Boaz, AL 35956 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 35956: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Boaz, AL 35956

Acceptable Alternative
Sardis City, AL 35956

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 113
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,469
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 23
  • County: Etowah County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.204, Longitude -86.154
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Boaz, AL 35956 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 9,067
Population in Households 9,063
Population in Familes 7,863
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 123
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 3,454
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 2,597
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,787 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,774 (73.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 680 (18.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 333 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $110,580
Average Home Value $132,345


Median Household Income $38,887
Average Household Income $51,680
Per Capita Income $19,697
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.36% 0.11%
Households 0.34% 0.1%
Families 0.21% 0.02%
Median Household Income   0.15%
Per Capita Income   1.36%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Boaz, AL 35956 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 35956 to the other 616 ZIP Codes in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 189 69th
Population Density1 # 226 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 511 17th
Median Household Income # 295 52nd
Per Capita Income # 373 40th

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