Boone County WV Information


Boone County Subdivisions

Boone County WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 24,788
Daytime Population: Workers 9,479
Daytime Population: Residents 16,630
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 26,109
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.05
Population in Households 24,657
Population in Familes 20,533
Population in Group Qrtrs 131
Population Density2 49
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $44,904
Average Household Income $57,243
Per Capita Income $22,964


Total Housing Units 11,244 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,414 (65.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,493 (22.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,337 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $85,197
Average Home Value $110,912


Total Households 9,907
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 6,913
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.09% -0.36%
Households -0.03% -0.44%
Families -0.2% -0.55%
Median Household Income   1.06%
Per Capita Income   2.0%


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, 2017 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 Density # 30 47th
Diversity Index # 53 5th
Median Household Income # 5 93rd
Per Capita Income # 19 67th

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