Boone, Iowa

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Population in 2013: 12,629 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.4%
 
Males: 5,992  (47.4%)
Females: 6,637  (52.6%)
Median resident age:  38.1 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip codes: 50036.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $44,843 (it was $38,179 in 2000)
Boone:

$44,843
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,218 (it was $18,995 in 2000)

Boone city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $115,416 (it was $66,300 in 2000)
Boone:

$115,416
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $121,457; Detached houses: $125,965; Townhouses or other attached units: $151,463; In 2-unit structures: $71,554; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $83,021; Mobile homes: $19,625

Median gross rent in 2012: $633.

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  • White alone - 11,985 (93.9%)
  • Hispanic - 276 (2.2%)
  • Black alone - 178 (1.4%)
  • Asian alone - 142 (1.1%)
  • Two or more races - 72 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 56 (0.4%)

Races in Boone detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Boone: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (27.4%), Irish (12.0%), Swedish (8.6%), English (7.9%), Norwegian (5.5%), United States (5.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/24/1876

Elevation: 1130 feet

Land area: 8.93 square miles.

Population density: 1,414 people per square mile   (low).

Boone,IA real estate house value index trend

Boone, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Boone:

  • High school or higher: 92.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Boone city:

  • Never married: 25.7%
  • Now married: 49.4%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 14.5%

73 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.6%
Iowa:  4.3%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 37 registered sex offenders living in Boone, Iowa as of May 25, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Boone to the number of sex offenders is 339 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,824 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,756 (1.7%)

Boone satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ames, IA (13.3 miles , pop. 50,731).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (123.1 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (319.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Fraser, IA (2.5 miles) , Luther, IA (2.7 miles) , Ogden, IA (2.8 miles ), Pilot Mound, IA (3.1 miles ), Gilbert, IA (3.6 miles ), Beaver, IA (3.6 miles) , Ames, IA (3.6 miles ), Madrid, IA (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 25 buildings, average cost: $130,200
  • 1998: 21 buildings, average cost: $119,000
  • 1999: 51 buildings, average cost: $107,000
  • 2000: 39 buildings, average cost: $117,100
  • 2001: 25 buildings, average cost: $120,100
  • 2002: 23 buildings, average cost: $147,600
  • 2003: 37 buildings, average cost: $129,100
  • 2004: 21 buildings, average cost: $164,100
  • 2005: 30 buildings, average cost: $156,600
  • 2006: 22 buildings, average cost: $134,000
  • 2007: 48 buildings, average cost: $80,700
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $142,800
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $127,800
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $165,900
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $152,800
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $206,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.06 N, Longitude: 93.89 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -393 (-3.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,003 (49.8%)

Area code: 515

Boone household income distribution Boone home values distribution

Crime rates in Boone by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000005151814331412
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.038.7116.3141.0111.023.823.9110.094.6
Robberies 3001110110011
per 100,000 22.90.00.07.87.87.70.07.87.90.00.07.97.9
Assaults 24988418556644345154
per 100,000 15.331.370.062.362.231.0139.5430.8523.4349.4270.6400.7425.7
Burglaries 505330494069112105887199159110
per 100,000 381.3414.4233.5381.8311.2534.6868.3822.4697.8563.9787.91249.3867.2
Thefts 213246225305224311285185186130191208213
per 100,000 1624.51923.51751.12376.51742.92409.42209.51448.91474.91032.41520.11634.31679.3
Auto thefts 1516617191515510138113
per 100,000 114.4125.146.7132.5147.8116.2116.339.279.3103.263.786.423.7
Arson 4486253944263
per 100,000 30.531.362.346.815.638.723.370.531.731.815.947.123.7
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 115.9127.9109.0154.0123.6191.1292.3334.8324.4186.2203.3345.5306.5

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Boone detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 18 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.26
Iowa average:

1.72
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.5%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +351 (+2.8%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Boone: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Boone, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Boone-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 115% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/13/1976, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 9.1 miles away from the Boone city center injured 9 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/24/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.2 miles away from the city center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Boone-area historical earthquake activity is near Iowa state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 403.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 271.7 miles away from Boone center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 387.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 260.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 315.9 miles away from Boone center
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 131.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Boone County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Boone topographic map

Birthplace of: Chad Rinehart - Football player, Donovan Olson - Politician, Jodi Tymeson - Politician, Mamie Eisenhower - (1896-1979), First Lady of the United States, Jerry McNertney - Baseball player and coach.

