Boone is located in west North Carolina. Boone is part of Watauga County. Boone has 6.13 square miles of land area and 0.02 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Boone population is 17,802, which has grown 32.14% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 21.13% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Boone median household income is $13,608 in 2010-2014 and has has shrunk by 33.75% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 19.16% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Boone median house value is $275,200 in 2010-2014 and has shrunk by -99.85% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 41.83% and is much higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Boone is much better than the state average in quality. The Boone area code is 828.