Demographics & Statistics

Belvidere-Boone County is a fast-growing community on the I-90 corridor immediately next to the Chicago metro area. Since 2000, Boone County has been the 5th fastest-growing county in Illinois, and the fastest-growing outside of the Chicago metro area. Companies locating here will find a strong workforce and easy access to the major markets of the Midwest.

Demographics by Age
Rockford MSA Boone County
Total Population 344,290 53,851
Under 15 years 69,560 21.93% 11,808 20.20%
15 to 19 years 23,401 6.80% 4,277 7.94%
20 to 24 years 21,275 6.18% 3,096 5.75%
25 to 34 years 41,401 12.03% 5,693 10.57%
35 to 44 years 43,656 12.68% 7,473 13.88%
45 to 54 years 49,283 14.31% 7,932 14.73%
55 to 64 years 44,653 12.97% 6,504 12.08%
65 years and over 51,065 14.83% 7,068 13.13%
Median age (years) 39 38.2
18 years and over 257,418 74.77% 39,092 72.59%
21 years and over 247,110 71.77% 37,151 68.99%
65 years and over 51,065 14.83% 7,068 13.13%
Source: American Community Survey 2011-2015
Demographics by Sex
Rockford MSA Boone County
Total Population 344,290 53,851
Male 168,658 48.99% 26,882 49.2%
Female 175,632 51.01% 26,969 50.08%
Source:American Community Survey 2011-2015
Demographics by Race
Rockford MSA Boone County
Total Population 344,290 53,851
White 275,860 80.12% 47,072 87.41%
Black or African American 37,593 10.92% 1,191 2.21%
Asian 7,926 2.30% 703 1.31%
American Indian and Alaska Native 815 0.24% 127 0.24%
Some other race 12,530 3.64% 3,552 6.60%
Two or more races 9,462 2.75% 1,206 2.24%
Source: American Community Survey 2011-2015
Demographics by Hispanic or Latino Ethnicity
Rockford MSA Boone County
Total Population 344,290 53,851
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 45,096 13.10% 10,974 20.38%
Source: American Community Survey 2011-2015

 

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