Hospitals and medical centers in Boone:

  • BOONE COUNTY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 1015 UNION STREET)
  • HOME CARE SERVICES OF BOONE CO (105 SOUTH MARSHALL)
  • COVENTRY CARE CENTER OF BOONE (1400 22ND STREET)
  • EASTERN STAR MASONIC HOME (715 WEST THIRD STREET)
  • WESTHAVEN COMMUNITY (112 WEST FOURTH STREET)

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Boone:

  • Iowa State University (about 13 miles; Ames, IA; Full-time enrollment: 28,662)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 29 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 34 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • Drake University (about 34 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • Buena Vista University (about 79 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 80 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,816)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 84 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 7,160)

Public high schools in Boone:

Public elementary/middle schools in Boone:

Private elementary/middle schools in Boone:

  • SACRED HEART SCHOOL (Students: 161; Location: 1111 MARSHALL ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 67; Location: 712 12TH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Boone

Library in Boone:

  • ERICSON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $478,532; Location: 720 GREENE ST; 69,805 books; 5,250 audio materials; 4,613 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 13 state licensed databases; 170 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Boone: Boone Country Club (A), Boone County Fairgrounds (B), Boone (C), Boone County Courthouse (D), Boone County Sheriffs Office (E), Ericson Public Library (F), Mamie Doud Eisenhower Birthplace (G), Boone County Historical Center (H), Historical Museum of Boone County (I), Boone Police Department (J), Boone Fire Department Station 1 (K), Boone Campus Library (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Boone include: Berean Baptist Church (A), Evangelical Free Church (B), Church of the Open Bible (C), Boone Biblical Memorial Church (D), Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses (E), Saint Marion United Methodist Church (F), Seventh Day Adventist Church (G), First Baptist Church (H), Grace Episcopal Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Leatham Cemetery (1), Linwood Park Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Boone include: Dragoon Trail in Boone County Historical Marker (1), Birthplace of Mamie D Eisenhower Historical Marker (2), Anderson Park (3), Goeppinger Field (4), Cummings Park (5), Miles-Lee Park (6), Franklin Park (7), Little League Park (8), Herman Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Mamie Eisenhower Birthplace (Museums; 709 Carroll Street), FICK Observatory (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1128 240th Street).

Hotels: American Inn (1215 South Story Street), Super 8 Boone IA (1715 South Story Street), Boone Amerihost Inn (1745 SE Marshall St), Super 8 Motel (1715 South Story Street).

Courts: Boone County - Boone County District Court Judge (201 State Street), Boone County - Judicial Magistrate (201 State Street), Iowa State - Judicial Dept- Drivers License (201 State Street), Iowa State - Judicial Dept- District Associate Judge (201 State Street), Boone County - Clerk Of Court- Boone County Clerk Of District Court (201 State Street).

Boone County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2002 was 47.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

47.6
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 9.79. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.79
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Boone that have no violations reported:

  • BOONE WATER WORKS (Population served: 12,661, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater under infl of surface water)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.7%
(10.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 87.7% for Black residents, 3.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 88.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.9%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.5%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Boone in 2010:

  • 157 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 26 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
345 people in nursing homes in 2000
40 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Boone, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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Boone compared to Iowa state average:

  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.

