Boone County KY Information


Boone County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 130,136
Daytime Population: Workers 83,133
Daytime Population: Residents 63,756
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 146,889
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.13
Population in Households 129,301
Population in Familes 110,527
Population in Group Qrtrs 835
Population Density2 528
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $70,620
Average Household Income $88,780
Per Capita Income $32,245


Total Housing Units 49,957 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 33,950 (68.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 13,132 (26.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,875 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $198,564
Average Home Value $235,415


Total Households 47,082
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 34,354
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 1.26% 1.35%
Households 1.19% 1.31%
Families 1.04% 1.22%
Median Household Income   1.87%
Per Capita Income   2.37%


Boone County KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Boone County to the other 120 counties and county equivalents in Kentucky 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 # 4 98th
Population Density # 5 97th
Diversity Index # 19 86th
Median Household Income # 2 99th
Per Capita Income # 2 99th

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