Information About Booneville, Kentucky

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Booneville has an unemployment rate of 7.8%. The US average is 6.0%.

Booneville has seen the job market increase by 4.6% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 24.2%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Booneville
– The Sales Tax Rate for Booneville is 6.0%. The US average is 7.3%.
– The Income Tax Rate for Booneville is 5.8%. The US average is 4.6%.

Income and Salaries for Booneville
– The average income of a Booneville resident is $19,800 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
– The Median household income of a Booneville resident is $10,000 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.


Compared to the rest of the country, Booneville’s cost of living is 21.4% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Booneville’s Cost of Living


Booneville, Kentucky gets 49 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Booneville averages 13 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 167 sunny days per year in Booneville. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Booneville gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 134 days per year. Precipitation is rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. In order for precipitation to be counted you have to get at least .01 inches on the ground to measure.

Summer High: the July high is around 86 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 23
Rain: averages 49 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 13 inches of snow a year


The Political Climate in Booneville, KY is Moderately conservative.

Owsley County, KY is Very conservative. In Owsley County, KY 11.4% of the people voted Democrat in the last presidential election, 88.1% voted for the Republican Party, and the remaining 0.5% voted Independent.

In the last Presidential election, Owsley county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 88.1% to 11.4%.
Owsley county voted Republican in every Presidential election since 2000


The population in Booneville is 155. There are 121 people per square mile aka population density. The median age in Booneville is 52.8, the US median age is 37.4. The number of people per household in Booneville is 1.7, the US average of people per household is 2.6.

Family in Booneville
  • 57.7% are married
  • 5.8% are divorced
  • 23.5% are married with children
  • 23.5% have children, but are single
Race in Booneville
  • 100.0% are white
  • 0.0% are black
  • 0.0% are asian
  • 0.0% are native american
  • 0.0% claim Other
  • 0.0% claim Hispanic Ethnicity
  • 0.0% Two or More Races
  • 0.0% Hawaiian, Pacific Islander


The typical American commute has been getting longer each year since 2010. The average one-way commute in Booneville takes 22.6 minutes. That’s shorter than the US average of 26.4 minutes.

How people in Booneville get to work:

  • 70.7% drive their own car alone
  • 27.6% carpool with others
  • 0.0% work from home
  • 0.0% take mass transit


The median home cost in Booneville is Real Estate: $112,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 0.8%.


Booneville has 3 schools: 3 public schools and 0 private schools

Booneville schools spend $12,982 per student (The US average is $12,383). There are 15 pupils per teacher210 students per librarian, and 838 children per counselor.

Booneville Municipal Building
46 Mulberry Street
Booneville KY 41314

Phone: 606-593-6800
Fax: 606-593-7700
[email protected]


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