Boonville, NC

Booneville, situated in Yadkin County, is a small town made up of 1.3 square miles...

2018 Best Guide to Boonville, NC

May 28, 2018

According to the National Archives and Records Service in Washington D.C., the earliest record of the town was of a post office that was established under the name Boonville in 1857.

The Town of Booneville was incorporated in 1895.


The median resident age in Booneville is 46 years. The median estimated household income is about $31,000 making it about $14,000 less than the North Carolina average. The estimated per capita is about $19,000. The average price for a home in Booneville is about $124,000 (2013) which is $31,000 less than the North Carolina Average. Expect to pay about $560 a month for rent.

The racial makeup of Booneville is 90% White, 5% Hispanic, 4% Black, and 1% other. 71% of the population are high school graduates, with 12% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher. 48% are married, 14% are divorced, 10% are widowed, 3% are separated, leaving 25% that have never been married.

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Yadkin County

Booneville belongs to Yadkin County in the northern part of North Carolina. The County, named after the Yadkin River, is part of the Winston-Salem, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area. Yadkin County has a population of 38,000 and its largest city Yadkinville, with a population of 3,000, is the county seat.

In 1850, the county was formed from part of Surry County.

Yadkin County borders Surry, Forsyth, Iredell, Davie, and Wilkes counties.

Yadkin County is made up of 338 square miles. 335 of which is land with the remaining 3 as water.


The Population of Booneville, NC is about 1,220. The population has been steadily increasing since its founding.


The elevation of Booneville, NC is 1,099 feet above sea level.

Zip Code

The zip code for Booneville, NC is 27011.

Area Code

The area code for Booneville, NC is 336.

Politics and Religion

Historically speaking Booneville and Yadkin County have voted mostly Republican, with 75% going to Mitt Romney during the 2012 Presidential Election. This represents the trend for the previous four or five elections.

As of 2010, 42% of the population are religiously unaffiliated (Nones). About 57% are Protestants with Catholics making up around 1%.


The unemployment rate for Booneville is about 5% (2015), making it the same as the state average of around 5%. Manufacturing, retail, and transportation make nearly 50% of the most common industries in the town.

Newspaper & Obituaries

The Yadkin Ripple and The Tribune are the primary newspapers that cover the Yadkin County area.