In 2018, Boone, NC had a population of 18.8k people with a median age of 21.3 and a median household income of $19,574. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Boone, NC grew from 18,493 to 18,795, a 1.63% increase and its median household income grew from $17,424 to $19,574, a 12.3% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Boone, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (90.4%), White (Hispanic) (3.12%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.62%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.03%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.02%). 0% of the households in Boone, NC speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 99.3% of the residents in Boone, NC are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Boone, NC are Appalachian State University (4,956 degrees awarded in 2019).
In 2018, the median property value in Boone, NC was $260,700, and the homeownership rate was 24.6%. Most people in Boone, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 12.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Boone, NC was 2 cars per household.