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Boone County, Illinois (IL)

County population in 2017: 53,418 (81% urban, 19% rural); it was 41,786 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 11,379
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,533
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 11,472
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,593 (it was 3,125 in 2000)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

33%

Land area: 281 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 190 people per square mile   (high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Boone County: 85.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Retail trade (16.0%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (15.7%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (13.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 53%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 47%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Boone County, IL (2017)
    • 39,08793.5%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 11,51727.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,0982.6%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 7721.8%Two or more races
    • 6591.6%Asian alone
    • 1340.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 480.1%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

38.6 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years
Males: 26,679  (49.9%)
Females: 26,739  (50.1%)
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Average household size:
Boone County:

2.0 people
Illinois:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $64,506 ($52,397 in 1999)
This county:

$64,506
Illinois:

$62,992

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $715 (lower quartile is $532, upper quartile is $1,006)
This county:

$715
State:

$852


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $158,348 (it was $120,900 in 2000)
Boone:

$158,348
Illinois:

$195,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $102,693 - $247,696
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,399
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $593

Institutionalized population: 301
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 252 buildings, average cost: $126,900
  • 1998: 287 buildings, average cost: $126,300
  • 1999: 403 buildings, average cost: $122,200
  • 2000: 361 buildings, average cost: $134,500
  • 2001: 472 buildings, average cost: $134,900
  • 2002: 370 buildings, average cost: $146,100
  • 2003: 565 buildings, average cost: $144,900
  • 2004: 547 buildings, average cost: $153,900
  • 2005: 470 buildings, average cost: $150,800
  • 2006: 407 buildings, average cost: $187,400
  • 2007: 250 buildings, average cost: $193,100
  • 2008: 84 buildings, average cost: $213,400
  • 2009: 53 buildings, average cost: $179,100
  • 2010: 42 buildings, average cost: $186,400
  • 2011: 24 buildings, average cost: $163,500
  • 2012: 49 buildings, average cost: $145,300
  • 2013: 43 buildings, average cost: $204,900
  • 2014: 11 buildings, average cost: $204,900
  • 2015: 12 buildings, average cost: $256,400
  • 2016: 15 buildings, average cost: $226,200
  • 2017: 40 buildings, average cost: $148,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Boone, IL residents
Average permit cost in Boone, IL
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,117 (2.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,644 (2.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Boone, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Boone, IL in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Boone, IL in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.8%
Boone County:

9.8%
Illinois:

12.6%
(8.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.8% for Black residents, 14.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.8% for other race residents, 2.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 38.6 years old
(Males: 37.9 years old, Females: 39.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.0 years old, Black residents: 22.6 years old, American Indian residents: 13.9 years old, Asian residents: 46.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.7 years old, Other race residents: 28.8 years old)

Area name: Rockford, IL MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Boone County is $486 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $616 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $806 a month.

Cities in this county include: Belvidere, Poplar Grove, Capron, Garden Prairie, Timberlane, Caledonia.

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

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Neighboring counties: Allegany County, New York , Carroll County , Delaware County, New York , Livingston County, New York , Schoharie County, New York , Walworth County, Wisconsin .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.2%
Illinois:

4.5%

Unemployment by year in Boone, IL
County total employment by year in Boone, IL
County average yearly wages by year in Boone, IL

Current college students: 1,392
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 22.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 5,741 (46.7% naturalized citizens)

Boone County:

10.7%
Whole state:

14.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 7012010 or later
  • 1,1482000 to 2009
  • 1,6911990 to 1999
  • 7681980 to 1989
  • 4331970 to 1979
  • 444Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 37.8%

Boone County marital status for males Boone County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 16,497
  • One, attached: 678
  • Two: 528
  • 3 or 4: 421
  • 5 to 9: 291
  • 10 to 19: 367
  • 20 to 49: 82
  • 50 or more: 291
  • Mobile homes: 976

Housing units in Boone County with a mortgage: 10,045 (388 second mortgage, 1,080 home equity loan, 33 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,718

Here:

71.4% with mortgage
State:

63.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Boone County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic10,4201
Mainline Protestant5,82416
Evangelical Protestant4,05419
Other2542
None33,613-
Boone County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Boone County:

1.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.56 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Boone County:

3.19 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 26
This county:

4.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Boone County:

7.2%
Illinois:

8.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Boone County:

26.2%
State:

25.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

19.4%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Boone County:

