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Population (year 2000): 13,472. Estimated population in July 2005: 13,192 (-2.1% change)
Males: 6,586 (48.9%), Females: 6,886 (51.1%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 21.4 years
Median household income: $20,541 (year 2000)
Median house value: $137,700 (year 2000)

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Races in Boone:

  • White Non-Hispanic (92.9%)
  • Black (3.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (15.0%), English (12.3%), Irish (9.4%), United States (8.0%), Scotch-Irish (7.7%), Scottish (5.5%).North Carolina

Elevation: 3266 feet

Land area: 5.8 square miles

Boone,

For population 25 years and over in Boone

  • High school or higher: 86.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 46.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 23.3%
  • Unemployed: 19.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 12.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Boone town

  • Never married: 66.4%
  • Now married: 25.2%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 3.3%
  • Divorced: 4.2%

2.2% Foreign born (1.0% Asia, 0.7% Europe, 0.3% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +398 (+3.0%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: City, TN Johnson (49.1 miles pop. 55,469).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NC Charlotte, (90.3 miles pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (519.1 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Rock, NC Blowing (5.7 miles Seven Devils, NC (10.4 miles) , Mountain, NC (14.2 miles Sugar Elk, NC Banner (14.4 miles Grandfather, NC (14.6 miles) , Mountain, NC Beech (14.7 miles Jefferson, NC West (17.6 miles NC (19.7 miles Newland,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 17 buildings, average cost: $128,700
  • 1997: 18 buildings, average cost: $85,300
  • 1998: 24 buildings, average cost: $121,100
  • 1999: 22 buildings, average cost: $156,800
  • 2000: 24 buildings, average cost: $181,600
  • 2001: 19 buildings, average cost: $164,100
  • 2002: 16 buildings, average cost: $165,300
  • 2003: 13 buildings, average cost: $163,500
  • 2004: 16 buildings, average cost: $177,900
  • 2005: 27 buildings, average cost: $171,300

Latitude: 36.21 N, Longitude: 81.67 W

Area code: 828


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (33.0%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (25.8%), Retail trade (13.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +8,104 (+60.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,103 (70.0%)


 

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 4 2 4 2 2 3
    per 100,000 29.7 14.8 29.7 14.8 14.8 22.3
Robberies 1 5 4 3 4 3
    per 100,000 7.4 37.1 29.7 22.3 29.7 22.3
Assaults 21 11 21 12 19 14
    per 100,000 155.9 81.7 155.9 89.1 141.0 103.9
Burglaries 117 77 67 57 73 49
    per 100,000 868.5 571.6 497.3 423.1 541.9 363.7
Thefts 483 559 418 404 359 313
    per 100,000 3585.2 4149.3 3102.7 2998.8 2664.8 2323.3
Auto thefts 23 19 21 20 21 17
    per 100,000 170.7 141.0 155.9 148.5 155.9 126.2
263.1 250.7 223.4 191.9 200.0 164.9

Average climate in Boone, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Boone,

Boone-area historical tornado activity is significantly below North Carolina state average. It is 49% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/7/1998, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.8 miles away from the Boone city center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 5/5/1989, a category 4 tornado 40.5 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 52 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Nathan Winkler - College basketball player (The Citadel Bulldogs).


Hospital/medical center in Boone:
  • WATAUGA MEDICAL CENTER (PO BOX 2600)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Boone:
  • BLOWING ROCK HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; BLOWING ROCK, NC)
  • CANNON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; LINVILLE, NC)
  • JOHNSON COUNTY HEALTH CENTER (about 20 miles; MOUNTAIN CITY, TN)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Boone:
  • HICKORY REGIONAL (about 39 miles; HICKORY, NC; ID: HKY)
  • TRI-CITIES RGNL TN/VA (about 54 miles; BRISTOL/JOHNSON/KINGSPORT, TN; ID: TRI)
  • ASHEVILLE REGIONAL (about 81 miles; ASHEVILLE, NC; ID: AVL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Boone:
  • JOHNSON COUNTY (about 18 miles; MOUNTAIN CITY, TN; ID: 6A4)
  • ASHE COUNTY (about 23 miles; JEFFERSON, NC; ID: GEV)
  • MORGANTON-LENOIR (about 28 miles; MORGANTON, NC; ID: MRN)