Banks with branches in Boone (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Boone Depot Branch at 1207 South Marshall Street, branch established on 1992/10/12; Boone Branch at 724 Story Street, branch established on 1933/10/30. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • AMES COMMUNITY BANK: Community Bank Of Boone Branch at 1704 South Marshall Street, branch established on 1999/06/07; Community Bank Of Boone Branch at 504 Story St, branch established on 2009/01/17. Info updated 2010/06/07: Bank assets: $431.7 mil, Deposits: $366.0 mil, headquarters in Ames, IA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Ogden Bancshares, Inc.
  • Boone Bank & Trust Co.: Parking Lot Branch at 1326 South Story Street, branch established on 1968/01/30; at 716 Eighth Street, branch established on 1992/01/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $118.3 mil, Deposits: $88.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Ames National Corporation
  • Bank of the West: Boone at 715 South Eighth Street, branch established on 1926/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Boone, Iowa:

  • Baymont Inn & Suites, 1745 SE Marshall St, Boone, IA 50036 , Phone: (515) 432-8168, Fax: (515) 432-8175
  • Super 8 Motel-boone, 1715 S Story St, Boone, IA 50036 , Phone: (515) 432-8890, Fax: (515) 432-8890
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Boone, Iowa

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Boone travel time to work - commute Boone mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (81%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Boone city (based on Boone County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.63%
Here: 54.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents22.1%18.0%17.4%11.9%7.3%
Congregations6.8%9.1%20.5%6.8%4.5%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEvangelical Free Church of AmericaChristian and Missionary AllianceUnited Church of ChristOther
Adherents4.4%4.2%3.0%2.8%8.8%
Congregations4.5%6.8%4.5%4.5%31.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Boone County:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Boone County:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Boone County:

4.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

5.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.1%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Boone County:

30.3%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.7%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$7,632$45,7920$0
Other Government Administration 2$10,338$62,02813$2,422
Police Protection - Officers 16$79,550$59,6630$0
Police - Other 2$6,698$40,18810$3,874
Firefighters 8$40,758$61,13719$16,362
Streets and Highways 10$50,018$60,0221$1,688
Sewerage 7$35,594$61,0180$0
Parks and Recreation 3$10,044$40,1760$0
Water Supply 6$23,264$46,5281$1,276
Local Libraries 6$18,022$36,04411$4,448
Other and Unallocable 3$12,964$51,8560$0
Totals for Government 65$294,882$54,44055$30,070

Boone government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,115,000 ($167.47)
    Parks and Recreation: $247,000 ($19.56)
    General Public Buildings: $243,000 ($19.24)
    Housing and Community Development: $146,000 ($11.56)
    Police Protection: $9,000 ($0.71)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,903,000 ($150.68)
    Water Utilities: $1,552,000 ($122.89)
    Regular Highways: $1,343,000 ($106.34)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,143,000 ($90.51)
    Sewerage: $1,127,000 ($89.24)
    Libraries: $591,000 ($46.80)
    Parks and Recreation: $532,000 ($42.13)
    Financial Administration: $399,000 ($31.59)
    General - Other: $384,000 ($30.41)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $245,000 ($19.40)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $133,000 ($10.53)
    Air Transportation: $97,000 ($7.68)
    Public Welfare - Other: $78,000 ($6.18)
    Health - Other: $70,000 ($5.54)
    General Public Buildings: $58,000 ($4.59)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $30,000 ($2.38)
    Central Staff Services: $22,000 ($1.74)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $597,000 ($47.27)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $394,000 ($31.20)
    Parks and Recreation: $69,000 ($5.46)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $39,000 ($3.09)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $22,000 ($1.74)
    Local Fire Protection: $8,000 ($0.63)
    Financial Administration: $8,000 ($0.63)
    Air Transportation: $8,000 ($0.63)
    Libraries: $4,000 ($0.32)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,837,000 ($303.82)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $280,000 ($22.17)

Boone government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,650,000 ($130.65)
    All Other: $237,000 ($18.77)
    Parks and Recreation: $99,000 ($7.84)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $64,000 ($5.07)
    Solid Waste Management: $62,000 ($4.91)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $39,000 ($3.09)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $155,000 ($12.27)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $274,000 ($21.70)
    Special Assessments: $146,000 ($11.56)
    Rents: $139,000 ($11.01)
    General Revenue, NEC: $119,000 ($9.42)
    Fines and Forfeits: $62,000 ($4.91)
    Sale of Property: $6,000 ($0.48)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,153,000 ($170.48)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,188,000 ($94.07)
    Highways: $1,072,000 ($84.88)
  • Tax - Property: $5,327,000 ($421.81)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $881,000 ($69.76)
    Other License: $243,000 ($19.24)
    Public Utilities Sales: $198,000 ($15.68)
    Other Selective Sales: $126,000 ($9.98)

