Boaz, Alabama Population 2021

9,756
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Boaz is a city located in Marshall County Alabama. With a 2020 population of 9,756, it is the 64th largest city in Alabama and the 3158th largest city in the United States . Boaz is currently growing at a rate of 0.27% annually and its population has increased by 2.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,551 in 2010. Boaz reached it's highest population of 9,756 in 2021. Spanning over 15 miles, Boaz has a population density of 671 people per square mile.

The average household income in Boaz is $53,243 with a poverty rate of 21.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $618 per month, and the median house value is $105,100. The median age in Boaz is 37.7 years, 35 years for males, and 41.6 years for females.

Boaz Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Boaz was:

  • White: 95.49%
  • Black or African American: 3.08%
  • Two or more races: 1.01%
  • Other race: 0.36%
  • Asian: 0.05%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Boaz, Alabama is 9,756 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,678.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,551.

Boaz, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,85995.49%
Black or African American2863.08%
Two or More Races941.01%
Some Other Race330.36%
Asian50.05%
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Boaz Population by Race

Boaz Population Pyramid $2021

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Boaz Median Age

37.7


Total

35


Male

41.6


Female

Boaz Adults

There are 7,012 adults, (1,722 of whom are seniors) in Boaz.

Boaz Age Dependency

75.4

Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Boaz Sex Ratio

Female

4,675

50.39%

Male

4,602

49.61%

Boaz Population by Age

Boaz Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Boaz Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.5%20.5%
All60.3%39.7%
Non Family49.3%50.7%
Male41.5%58.5%
Female33.9%66.1%

60.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Boaz Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,4942.660.3
Married1,5403.0779.5
Non Family1,2971.4249.3
Female3923.5933.9
Male2654.1641.5

3.21

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

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Boaz Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4997.93%
9th to 12th Grade74111.77%
High School Graduate1,70827.13%
Some College1,53824.43%
Associates Degree5658.98%
Bachelors Degree82913.17%
Graduate Degree4156.59%
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Boaz Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Boaz Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,7774,8481,222
Hispanic3991325
Black78576
2+ Races411811
Other Race1616

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 26.83%.

Boaz Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,807$27,033$24,134
Less Than 9th Grade$$20,274$6,571
High School Graduate$30,496$38,389$21,094
Some College$25,357$22,008$30,103
Bachelors Degree$33,958$30,875$37,500
Graduate Degree$48,750$65,234$48,600

$25,807

Average Earnings

$27,033

Average Male

$24,134

Average Female

Boaz Earnings by Educational Attainment

Boaz Language by Age

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Boaz Language

89.71% of Boaz residents speak only English, while 10.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.84% of the population.

Boaz Language

Boaz Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,8201,37517.58%
Hispanic86637843.65%
Black25715158.75%
Multiple943537.23%

21.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.92%

Male Poverty Rate

23.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Boaz

The race most likely to be in poverty in Boaz is Black, with 58.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Boaz is White, with 17.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.01%.

Boaz Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade42.55%
High School19.82%
Some College12.37%
Bachelors or Greater3.08%

Boaz Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed61.54%
Female Employed15.95%
Male Employed10.89%
Male Unemployed10.75%

Boaz Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Boaz Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,551$53,243
Families$54,668$67,001
Married Families$63,607-
Non Families$18,151$28,118
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Income by Household Type

Boaz Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.5%

Male Marriage Rate

42.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Boaz Married by Age and Sex

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Boaz Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Boaz Marital Status by Race

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Boaz Marital Status

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618

Number of Veterans

548

Male Veterans

70

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam231
First Gulf War146
Second Gulf War106
World War II21
Korea16

Boaz Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74187
35 to 54162
75+141
55 to 64128
18 to 34

Boaz Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6119.02%
Hispanic4110.28%
2+ Races717.07%

Boaz Veterans by Race

Boaz Veterans by Education

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8.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Boaz Veterans by Education

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53.2%

Labor Force Participation

51.5%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Boaz Employment by Age

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Boaz Employment by Race

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Boaz Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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74.33%

Born in Boaz

90.63%

Native Born

9.37%

Foreign Born

7.90%

Non Citizen

1.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.63% of Boaz residents were born in the United States, with 74.33% having been born in Alabama. 7.90% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Boaz Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20219,756260.27%
20209,730260.27%
20199,704260.27%
20189,678240.25%
20179,65460.06%
20169,648340.35%
20159,614-3-0.03%
20149,61770.07%
20139,61060.06%
20129,604570.60%
20119,547750.79%
20109,4722,0612.48%
20007,4114830.68%
19906,928-223-0.32%
19807,1511,5302.44%
19705,6219911.96%
19604,6301,5524.17%
19503,0780.00%

Boaz Population by Year