Boaz, AL Demographic Data

Boaz, AL Summary

Boaz is located in Etowah County in Alabama
  • Population: 9,520
  • Area: 14.61 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 14.55 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 0.06 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 651.47 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 1,068.90 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Boaz, AL Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
4,841
50%
50.8
Male
4,832
50%
49.2
Total Population
9,673
 
321,419,000

Boaz, AL Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
784
8.1% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
809
8.4% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
775
8.0% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
874
9.0% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
671
6.9% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
1,048
10.8% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
1,356
14.0% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
1,044
10.8% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
426
4.4% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
443
4.6% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
788
8.1% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
459
4.7% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
196
2.0% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
6,845
70.8%
77.1
Female
3,577
52.3%
51.4
Male
3,268
47.7%
48.6
21 Years and over
6,276
64.9%
72.9
62 Years and over
1,745
18.0%
18.3
65 Years and over
1,443
14.9%
14.9
Female
933
64.7%
55.9
Male
510
35.3%
44.1
Median Age (years)
34
NR
NR

Boaz, AL Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
9,507
98.3% 
96.9
White
8,689
89.8% 
73.1
Black or African American
254
2.6% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
0
0.0% 
0.8
Asian
180
1.9% 
5.4
Asian Indian
90
0.9% 
1.2
Chinese
11
0.1% 
1.3
Filipino
27
0.3% 
0.9
Japanese
0
0.0% 
0.2
Korean
0
0.0% 
0.5
Vietnamese
0
0.0% 
0.5
Other Asian
52
0.5% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
0
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
0
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
0
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
384
4.0% 
4.8
Two or More Races
166
1.7% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
1,793
18.5% 
17.6
Mexican
866
9.0% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
0
0.0% 
1.7
Cuban
0
0.0% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
927
9.6% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
7,880
81.5% 
82.4

Boaz, AL Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
626
10.9% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
722
12.5% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
1,605
27.9% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
1,199
20.8% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
504
8.8% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
732
12.7% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
372
6.5% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
1,348
23.4%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
4,412
76.7%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
1,104
19.2%
30.6

Boaz, AL Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
2,208
30.2%
33.5%
Now Married
3,368
46.1%
47.5
Divorced
940
12.9%
11.0%
Separated
99
1.4%
2.1
Widowed
690
9.4
5.8%

Boaz, AL Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
7,558
85.0%
78.5%
Languages other than english
1,331
15.0%
21.5%
Spanish
1,099
12.4%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
106
1.2%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
38
0.4%
3.5%
Other Languages
88
1.0%
1.0%

Boaz, AL Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
268
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
225
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
799
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
322
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
429
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
471
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
468
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
204
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
60
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
88
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
35,974
 
55,775
Per capita income
19,518
 
29,979

Boaz, AL Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
168
4.4%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
247
6.5%
9.8
Construction
211
5.6%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
923
24.4%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
165
4.4%
6.5
Information
71
1.9%
2.1
Manufacturing
635
16.8%
10.3
Other services except public administration
129
3.4%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
262
6.9%
11.3
Public administration
121
3.2%
4.6
Retail trade
564
14.9%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
188
5.0%
5.1
Wholesale trade
97
2.6%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
604
16.0%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
1,134
30.0%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
649
17.2%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
882
23.3%
23.6%
Service occupations
512
13.5%
18.0%

Boaz, AL Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
3,724
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
3,080
82.7%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
461
12.4%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
7
0.2%
5.2
Walked
13
0.3%
2.8
Other means
29
0.8%
1.8
Worked at home
134
3.6%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
18.0
 
26.0

Boaz, AL Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
241
7.2%
8.9
1 vehicles
1,086
32.6%
33.5
2 vehicles
1,115
33.4%
37.2
3 or more
892
26.8%
20.3

Boaz, AL Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
3,334
87.6%
87.7
Owner Occupied
2,095
62.8%
63.0
Renter Occupied
1,239
37.2%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
472
12.4%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
4
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
4
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0

Boaz, AL Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
3,806
1 room
15
0.4%
2.3
2 rooms
57
1.5%
2.5
3 rooms
141
3.7%
9.0
4 rooms
491
12.9%
16.6
5 rooms
1,208
31.7%
20.0
6 rooms
711
18.7%
17.9
7 rooms
443
11.6%
12.1
8 rooms
342
9.0%
8.5
9 rooms or more
398
10.5%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 

Boaz, AL Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
3,806
 
 
1-unit, detached
3,001
78.8%
61.4
1-unit, attached
66
1.7%
5.8
2-units
111
2.9%
3.7
3 or 4 units
102
2.7%
4.5
5 to 9 units
103
2.7%
4.8
10 to 19 units
17
0.4%
4.6
20 or more units
197
5.2%
8.8
Mobile home
209
5.5%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
0
0.0%
0.1

Boaz, AL Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
270
7.1%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
228
6.0%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
637
16.7%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
553
14.5%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
1,002
26.3%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
393
10.3%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
362
9.5%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
344
9.0%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
17
0.4%
2.5%
2014 or later
0
0.0%
0.5%

Boaz, AL Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
1,054
31.6%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
39
1.2%
4.7
Electricity
2,226
66.8%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
0
0.0%
5.1
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
0
0.0%
2.0
Solar energy
0
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
0
0.0%
0.5
No fuel used
15
0.4%
1.2

Boaz, AL Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
1,174
 
47140700.0
$2,500 to $2,999
12
1.0%
6.8%
$3,000 or more
32
2.7%
9.9%
Less than $500
37
3.2%
1.5%
$2,000 to $2,499
37
3.2%
11.8%
$1,500 to 1,999
165
14.1%
20.3%
$1,000 to 1,499
257
21.9%
29.2%
$500 to $999
634
54.0%
20.5%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
521
44.8%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
163
14.0%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
169
14.5%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
69
5.9%
7.3%
35.0% or more
242
20.8%
22.3%
Not Computed
10
NR
NR

Boaz, AL Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
1,072 
 
41,410,200 
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
1.7%
$2,000 to $2,499
0
0.0%
4.1%
$3,000 or more
0
0.0%
1.5%
$1,500 to $1,999
0
0.0%
11.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
117
10.9%
27.9%
Less than $500
318
29.7%
11.0%
$500 to $999
637
59.4%
42.7%
No Cash Rent
167
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
645
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
212
19.8%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
143
13.3%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
59
5.5%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
201
18.8%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
82
7.6%
9.2%
35.0% or more
375
35.0%
41.4%
Not Computed
167
NR
NR

Boaz, AL Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
2,095
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
193
9.2%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
805
38.4%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
475
22.7%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
306
14.6%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
173
8.3%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
79
3.8%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
64
3.1%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
0
0.0%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
104,800
 
194,500
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