Income/capita 48%
Household income 54%
Unemployment 28%
Income per capita$15,535$33,230$29,829
Median household income$25,313$62,520$55,322
Median income owner occupied$24,375$79,776$70,586
Median income renter occupied$30,000$39,538$35,192
Median earnings male$23,229$40,003$36,919
Median earnings female$16,719$27,854$26,250
Unemployment rate6.0%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level38.1%12.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Boone is 48% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Boone is 54% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Boone is 28% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Boone is 152% higher than the national average

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      Boone employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.4%6.9%
      Manufacturing sector20.6%13.8%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services14.7%20.7%
      Public administration0.0%6.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.4%0.0%
      Education, health & social services13.2%34.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Avondale, CO866$42,43123%
      Fowler, CO1,164$33,65039%
      Vineland, CO173$0100%
      Boone, CO268$25,31354%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Bennett, NC268$0100%
      Prompton, PA268$47,40414%
      Kermit, WV268$46,25016%
      Mahnomen CDP, MN268$20,00064%
      Dover, NC268$35,35736%
      Boone, CO268$25,31354%
      Source: The Boone, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).