Boone Metro Area

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  4. Boone Metro Area Employment Information
  5. Boone Metro Area Family Information
  6. Boone Metro Area Education Information
  7. Boone Metro Area Business Information
  8. Boone Metro Area Public Benefits Information
  9. Boone Metro Area Criminal Information
  10. Boone Metro Area Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. Boone Metro Area Counties
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Boone Metro Area Legal Resources

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Boone Metro Area Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 42,695
  • Land Area (2000): 809.393 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 0.567 square kilometers
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Houses (2000): 23,155

Boone Metro Area Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 34,178 39.70%
 Rural, Farm 2,073 2.41%
 Rural, Non-farm 49,830 57.89%

Boone Metro Area Real Estate Lawyers provide services for home buying/selling, commercial real estate, leases, landlord tenant, construction, land use and zoning laws. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Boone Metro Area Employment Information

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Boone Metro Area Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 19,904 19,007 897 4.50% 45
1991 20,123 19,223 900 4.47% 45
1992 20,762 20,002 761 3.66% 37
1993 21,098 20,474 624 2.96% 30
1994 21,923 21,417 506 2.31% 23
1995 22,539 21,784 755 3.35% 34
1996 22,769 22,107 662 2.91% 29
1997 23,228 22,703 525 2.26% 23
1998 23,455 23,011 444 1.89% 19
1999 23,955 23,608 348 1.45% 15
2000 23,232 22,554 678 2.92% 29
2001 23,511 22,649 862 3.67% 37
2002 22,326 21,324 1,002 4.49% 45
2003 22,692 21,690 1,003 4.42% 44
2004 22,768 21,836 933 4.10% 41
2005 23,310 22,382 929 3.98% 40
2006 23,922 23,036 885 3.70% 37
2007 25,638 24,814 823 3.21% 32
2008 25,759 24,694 1,065 4.14% 41
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 25,620 24,640 980 3.83% 38
Feb 2008 25,697 24,624 1,073 4.18% 42
Mar 2008 25,378 24,393 985 3.88% 39
Apr 2008 25,270 24,327 943 3.73% 37
May 2008 25,713 24,692 1,021 3.97% 40
Jun 2008 26,121 24,973 1,148 4.39% 44
Jul 2008 26,437 25,143 1,294 4.89% 49
Aug 2008 25,818 24,730 1,088 4.21% 42
Sep 2008 25,777 24,721 1,056 4.10% 41
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Boone Metro Area Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 3,580 15.68%
2. Educational Services 3,102 13.58%
3. Accommodation and Food Services 2,974 13.02%
4. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 982 4.30%
5. Health Care 698 3.06%
6. Public Administration 694 3.04%
7. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 690 3.02%
8. Food and Beverage Stores 658 2.88%
9. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 658 2.88%
10. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 642 2.81%
11. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 576 2.52%
12. Repair and Maintenance 512 2.24%
13. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 482 2.11%
14. Furniture and Related Manufacturing 384 1.68%
15. Finance and Insurance 376 1.65%
16. Building Materials / Hardware / Lawn and Garden Supplies 364 1.59%
17. Department and Other General Stores 362 1.59%
18. Truck Transportation 358 1.57%
19. Agriculture / Forestry / Fishing / Hunting 342 1.50%
20. Publishing / Movie / Sound Recording Industries 300 1.31%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Educational Services 4,956 24.95%
2. Accommodation and Food Services 2,450 12.34%
3. Health Care 2,366 11.91%
4. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 854 4.30%
5. Finance and Insurance 696 3.50%
6. Food and Beverage Stores 674 3.39%
7. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 672 3.38%
8. Social Assistance 648 3.26%
9. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 550 2.77%
10. Department and Other General Stores 444 2.24%
11. Public Administration 438 2.21%
12. Clothing and Apparel Including Shoes 372 1.87%
13. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 360 1.81%
14. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 324 1.63%
15. Construction 320 1.61%
16. Used Merchandise / Gift / Misc. Stores 292 1.47%
17. Personal and Laundry Services 224 1.13%
18. Building Materials / Hardware / Lawn and Garden Supplies 214 1.08%
19. Apparel Manufacturing 184 0.93%
20. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 158 0.80%

