Boone County is located in central Iowa. The County Seat is Boone and the largest city is Boone. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.boone.ia.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 26,433 and the 2010 census population was 26,306. The land area is 571.57 square miles and there are 46 persons per square mile.
97% of the population is White, 1% is Black or African American, 2.3% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.5% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.1% is two or more races. 92% have a high school degree or higher, and 20.3% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $117,300, there are 10,574 households, an average of 2.41 persons per household. The per capita income is $27,149, the median household income is $51,826, and 10.1% of the persons in Boone County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 2,180. Retail sales (in $1000) were $210,610, and sales per capita were $8,009.
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