Nationwide Claims to Fame

Boone is 13th out of 6,405 other cities in Income below poverty line

Statewide Claims to Fame

Boone is 1st in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Income below poverty line

Boone is 2nd in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

Boone is 3rd in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Population density (people per sqmi)

Boone is 13th in North Carolina out of 115 other cities in Retail sales per capita

Boone is 14th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Home median value

Boone is 14th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Race - White

Boone is 15th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino

Boone is 19th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Residents with college degree (older than 25)

Boone, North Carolina Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Boone Rank North Carolina US
Current population (2012) 17,774 51st 9,752,073 313,914,040
Size in square miles 6.1 117th 48,617.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 2,792.7 3rd 196.1 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Boone Rank North Carolina US
Residents younger than 5 1.6% 144th 6.4% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 5.1% 144th 23.4% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 6.8% 132nd 13.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Boone Rank North Carolina US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 93.3% 24th 84.1% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 48.8% 19th 26.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Boone Rank North Carolina US
Race - White 92.0% 14th 71.9% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 3.5% 133rd 22.0% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2% 125th 1.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.6% 71st 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 96th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.7% 103rd 2.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 3.3% 120th 8.7% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 89.9% 15th 64.7% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Boone Rank North Carolina US
Female residents 52.0% 79th 51.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 4.6% 98th 7.4% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Boone Rank North Carolina US
Housing units 6,253 66th 4,362,740 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 62.8% 2nd 17.0% 25.9%
Households 6,147 54th 3,664,119 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 24.0% 145th 67.8% 66.1%
Home median value $288,700 14th $152,700 $186,200
People per household 1.9 144th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Boone Rank North Carolina US
Income per capita $12,369 144th $25,256 $27,915
Income per household $18,668 144th $46,291 $52,762
Income below poverty line 51.3% 1st 16.1% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Boone Rank North Carolina US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 2,449 35th 798,791 27,092,908
Retail sales $616,811 33rd $114,578,173 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $44,436 13th $12,641 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $85,091 32nd $16,126,939 $613,795,732

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