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Boaz is a city in Marshall County, in the Albertville metro area. (The community straddles Marshall and Etowah counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)

The community was named for the biblical character

The latitude of Boaz is 34.200N. The longitude is -86.166W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,089 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 7,628.


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Median household income
Local
$25,699
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Boaz demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 18. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.3 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Harvest Festival - Oct. 5-6, 2007
Dates often change. Check Boaz web sites and events links in the sections below.
Boaz attractions: Outlet shopping
Colleges and universities: Snead State Community College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Boaz demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Marshall County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 35950 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

7% of Boaz residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Boaz ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Boaz was $15,664, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

12% of Boaz residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Boaz, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $238.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $726.


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Libraries in Boaz include Boaz Public Library ... View libraries

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Marshall County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Boaz political report.

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The average commute time for Boaz workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Boaz include Key West Inn, Rodeway Inn.

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