Boone 57 Below average
Boone Livability #316 ranked city in Colorado#21,719 ranked city in the USARanks better than 25% of areas

Pros and Cons of Living in Boone

  • Cost Of Living

    The overall cost of living in this area is much lower than average. This includes everyday goods and services, as well as housing, utilities and health care.

  • Ratings

    Local residents have positive things to say about the proximity of restaurants, grocery stores, parks, public transit, friendliness of neighbors, sense of community and overall safety of the area.

  • Amenities

    A majority of amenities are not ideally situated within a reasonable walking distance, which may lead residents to rely on a vehicle or public transportation.

  • Commute

    Public transportation is not readily available in this area and the average commute time to work could also be longer than the national average.

  • Crime

    This area is reporting high crime rates per 100,000 people and could signify that it is a dangerous place to live. Crime rates include both violent and property crimes.

  • Housing

    With a lower than average score in the housing category, this area could struggle with housing affordability, poor appreciation rates and home values well below the national average.

  • Schools

    Lower than average education levels, poor reading and math scores, as well as the inaccessibility of local elementary and high schools could all be factors in the low schools score.

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      Boone transportation information

      Statistic Boone Colorado National
      Average one way commute27min25min26min
      Workers who drive to work84.5%75.2%76.4%
      Workers who carpool2.8%9.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.0%3.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%1.3%0.6%
      Workers who walk5.6%3.0%2.8%
      Working from home2.8%7.0%4.6%
      Source: The Boone, CO data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).