Boone County Information

Boone in Illinois occupies 282 square miles and has a 2006 population of 52,617, a change from a 2000 population of 41,784 and 30,806 in 1990. 14.5% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 15.6% percent is 25-35, and 15.4% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were acts of violent crime reported in Boone in 2004, a change from reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 1,453 people: 5.7% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 4.9%.

Read more about Boone, Illinois in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyBoone 
StateIllinois 
Land Area282 sq. milesRanked 2,884 of 3,140
Population 200652,617Ranked 919 of 3,140
Population 200550,419 
Population 200041,784Ranked 1,060 of 3,140
Population 199030,806Ranked 1,249 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion95.8% 
African American1.7% 
Asian American.9% 
Native American.5% 
Pacific Islander.5% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 56.6% 
Population 5 to 1415.3% 
Population 15 to 2414.5% 
Population 25 to 3415.6% 
Population 35 to 4415.4% 
Population 45 to 5412.8% 
Population 55 to 649.4% 
Population 65 to 745.5% 
Population 75 and up4.9% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes  
Murders / Manslaughters  
Forcible Rapes  
Robberies  
Aggravated Assaults  
Total Property Crimes  
Burglaries  
Larceny Thefts  
Motor Vehicle Thefts  
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population25,63022,041
Unemployed Population1,4531,084
Unemployment Rate5.7%4.9%

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