Living in Boone, IA

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Updated: 2020-03-11

Boone SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
6
Affordability
9
Diversity
5
Safety
6
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
8.5

Boone, IA Crime Report

225
Total Crimes
1,784.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
-30.51%
Below National Average

Boone, IA Cost Of Living

87
Boone's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average

Boone, Iowa Info Snack

Boone (/bun/ BOON) is a city in Des Moines Township, and county seat of Boone County, Iowa, United States. It is the principal city of the Boone, Iowa Micropolitan Statistical Area, which encompasses all of Boone County. This micropolitan statistical area, along with the Ames, Iowa Metropolitan Statistical Area comprise the larger Ames-Boone, Iowa Combined Statistical Area. The population of the city was 12,661 at the 2010 census.
Population
12,529
Unemployment
3.5%
Poverty
10.1%
Median Home
$109,500
Median Income
$53,291
Median Rent
$713

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Rankings for Boone in Iowa

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Map Of Boone, IA

Population over time in Boone

Year Population % Change
2017 12,529 -0.1%
2016 12,538 -0.6%
2015 12,609 -0.2%
2014 12,631 0.1%
2013 12,619 -0.1%
2012 12,635 -0.2%
2011 12,658 -0.5%
2010 12,724 -0.3%
2009 12,764 -
Crime/100k Boone IA USA
Violent Crime 507.7 250.1 368.9
Murder 0.0 1.7 5.0
Robbery 7.9 29.5 86.2
Aggravated Assault 491.8 187.9 246.8
Property Crime 1277.1 1691.5 2199.5
Burglary 341.1 352.6 376.0
Larceny 824.9 1190.4 1594.6
Car Theft 111.0 148.5 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Boone

White
92.5% (11,589)
African American
0.7% (89)
American Indian
0.4% (49)
Asian
0.1% (15)
Hawaiian
0.7% (86)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.5% (194)
Hispanic
4.0% (507)
Race Boone IA USA
White 92.5% 86.1% 61.1%
African American 0.7% 3.4% 12.3%
American Indian 0.4% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 0.1% 2.4% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.7% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.5% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 4.0% 5.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Boone, Iowa

Less than $10,000
5.8% (72,744)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.8% (47,083)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.8% (98,169)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.3% (167,147)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.8% (210,700)
$50,000 to $74,999
22.2% (278,029)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.8% (173,503)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.9% (137,013)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.2% (40,021)
$200,000 or more
2.3% (28,485)
Income Boone IA USA
Less than $10,000 5.8% 5.5% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.8% 4.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.8% 9.5% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.3% 9.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.8% 13.7% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 22.2% 19.3% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.8% 14.2% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.9% 14.7% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.2% 4.9% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 2.3% 4.2% 7.0%

Gender in Boone

Female
50.8% (6,368)
Male
49.2% (6,161)
Gender Boone IA USA
Female 50.8% 50.4% 50.8%
Male 49.2% 49.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Boone for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (125)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (626)
High School / GED
35.0% (4,385)
Some College
24.0% (3,006)
Associate's Degree
14.0% (1,754)
Bachelor's Degree
15.0% (1,879)
Master's Degree
4.0% (501)
Professional Degree
1.0% (125)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (125)
Education Boone IA USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 35.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 24.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 14.0% 11.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 15.0% 19.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 4.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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