Boaz, AL

Boaz profile

Living in Boaz

Boaz is a somewhat small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 9,704 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Boaz is the 70th largest community in Alabama.

Boaz is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Boaz is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Boaz who work in sales jobs (11.73%), maintenance occupations (9.36%), and management occupations (9.17%).

As is often the case in a small city, Boaz doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The education level of Boaz citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.76% of adults 25 and older in Boaz have a college degree.

The per capita income in Boaz in 2018 was $21,025, which is lower middle income relative to Alabama and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $84,100 for a family of four. However, Boaz contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Boaz is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Boaz home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Boaz residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Boaz include English, Irish, Portuguese, German, and Scots-Irish.

The most common language spoken in Boaz is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.