Average size of farms: 309 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $100,505
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $288.55
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 14.81%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 21.47%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $92,871
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 88.60%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.25%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $78,974
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 86.13%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 5.97
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 34.56%
Corn for grain: 63941 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1613 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 55073 harvested acres
Vegetables: 198 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Boone County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 86% 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 270.7 miles away from Boone County center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 58.1 miles away from the county 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 245.7 miles away from the county center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 303.4 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 269.5 miles away from Boone County center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 259.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Illinois Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 03, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1960: March 17, 2011, FEMA Id: 1960, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Illinois Snow, Incident Period: February 05, 2008 to February 06, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3283: March 13, 2008, FEMA Id: 3283, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Illinois Snow, Incident Period: November 30, 2006 to December 01, 2006, Emergency Declared EM-3269: December 29, 2006, FEMA Id: 3269, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Illinois Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3230: September 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 3230, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Illinois Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 11, 2000 to December 31, 2000, Emergency Declared EM-3161: January 17, 2001, FEMA Id: 3161, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Illinois Flooding, Severe Storms, Incident Period: April 13, 1993 to October 22, 1993, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-997: July 09, 1993, FEMA Id: 997, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Illinois Blizzards and Snowstorms, Incident Period: January 16, 1979, Emergency Declared EM-3068: January 16, 1979, FEMA Id: 3068, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Blizzard
  • Illinois SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: April 26, 1973, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-373: April 26, 1973, FEMA Id: 373, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Illinois TORNADOES, Incident Period: April 25, 1967, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-227: April 25, 1967, FEMA Id: 227, Natural disaster type: Tornado

The number of natural disasters in Boone County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 5
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Boone

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 14,338 (80.3%)
  • Carpooled: 1,790 (10.0%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 27 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 68 (0.4%)
  • Bicycle: 56 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 126 (0.7%)
  • Worked at home: 1,429 (8.0%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (67%)
  • Brazil (4%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (3%)
  • Philippines (2%)
  • Italy (2%)
  • Poland (2%)
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Boone County


  • German (17%)
  • American (6%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • Polish (3%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • English (3%)
  • Brazilian (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Boone County, Illinois in 2000:

  • 255 people in nursing homes
  • 53 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

People in group quarters in Boone County, Illinois in 2010:

  • 230 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 71 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 9 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $70,628.

6.60% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,920 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.60%
Illinois average:

4.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.36% relocated from other counties in Illinois ($39,826 average AGI)
1.23% relocated from other states ($8,094 average AGI)
Boone County:

1.23%
Illinois average:

1.87%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Winnebago County, IL  2.33% ($53,779 average AGI)
from McHenry County, IL  0.95% ($44,823)
from Cook County, IL  0.60% ($45,352)
from Kane County, IL  0.39% ($40,744)
from DeKalb County, IL  0.28% ($34,678)
from DuPage County, IL  0.24% ($53,740)
from Lake County, IL  0.12% ($54,577)


7.15% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($51,222 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.15%
Illinois average:

5.50%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.03% relocated to other counties in Illinois ($31,931 average AGI)
2.12% relocated to other states ($19,292 average AGI)
Boone County:

2.12%
Illinois average:

2.67%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Winnebago County, IL  3.10% ($45,866 average AGI)
to McHenry County, IL  0.51% ($48,962)
to Cook County, IL  0.43% ($47,300)
to Kane County, IL  0.27% ($46,357)
to DeKalb County, IL  0.18% ($38,811)
to Rock County, WI  0.16% ($40,147)
to DuPage County, IL  0.12% ($45,280)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.2

Births per 1000 population in Boone County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 6.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 6.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Boone County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.6

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Boone County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Boone County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Boone County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Boone County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Boone County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Boone County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Boone County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 6,524 (5,650 aged, 874 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,272 (8%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Boone County, Illinois in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (426)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (380)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (262)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (215)
  • Congestive heart failure (170)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (169)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (166)
  • Unspecified dementia (162)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (106)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (102)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.06
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 2,636
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 142
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 15,461

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,349
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 701
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 26
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 50

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 14

Household type by relationship:

Households: 53,418
  • In family households: 46,892 (6,913 male householders, 6,709 female householders)
    10,671 spouses, 18,009 children (17,099 natural, 159 adopted, 746 stepchildren), 1,591 grandchildren, 542 brothers or sisters, 636 parents, 679 other relatives, 1,129 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 6,076 (2,698 male householders (1,954 living alone)), 2,313 female householders (2,110 living alone)), 1,068 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 341

Size of family households: 5,262 2-persons, 2,977 3-persons, 2,716 4-persons, 1,495 5-persons, 720 6-persons, 431 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,061 1-person, 846 2-persons, 73 3-persons, 19 4-persons.