Boone Metro Area Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Postsecondary Teachers 1,292 5.66%
2. Other Sales and Related Occupations 1,200 5.25%
3. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 1,166 5.11%
4. Carpenters 1,002 4.39%
5. Other Management Occupations 946 4.14%
6. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 916 4.01%
7. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 826 3.62%
8. Other Construction Trades 696 3.05%
9. Other Installation / Maintenance 662 2.90%
10. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 638 2.79%
11. Vehicle Mechanics 624 2.73%
12. Waiters and Waitresses 586 2.57%
13. Construction Laborers 510 2.23%
14. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 484 2.12%
15. Top Executives 482 2.11%
16. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 480 2.10%
17. Cashiers 452 1.98%
18. Supervisors / Construction and Extract 446 1.95%
19. Other Food Preparation and Servers 418 1.83%
20. Other Production Occupations 410 1.80%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Secretaries and Admins 1,320 6.65%
2. Other Office and Admin Support 1,206 6.07%
3. Waiters and Waitresses 1,124 5.66%
4. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 908 4.57%
5. Other Management Occupations 864 4.35%
6. Other Sales and Related Occupations 846 4.26%
7. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 842 4.24%
8. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 814 4.10%
9. Postsecondary Teachers 810 4.08%
10. Cashiers 794 4.00%
11. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 766 3.86%
12. Registered Nurses 696 3.50%
13. Counselors / Social Workers / Etc. 588 2.96%
14. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 586 2.95%
15. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 396 1.99%
16. Other Personal Care, Not child care 382 1.92%
17. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 366 1.84%
18. Health Technologists and Technicians 344 1.73%
19. Other Production Occupations 304 1.53%
20. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 276 1.39%

Boone Metro Area Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 36,485 49.34%
15-35 hours 16,065 21.73%
1-14 hours 3,153 4.26%
No regular hours 18,244 24.67%

Boone Metro Area Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 965 2.38%
5 AM-5:29 AM 496 1.22%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 1,094 2.70%
6 AM-6:29 AM 2,099 5.17%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 3,198 7.88%
7 AM-7:29 AM 6,022 14.84%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 7,856 19.36%
8 AM-8:29 AM 4,494 11.08%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 2,363 5.82%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 2,937 7.24%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 1,564 3.85%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 648 1.60%
Noon-3:59 PM 3,242 7.99%
4 PM-11:59 PM 3,595 8.86%

Boone Metro Area Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 1,924 4.74%
5-9 6,669 16.44%
10-14 8,023 19.77%
15-19 7,768 19.15%
20-24 5,579 13.75%
25-29 1,734 4.27%
30-34 4,260 10.50%
35-39 579 1.43%
40-44 671 1.65%
45-59 1,633 4.02%
60-89 957 2.36%
At least 90 776 1.91%

Boone Metro Area Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 294 0.72% 31,403 77.40%
30-44 18 0.04% 5,492 13.54%
45-59 0 0.00% 1,633 4.02%
At least 60 14 0.03% 1,719 4.24%

Boone Metro Area Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 28 0.07%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 5,842 13.80%
 Car / truck / van, solo 31,503 74.40%
 Motorcycle 70 0.17%
 Other 206 0.49%
 Public transportation 326 0.77%
 Walked 2,598 6.14%
 Worked at home 1,767 4.17%

Boone Metro Area Employment Lawyers handle cases involving employment contracts, severance agreements, OSHA, workers compensation, ADA, race, sex, pregnancy, national-orgin, sexual orientation and age discrimination, sexual harassment, hours & wages and overtime issues. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Boone Metro Area Family Information

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Households (2000): 33,104 (74,666 people)
Families (2000): 18,948 (53,216 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 8,410
People at same address in 1995: 38,758

Boone Metro Area Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 5,009 15.01%
$10,000-$14,999 3,089 9.25%
$15,000-$19,999 2,182 6.54%
$20,000-$24,999 2,603 7.80%
$25,000-$29,999 2,389 7.16%
$30,000-$34,999 2,313 6.93%
$35,000-$39,999 2,116 6.34%
$40,000-$44,999 1,761 5.28%
$45,000-$49,999 1,743 5.22%
$50,000-$59,999 2,659 7.97%
$60,000-$74,999 3,082 9.23%
$75,000-$99,999 2,392 7.17%
$100,000-$124,999 985 2.95%
$125,000-$149,999 316 0.95%
$150,000-$199,999 280 0.84%
$200,000 or more 462 1.38%

Boone Metro Area Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 4,731 28.60%
 Family, 2 people 4,854 29.35%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 1,724 10.42%
 Family, 3 people 2,191 13.25%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 393 2.38%
 Family, 4 people 1,606 9.71%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 246 1.49%
 Family, 5 people 562 3.40%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 27 0.16%
 Family, 6 people 144 0.87%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 6 0.04%
 Family, 7 or more people 53 0.32%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 3 0.02%

