Boaz has the 2621st largest population in the United States. The population grew by 2.3% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Boaz is part of the Birmingham metro area. Unemployment in the Birmingham area is 5%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Birmingham has the 50th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Boaz is below average at $45,590, and the median cost of a home in Boaz is $106,500, which is below the national average. 18% of workers in Boaz hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 79% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Boaz. 79% of Boaz workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 15% carpool, and 5% walk. People in Boaz spend an average of 18 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.