Boone County WV Information


Boone County Subdivisions

Boone County WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 25,119
Population in Households 24,988
Population in Familes 20,815
Population in Group Qrtrs 131
Population Density1 50
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 9,992
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 6,980
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,432 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,473 (65.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,519 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,440 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $80,816
Average Home Value $108,153


Median Household Income $44,182
Average Household Income $55,994
Per Capita Income $22,359
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.32% 0.01%
Households 0.1% -0.08%
Families -0.08% -0.19%
Median Household Income   -0.32%
Per Capita Income   0.83%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Boone County WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Boone County to the other 55 counties and county equivalents in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 28 51st
Population Density1 # 30 47th
Diversity Index2 # 53 5th
Median Household Income # 6 91st
Per Capita Income # 17 71st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE West Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.