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 7 $17,539 $30,066 0 $0
Other Government Administration 20 $43,910 $26,346 0 $0
Firefighters 8 $26,145 $39,217 1 $965
Other and Unallocable 20 $51,303 $30,781 1 $987
Streets and Highways 14 $37,968 $32,544 0 $0
Sewerage 28 $60,506 $25,931 0 $0
Water Supply 5 $14,289 $34,293 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 34 $97,708 $34,485 0 $0
Totals for Government 136 $349,369 $30,826 2 $1,953
College/University in Boone:
  • APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 12,245; Public; Website: www.appstate.edu/; Offers Doctor's degree)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Boone:
  • CATAWBA VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 41 miles; HICKORY, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,052)
  • EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 49 miles; JOHNSON CITY, TN; FT enrollment: 9,498)
  • NORTHEAST STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 54 miles; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 2,729)
  • SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 62 miles; RICHLANDS, VA; FT enrollment: 2,412)
  • GARDNER-WEBB UNIVERSITY (about 66 miles; BOILING SPRINGS, NC; FT enrollment: 2,563)
  • GASTON COLLEGE (about 70 miles; DALLAS, NC; FT enrollment: 2,473)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT ASHEVILLE (about 74 miles; ASHEVILLE, NC; FT enrollment: 2,759)
Public high school in Boone:
  • WATAUGA HIGH (Students: 1,517; Location: 400 HIGH SCHOOL DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Boone:
  • ANDERLEY ACADEMY (Students: 43; Location: 192 ROGERS DRIVE; Grades: KG - 12)
  • IDEAL GIRLS SCHOOL AT HEAVENLY (Students: 14; Location: PO BOX 2808; Grades: 9 - 12; Girls only)
Public primary/middle schools in Boone:
  • HARDIN PARK ELEMENTARY (Students: 736; Location: 361 JEFFERSON ROAD; Grades: PK - 08)
  • PARKWAY ELEMENTARY (Students: 553; Location: 160 PARKWAY SCHOOL DR; Grades: PK - 08)
  • GREEN VALLEY ELEMENTARY (Students: 387; Location: 189 BIG HILL ROAD; Grades: KG - 08)
Private primary/middle schools in Boone:
  • APPALACHIAN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 97; Location: PO BOX 1369; Grades: KG - 8)
  • MOUNTAIN PATHWAYS SCHOOL (Students: 44; Location: 453 HOWARDS CREEK RD; Grades: PK - 6)

Notable locations in Boone: Daniel Boone Theater (A), Boone Golf Course (B).

Shopping Centers: Southgate Shopping Center (1), Boone Mall (2), Boone Heights Shopping Center (3), Watauga Village Shopping Center (4).

Church in Boone: Greenway Baptist Church (A).

Cemeteries: Winkler Cemetery (1), Hartley Cemetery (2), Mount Lawn Cemetery (3), Edmisten Cemetery (4), Hayes Cemetery (5).

Rivers and creeks: East Fork South Fork New River (A), Boone Creek (B), Middle Fork South Fork New River (C), Hodges Creek (D), Winkler Creek (E).

Parks in Boone include: Junaluska City Park (1), Conrad Stadium (2), Watauga County Industrial Fields Complex (3), Boone Park (4).


Boone compared to North Carolina state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Boone:
  • WXIT (1200 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLOWING ROCK, NC; Owner: RONDINARO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WATA (1450 AM; 1 kW; BOONE, NC; Owner: HIGHLAND COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATES, LLC)
  • WKSK (580 AM; 5 kW; W.JEFFERSON, NC; Owner: CADDELL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKGX (1080 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LENOIR, NC; Owner: FOOTHILLS RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WZAP (690 AM; 10 kW; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: RAM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WCIS (760 AM; daytime; 4 kW; MORGANTON, NC; Owner: W.F.M. INCORPORATED)
  • WGOC (640 AM; 10 kW; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Boone:
  • W225AA (92.9 FM; BOONE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W285DG (104.9 FM; BOONE, NC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZJS (100.7 FM; BANNER ELK, NC; Owner: HIGHLAND COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATES, LLC)
  • WECR-FM (102.3 FM; BEECH MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: RONDINARO BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WASU-FM (90.5 FM; BOONE, NC; Owner: APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WMMY (106.1 FM; JEFFERSON, NC; Owner: 106.1, INC.)
  • WHCB (91.5 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUC. COMMUNICATION CORP)
  • WCQR-FM (88.3 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WETS-FM (89.5 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WXBQ-FM (96.9 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W215AZ (90.9 FM; BOONE, NC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W298AJ (107.5 FM; BOONE, NC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKVS (103.3 FM; LENOIR, NC; Owner: FOOTHILLS RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WPJO (99.3 FM; ELIZABETHTON, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W214AP (90.7 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W232AV (94.3 FM; LENOIR, NC; Owner: DAVID TORRES)
  • W218BW (91.5 FM; LENOIR, NC; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • W267AN (101.3 FM; WILKESBORO, NC; Owner: TRIAD FAMILY NETWORK, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Boone:
  • W65DT (Channel 65; BOONE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WLNN-LP (Channel 24; BOONE, NC; Owner: SOUND MEDIA INC.)
  • W59AK (Channel 59; ZIONVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WUNE-TV (Channel 17; LINVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WCYB-TV (Channel 5; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: APPALACHIAN BROADCASTING CORP.)

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