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Population (year 2000): 7,411. Estimated population in July 2005: 7,893 (+6.5% change)
Males: 3,379 (45.6%), Females: 4,032 (54.4%)

Marshall County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 39.4 years
Median household income: $25,699 (year 2000)
Median house value: $71,900 (year 2000)

Boaz, AL residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Boaz:

  • White Non-Hispanic (92.0%)
  • Hispanic (5.0%)
  • Other race (3.0%)
  • Black (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)

Ancestries: United States (22.3%), Irish (10.2%), English (9.5%), German (5.5%), Scotch-Irish (1.6%), French (1.6%).Alabama

Elevation: 1086 feet

Land area: 12.2 square miles

Boaz,

For population 25 years and over in Boaz

  • High school or higher: 67.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Boaz city

  • Never married: 17.6%
  • Now married: 58.2%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

4.0% Foreign born (3.4% Latin America, 0.4% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +483 (+7.0%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: AL Huntsville, (46.2 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: AL Birmingham, (64.9 miles pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (538.4 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: City, AL (3.3 miles Sardis AL (4.3 miles Mountainboro, AL Albertville, (5.6 miles Ridgeville, AL (10.8 miles) , AL (11.2 miles Douglas, City, AL (12.6 miles Reece Grove, AL (12.6 miles Walnut AL (13.0 miles Crossville,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 22 buildings, average cost: $80,500
  • 1997: 14 buildings, average cost: $87,700
  • 1998: 18 buildings, average cost: $68,100
  • 1999: 16 buildings, average cost: $74,700
  • 2000: 24 buildings, average cost: $101,900
  • 2001: 26 buildings, average cost: $79,200
  • 2002: 20 buildings, average cost: $95,400
  • 2003: 29 buildings, average cost: $114,100
  • 2004: 31 buildings, average cost: $109,200

Latitude: 34.20 N, Longitude: 86.16 W

Area code: 256

Boaz, Alabama business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (25.7%), Retail trade (16.1%), Educational,health and social services (15.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,872 (+52.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,096 (37.3%)

Crime in Boaz by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 0 0 0
    per 100,000 13.5 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 2 6 7
    per 100,000 0.0 27.0 81.0 94.5
Robberies 4 3 2 11
    per 100,000 54.0 40.5 27.0 148.4
Assaults 22 21 10 7
    per 100,000 296.9 283.4 134.9 94.5
Burglaries 86 62 88 90
    per 100,000 1160.4 836.6 1187.4 1214.4
Thefts 425 404 548 557
    per 100,000 5734.7 5451.4 7394.4 7515.9
Auto thefts 25 18 26 19
    per 100,000 337.3 242.9 350.8 256.4
426.7 375.7 474.4 507.4

Average climate in Boaz, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Boaz,

Boaz-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 204% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/18/1957, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.2 miles away from the Boaz city center killed 3 people and injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 11/24/2001, a category 4 tornado 15.3 miles away from the city center injured 22 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Birthplace of: Justin Jonus - College basketball player (Alabama Crimson Tide).


Hospital/medical center in Boaz:
  • MARSHALL MEDICAL CENTER SOUTH (2505 U S HIGHWAY 431 NORTH)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Boaz:
  • MARSHALL MEDICAL (about 15 miles; GUNTERSVILLE, AL)
  • RIVERVIEW REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 18 miles; GADSDEN, AL)
  • GADSDEN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 22 miles; GADSDEN, AL)