Boone Metro Area Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 27,327 30.33%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 12,830 14.24%
Public Assistance 394 0.44%
Retirement 4,736 5.26%
Self Employment 5,843 6.48%
Social Security 7,555 8.38%
Supplemental Security 976 1.08%
Wage / Salary 25,914 28.76%
Other 4,532 5.03%

Boone Metro Area Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 9,930 61.55%
 With children under 18 6,204 38.45%

Boone Metro Area Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 2,397 6.52%
 Married 17,824 48.52%
 Never Married 15,998 43.55%
 Widowed 520 1.42%

Boone Metro Area Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 2,986 7.87%
 Married 18,769 49.50%
 Never Married 13,326 35.14%
 Widowed 2,840 7.49%

Boone Metro Area Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Boone Metro Area Education Information

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Boone Metro Area Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 3,934 5.45%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 6,057 8.40%
 High school diploma or equivalent 14,746 20.44%
 Some college, no degree 25,835 35.81%
 Associate degree 3,622 5.02%
 Bachelors degree 10,873 15.07%
 Graduate or professional degree 7,074 9.81%

Boone Metro Area Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 614 1.44% 436 1.02% 1,050 2.46%
Kindergarten 660 1.55% 90 0.21% 750 1.76%
Grades 1-4 2,880 6.75% 298 0.70% 3,178 7.44%
Grades 5-8 3,326 7.79% 164 0.38% 3,490 8.17%
Grades 9-12 3,167 7.42% 228 0.53% 3,395 7.95%
Undergrad college 19,077 44.68% 1,394 3.27% 20,471 47.95%
Graduate or professional school 1,350 3.16% 104 0.24% 1,454 3.41%
Total 31,074 72.78% 2,714 6.36% 33,788 79.14%

Boone Metro Area Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Boone Metro Area Business Information

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Boone Metro Area Businesses Changes By Year

Year  Business Births  Business Deaths
2003 148 132
2004 154 150

Boone Metro Area Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Boone Metro Area Public Benefits Information

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Boone Metro Area Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 62,628 82.22%
 Below Poverty Level 13,545 17.78%

Boone Metro Area Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Boone Metro Area Criminal Information

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Correctional Institution Population (2000): 22
Boone Metro Area Criminal Lawyers represent defendants in municipal, state and federal criminal proceedings. These lawyers commonly handle cases involving DUI/DWI (drunk driving), drug possession, gun crimes, traffic tickets, violent crimes, sex crimes, theft offenses and white collar crimes. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Boone Metro Area Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Boone Metro Area Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 3,566 8.35%
10-19 Years 7,262 17.01%
20-29 Years 10,578 24.78%
30-39 Years 4,675 10.95%
40-49 Years 5,549 13.00%
50-59 Years 4,715 11.04%
60-69 Years 3,054 7.15%
70-79 Years 2,154 5.05%
80-89 Years 955 2.24%
90+ Years 187 0.44%

Boone Metro Area Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 21,273 49.83%
 Female 21,422 50.17%

Boone Metro Area Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 40,744 95.43%
 African-American 673 1.58%
 Hispanic/Latino 622 1.46%
 Asian 251 0.59%
 Multiracial 244 0.57%
 Amerindian 95 0.22%
 Other Race 51 0.12%
 Pacific Islander 15 0.04%

Boone Metro Area Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. English 12,869 18.43%
2. German 12,378 17.73%
3. United States Or American 11,203 16.04%
4. Irish 8,069 11.56%
5. Scotch Irish 5,403 7.74%
6. Scottish 4,117 5.90%
7. Italian 2,756 3.95%
8. French Non-Basque 2,070 2.96%
9. European 1,655 2.37%
10. Dutch 1,486 2.13%

Boone Metro Area Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 78,917 95.42%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 1,841 2.23%
3. French 592 0.72%
4. German 448 0.54%
5. Portuguese / Portuguese Creole 106 0.13%
6. Chinese 104 0.13%
7. Hebrew 82 0.10%
8. Italian 70 0.08%
9. Greek 62 0.07%
10. Scandinavian 56 0.07%

Boone Metro Area Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 84,425 98.08%
 Naturalized immigrant 462 0.54%
 Not a citizen 1,194 1.39%

Boone Metro Area Immigration Lawyers help clients navigate through the federal immigration process. They help workers secure temporary visas (H1-B, fiances obtain K-1 visas, and permanent immigrants apply for Green Cards or citizenship. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.
Boone Metro Area Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Boone Metro Area Counties

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Watauga County    

Boone Metro Area Cities

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