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  2. Housing
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  3. Nightlife
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  4. Good for Families
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  5. Diversity
    grade B+
  6. Jobs
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  7. Weather
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  8. Cost of Living
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  9. Health & Fitness
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  10. Outdoor Activities
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  11. Commute
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Boone County is located in Missouri with a population of 177,651. Boone County is one of the best places to live in Missouri. In Boone County, most residents own their homes. In Boone County there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Boone County and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Boone County are highly rated.

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Population
177,651

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$185,700
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$876
National
$1,062
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    44%
  • Own
    56%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    289.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    7.5
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    86.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    88.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    394.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,197.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    202.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    19%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    12%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    20%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    26%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    21%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  12%

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