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Boonville, North Carolina

Boonville, North Carolina
Town
Boonville's library
Boonville's library
Location of Boonville, North Carolina
Location of Boonville, North Carolina
Coordinates:
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Yadkin
Area
 • Total 1.3 sq mi (3.3 km2)
 • Land 1.3 sq mi (3.3 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,099 ft (335 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,222
 • Density 940/sq mi (370.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 27011
Area code(s) 336
FIPS code 37-07140[1]
GNIS feature ID 0981743[2]

Boonville is a town in Yadkin County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 1,222 at the 2010 census.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Geography 2
    • Nearby Town, cities 2.1
  • Demographics 3
  • Area events 4
  • Notable people 5
  • References 6
  • External links 7

History

Boonville was named for Daniel Boone.[3] A post office has been in operation in Boonville since 1857.[4]

Geography

Boonville is located at (36.233338, -80.707853).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.3 square miles (3.4 km2), all of it land.

Nearby Town, cities

Demographics

Boonville Police Station

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,138 people, 476 households, and 343 families residing in the town. The population density was 894.0 people per square mile (346.0/km²). There were 511 housing units at an average density of 401.4 per square mile (155.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 94.29% White, 4.48% African American, 0.26% Asian, 0.70% from other races, and 0.26% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.35% of the population.

There were 476 households out of which 35.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.6% were married couples living together, 14.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.9% were non-families. 26.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.85.

In the town the population was spread out with 24.3% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 28.3% from 25 to 44, 24.3% from 45 to 64, and 15.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 88.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $32,019, and the median income for a family was $42,794. Males had a median income of $30,341 versus $21,298 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,101. About 13.2% of families and 13.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.4% of those under age 18 and 15.4% of those age 65 or over.

Area events

Notable people

References

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder".  
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names".  
  3. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. U.S. Government Printing Office. p. 52. 
  4. ^ "County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 6 March 2015. 
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990".  
  6. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 

External links

  • Yadkin Valley Chamber of Commerce
  • Yadkin County Chamber of Commerce
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