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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    A
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    A+
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    C+
Boone County is located in Indiana with a population of 63,013. Boone County is one of the best places to live in Indiana. In Boone County, most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Boone County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Boone County are highly rated.
Population
63,013

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$207,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$888
National
$949
Area Feel
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    24%
  • Own
    76%
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Boone County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    160.8
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    26.8
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    214.4
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,446.9
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    201
    284

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    19%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    28%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    23%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    13%

Working in Boone County

Jobs
A+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$75,591
National
$55,322

Boone County Reviews

1 review
I love living here in Boone County. People are friendly. The crime rate is nothing compared to where I grew up. I know many long time residents by name, and hearing stories of when they were young always cheers me up
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