Boone County, Illinois Population 2024

53,336

Boone County, Illinois's estimated 2024 population is 53,336 with a growth rate of 0.25% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Boone County, Illinois is the 26th largest county in Illinois. The 2010 population was 54,094 and has seen a growth of -1.4% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202954,0061340.25%
202853,8721340.25%
202753,7381340.25%
202653,6041340.25%
202553,4701340.25%
202453,3361340.25%
202353,2021340.25%
202253,068-105-0.2%
202153,173-170-0.32%
202053,343620.12%
201953,281-87-0.16%
201853,368-113-0.21%
201753,481-78-0.15%
201653,559-12-0.02%
201553,571-131-0.24%
201453,702-35-0.07%
201353,73780.01%
201253,729-394-0.73%
201154,123290.05%
201054,09400%
199030,8062,1767.6%
198028,6303,19012.54%
197025,4405,11425.16%
196020,3263,25619.07%
195017,0701,86812.29%
194015,2021240.82%
193015,078-244-1.59%
192015,322-159-1.03%
191015,481-310-1.96%
190015,7913,58829.4%
189012,2036956.04%
188011,508-1,434-11.08%
187012,9421,26410.82%
186011,6784,05453.17%
18507,6245,919347.16%
18401,705-52,301-96.84%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.25% (134)
County Website
Boone County
County Seat
2020 Population
53,343
Area
281 mi²
Density
190 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
-0.01% (-7)
Founded
1837

Boone County, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White42,41979.35%
Other race4,6908.77%
Two or more races4,3208.08%
Black or African American1,3842.59%
Asian5020.94%
Native American1440.27%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Boone County, Illinois Population by Race

Boone County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2024

Boone County, Illinois Median Age

39

Total

38.5

Male

39.7

Female

Boone County, Illinois Adults

There are 40,553 adults, (8,692 of whom are seniors) in Boone County, Illinois.

Boone County, Illinois Age Dependency

67.8

Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Boone County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female26,52149.61%
Male26,93850.39%

Boone County, Illinois Population by Age

Boone County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All19,0242.7983.916.1
Married10,3883.3693.16.9
Non Family5,5091.2870.729.3
Female1,9083.3767.132.9
Male1,2193.94928

3.3

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

83.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Boone County, Illinois Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,4546.95%
9th to 12th Grade2,2676.43%
High School Graduate11,39632.3%
Some College7,90522.4%
Associates Degree2,7927.91%
Bachelors Degree5,32515.09%
Graduate Degree3,1458.91%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Boone County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White27,32625,4277,253
Hispanic6,4323,663625
Other Race2,4971,03176
2+ Races2,0361,734489
Black767716254
Asian291291188
Native American110406

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 64.6%.

Boone County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$50,947$59,492$38,262
Less Than 9th Grade$31,076$30,943$31,427
High School Graduate$40,704$54,318$35,526
Some College$47,551$59,514$35,653
Bachelors Degree$70,221$96,591$51,563
Graduate Degree$95,833$116,794$78,987

$50,947

Average Earnings

$59,492

Average Male

$38,262

Average Female

Boone County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Boone County, Illinois Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Boone County, Illinois Language

81.08% of Boone County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 18.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.98% of the population.

Boone County, Illinois Language

Boone County, Illinois Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White37,3343,1358.4%
Hispanic12,4891,73913.92%
Other4,6681,16825.02%
Multiple4,2023849.14%
Native1446142.36%
Black1,278322.5%

9.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.02%

Male Poverty Rate

10.5%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Boone County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Boone County, Illinois is Native, with 42.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Boone County, Illinois is Black, with 2.5% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.1%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.15%.

Boone County, Illinois Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.29%
Some College9%
High School7.42%
Bachelors or Greater3.9%

Boone County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed13.01%
Male Unemployed7.25%
Female Employed5.4%
Male Employed2.74%

Boone County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Boone County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$80,502$100,719
Families$101,686$117,270
Married Families$117,968$-999,999,999
Non Families$40,816$52,075

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Boone County, Illinois Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.5%

Male Marriage Rate

48.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Boone County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Boone County, Illinois Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Boone County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Boone County, Illinois Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,775

Number of Veterans

2,683

Male Veterans

92

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam900
First Gulf War767
Second Gulf War589
Korea169
World War II86

Boone County, Illinois Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54786
65 to 74726
75+654
18 to 34313
55 to 64296

Boone County, Illinois Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2,5297.63%
Hispanic2432.96%
2+ Races1716.3%
Black525%
Other Race130.43%
Native American96.25%
Asian10.21%

Boone County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Boone County, Illinois Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Boone County, Illinois Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66%

Labor Force Participation

60.9%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

Boone County, Illinois Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Boone County, Illinois Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Boone County, Illinois 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

71.04%

Born in Boone County, Illinois

90.14%

Native Born

9.86%

Foreign Born

5.26%

Non Citizen

4.6%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.14% of Boone County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 71.04% having been born in Illinois. 5.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Boone County, Illinois Place of Birth

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