Boone County is located in central Missouri. The County Seat is Columbia and the largest city is Columbia. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.showmeboone.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 172,717 and the 2010 census population was 162,642. The land area is 685.41 square miles and there are 237.3 persons per square mile.
83.1% of the population is White, 9.4% is Black or African American, 3.2% is Hispanic or Latino, 4.1% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.8% is two or more races. 93% have a high school degree or higher, and 47.3% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $162,200, there are 65,649 households, an average of 2.38 persons per household. The per capita income is $26,895, the median household income is $48,627, and 20% of the persons in Boone County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 14,676. Retail sales (in $1000) were $3,012,263, and sales per capita were $19,777. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 24.6%.
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