Boone County, Kentucky Population 2020

Boone County, Kentucky's estimated population is 133,377 with a growth rate of 0.70% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Boone County, Kentucky is the 5th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2020133,3779220.70%
2019132,4559220.70%
2018131,5339220.71%
2017130,6111,4261.10%
2016129,1851,3671.07%
2015127,8181,4881.18%
2014126,3301,6501.32%
2013124,6801,6061.30%
2012123,0741,5291.26%
2011121,5452,1661.81%
2010119,37961,790107.29%
199057,58911,74725.62%
198045,84213,03039.71%
197032,81210,87249.55%
196021,9408,92568.57%
195013,0152,19520.29%
194010,8201,22512.77%
19309,595230.24%
19209,5721521.61%
19109,420-1,750-15.67%
190011,170-1,076-8.79%
189012,2462502.08%
188011,9961,30012.15%
187010,696-500-4.47%
186011,196110.10%
185011,1851,15111.47%
184010,03495910.57%
18309,0752,53338.72%
18206,5422,93481.32%
18103,6082,074135.20%
18001,5340.00%

Boone County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White117,20290.79%
Black or African American3,9413.05%
Two or More Races3,1942.47%
Asian2,9112.25%
Some Other Race1,7171.33%
American Indian and Alaska Native1300.10%

Boone County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2020

Boone County, Kentucky Median Age

37.3


Total

36.2


Male

38.4


Female

Boone County, Kentucky Adults

There are 94,884 adults, (16,093 of whom are seniors) in Boone County, Kentucky.

Boone County, Kentucky Age Dependency

63.8

Age Dependency Ratio

20.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Boone County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

65,034

50.38%

Male

64,061

49.62%

Boone County, Kentucky Households and Families

Boone County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Boone County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.6%13.4%
All74.1%25.9%
Male59.1%40.9%
Non Family57.1%42.9%
Female54.9%45.1%

74.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All46,4042.7674.1
Married26,9113.2986.6
Non Family12,0921.2457.1
Female5,1093.3654.9
Male2,2923.2159.1

3.22

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Boone County, Kentucky Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,0812.46%
9th to 12th Grade4,0114.74%
High School Graduate23,60627.89%
Some College21,14024.98%
Associates Degree7,0408.32%
Bachelors Degree17,26120.39%
Graduate Degree9,49511.22%

Boone County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White76,31571,81124,250
Hispanic2,6691,644448
Black2,5472,290456
Asian2,0431,7581,313
Multiple Races1,040984282
Other Race77730499
Native American110987

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 94.62%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 64.27%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,683$53,571$36,630
Less Than High School$22,724$24,949$16,897
High School Grad$32,175$37,653$28,053
Some College$41,003$52,782$31,746
Bachelors Degree$66,524$83,903$51,629
Graduate Degree$63,827$84,415$57,943

$44,683

Average Earnings

$53,571

Average Male

$36,630

Average Female

Boone County, Kentucky Language

Boone County, Kentucky Language by Age

Boone County, Kentucky Language

92.59% of Boone County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 7.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.96% of the population.

Boone County, Kentucky Poverty

Boone County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White112,5076,4425.73%
Hispanic5,2131,26524.27%
Black3,90292123.60%
Other1,65770542.55%
Multiple3,1862949.23%
Asian2,8901475.09%
Native1232419.51%

7.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.03%

Male Poverty Rate

8.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Boone County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Boone County, Kentucky is Other, with 42.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Boone County, Kentucky is Asian, with 5.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.15%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School12.75%
High School9.24%
Some College4.94%
Bachelors or Greater2.11%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed25.98%
Female Unemployed13.88%
Female Employed4.39%
Male Employed2.42%

Boone County, Kentucky Income

Boone County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$75,043$93,086
Families$88,948$105,823
Married Families$100,668$118,493
Non Families$41,130$52,540

Boone County, Kentucky Marital Status

Boone County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.6%

Male Marriage Rate

54.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Boone County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

Boone County, Kentucky 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 35-44.

Boone County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Boone County, Kentucky Veterans

8,582

Number of Veterans

8,100

Male Veterans

482

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,216
First Gulf War1,611
Second Gulf War1,537
Korea601
World War II153
Name Veterans % of Total
White8,2189.42%
Black2579.06%
Hispanic1193.83%
2 or More694.65%
Indian2119.09%
Asian170.79%

$Boone County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

3.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Boone County, Kentucky Employment Status

70%

Labor Force Participation

66.9%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Boone County, Kentucky Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

52.43%

Born in Kentucky

94.70%

Native Born

5.30%

Foreign Born

3.24%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.70% of Boone County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 52.43% having been born in Kentucky. 3.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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