Boaz, AL

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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.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Boaz is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Boaz is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Boaz who work in management occupations (14.17%), sales jobs (13.20%), and office and administrative support (9.19%).

Being a small city, Boaz does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The percentage of adults in Boaz who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.65% of the adults in Boaz have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Boaz in 2018 was $23,173, which is middle income relative to Alabama, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $92,692 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, German, French, and Scots-Irish.

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