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Population (year 2000): 12,803. Estimated population in July 2005: 12,831 (+0.2% change)
Males: 6,040 (47.2%), Females: 6,763 (52.8%)

Boone County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 37.7 years
Median household income: $38,179 (year 2000)
Median house value: $67,400 (year 2000)

Boone, IA residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Boone:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.0%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (32.8%), Irish (12.5%), English (10.8%), Swedish (9.4%), Norwegian (6.9%), United States (5.7%).Iowa

Elevation: 1130 feet

Land area: 8.9 square miles

Boone,

For population 25 years and over in Boone

  • High school or higher: 89.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Boone city

  • Never married: 24.1%
  • Now married: 54.8%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

0.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +351 (+2.8%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IA Ames, (17.6 miles www.RealtyStore.com )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NE Omaha, (156.3 miles Multiple-Listing-Search.net )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (426.7 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Fraser, IA (7.2 miles) , Luther, IA (8.0 miles) , IA (10.0 miles Ogden, Mound, IA (11.3 miles Pilot IA (13.6 miles Madrid, IA (14.5 miles Woodward, IA (14.8 miles Stratford, IA (16.8 miles Gilbert,


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

Latitude: 42.06 N, Longitude: 93.89 W

Area code: 515

Boone, Iowa business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (26.1%), Retail trade (17.0%), Manufacturing (10.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -499 (-3.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,763 (57.6%)

Crime in Boone by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Robberies 1 3 0 0 1 1
    per 100,000 7.8 23.4 0.0 0.0 7.8 7.8
Assaults 0 2 4 9 8 8
    per 100,000 0.0 15.6 31.2 70.3 62.5 62.5
Burglaries 54 50 53 30 49 40
    per 100,000 421.8 390.5 414.0 234.3 382.7 312.4
Thefts 235 213 246 225 305 224
    per 100,000 1835.5 1663.7 1921.4 1757.4 2382.3 1749.6
Auto thefts 11 15 16 6 17 19
    per 100,000 85.9 117.2 125.0 46.9 132.8 148.4
112.2 113.4 122.1 104.5 147.5 118.6

Average climate in Boone, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Boone,

Boone-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 135% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/13/1976, a category 5 (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 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.5 miles away from the city center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Mamie Eisenhower - (1896-1979), First Lady of the United States.


Hospital/medical center in Boone:
  • BOONE COUNTY HOSPITAL (1015 UNION STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Boone:
  • MARY GREELEY MEDICAL CENTER (about 20 miles; AMES, IA)
  • DALLAS COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; PERRY, IA)
  • HAMILTON COUNTY PUBLIC HOSPITAL (about 29 miles; WEBSTER CITY, IA)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Boone:
  • FORT DODGE REGIONAL (about 40 miles; FORT DODGE, IA; ID: FOD)
  • DES MOINES INTL (about 40 miles; DES MOINES, IA; ID: DSM)
  • MASON CITY MUNI (about 85 miles; MASON CITY, IA; ID: MCW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Boone:
  • BOONE MUNI (about 5 miles; BOONE, IA; ID: BNW)
  • AMES MUNI (about 20 miles; AMES, IA; ID: AMW)
  • PERRY MUNI (about 25 miles; PERRY, IA; ID: PRO)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 17 $65,936 $46,543 0 $0
Other Government Administration 2 $8,322 $49,932 0 $0
Financial Administration 5 $11,062 $26,548 2 $1,614
Sewerage 5 $13,148 $31,555 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 1 $5,058 $60,696 0 $0
Water Supply 5 $17,008 $40,819 0 $0
Local Libraries 7 $16,548 $28,368 14 $5,424
Firefighters 13 $51,380 $47,427 0 $0
Streets and Highways 16 $52,346 $39,259 0 $0
Police - Other 5 $10,718 $25,723 9 $2,884
Parks and Recreation 6 $18,144 $36,288 1 $790
Other and Unallocable 3 $8,322 $33,288 0 $0
Totals for Government 85 $277,992 $39,245 26 $10,712
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Boone:
  • IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 30 miles; AMES, IA; Full-time enrollment: 24,473)
  • DES MOINES COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 31 miles; ANKENY, IA; FT enrollment: 6,959)
  • DRAKE UNIVERSITY (about 35 miles; DES MOINES, IA; FT enrollment: 4,227)
  • IOWA CENTRAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 37 miles; FT DODGE, IA; FT enrollment: 2,807)
  • NORTH IOWA AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 89 miles; MASON CITY, IA; FT enrollment: 2,161)
  • BUENA VISTA UNIVERSITY (about 99 miles; STORM LAKE, IA; FT enrollment: 2,524)
  • GRACELAND UNIVERSITY-LAMONI (about 99 miles; LAMONI, IA; FT enrollment: 2,026)
Public high schools in Boone:
  • BOONE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 870; Location: 500 7TH ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • FUTURES (Students: 38; Location: 727 W 3RD ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Boone:
  • BOONE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 440; Location: 500 7TH ST; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • FRANKLIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 323; Location: 1903 CRAWFORD STREET; Grades: 02 - 05)
  • UNITED COMMUNITY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 308; Location: 1284 U AVE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • BRYANT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 202; Location: 511 CEDAR ST; Grades: 02 - 04)
  • PAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 148; Location: 102 S BOONE; Grades: KG - 01)
  • LOWELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 111; Location: 1420 BENTON; Grades: PK - 01)
  • LINCOLN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 90; Location: 711 W MAMIE EISENHOWER; Grades: 02 - 04)
  • GARFIELD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 87; Location: 106 S WEBSTER; Grades: KG - 01)
Private primary/middle schools in Boone:
  • SACRED HEART ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 157; Location: 1111 MARSHALL STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
  • TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 103; Location: 712 12TH STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Boone:
  • ERICSON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $515,507; Location: 702 GREENE ST; 66,371 books; 3,717 audio materials; 2,630 video materials; 170 serial subscriptions)

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

Churches in Boone include: Seventh Day Adventist Church (A), Evangelical Free Church (B), Trinity Lutheran Church (C), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (D), First Baptist Church (E), First Presbyterian Church (F), First United Methodist Church (G), Augustana Lutheran Church (H).

Cemeteries: Linwood Park Cemetery (1), Leatham Cemetery (2).

Parks in Boone include: Dragoon Trail in Boone County Historical Marker (1), McHose Park (2), Memorial Park (3), Miles-Lee Park (4), Anderson Park (5), Goeppinger Field (6), Little League Park (7), Franklin Park (8), Birthplace of Mamie D Eisenhower Historical Marker (9).

Post office: (A).  


Boone compared to Iowa state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
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.)
  • KBGG (1700 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KASI (1430 AM; 1 kW; AMES, IA)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KXNO (1460 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRNT (1350 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
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.)
  • WOI-FM (90.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCI & TECH)
  • KLRX (96.1 FM; MADRID, IA; Owner: THOMAS H. BURKE, RECEIVER FOR LIFESTYLE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • 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)
  • KJJY (92.5 FM; WEST DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDLS-FM (105.5 FM; PERRY, IA; Owner: PERRY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHKI (97.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
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)
  • K41DD (Channel 41; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)

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