Boone County, MO

176,594 Population
685.5 square miles 257.6 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
2.9%
was 2.9%
Ranked 8th Highest in MO
Population Density
257.6
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
40.5%
was 38.3%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
6.7%
was 6.5%
Ranked 2nd Highest in MO
Percent Under 18
20.4%
was 20.5%
Ranked 16th Highest in MO
Percent 65 and Over
11.6%
was 10.4%
Ranked 17th Highest in MO

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
2.6
was 3.5
Ranked 1st Lowest in MO
Percent Living in Poverty
17.5%
was 18.5%
Ranked 14th Lowest in MO
Median Household Income
$50,813
was $50,520
Ranked 10th Highest in MO
Gini Income Distribution
 
47.1
47.9
US Gini Index is 42.0
Number of Businesses per 100,000
2,599
Ranked 28th Highest in MO
Patents per 100,000
25
Ranked 9th Highest in MO

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
2.9
Ranked 20th Highest in MO
Violent Crimes per 100,000
72.2
was 65.0
Ranked 66th Highest in MO
Property Crimes per 100,000
368.4
was 416.9
Ranked 84th Highest in MO

 Housing

Total Housing Units
75,723
was 74,446
Ranked 8th Highest in MO
Median Rent
$813
was $769
Ranked 8th Highest in MO
Total Building Permits
1,230
was 1,226
 
Occupied Housing Units
68,848
was 69,152
 
Homeownership Rate
51.8%
was 55.8%
Ranked 16th Highest in MO
Single Family Building Permits
834
was 914
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
110.5
was 108.6
Ranked 8th Highest in MO
Rental Vacancy Rate
17.2%
was 14.8%
Ranked 15th Highest in MO
Multifamily Building Permits
396
was 312
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.4
was 2.4
Ranked 12th Highest in MO
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
17.1
was 17.3
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
7.2
was 7.3
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
97.7%
was 95.3%
Ranked 6th Highest in MO
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
91.1%
Ranked 3rd Highest in MO
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 99.6%
Ranked 1st Highest in MO

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
94.7%
was 94.1%
Ranked 3rd Highest in MO
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
43.9%
was 48.5%
Ranked 1st Highest in MO

+ Upload Other Data