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Encyclopedia > Boone County, Indiana

Boone County is a county located in the state of Indiana. As of 2000, the population is 46,107. The county's county seat is Lebanon, Indiana6. Image File history File links Public domain map courtesy of The General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin, modified to show counties. ... Originally, a county was the land under the jurisdiction of a count (in Great Britain, an earl, though the original earldoms covered larger areas) by reason of that office. ... A U.S. state is any one of the 50 states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, together with the District of Columbia, form the United States of America. ... State nickname: The Hoosier State Other U.S. States Capital Indianapolis Largest city Indianapolis Governor Mitch Daniels (R) Official languages English Area 94,321 km² (38th)  - Land 92,897 km²  - Water 1,424 km² (1. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... A county seat, in the United States, is a town which forms the seat of government of a county. ... Lebanon is a city located in Boone County, Indiana. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,096 km² (423 mi²). 1,095 km² (423 mi²) of it is land and 1 km² (0 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.10% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile (symbol sq. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 46,107 people, 17,081 households, and 12,810 families residing in the county. The population density is 42/km² (109/mi²). There are 17,929 housing units at an average density of 16/km² (42/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 97.92% White, 0.35% Black or African American, 0.26% Native American, 0.46% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.40% from other races, and 0.60% from two or more races. 1.16% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 17,081 households out of which 38.00% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.40% are married couples living together, 7.80% have a female householder with no husband present, and 25.00% are non-families. 21.10% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.60% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.65 and the average family size is 3.09. Marriage is a relationship and bond between individuals (termed spouses -- a male spouse is a husband and a female spouse, a wife) that plays a key role in the definition of many families. ...


In the county the population is spread out with 28.30% under the age of 18, 6.30% from 18 to 24, 30.20% from 25 to 44, 23.40% from 45 to 64, and 11.80% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 95.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 90.90 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $49,632, and the median income for a family is $58,879. Males have a median income of $39,534 versus $26,266 for females. The per capita income for the county is $24,182. 5.20% of the population and 3.80% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 4.80% of those under the age of 18 and 9.00% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the number of people. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Cities and towns

Regions of Indiana Flag of Indiana
Chicagoland (includes the Chicago suburbs (Indiana) | Michiana | Nine-County Region | Southern Indiana
Largest cities
Anderson | Bloomington | Carmel | Columbus | Elkhart | Evansville | Fishers | Fort Wayne | Gary | Hammond | Indianapolis | Kokomo | Lafayette | Lawrence | Mishawaka | Muncie | New Albany | Richmond | South Bend | Terre Haute
Counties
Adams | Allen | Bartholomew | Benton | Blackford | Boone | Brown | Carroll | Cass | Clark | Clay | Clinton | Crawford | Daviess | Dearborn | Decatur | De Kalb | Delaware | Dubois | Elkhart | Fayette | Floyd | Fountain | Franklin | Fulton | Gibson | Grant | Greene | Hamilton | Hancock | Harrison | Hendricks | Henry | Howard | Huntington | Jackson | Jasper | Jay | Jefferson | Jennings | Johnson | Knox | Kosciusko | Lagrange | Lake | LaPorte | Lawrence | Madison | Marion | Marshall | Martin | Miami | Monroe | Montgomery | Morgan | Newton | Noble | Ohio | Orange | Owen | Parke | Perry | Pike | Porter | Posey | Pulaski | Putnam | Randolph | Ripley | Rush | Saint Joseph | Scott | Shelby | Spencer | Starke | Steuben | Sullivan | Switzerland | Tippecanoe | Tipton | Union | Vanderburgh | Vermillion | Vigo | Wabash | Warren | Warrick | Washington | Wayne | Wells | White | Whitley

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Boone County, IN (1111 words)
Boone County, Indiana has a highly-educated 2000 population, with 27.6 percent of the population (+25) having received a BA or higher, as reported the 2000 Decennial Census.
Boone is reported having a higher percent of highly educated individuals than the State of Indiana's proportion of 19.4 percent and a higher percent than the average across the nation of 24.4 percent.
Boone ranks 9 of 92 counties in terms of population growth in Indiana and the county ranks 467 of 3,141 counties by growth in county population in the United States.
Boone County, Indiana - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (481 words)
Boone County is a county located in the U.S. state of Indiana.
The county's commissioners originally selected Jamestown (on the county's southern border) to be the seat, but a law passed January 26, 1832 forced it to be moved to within two miles of the county's center.
In the county the population was spread out with 28.30% under the age of 18, 6.30% from 18 to 24, 30.20% from 25 to 44, 23.40% from 45 to 64, and 11.80% who were 65 years of age or older.
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