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Boone County, Kentucky
Map of Kentucky highlighting Boone County
Location in the state of Kentucky
Map of the U.S. highlighting Kentucky
Kentucky's location in the U.S.
Seat Burlington
Largest city Florence
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

257 sq mi (666 km²)
246 sq mi (637 km²)
11 sq mi (28 km²), 4.16%
PopulationEst.
 - (2007)
 - Density

112,459
349/sq mi (135/km²)
Founded 1798
Named for Daniel Boone (1734–1820), frontiersman.
Time zone Eastern: UTC-5/-4
Boone county courthouse.jpg
The old Boone County courthouse in Burlington, Kentucky.
Website www.boonecountyky.org

Boone County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. It was formed in 1798. The population estimate as of 2008 was 115,221. Its county seat is Burlington.[1] The county is named for frontiersman Daniel Boone. It is the location of the headquarters of Comair and the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, which serves Cincinnati and the tri-state area.[2]

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 257 square miles (666 km2), of which 246 square miles (637 km2) is land and 11 square miles (28 km2) is water.

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Adjacent counties

Demographics

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1800 1,534
1810 3,608 135.2%
1820 6,542 81.3%
1830 9,075 38.7%
1840 10,034 10.6%
1850 11,185 11.5%
1860 11,196 0.1%
1870 10,696 −4.5%
1880 11,996 12.2%
1890 12,246 2.1%
1900 11,170 −8.8%
1910 9,420 −15.7%
1920 9,572 1.6%
1930 9,595 0.2%
1940 10,820 12.8%
1950 13,015 20.3%
1960 21,940 68.6%
1970 32,812 49.6%
1980 45,842 39.7%
1990 57,589 25.6%
2000 85,991 49.3%
Est. 2008 115,221 34.0%
http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21015.txt

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 85,991 people, 31,258 households, and 23,443 families residing in the county. The population density was 349 per square mile (135 /km2). There were 33,351 housing units at an average density of 135 per square mile (52 /km2). The racial makeup of the county was 95.15% White, 1.52% Black or African American, 0.23% Native American, 1.29% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.75% from other races, and 1.03% from two or more races. 1.98% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 31,258 households out of which 39.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.60% were married couples living together, 9.80% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.00% were non-families. 20.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.20% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.73 and the average family size was 3.17.

In the county the population was spread out with 28.70% under the age of 18, 8.50% from 18 to 24, 33.50% from 25 to 44, 21.30% from 45 to 64, and 8.10% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 97.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.70 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $58,749 (2004), and the median income for a family was $61,114. Males had a median income of $42,105 versus $27,414 for females. The per capita income for the county was $23,535. About 4.40% of families and 5.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.40% of those under age 18 and 7.70% of those age 65 or over.

Localities

Burlington from the air, looking East

Cities

Census-designated places

Other places

See also

References

  1. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&Template=/cffiles/counties/usamap.cfm. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Career Area." Comair. Retrieved on May 19, 2009.
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

External links

Coordinates: 38°58′N 84°44′W / 38.97°N 84.73°W / 38.97; -84.73


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Boone County, Kentucky
Map
File:Map of Kentucky highlighting Boone County.png
Location in the state of Kentucky
Map of the USA highlighting Kentucky
Kentucky's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1798
Seat Burlington
Largest City Florence
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 4.16%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

85991
Time zone Eastern : UTC-5/-4
Website: www.boonecountyky.org
Named for: Daniel Boone (1734–1820), frontiersman.

Boone County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. It was formed in 1798. As of 2005, the population was 106,272. Its county seat is Burlington6. The county is named for frontiersman Daniel Boone. It is the location of Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, which serves Cincinnati and the tri-state area.

Boone County is home to the remains of Robert Ginandt, decorated hero of the second world war and a fire fighter of nearly 30 years. Robert Ginandt is credited with founding the revival of the Clean Government Movement in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

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Geography

Boone County Courthouse

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 666 km² (257 sq mi). 638 km² (246 sq mi) of it is land and 28 km² (11 sq mi) of it (4.16%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 85,991 people, 31,258 households, and 23,443 families residing in the county. The population density was 135/km² (349/sq mi). There were 33,351 housing units at an average density of 52/km² (135/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 95.15% White, 1.52% Black or African American, 0.23% Native American, 1.29% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.75% from other races, and 1.03% from two or more races. 1.98% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 31,258 households out of which 39.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.60% were married couples living together, 9.80% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.00% were non-families. 20.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.20% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.73 and the average family size was 3.17.

In the county the population was spread out with 28.70% under the age of 18, 8.50% from 18 to 24, 33.50% from 25 to 44, 21.30% from 45 to 64, and 8.10% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 97.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.70 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $53,593, and the median income for a family was $61,114. Males had a median income of $42,105 versus $27,414 for females. The per capita income for the county was $23,535. About 4.40% of families and 5.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.40% of those under age 18 and 7.70% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Burlington from the air, looking north

External links

Coordinates: 38°58′N 84°44′W / 38.97, -84.73

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