8,754 married couples with children.
3,340 single-parent households (1,080 men, 2,260 women).

80.5% of residents of Boone speak English at home.
16.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
2.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (52% speak English very well, 42% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (56% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 17% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (96% speak English very well, 4% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $138,220,000 ($2,850 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,391,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $81,103,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $27,783,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $8,127,000
Federal grants: $14,535,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,533,000 ($4,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $5,138,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $148,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $48,558,000
Federal Government insurance: $41,914,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 3,318
Here:

66 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,538
Here:

30 per 1000 residents
State:

43 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +748
Here:

+15 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +6,244
Here +124 per 1000 residents
State -31 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Boone County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.71 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.2

Year house built in Boone County, Illinois
  • Year house built in Boone County, Illinois
  • 252014 or later
  • 1942010 to 2013
  • 4,8832000 to 2009
  • 4,2291990 to 1999
  • 1,8991980 to 1989
  • 2,2271970 to 1979
  • 1,8861960 to 1969
  • 9541950 to 1959
  • 3741940 to 1949
  • 3,3331939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Boone County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Boone County, Illinois
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Boone County, Illinois
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 1083 rooms
  • 1,1854 rooms
  • 2,3265 rooms
  • 2,7836 rooms
  • 2,7907 rooms
  • 2,4188 rooms
  • 3,2219+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Boone County, Illinois
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Boone County, Illinois
  • 2651 room
  • 702 rooms
  • 6673 rooms
  • 8514 rooms
  • 4235 rooms
  • 6106 rooms
  • 3787 rooms
  • 2398 rooms
  • 3839+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Boone County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Boone County, Illinois
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Boone County, Illinois
  • 8no bedroom
  • 1251 bedroom
  • 2,1132 bedrooms
  • 7,4323 bedrooms
  • 4,1144 bedrooms
  • 1,0725+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Boone County, Illinois
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Boone County, Illinois
  • 284no bedroom
  • 7011 bedroom
  • 1,3042 bedrooms
  • 9233 bedrooms
  • 4444 bedrooms
  • 2405+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Boone County, Illinois in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Boone County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Boone County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 326no vehicle
  • 2,9291 vehicle
  • 6,6582 vehicles
  • 3,3173 vehicles
  • 1,1924 vehicles
  • 4385+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Boone County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Boone County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 465no vehicle
  • 1,7801 vehicle
  • 1,0222 vehicles
  • 5073 vehicles
  • 944 vehicles
  • 185+ vehicles

88.7% of Boone County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 80% lived in Illinois.

Boone County:

88.7%
State average:

87.1%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 36,460
  • Other state: 10,774
  • Northeast: 1,555
  • Midwest: 5,304
  • South: 2,272
  • West: 1,681
Year householders moved into unit in Boone County, IL
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Boone County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 85.9%Utility gas
  • 6.8%Electricity
  • 6.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 55.7%Utility gas
  • 36.6%Electricity
  • 5.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%Other fuel
  • 0.9%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,037
Here:

15.8%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 482
Here:

13.2%
Illinois:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 430
Here:

19.2%
Illinois:

27.0%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Boone County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $1,443,000
  • Construction - Health - Other: $175,000
  • Current Operations - Judicial and Legal Services: $5,575,000
    Police Protection: $5,104,000
    General - Other: $3,916,000
    Financial Administration: $2,823,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,793,000
    Regular Highways: $1,670,000
    Health - Other: $1,609,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $57,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $253,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $119,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,451,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,927,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,244,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,720,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $2,251,000
    General Revenue - Other: $404,000
    Interest Earnings: $78,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $497,000
    Police Protection: $93,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $59,000
    General - Other: $20,000
    Central Staff Services: $9,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,748,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $5,617,000
    Highways: $1,079,000
    Health and Hospitals: $425,000
    Other: $94,000
    Transit Utilities: $85,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,894,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,388,000
    Other License: $636,000
    Other Selective Sales: $455,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,800,000

