Boone, NC Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 4,768 housing units in Boone. This represents a 5.2% growth from 4,534 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 4,670 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 98 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Boone is about 31%. Boone's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 8.2%. Average household size is 1.97 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Boone were built after 1975.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2%
One Bedroom23.90%
Two Bedrooms41.40%
Three Bedrooms21%
Four Bedrooms10.20%
Five Bedrooms or more1.50%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.11
Median year structure was built1969
Median Value of occupied units$137,700
Median Price asked for vacant units$112,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.91
Median year structure was built1977
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$494

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage3.70%
Home Equity Loan6.50%
Simple Mortgage42%
Debt Free47.80%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs16.2%