Boone County, Missouri

Demographic Snapshot

Boone County Kansas City MSA United States
Population, 2015 174,717 2,087,471 321,418,820
Population % Ch., 2005-2015 19.6% 6.6% 8.7%
Median Age, 2014 29.9 36.7 37.4
Land Area (sq. mi.) 999 7,950 3,531,905
High School Grads, 2014 93.2% 90.8% 86.3%
College Grads, 2014 47.7% 33.6% 29.3%
Labor Force, 2015 100,486 1,118,850 157,833,000
Unemployment Rate, 2015 3.2% 3.8% 5%
Note: Educational Attainment rates are for the population 25 years and older. For consistency, the Educational Attainment data is from the 2009-2013 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates.
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates, American Community Survey; U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Major Employers

Contact Information

University of Missouri

KC's Agricultural Heritage

KC Animal Health Initiative

Advisory Board

Strategic Priorities

KC Animal Health Investment Forum