Boone County MO Information


Boone County Subdivisions

Boone County MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 177,949
Population in Households 168,951
Population in Familes 116,676
Population in Group Qrtrs 8,998
Population Density1 260
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 69,641
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 38,970
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 75,595 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 37,832 (50.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 31,809 (42.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,954 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $177,080
Average Home Value $215,910


Median Household Income $48,174
Average Household Income $67,026
Per Capita Income $26,746
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.45% 1.49%
Households 1.34% 1.45%
Families 1.14% 1.31%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   1.87%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Boone County MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Boone County to the other 115 counties and county equivalents in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 8 94th
Population Density1 # 8 94th
Diversity Index2 # 11 91st
Median Household Income # 20 83rd
Per Capita Income # 9 93rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Missouri Census Data Comparison Tool.