Boaz is a somewhat small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 10,161 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Boaz is the 67th largest community in Alabama.
Unlike some cities, Boaz isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Boaz are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Boaz is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Boaz who work in sales jobs (11.27%), office and administrative support (9.06%), and maintenance occupations (9.06%).
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 with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.10% of adults in Boaz have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Boaz in 2018 was $22,026, which is lower middle income relative to Alabama and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $88,104 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 Italian.
The most common language spoken in Boaz is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.