According to figures compiled by the Centers for Disease Control, 526 people died in Richland County in the years 1999-2001. The county death rate was 10 per thousand people, compared with 9 per thousand people statewide.
During the same period, 130 people died from cancer. The county death rate from cancer was 2.4 per thousand people, compared with 2.1 per thousand statewide.
A reported 9 people died in motor vehicle accidents.
The average age of people living in Richland County at the time of the 2000 census was 39.3, compared with 36.7 statewide and 36.2 nationwide.
More info about Boaz:
Send us your corrections and additions