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Boone County, Iowa
Seal of Boone County, Iowa
Map of Iowa highlighting Boone County
Location in the state of Iowa
Map of the U.S. highlighting Iowa
Iowa's location in the U.S.
Seat Boone
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

574 sq mi (1,487 km²)
571 sq mi (1,479 km²)
2 sq mi (5 km²), 0.36%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

26,224
47/sq mi (18/km²)
Founded 1846
Website www.co.boone.ia.us

Boone County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. It is part of the Boone, Iowa, Micropolitan Statistical Area which encompasses all of Boone County, Iowa, and which, when combined with the Ames, Iowa Metropolitan Statistical Area, comprises the larger Ames-Boone, Iowa Combined Statistical Area.[1] As of 2000, the population of the county was 26,224. Its county seat is Boone.[2]

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 574 square miles (1,485 km²), of which 571 square miles (1,480 km²) is land and 2 square miles (5 km²) (0.36%) is water.

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Major highways

Adjacent counties

History

Boone County was established January 13, 1846, from free land. It was named after Captain Nathan Boone, son of Daniel Boone, an American pioneer, who had formed the Wilderness Trail and founded the town Boonesborough, Kentucky.

Demographics

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Boone County.
Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1900 28,200
1910 27,626 −2.0%
1920 29,892 8.2%
1930 29,271 −2.1%
1940 29,782 1.7%
1950 28,139 −5.5%
1960 28,037 −0.4%
1970 26,470 −5.6%
1980 26,184 −1.1%
1990 25,186 −3.8%
2000 26,224 4.1%
IA Counties 1900-1990

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 26,224 people, 10,374 households, and 7,137 families residing in the county. The population density was 46 people per square mile (18/km²). There were 10,968 housing units at an average density of 19 per square mile (7/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 98.53% White, 0.36% Black or African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.22% Asian, 0.26% from other races, and 0.43% from two or more races. 0.83% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 10,374 households out of which 31.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.00% were married couples living together, 7.80% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.20% were non-families. 26.70% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.80% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.95.

In the county the population was spread out with 24.80% under the age of 18, 8.40% from 18 to 24, 27.10% from 25 to 44, 23.30% from 45 to 64, and 16.40% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 95.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.70 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $40,763, and the median income for a family was $49,346. Males had a median income of $32,504 versus $23,838 for females. The per capita income for the county was $19,943. About 4.50% of families and 7.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.00% of those under age 18 and 5.90% of those age 65 or over.

Localities

Cities

Other places

  • Jordan
  • Logansport
  • Mackey
  • Moingona
  • Zenorsville

Townships

Boone County is divided into seventeen townships:

References

External links

Coordinates: 42°02′11″N 93°55′56″W / 42.03639°N 93.93222°W / 42.03639; -93.93222


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Boone County, Iowa
Seal of Boone County, Iowa
Map
File:Map of Iowa highlighting Boone County.png
Location in the state of Iowa
Map of the USA highlighting Iowa
Iowa's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1846
Seat Boone
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.36%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

26224
Website: www.co.boone.ia.us

Boone County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. It is part of the 'Boone Micropolitan Statistical Area' which encompasses all of Boone County, Iowa and which, when combined with the 'Ames Metropolitan Statistical Area', comprises the larger 'Ames-Boone, Iowa Combined Statistical Area'.[1] As of 2000, the population of the county was 26,224. Its county seat is Boone.6

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,485 km² (574 sq mi). 1,480 km² (571 sq mi) of it is land and 5 km² (2 sq mi) of it (0.36%) is water.

Major Highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Boone County.

As of the census² of 2000, there were 26,224 people, 10,374 households, and 7,137 families residing in the county. The population density was 18/km² (46/sq mi). There were 10,968 housing units at an average density of 7/km² (19/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 98.53% White, 0.36% Black or African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.22% Asian, 0.26% from other races, and 0.43% from two or more races. 0.83% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 10,374 households out of which 31.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.00% were married couples living together, 7.80% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.20% were non-families. 26.70% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.80% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.95.

In the county the population was spread out with 24.80% under the age of 18, 8.40% from 18 to 24, 27.10% from 25 to 44, 23.30% from 45 to 64, and 16.40% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 95.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.70 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $40,763, and the median income for a family was $49,346. Males had a median income of $32,504 versus $23,838 for females. The per capita income for the county was $19,943. About 4.50% of families and 7.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.00% of those under age 18 and 5.90% of those age 65 or over.

Localities

Cities

Other place

References

  1. ^ {{cite web|url=http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/bulletins/fy2006/b06-01.pdf|title=Update of Statistical Area Definitions and Guidance on Their Uses|accessdate=2006-07-21|author=United States Office of Management and Budget

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CoordinatesImage:Wp_globe_tiny.gif: 42°02′11″N, 93°55′56″WLatitude: 42°2′11″N
Longitude: 93°55′56″W


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