Boone County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $1,443,000
  • Construction - Health - Other: $175,000
  • Current Operations - Judicial and Legal Services: $5,575,000
    Police Protection: $5,104,000
    General - Other: $3,916,000
    Financial Administration: $2,823,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,793,000
    Regular Highways: $1,670,000
    Health - Other: $1,609,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $57,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $253,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $119,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,451,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,927,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,244,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,720,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $2,251,000
    General Revenue - Other: $404,000
    Interest Earnings: $78,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $497,000
    Police Protection: $93,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $59,000
    General - Other: $20,000
    Central Staff Services: $9,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,748,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $5,617,000
    Highways: $1,079,000
    Health and Hospitals: $425,000
    Other: $94,000
    Transit Utilities: $85,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,894,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,388,000
    Other License: $636,000
    Other Selective Sales: $455,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,800,000

Boone County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $1,443,000
  • Construction - Health - Other: $175,000
  • Current Operations - Judicial and Legal Services: $5,575,000
    Police Protection: $5,104,000
    General - Other: $3,916,000
    Financial Administration: $2,823,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,793,000
    Regular Highways: $1,670,000
    Health - Other: $1,609,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $57,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $253,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $119,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,451,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,927,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,244,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,720,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $2,251,000
    General Revenue - Other: $404,000
    Interest Earnings: $78,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $497,000
    Police Protection: $93,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $59,000
    General - Other: $20,000
    Central Staff Services: $9,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,748,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $5,617,000
    Highways: $1,079,000
    Health and Hospitals: $425,000
    Other: $94,000
    Transit Utilities: $85,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,894,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,388,000
    Other License: $636,000
    Other Selective Sales: $455,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,800,000

Boone County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $1,443,000
  • Construction - Health - Other: $175,000
  • Current Operations - Judicial and Legal Services: $5,575,000
    Police Protection: $5,104,000
    General - Other: $3,916,000
    Financial Administration: $2,823,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,793,000
    Regular Highways: $1,670,000
    Health - Other: $1,609,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $57,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $253,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $119,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,451,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,927,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,244,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,720,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $2,251,000
    General Revenue - Other: $404,000
    Interest Earnings: $78,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $497,000
    Police Protection: $93,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $59,000
    General - Other: $20,000
    Central Staff Services: $9,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,748,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $5,617,000
    Highways: $1,079,000
    Health and Hospitals: $425,000
    Other: $94,000
    Transit Utilities: $85,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,894,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,388,000
    Other License: $636,000
    Other Selective Sales: $455,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,800,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 343
  • Number of aged recipients: 38
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 305
  • Number of recipients under 18: 73
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 210
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 60
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 107
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 160
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED211$131,986258$156,3991,935$169,02853$58,5472$374,00098$118,05120$51,300
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED16$114,87543$147,209174$173,18411$72,8180$011$133,27320$60,350
APPLICATIONS DENIED50$117,16069$115,594559$169,59934$25,7650$026$123,84642$50,071
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN27$129,14832$171,125377$168,7805$10,2000$015$103,8000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$122,2865$132,80091$161,7032$72,5000$01$113,0001$40,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED50$188,10065$194,8770$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED15$196,86739$197,7181$147,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED11$167,63614$193,3570$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$176,6255$241,4000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Boone, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Boone, IL - Value
Most common first names in Boone County, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert17174.7 years
William15774.3 years
John15274.6 years
Mary12379.9 years
George11978.6 years
Charles10675.8 years
Helen10283.6 years
James9769.2 years
Dorothy8478.1 years
Harold8275.5 years
Most common last names in Boone County, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson12578.7 years
Smith9076.5 years
Anderson8175.8 years
Nelson7077.7 years
Peterson5577.0 years
Larson3979.6 years
Brown3282.2 years
Jones3175.1 years
Swanson3074.4 years
Olson3074.1 years
Businesses in Boone County, IL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1MasterBrand Cabinets6
ALDI1McDonald's3
Ace Hardware1Nike2
Advance Auto Parts1Panda Express1
Applebee's1Penske1
Arby's1Pizza Hut1
AutoZone1RadioShack1
Burger King1SONIC Drive-In2
Circle K1Sears1
Cricket Wireless2Starbucks3
Curves2T-Mobile2
FedEx4Taco Bell1
H&R Block2U-Haul4
Jones New York1U.S. Cellular2
KFC1UPS8
Kmart1Verizon Wireless1
La-Z-Boy1Walgreens1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walmart1
Long John Silver's1YMCA1