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Census Quick Facts

Population, 2013 estimate26364
Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base26306
Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 20130.2%
Population, 201026306
Persons under 5 years, percent, 20135.6%
Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013 23.0%
Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013 16.7%
Female persons, percent, 201349.8%
White alone, percent, 201397.0%
Black or African American alone, percent, 20131.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 0.4%
Asian alone, percent, 20130.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2013Z
Two or More Races, percent, 20131.1%
Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 2.3%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 201395.0%
Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-201385.3%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 0.9%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 2.9%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-201392.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-201320.3%
Number of Veterans, 2009-20132277
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 21.1
Number of Housing units, 201311744
Homeownership rate, 2009-201375.6%
Percent of Housing units in multi-unit structures 2009-201314.9%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013$117,300
Number of Households, 2009-201310574
Persons per household, 2009-2013 2.41
Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 $27,149
Median household income, 2009-2013$51,826
Percent of Persons below poverty level 2009-2013 10.1%

U.S. Census Information

Total Change in Population 4/1/10-7/1/1358
Net Natural Change in Population (Births-Deaths) 4/1/10-7/1/1370
Births 4/1/10-7/1/131015
Deaths 4/1/10-7/1/13945
Net Total Migration 4/1/10-7/1/13-23
International Migration 4/1/10-7/1/135
Domestic Migration 4/1/10-7/1/13-28
"Residual" population change that cannot be explained by demographic factors11

Population Changes Historical Data over Time (Source: U.S. Census Bureau and http://www.icip.iastate.edu/tables/)

Percent of population ages 65 and over in 1930 6.8
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 19408.7
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 195011.1
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 196013.7
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 197015.2
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 198015.4
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 199017
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 200015.4
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 201015.9
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1900 31.5
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1910 37.5
Percent of population living in Urban area in 192041.7
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1930 40.6
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1940 41.5
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1950 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)43.2
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1960 ((definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)44.5
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1970 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)47.1
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1980 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)48.1
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1990 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)49.2
Percent of population living in Urban area in 2000 (definition of "urban" changed in 2000 census)48.2
Percent of population living in Urban area in 2010 (definition of "urban" changed in 2000 census)49.4
Median age (2000)38.6
Number of residents under 5 years old (2000)1580
Number of residents 5-9 years old (2000)1761
Number of residents 10-14 years old (20001946
Number of resident 15-19 years old (2000)1936
Number of residents 20-24 years old (2000)1492
Number of residents 25-34 years old (2000)3009
Number of residents 35-44 years old (2000)4088
Number of residents 45-54 years old (2000)3727
Number of residents 55-59 years old (2000)1278
Number of residents 60-64 years old (2000)1112
Number of residents 65-74 years old (2000)2036
Number of residents 75-84 years old (2000)1508
Number of residents 85 and older (2000)751
Number of residents 18 and over (2000)19709
Number of residents 21 years and older (2000)18678
Number of residents 62 and over (2000)4962
Number of residents 65 and over (2000)4295

Census Geography Quick Facts

Land area in square miles, 2010571.57
Persons per square mile, 201046
Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical AreaBoone, IA Micro Area

Census Business Quick Facts

Private nonfarm establishments, 2012 -- Source: Census Business Quick Facts569
Private nonfarm employment, 20126688
Percent change in Private nonfarm employment 2011-20120.7%
Nonemployer establishments, 20121780
Total number of firms, 20072180
Percent of Black-owned firms, 2007 (F = "fewer than 25")F
Percent of American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms 2007 (F = "fewer than 25")F
Percent of Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 (F = "fewer than 25") F
Percent of Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms 2007 (F = "fewer than 25")F
Percent of Hispanic-owned firms 2007 (F = "fewer than 25") F
Percent of Women-owned firms 2007 (S = "suppressed does not meet publication standards")S
Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) (D = "suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information") 161292
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)D
Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)210610
Retail sales per capita, 2007 (D = "suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information") $8,009
Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) (D = "suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information")16172
Building permits, 201237

Agricultural Economic Data (USDA Census of Agriculture Table 1: County Summary Highlights)

Number of farms 2012938
Total acres of farmland 2012313343
Average size of a farm 2012 (measured in acres)334
Total Cropland 2012 (measured in acres)283251
Harvested Cropland 2012 (measured in acres)271424
Total number of hogs and pig inventory 2012135403
Total acres of Corn harvested for grain 2012170328

