Boaz, Alabama

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Boaz is a city located in Marshall County, Alabama. As of the 2000 census, the population of the city is 7,411.

Geography

Location of Boaz, Alabama

Boaz is located at 34°12'10" North, 86°9'38" West (34.202793, -86.160457)Template:GR.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 31.7 km² (12.2 mi²). 31.6 km² (12.2 mi²) of it is land and 0.2 km² (0.1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.49% water.

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 7,411 people, 3,155 households, and 2,085 families residing in the city. The population density is 234.5/km² (607.7/mi²). There are 3,468 housing units at an average density of 109.8/km² (284.4/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 93.50% White, 1.31% Black or African American, 0.47% Native American, 0.45% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 3.01% from other races, and 1.23% from two or more races. 4.98% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 3,155 households out of which 28.7% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.8% are married couples living together, 12.6% have a female householder with no husband present, and 33.9% are non-families. 30.7% of all households are made up of individuals and 16.3% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.30 and the average family size is 2.86.

In the city the population is spread out with 23.0% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 26.2% from 25 to 44, 23.3% from 45 to 64, and 19.2% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 83.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 78.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $25,699, and the median income for a family is $34,018. Males have a median income of $29,504 versus $21,750 for females. The per capita income for the city is $15,664. 18.7% of the population and 13.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 20.7% of those under the age of 18 and 25.4% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

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