Boaz, Alabama

Population 9,520

Boaz is located in Etowah County, AL. The population is 9,520, making Boaz the 2nd largest city in Etowah County.

There are 7 public schools in Boaz with an average Homefacts rating of B+. The total crime rate for Boaz is moderate , and there are 51 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Boaz is very high and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Boaz property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Boaz include Sardis City, Albertville and Whitesboro.

Boaz Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 25.4%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 56.9%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 17.8%

Crime Rate

34.59% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 400
  • Violent Crimes: 790
  • Robbery: 21
  • Burglary: 544
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

66.32% Higher than national avg.
  • 51 offenders in Boaz
  • 53.57 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

53 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 6
  • Superfunds: 2
  • Tanks & Spills: 45


Very High 18.8%
  • Alabama unemployment average: 13.3%
  • National unemployment average: 13.3%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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7 Public Schools view public schools

There are 7 K-12 public schools in Boaz, AL and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Boaz's schools as Very good, with an overall B+ rating.

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51 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$184,900 compared to May 2019
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

2 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Boaz, AL issued 2 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Boaz, AL issued 17 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $560
  • 1 Bedroom: $600
  • 2 Bedrooms: $735
  • 3 Bedrooms: $960
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,095

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Environmental Hazards

53 Environmental Hazards

Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (279/282)
    Boaz, AL has 98.94% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Boaz, AL is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 6.01 Average
    Boaz, AL is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 41.9°
  • February 42.15°
  • March 50.93°
  • April 59.8°
  • May 66.45°
  • June 74.76°
  • July 80.23°
  • August 76.93°
  • September 69.17°
  • October 57.83°
  • November 49.37°
  • December 41.68°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Boaz, AL

Boaz, AL has a low risk of earthquakes.
Boaz, AL has no risk of hurricanes.
Boaz, AL has a high risk of hail storms.
Boaz, AL has a very high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Boaz, AL: $39,328


Unemployment in Boaz is 18.8%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 13.3% and 13.3% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 46.38%
White Collar - 53.62%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Robert Bentley
  • Sen. Jeff Sessions
  • Sen. Richard C. Shelby

City Representatives

  • Robert Aderholt
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