Political contributions by individuals in Boaz, AL

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Boaz:
  • TALLADEGA MUNI (about 45 miles; TALLADEGA, AL; ID: ASN)
  • ANNISTON METROPOLITAN (about 48 miles; ANNISTON, AL; ID: ANB)
  • HUNTSVILLE INTL-CARL T JONES FIELD (about 52 miles; HUNTSVILLE, AL; ID: HSV)
Other public-use airports nearest to Boaz:
  • THE ALBERTVILLE MUNI-THOMAS J BRUMLIK FLD (about 7 miles; ALBERTVILLE, AL; ID: 8A0)
  • GUNTERSVILLE MUNI - JOE STARNES FIELD (about 15 miles; GUNTERSVILLE, AL; ID: 8A1)
  • GADSDEN MUNI (about 18 miles; GADSDEN, AL; ID: GAD)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police - Other 9 $14,979 $19,972 0 $0
Financial Administration 3 $6,759 $27,036 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 11 $20,998 $22,906 2 $673
Other Government Administration 2 $6,302 $37,812 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 2 $4,894 $29,364 0 $0
Firefighters 15 $42,483 $33,986 0 $0
Streets and Highways 23 $43,187 $22,532 0 $0
Welfare 4 $6,453 $19,359 1 $385
Health 1 $2,002 $24,024 0 $0
Sewerage 6 $17,295 $34,590 1 $912
Water Supply 7 $21,197 $36,337 0 $0
Gas Supply 9 $30,082 $40,109 0 $0
Local Libraries 5 $7,427 $17,824 1 $297
Police Protection - Officers 21 $52,776 $30,157 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 4 $8,513 $25,539 0 $0
Totals for Government 122 $285,347 $28,066 5 $2,268
College/University in Boaz:
  • SNEAD STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,188; Location: 220 N WALNUT ST; Public; Website: snead.cc.al.us)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Boaz:
  • GADSDEN STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 29 miles; GADSDEN, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,360)
  • JACKSONVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 38 miles; JACKSONVILLE, AL; FT enrollment: 6,418)
  • ALABAMA A & M UNIVERSITY (about 45 miles; NORMAL, AL; FT enrollment: 4,886)
  • GEORGE C WALLACE STATE COMMUNITY COLL-HANCEVILLE (about 46 miles; HANCEVILLE, AL; FT enrollment: 3,272)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA IN HUNTSVILLE (about 50 miles; HUNTSVILLE, AL; FT enrollment: 4,795)
  • JEFFERSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 54 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; FT enrollment: 3,279)
  • JOHN C CALHOUN STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 64 miles; DECATUR, AL; FT enrollment: 4,547)
Public high school in Boaz:
  • BOAZ HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 703; Location: 907 BROWN ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Boaz:
  • BOAZ MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 590; Location: 140 NEWT PARKER DR; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • BOAZ ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 395; Location: 362 COLLIER ST; Grades: KG - 01)
  • CARLISLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 373; Location: 8025 US HIGHWAY 431; Grades: KG - 06)
  • CORLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 350; Location: 505 MOUNT VERNON RD; Grades: 02 - 03)
  • WHITESBORO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 289; Location: 5080 LEETH GAP RD; Grades: KG - 06)
Library in Boaz:
  • BOAZ PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $154,880; Location: 205 SOUTH MAIN STREET; 46,010 books; 1,632 audio materials; 1,931 video materials; 102 serial subscriptions)
 

Boaz compared to Alabama state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Boaz:
  • WBSA (1300 AM; 1 kW; BOAZ, AL; Owner: WATKINS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAVU (630 AM; 1 kW; ALBERTVILLE, AL; Owner: SAND MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WAAX (570 AM; 5 kW; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGAD (1350 AM; 5 kW; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: DEKALB COUNTY COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WJBY (930 AM; 5 kW; RAINBOW CITY, AL; Owner: GADSDEN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Boaz:
  • WQSB (105.1 FM; ALBERTVILLE, AL; Owner: SAND MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WTWX-FM (95.9 FM; GUNTERSVILLE, AL; Owner: GUNTERSVILLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKXX (102.9 FM; ATTALLA, AL; Owner: BROADCAST MEDIA LLC)
  • WSGN (91.5 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: GADSDEN STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WTBB (89.9 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WRHY (105.9 FM; CENTRE, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAFN-FM (92.7 FM; ARAB, AL; Owner: FUN MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WTBJ (91.3 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WJIA (88.5 FM; GUNTERSVILLE, AL; Owner: LAKE CITY EDUCATIONAL B/CASTING INC.)
  • W289AC (105.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WILLIAM PAXTON ROGERS)
  • WAHR (99.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WRAX (107.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRSA-FM (96.9 FM; DECATUR, AL; Owner: NCA, INC.)
  • WGMZ (93.1 FM; GLENCOE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLJS-FM (91.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES/JACKSONVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WYDE-FM (101.1 FM; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WKEA-FM (98.3 FM; SCOTTSBORO, AL; Owner: KEA RADIO, INC.)
  • WXQW (94.1 FM; MERIDIANVILLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W298AF (107.5 FM; HADEN, AL; Owner: HADEN RADIO COMPANY)
  • W293AH (106.5 FM; NORMAL, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
TV broadcast stations around Boaz:
  • WPXH (Channel 44; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WZDX (Channel 54; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNTSVILLE TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • W64BJ (Channel 64; SCOTTSBORO, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTJP (Channel 60; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W15AP (Channel 15; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: WBRC LICENSE, INC.)

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