Boone County, Missouri

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Boone County is a county located in the state of Missouri. As of 2000, the population is 135,454. Its county seat is Columbia6.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,790 km² (691 mi²). 1,775 km² (685 mi²) of it is land and 15 km² (6 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.85% water.

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Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 135,454 people, 53,094 households, and 31,378 families residing in the county. The population density is 76/km² (198/mi²). There are 56,678 housing units at an average density of 32/km² (83/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 85.43% White, 8.54% Black or African American, 0.42% Native American, 2.96% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.69% from other races, and 1.93% from two or more races. 1.78% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 53,094 households out of which 30.30% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.50% are married couples living together, 10.40% have a female householder with no husband present, and 40.90% are non-families. 28.70% of all households are made up of individuals and 6.20% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.38 and the average family size is 2.97.

In the county the population is spread out with 22.80% under the age of 18, 19.90% from 18 to 24, 29.90% from 25 to 44, 18.80% from 45 to 64, and 8.60% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 30 years. For every 100 females there are 93.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 90.90 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $37,485, and the median income for a family is $51,210. Males have a median income of $33,304 versus $25,990 for females. The per capita income for the county is $19,844. 14.50% of the population and 7.60% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 12.10% of those under the age of 18 and 5.90% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

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