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Boone County
  • County in Iowa

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B
  2. Housing
    grade B+
  3. Nightlife
    grade B
  4. Good for Families
    grade B
  5. Diversity
    grade C
  6. Jobs
    grade A minus
  7. Weather
    grade C+
  8. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade B minus
  11. Commute
    grade B

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Boone County is located in Iowa with a population of 26,370. In Boone County, most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Boone County and residents tend to lean conservative.

About

Population
26,370

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$132,700
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$742
National
$1,062
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    22%
  • Own
    78%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    472.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    20.6
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    6.9
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    363.1
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    829
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    95.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade unavailable
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    37%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    32%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  12%

Working in Boone County

Jobs
grade unavailable
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$64,000
National
$62,843

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