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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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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.
12% of Boaz residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Boaz, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $238. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $726.
Libraries in Boaz include Boaz Public Library ... View libraries
Marshall County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Boaz political report.
The average commute time for Boaz workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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