Arkansas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1744.52%
9th to 12th Grade2,0978.07%
High School Graduate8,67533.39%
Some College7,56729.12%
Associates Degree2,2778.76%
Bachelors Degree2,80210.78%
Graduate Degree1,3915.35%
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Boone County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Boone County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White24,71321,6134,097
Hispanic47345549
2+ Races46732012
Native American17016719
Black100100
Asian545228
Islander3232
Other Race1110

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 51.85%.

Boone County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,464$35,743$25,299
Less Than 9th Grade$26,922$30,432$11,298
High School Graduate$24,606$31,630$16,667
Some College$30,904$38,650$26,679
Bachelors Degree$40,085$49,063$34,963
Graduate Degree$46,475$41,944$47,059

$30,464

Average Earnings

$35,743

Average Male

$25,299

Average Female

Boone County, Arkansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Boone County, Arkansas Language by Age

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Boone County, Arkansas Language

98.45% of Boone County, Arkansas residents speak only English, while 1.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.72% of the population.

Boone County, Arkansas Language

Boone County, Arkansas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White34,3714,57913.32%
Multiple90663970.53%
Hispanic92815316.49%
Black991717.17%
Native213125.63%
Other16956.25%
Asian13921.44%

14.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.69%

Male Poverty Rate

17.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Boone County, Arkansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Boone County, Arkansas is Multiple, with 70.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Boone County, Arkansas is Asian, with 1.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.82%.

Boone County, Arkansas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.34%
High School12.75%
Some College11.88%
Bachelors or Greater4.51%

Boone County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed68.25%
Male Unemployed21.28%
Female Employed8.07%
Male Employed5.74%

Boone County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Boone County, Arkansas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,374$60,651
Families$53,010$69,641
Married Families$57,875-
Non Families$27,288$38,002
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Income by Household Type

Boone County, Arkansas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.8%

Male Marriage Rate

56.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Boone County, Arkansas Married by Age and Sex

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Boone County, Arkansas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Boone County, Arkansas Marital Status by Race

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Boone County, Arkansas Marital Status

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3,056

Number of Veterans

2,893

Male Veterans

163

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,181
First Gulf War631
Second Gulf War578
Korea223
World War II66

Boone County, Arkansas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74918
75+677
35 to 54566
55 to 64465
18 to 34430

Boone County, Arkansas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,95610.61%
Hispanic11318.49%
2+ Races5912.02%
Islander32100.00%
Other Race640.00%
Native American31.76%

Boone County, Arkansas Veterans by Race

Boone County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

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10.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Boone County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

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57.4%

Labor Force Participation

54.7%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Boone County, Arkansas Employment by Age

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Boone County, Arkansas Employment by Race

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Boone County, Arkansas Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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56.22%

Born in Boone County, Arkansas

99.19%

Native Born

0.81%

Foreign Born

0.24%

Non Citizen

0.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.19% of Boone County, Arkansas residents were born in the United States, with 56.22% having been born in Arkansas. 0.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Boone County, Arkansas Place of Birth

  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

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