Boone County, Missouri

Demographic Snapshot

Boone County Kansas City MSA United States
Population, 2016 176,594 2,104,509 323,127,513
Population % Ch., 2007-2016 13.4% 4.4% 6.8%
Median Age, 2015 30.1 35.9 37.8
Land Area (sq. mi.) 999 7,950 3,531,905
High School Grads, 2015 93.4% 91.2% 87.1%
College Grads, 2015 47.3% 35.8% 30.6%
Labor Force, 2016 99,871 1,126,141 158,968,000
Unemployment Rate, 2016 2.7% 3.8% 4.5%
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