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The economy of Boaz, AL employs 3,827 people. The economy of Boaz, AL is specialized in Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting; Utilities; and Manufacturing, which employ respectively 2.74; 2.68; and 1.95 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Boaz, AL are Manufacturing (721), Healthcare & Social Assistance (593), and Retail trade (575), and the highest paying industries are Real Estate, Rental & Leasing ($68,015), Transportation & Warehousing ($44,091), and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($41,313).

Median household income in Boaz, AL is $39,328. Males in Boaz, AL have an average income that is 1.46 times higher than the average income of females, which is $40,097. The income inequality of Boaz, AL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.468 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Boaz, AL. In Marshall County, AL the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 59 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $10,784. Macon County, AL has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Alabama.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Boaz, AL is from the county of Marshall County, AL.

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Boaz, AL is home to a population of 9,639 people, from which 90.1% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Boaz, AL is composed of 7,424 White residents (77%), 1,794 Hispanic residents (18.6%), 212 Black residents (2.2%), 167 Two+ residents (1.73%), and 42 Asian residents (0.44%). The most common foreign languages in Boaz, AL are Spanish (1,099 speakers), Other (88 speakers), and Urdu (52 speakers), but compared to other places, Boaz, AL has a relative high number of Other (88 speakers), Urdu (52 speakers), and Hindi (46 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Boaz, AL awarded 530 degrees. The student population of Boaz, AL is skewed towards females, with 199 male students and 331 female students. Most students in Boaz, AL are White (434 and 81.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (38 and 7.17%), Black or African American (35 and 6.6%), and American Indian (10 and 1.89%). The largest universities in Boaz, AL by number of graduates are Snead State Community College (530 and 100%), N/A (N/A and N/A), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Boaz, AL are General Studies (361 and 68.1%), Registered Nursing (46 and 8.68%), and General Administrative Assistant & Secretarial Science (21 and 3.96%). The median tuition costs in Boaz, AL are N/A for private four year colleges, and N/A and N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Boaz, AL is $107,600, which is 0.52 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $104,800 to $107,600, a 2.67% increase. The homeownership rate of Boaz, AL is 64.1%, which is higher than the national average of 63.6%. People in Boaz, AL have an average commute time of 18.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Boaz, AL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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