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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    C
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    NG
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    D-
  12. Commute
    B+
Boone County is located in Nebraska with a population of 5,357. In Boone County, most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Boone County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Boone County are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$105,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$596
National
$949
Area Feel
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    22%
  • Own
    78%
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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
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    9%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    22%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    14%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    38%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    36%
    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
$53,854
National
$55,322

Boone County Reviews

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I think the only problem with this area is that I've lived here for 18 years, and like any graduated student, am ready to get out and explore new and bigger things. There's nothing wrong with the area itself, and I'd definitely live here again if I got the opportunity. I love the atmosphere, everyone knows everyone else and is usually always willing to help out in whatever way possible. I definitely think that this is one of the most involved areas where if someone is in need, there's sure to be a fundraiser or something of the sort started to try to get them back on their feet and get them what they need. There are also consistently growing opportunities for jobs and new businesses being welcomed into the community. Albion is already great, but it's on its way to becoming even better.
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In this day and age, you hear a lot about crime in small towns. But that's not the case here. Albion has an overall very low crime rate and to me, you just feel safe as soon as you enter the town. There's no eerie "should I be afraid of walking alone after dark" feeling. I've walked the streets between the hours of midnight and 2 AM and still felt as safe as I do walking in plain daylight. The police are usually always out patrolling. I usually come across at least one every time I come to town.
You are given a chance to work at your job, but if you are not good at it they have the right to let you go.