Boone County, Iowa Population 2024

26,275

Boone County, Iowa's estimated 2024 population is 26,275 with a growth rate of -0.63% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Boone County, Iowa is the 23rd largest county in Iowa. The 2010 population was 26,271 and has seen a growth of 0.02% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202925,440-167-0.65%
202825,607-167-0.65%
202725,774-167-0.64%
202625,941-167-0.64%
202526,108-167-0.64%
202426,275-167-0.63%
202326,442-167-0.63%
202226,609-167-0.62%
202126,776760.28%
202026,7003621.37%
201926,338-18-0.07%
201826,356-142-0.54%
201726,498640.24%
201626,434-34-0.13%
201526,4681650.63%
201426,30390.03%
201326,2941560.6%
201226,138-149-0.57%
201126,287160.06%
201026,271
199025,186-998-3.81%
198026,184-286-1.08%
197026,470-1,567-5.59%
196028,037-102-0.36%
195028,139-1,643-5.52%
194029,7825111.75%
193029,271-621-2.08%
192029,8922,2668.2%
191027,626-574-2.04%
190028,2004,42818.63%
189023,7722,93414.08%
188020,8386,25442.88%
187014,58410,352244.61%
18604,2323,497475.78%
1850735-24,705-97.11%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.63% (-167)
County Website
Boone County
State
Iowa
County Seat
2020 Population
26,700
Area
572 mi²
Density
46 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
-1.59% (-425)
Founded
1846

Boone County, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White25,36895.01%
Two or more races7142.67%
Black or African American3471.3%
Other race2150.81%
Asian400.15%
Native American160.06%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Boone County, Iowa Population by Race

Boone County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2024

Boone County, Iowa Median Age

42

Total

40.3

Male

43.7

Female

Boone County, Iowa Adults

There are 21,125 adults, (5,134 of whom are seniors) in Boone County, Iowa.

Boone County, Iowa Age Dependency

67

Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Boone County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female13,06848.94%
Male13,63251.06%

Boone County, Iowa Population by Age

Boone County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All10,8932.479.620.4
Married5,8342.9792.77.3
Non Family3,7791.2461.538.5
Female8613.1181.118.9
Male4193.4458.741.3
showing: 5 rows

2.95

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

79.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Boone County, Iowa Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Boone County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Boone County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$47,995

Average Earnings

$56,508

Average Male

$40,052

Average Female

Boone County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Boone County, Iowa Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Boone County, Iowa Language

97.85% of Boone County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 2.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.51% of the population.

Boone County, Iowa Language

Boone County, Iowa Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White24,5831,7317.04%
Multiple69014020.29%
Hispanic6958512.23%
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7.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.74%

Male Poverty Rate

7.2%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Boone County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Boone County, Iowa is Multiple, with 20.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Boone County, Iowa is White, with 7.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.17%.

Boone County, Iowa Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade10.31%
High School8.3%
Some College7.04%
Bachelors or Greater3.5%
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Boone County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed26.32%
Male Unemployed24.21%
Male Employed4.59%
Female Employed3.91%
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Boone County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Boone County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Boone County, Iowa Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.2%

Male Marriage Rate

56.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Boone County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Boone County, Iowa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Boone County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Boone County, Iowa Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,353

Number of Veterans

1,201

Male Veterans

152

Female Veterans

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Boone County, Iowa Veterans by War

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Boone County, Iowa Veterans by Age

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Boone County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Boone County, Iowa Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.5%

Veteran Disability Rate

Boone County, Iowa Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.8%

Labor Force Participation

64.7%

Employment Rate

1.3%

Unemployment Rate

Boone County, Iowa Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Boone County, Iowa Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Boone County, Iowa Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

81.12%

Born in Boone County, Iowa

98.74%

Native Born

1.26%

Foreign Born

0.46%

Non Citizen

0.8%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.74% of Boone County, Iowa residents were born in the United States, with 81.12% having been born in Iowa. 0.46% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Boone County, Iowa Place of Birth

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