Income/capita 33%
Household income 29%
Unemployment 7%
Income per capita$20,030$24,736$29,829
Median household income$39,328$44,758$55,322
Median income owner occupied$54,100$55,873$70,586
Median income renter occupied$23,784$25,999$35,192
Median earnings male$26,601$34,323$36,919
Median earnings female$21,510$22,614$26,250
Unemployment rate4.3%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level20.0%18.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Boaz is 33% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Boaz is 29% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Boaz is 7% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Boaz is 33% higher than the national average

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      Boaz employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry13.8%1.1%
      Manufacturing sector23.4%2.5%
      Financial & insurance services2.0%0.9%
      Wholesale & retail services17.0%17.5%
      Public administration3.4%1.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.4%0.9%
      Education, health & social services11.8%38.5%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Gallant, AL896$63,89716%
      Egypt, AL885$55,3660%
      Sardis City, AL1,570$51,8486%
      Tidmore Bend, AL1,266$50,00010%
      Whitesboro, AL2,290$45,31318%
      Boaz, AL9,639$39,32829%

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      North Bend, OR9,635$46,97415%
      Chesapeake Ranch Estates, MD9,644$84,96854%
      Fife, WA9,645$56,8713%
      Fort Bliss, TX9,650$48,89112%
      Eidson Road, TX9,654$34,92937%
      Boaz, AL9,639$39,32829%
      Source: The Boaz, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).