Health and Lifestyle Data (Source: 2013 Vital Statistics of Iowa, Iowa Department of Public Health Bureau of Vital Statistics unless otherwise noted)

Suicide Deaths 2013 (rate per 100,000 population; A = fewer than 5 deaths, information suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information)A
Total marriages 2013199
Marriage rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)7.5
Same-gender marriage rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)0.2
Total opposite gender marriages 2013188
Total same gender marriages 2013 6
Total number of marriages where gender is not stated 20133 or less
Dissolution rate 2013 (rate per 1000 population)0.9
Unintentional Injury Death rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)34.1
Out-of-wedlock live birth rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 live births)290.4
Per Person Alcohol Liquor Sales (Source http://www.kcrg.com/subject/news/data-show-per-person-liquor-sales-for-iowa-counties-20150108)1.93
Live birth rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)11.5
Live birth rate for mothers under age 20 2013 (rate per 1,000 live births)33
Gun permits approved in 2011 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)1042
Gun permits approved in 2012 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)466
Total gun permits 2011-2012 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)1508
Total gun permits denied 2011-2012 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)1
Percent of Population with gun permit (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)6

Religious Affiliation

Religious Membership, Total number of Adherents in all Denominations/Groups (2010) (Source: www.theARDA.com)14008
Rate of Religious Membership, Rates of Adherence per 1,000 population (2010) (Source: www.theARDA.com)532.5
Rate of Evangelical Protestant Adherence per 1,000 population (2010) (Source: www.theARDA.com)130.62

Voter Registration and Turnout Information (Source: Iowa Secretary of State)

Registered Voters Age 18-24 (3/24/15)1934
Registered Voters Age 25-34 (3/24/15)2907
Registered Voters Age 35-49 (3/24/15)4228
Registered Voters Age 50-64 (3/24/15)5243
Registered Voters Age 65 and over (3/24/15)4303
Active Democratic Registered Voters (1/2/15)5226
Active Republican Registered Voters (1/2/15)5565
Active No Party Registered Voters (1/2/15)7133
Active Other Registered Voters (1/2/15)49
Total Active Registered Voters (1/2/15)17973
Inactive Democratic Registered Voters (1/2/15)262
Inactive Republican Registered Voters (1/2/15)288
Inactive No Party Registered Voters (1/2/15)618
Inactive Other Registered Voters (1/2/15)1
Total Inactive Registered Voters (1/2/15)1169
Grand Total Registered Voters (1/2/15)19142
Voters on Election Day 20145644
Voters who Voted Absentee 20145007
Total Voters 201410651
Active Voters as of 11/6/1417800
Percent Active Voter Turnout 201459.84
Inactive Voters as of 11/6/141217
Percent Total Voter Turnout 201456.01

County Government Salary Information (Source: Iowa State Association of Counties)

2015 County Supervisor Salary33607
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Supervisor Salary28
Percent Change in County Supervisor Salary from 20140.70%
2015 County Attorney Salary106489
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Attorney Salary15
Percent Change in County Attorney Salary from 20141.42%
2015 CountyAuditor Salary65005
RankAmong all Counties for 2015 County Auditor Salary17
Percent Change in County Auditor Salary from 20142.81%
2015 County Recorder Salary55708
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Recorder Salary33
Percent Change in County Recorder Salary from 20142.50%
2015 County Sheriff Salary76619
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Sheriff Salary28
Percent Change in County Sheriff Salary from 20142.69%
2015 County Treasurer Salary55708
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Treasurer Salary36
Percent Change in County Treasurer Salary from 20142.50%
Number of Board Members3
Stipend to Board Chair
Total Elected Officials Salary 2015460350
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 Total Elected Officials Salary30
Percent Change in Total Elected Officials Salary from 20141.92%

Tax Information (Source: http://www.dom.state.ia.us/local/county/county_prop_tax.htm)

General Basic Property Tax Rate3.5
Total Tax Revenues8009922
Total Property Tax Revenue7783661
FactPufferbillys are not imaginary creatures from a Saturday morning cartoon, they are actually what Iowans in Boone call the small steam trains used in Australian coal mines. Boone is major railroad town and as such, it shows its love for all things steam with its annual Pufferbilly Days Festival.