Boone government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,040,000 ($1982.74)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,515,000 ($1782.80)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,070,000 ($480.64)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,545,000 ($280.70)

Boone government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,618,000 ($444.85)

5.83% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,309 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.83%
Iowa average:

5.75%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Story County, IA  1.66% ($32,176 average AGI)
from Polk County, IA  0.82% ($35,488)
from Dallas County, IA  0.39% ($38,050)


6.46% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,093 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.46%
Iowa average:

5.94%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Story County, IA  1.54% ($32,975 average AGI)
to Polk County, IA  1.21% ($36,016)
to Dallas County, IA  0.39% ($38,125)

Strongest AM radio stations in Boone:

  • KFGQ (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOONE, IA; Owner: BOONE BIBLICAL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KWBG (1590 AM; 1 kW; BOONE, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KASI (1430 AM; 1 kW; AMES, IA)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KBGG (1700 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXNO (1460 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRNT (1350 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Boone:

  • KFGQ-FM (99.3 FM; BOONE, IA; Owner: BOONE BIBLICAL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KLTI-FM (104.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KMXD (100.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLRX (96.1 FM; MADRID, IA; Owner: THOMAS H. BURKE, RECEIVER FOR LIFESTYLE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WOI-FM (90.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCI & TECH)
  • KSTZ (102.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KCCQ (105.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRKQ (98.3 FM; BOONE, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KIOA (93.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KGGO (94.9 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KAZR (103.3 FM; PELLA, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KDLS-FM (105.5 FM; PERRY, IA; Owner: PERRY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KJJY (92.5 FM; WEST DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKEZ (94.5 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KHKI (97.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K206AW (89.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Boone:

  • KDIN-TV (Channel 11; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • WOI-TV (Channel 5; AMES, IA; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHO-TV (Channel 13; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KCCI (Channel 8; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: DES MOINES HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • KDSM-TV (Channel 17; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: KDSM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KPWB-TV (Channel 23; AMES, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • K56GD (Channel 56; AMES, IA; Owner: TV-45, INC.)
  • K48FZ (Channel 48; AMES, IA; Owner: TV-52, INC.)
  • WBXF-CA (Channel 4; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • K19DX (Channel 19; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: BSA INVESTMENT)
  • K27EW (Channel 27; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: BSA INVESTMENT)
  • K33ED (Channel 33; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K51EP (Channel 51; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K53FD (Channel 53; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: ROBERT M. CAMPBELL)
  • K59FM (Channel 59; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K69GZ (Channel 69; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: BSA INVESTMENT)
  • K41DD (Channel 41; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Boone fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Boone)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 67 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Boone, IA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 96 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Boone)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 20 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Boone)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 93
  • Hazardous Condition: 35
  • Service Call: 15
  • Good Intent Call: 48

Incident types - Boone

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Boone, IA
Most common first names in Boone, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John27676.3 years
Mary22283.4 years
Robert21071.2 years
William18875.8 years
James17673.7 years
Charles16677.7 years
George15877.4 years
Margaret14082.5 years
Ruth13885.0 years
Helen13480.8 years
Most common last names in Boone, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson20877.2 years
Johnson15480.1 years
Miller13475.7 years
Smith13281.4 years
Carlson11482.8 years
Nelson9283.3 years
Thompson9081.1 years
Davis7678.4 years
Brown7481.0 years
Jones7279.1 years
Businesses in Boone, IA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1La-Z-Boy1
Baymont Inn1Lane Furniture1
Chevrolet1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Curves1McDonald's1
DHL1Nike2
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut1
Econo Lodge1Subway2
FedEx2Super 81
Ford1U.S. Cellular2
Goodwill2UPS3
H&R Block1Walgreens1
Jones New York1Walmart1
KFC1YMCA2

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  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of rapes in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Computer specialists (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2000-2002 average to 2006"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most White Non-Hispanic residents (pop 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Rail transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Child care workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #82 (50036) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Swedish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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