Boone County, West Virginia Population 2022

Boone County, West Virginia's estimated population is 19,969 with a growth rate of -2.42% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Boone County, West Virginia is the 30th largest county in West Virginia. The 2010 Population was 24,608 and has seen a growth of -18.85% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18503,2370.00%
18604,8401,60349.52%
18704,553-287-5.93%
18805,8241,27127.92%
18906,8851,06118.22%
19008,1941,30919.01%
191010,3312,13726.08%
192015,3194,98848.28%
193024,5869,26760.49%
194028,5563,97016.15%
195033,1734,61716.17%
196028,764-4,409-13.29%
197025,118-3,646-12.68%
198030,4475,32921.22%
199025,870-4,577-15.03%
201024,608-1,262-4.88%
201124,412-196-0.80%
201224,358-54-0.22%
201324,089-269-1.10%
201423,716-373-1.55%
201523,252-464-1.96%
201622,809-443-1.91%
201722,369-440-1.93%
201821,953-416-1.86%
201921,457-496-2.26%
202020,961-496-2.31%
202120,465-496-2.37%
202219,969-496-2.42%
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Boone County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White21,38597.66%
Black or African American1500.69%
Some Other Race60.03%
Two or More Races3561.63%
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Boone County, West Virginia Population by Race

Boone County, West Virginia Population Pyramid 2022

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Boone County, West Virginia Median Age

44


Total

43.2


Male

45.1


Female

Boone County, West Virginia Adults

There are 17,223 adults, (4,353 of whom are seniors) in Boone County, West Virginia.

Boone County, West Virginia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Boone County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

10,957

50.04%

Male

10,940

49.96%

Boone County, West Virginia Population by Age

Boone County, West Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Boone County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.8%8.2%
All78.2%21.8%
Non Family63%37%
Female59%41%
Male57.5%42.5%

78.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Boone County, West Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,6912.578.2
Married4,7793.0591.8
Male3603.0557.5
Female9462.9559
Non Family2,6061.2663

2.97

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

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Boone County, West Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8625.51%
9th to 12th Grade1,73511.09%
High School Graduate7,28646.58%
Some College2,59016.56%
Associates Degree1,3488.62%
Bachelors Degree1,0356.62%
Graduate Degree7875.03%
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Boone County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Boone County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races16115684
White15,40112,8181,738
Hispanic4646
Black6152

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 52.17%.

Boone County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,026$47,069$25,302
Less Than 9th Grade$22,483$26,531$13,283
High School Graduate$32,946$44,542$20,227
Some College$33,524$52,298$25,388
Bachelors Degree$51,875$73,854$41,023
Graduate Degree$48,804$44,111$51,905

$35,026

Average Earnings

$47,069

Average Male

$25,302

Average Female

Boone County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Boone County, West Virginia Language by Age

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Boone County, West Virginia Language

99.67% of Boone County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 0.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.29% of the population.

Boone County, West Virginia Language

Boone County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1405237.14%
White21,0713,98718.92%
OtherNaN%
Multiple350144.00%

18.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.58%

Male Poverty Rate

20.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Boone County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Boone County, West Virginia is Black, with 37.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Boone County, West Virginia is Multiple, with 4.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.98%.

Boone County, West Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.25%
High School17.17%
Some College13.97%
Bachelors or Greater5.32%

Boone County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.10%
Male Unemployed37.23%
Female Employed9.79%
Female Unemployed29.07%

Boone County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Boone County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,297$56,380
Families$57,426$64,450
Married Families$68,147-
Non Families$25,155$35,094
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Income by Household Type

Boone County, West Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.9%

Male Marriage Rate

53.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Boone County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Boone County, West Virginia 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 35-44.

Boone County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Boone County, West Virginia Marital Status

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1,308

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War110
First Gulf War216
Vietnam630
Korea147
World War II21

Boone County, West Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3444
35 to 54224
55 to 64157
65 to 74622
75+261

Boone County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3007.72%
2+ Races83.62%

Boone County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Boone County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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7.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Boone County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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42.7%

Labor Force Participation

37%

Employment Rate

12.4%

Unemployment Rate

Boone County, West Virginia Employment by Age

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Boone County, West Virginia Employment by Race

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Boone County, West Virginia 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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85.70%

Born in Boone County, West Virginia

99.74%

Native Born

0.26%

Foreign Born

0.13%

Non Citizen

0.13%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.74% of Boone County, West Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 85.70% having been born in West Virginia. 0.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Boone County, West Virginia 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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