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Retire To Boone, NC
City Report

Boone, North Carolina is one of the great places in the U.S. to live in retirement. Find city facts on home sales prices, air quality, water quality, medical care, cost of living, taxes, weather and other demographics.





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Read the city profile and blog posts from local real estate and community experts. See how home prices are trending over the past few years and get the latest homes for sale listings.

The EPA map on page 3 shows superfund cleanups in the area and the interactive map below provides a birds-eye view of the city.

Links in the data below provide a list of cities similar to Boone in that certain data category. Check back often for home price updates.


Boone, North Carolina
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Boone, North Carolina


Boone Population
. 1990 2000 2010 2013 (est.)
Yadkin County blank blank blank 38,406
Boone 12,915 13,472 17,122 18,211



Boone
Home Sales Prices
(new & existing homes)
. Monthly Average Annual Average Yr-Over-Yr Change
2014 .$245,023-6.8%
Nov $281,000 . .
Oct $254,000 . .
Sep $223,000 . .
Aug $248,000 . .
Jul $201,000 . .
Jun $218,000 . .
May $197,000 . .
Apr $253,000 . .
Mar $279,000 . .
Feb $368,000 . .
Jan $205,000 . .
2013 .$262,7804.3%
2012 .$252,0621.2%
2011 .$248,9675.1%
2010 . $236,960 -4.3%
2009 . $247,623 9.5%





Home Sales Price to Big City Comparison
(2014)
. Boone GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $245,023 $353,000
Nearest Big City Charlotte na
Home Sales Price in Charlotte $202,000 $265,000
Home Sales Price Bargain Index 98% of Charlotte home prices 133%



Home Sales Price to Renting Comparison
(2014)
. Boone GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $245,023 $353,000
Monthly Rent $1,183 $1,336
Price/Rent Index 13.9 times the annual rent 17.7



Boone
Cost of Living (2014)
93% GPTR 99 City Average
115%



Boone Taxes
(2013)
blank Tax Rate Days Worked to Pay State Rank Tax Rate
(99 City Avg)
Days Worked to Pay
(99 City Avg)
State and Local Sales Tax 6.9% -- 25* 6.8% --
Federal, State and Local Tax -- 104 days 28* -- 109 days
* State rank of 1 pays the highest taxes



Boone Building Permits
(single family homes)
2013 9
2012 18
2011 6
2010 42
2009 18



Boone Interactive Maps


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