Boonville, North Carolina
|Boonville, North Carolina|
Location of Boonville, North Carolina
|• 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)|
|• Density||940/sq mi (370.3/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||0981743|
Boonville is located at .(36.233338, -80.707853)
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.
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As of the census 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.
Boonville Heritage Days, held each June, is a two-day event that includes a parade, vendors and music. It has been celebrated annually since the town's centennial in 1995.
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- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
- "Heritage Days draws large crowd," The Tribune (Elkin, North Carolina), June 20, 2005