Boone County, Missouri

Demographic Snapshot

Boone County Kansas City MSA United States
Population, 2017 176,594 2,128,912 325,719,178
Population % Ch., 2007-2017 13.4% 7.47% 7.99%
Median Age, 2016 30.1 37.4 37.9
Land Area (sq. mi.) 999 7,950 3,531,905
High School Grads, 2016 93.4% 91.4% 87%
College Grads, 2016 47.3% 35% 30.3%
Labor Force, 2017 99,871 1,128,859 160,320,000
Unemployment Rate, 2017 2.7% 3.8% 4.4%
Note: Educational Attainment rates are for the population 25 years and older. For consistency, the Educational Attainment data is from the 2011-2015 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