In 2017, Boone, NC had a population of 18.5k people with a median age of 21.3 and a median household income of $17,424. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Boone, NC grew from 18,241 to 18,493, a 1.38% increase and its median household income grew from $14,725 to $17,424, a 18.3% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Boone, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (90.3%), White (Hispanic) (2.78%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.31%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.89%), and Some Other Race (Hispanic) (1.11%). N/A% of the people in Boone, NC speak a non-English language, and 99.3% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Boone, NC are Appalachian State University (4,845 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Boone, NC is $268,200, and the homeownership rate is 21.7%. Most people in Boone, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 12.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Boone, NC is 2 cars per household.