Boone 85 Exceptional
Boone Livability #99 ranked city in Iowa#1,294 ranked city in the USARanks better than 95% of areas

Livability Awards

A Boone Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
B+ Boone Cost of Living Cost of living is 3% lower than Iowa
Boone
8713% less expensive than the US average
Iowa
9010% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Boone cost of living
D Boone Crime Total crime is 8% lower than Iowa
Total crime
1,78531% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 5731% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
0%Year over year crime is similar
Boone crime
D+ Boone Employment Household income is 12% lower than Iowa
Median household income
$48,13513% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$25,48615% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
3%30% lower than the US average
Boone employment
C Boone Housing Home value is 21% lower than Iowa
Median home value
$104,40043% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$62135% lower than the US average
Home ownership
67%5% higher than the US average
Boone real estate or Boone rentals
A+ Boone Schools HS graduation rate is 2% higher than Iowa
High school grad. rates
89%7% higher than the US average
School test scores
78%58% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
13:120% lower than the US average
Boone K-12 schools
A+ Boone User Ratings There are a total of 1 ratings in Boone
Overall user rating
90% 1 total ratings
User reviews rating
90% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
0% 0 total surveys
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      Boone transportation information

      StatisticBooneIowaNational
      Average one way commute19min19min26min
      Workers who drive to work81.0%80.7%76.4%
      Workers who carpool11.7%8.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.7%1.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.5%0.5%0.6%
      Workers who walk3.1%3.5%2.8%
      Working from home2.8%4.5%4.6%

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      Source: The Boone, IA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).