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Boone, Colorado
Statutory Town
Town of Boone
The old Boone Santa Fe Railroad depot that now serves as the town hall.
The old Boone Santa Fe Railroad depot that now serves as the town hall.
Location of the Town of Boone in Pueblo County, Colorado.
Location of the Town of Boone in Pueblo County, Colorado.
Boone, Colorado is located in the United States
Boone, Colorado
Boone, Colorado
Location in the United States
Country  United States
State  Colorado
County Pueblo County
Incorporated (town) September 22, 1956
Government
 • Type Statutory Town
Area
 • Total 0.388 sq mi (1.006 km2)
 • Land 0.379 sq mi (0.981 km2)
 • Water 0.010 sq mi (0.025 km2)
Elevation
4,465 ft (1,361 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 305
 • Density 805/sq mi (311/km2)
 • Metro
168,162 (257th)
 • CSA
217,101 (186th)
 • Front Range
5,055,344
Time zone UTC−07:00 (MST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−06:00 (MDT)
ZIP code
81025
Area code(s) 719
FIPS code 08-07795
GNIS feature ID 0204800
Highways Colorado 96.svg SH 96
Colorado 209.svg SH 209

The Town of Boone is a Statutory Town located in Pueblo County, Colorado, United States. The town population was 305 at the 2020 United States Census. Boone is a part of the Pueblo, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area and the Front Range Urban Corridor.

Geography

Boone is located at 38°15′0″N 104°15′19″W / 38.25000°N 104.25528°W / 38.25000; -104.25528 (38.250083, -104.255166).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.0 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 548
1970 448 −18.2%
1980 431 −3.8%
1990 341 −20.9%
2000 323 −5.3%
2010 339 5.0%
2020 305 −10.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 323 people, 131 households, and 89 families residing in the town. The population density was 719.7 people per square mile (277.1/km2). There were 148 housing units at an average density of 329.8 per square mile (127.0/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 93.50% White, 0.62% African American, 0.62% Native American, 1.55% from other races, and 3.72% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 31.58% of the population.

There were 131 households, out of which 26.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.4% were married couples living together, 14.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.3% were non-families. 26.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14.5% 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 2.84.

In the town, the population was spread out, with 23.2% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 22.6% from 25 to 44, 22.3% from 45 to 64, and 24.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females, there were 88.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $26,250, and the median income for a family was $26,964. Males had a median income of $26,563 versus $21,875 for females. The per capita income for the town was $18,628. About 7.8% of families and 16.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 28.9% of those under age 18 and 13.0% of those age 65 or over.

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