Boaz Marshall County, Alabama

Boaz: City in Alabama, United States

About

Boaz is a city located in the county of Marshall in the U.S. state of Alabama. Its population at the 2010 census was 9,551. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 9,706 inhabitants.

The city was created 125 years ago in 1896.

Boaz Quick Facts

Population : 9,706 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Alabama (United States)
County : Marshall County
Phone Area Codes : 256
Water as percent of area : 0.43%
Land as percent of area : 99.57%
Altitude : 1,089 feet / 332 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1897 (125 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 19:25:06 (27th September 2022)
Postal code : 35956
Population growth : 1.6% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Boaz is located at 34°12'2"N 86°9'59"W (34.2006500, -86.1663700).

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Demographics

The population of Boaz increased by 1.6% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 9,551 - census
2011 9,547 -0.04% estimation process
2012 9,604 0.59% estimation process
2013 9,610 0.06% estimation process
2014 9,617 0.07% estimation process
2015 9,614 -0.03% estimation process
2016 9,648 0.35% estimation process
2017 9,654 0.06% estimation process
2018 9,678 0.25% estimation process
2019 9,704 0.27% estimation process
2020 9,706 0.02% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 9,704
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 9,457
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 2.6%
April 1, 2020 Population : 10,107
April 1, 2010 Population : 9,551
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.7%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 24.4%
People over 65 (%) : 18.6%
Female persons, % : 50.4%
White only, percent : 95.5%
Black or African American alone, percent : 3.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.0%
Asians alone % : 0.1%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.0%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 9.3%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 86.5%
2015-2019 Veterans : 618
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 9.4%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 60.3%

Boaz zip code is 35956. County name: Etowah, County fips: 01055

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 60.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $105,100
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,016
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $366
2015-2019 median gross rent : $618
2015-2019 Households : 3,494
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.60
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 87.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 10.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 84.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 74.5%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 80.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.8%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 12.2%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 17.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 53.2%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 44.7%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 25,755
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 952,590
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 309,838
2012 total retail sales per capita : $32,098
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.3
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $40,551
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $21,025
Percentage of people living in poverty : 21.5%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 935
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 472
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 389
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 68
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 798
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 96
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 768
2010 population per square mile : 656.4
2010 land area in square miles : 14.55

Schools in Boaz

College & universities near Boaz, AL

Code Name City ZIP
102076 Snead State Community College Boaz (AL) 35957-0734

Stations (2)

Amtrak & bus stations near Boaz, AL

Code Name Address Type
ATN Anniston 126 West 4th St RAIL
BHM Birmingham 1819 Morris Ave. RAIL

Post offices near Boaz

Post Office Name City ZIP
Boaz Post Office Boaz (AL) 35957

Other places with the same name (2)

  • Boaz , Wisconsin village in Richland County, Wisconsin, United States with a population of 148 people.

Other cities in Marshall County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Marshall County , AL.

City Name Population Title
Albertville 21,777 City in Marshall County, Alabama, USA
City of Albertville 21,556 City in Marshall County, Alabama, USA
Guntersville 8,676 City in Marshall County, Alabama, United States
Arab 8,406 City in Marshall County, Alabama, US
Grant 902 Town in Alabama
Douglas 758 Town in Marshall County, Alabama, in the United States

Distance to Other Cities

Boaz distances to largest Alabama cities