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Boaz is in Wood County, in the Parkersburg-Marietta metro area.
The latitude of Boaz is 39.361N. The longitude is -81.502W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 650 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,345.
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25% of Boaz residents report German ancestry, and 18% 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 $20,405, compared with $21,587 nationally.
22% of Boaz residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Boaz, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $158. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $885.
Wood 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 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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