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Based on the data from 2000 / 2013 when the population of Boaz, West Virginia was 1,345 / 1,589

Most common industries

Most common industries (%)

Most common industries for males (%)

Most common industries for females (%)

Most common industries

Industry

All

Males

Females

Educational services15.0%
(85)
14.2%
(48)
16.1%
(37)
Nonmetallic mineral products11.1%
(63)
12.5%
(42)
9.1%
(21)
Construction7.9%
(45)
11.6%
(39)
2.6%
(6)
Health care7.2%
(41)
0.0%
(0)
17.8%
(41)
Finance and insurance6.9%
(39)
7.7%
(26)
5.7%
(13)
Accommodation and food services6.5%
(37)
2.1%
(7)
13.0%
(30)
Public administration6.0%
(34)
2.1%
(7)
11.7%
(27)
Administrative and support and waste management services3.5%
(20)
4.2%
(14)
2.6%
(6)
Food and beverage stores2.5%
(14)
1.8%
(6)
3.5%
(8)
Chemicals2.5%
(14)
4.2%
(14)
0.0%
(0)
Motor vehicle and parts dealers2.3%
(13)
1.8%
(6)
3.0%
(7)
Professional, scientific, and technical services2.3%
(13)
1.8%
(6)
3.0%
(7)
Plastics and rubber products2.1%
(12)
3.6%
(12)
0.0%
(0)
Utilities1.9%
(11)
1.8%
(6)
2.2%
(5)
Truck transportation1.9%
(11)
3.3%
(11)
0.0%
(0)
Printing and related support activities1.6%
(9)
2.7%
(9)
0.0%
(0)
Warehousing and storage1.4%
(8)
2.4%
(8)
0.0%
(0)
Miscellaneous manufacturing1.2%
(7)
2.1%
(7)
0.0%
(0)
Social assistance1.2%
(7)
0.0%
(0)
3.0%
(7)
Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores1.1%
(6)
1.8%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores1.1%
(6)
1.8%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
U. S. Postal service1.1%
(6)
1.8%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
Electrical equipment, appliances, and components1.1%
(6)
1.8%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
Food1.1%
(6)
1.8%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers1.1%
(6)
1.8%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
Metal and metal products1.1%
(6)
1.8%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers1.1%
(6)
1.8%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
Repair and maintenance1.1%
(6)
1.8%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
Jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores1.1%
(6)
1.8%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers0.9%
(5)
1.5%
(5)
0.0%
(0)
Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers0.9%
(5)
0.0%
(0)
2.2%
(5)
Clothing and accessories, including shoe, stores0.9%
(5)
0.0%
(0)
2.2%
(5)
Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores0.9%
(5)
0.0%
(0)
2.2%
(5)
Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers0.7%
(4)
1.2%
(4)
0.0%
(0)

Most common occupations

Most common occupations (%)

Most common occupations for males (%)

Most common occupations for females (%)

Most common occupations

Occupation

All

Males

Females

Other production occupations including supervisors10.9%
(62)
14.2%
(48)
6.1%
(14)
Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers7.4%
(42)
3.9%
(13)
12.6%
(29)
Driver/sales workers and truck drivers6.2%
(35)
10.4%
(35)
0.0%
(0)
Business operations specialists4.9%
(28)
2.1%
(7)
9.1%
(21)
Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers4.8%
(27)
8.0%
(27)
0.0%
(0)
Other sales and related workers including supervisors3.9%
(22)
5.0%
(17)
2.2%
(5)
Registered nurses3.7%
(21)
0.0%
(0)
9.1%
(21)
Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists3.5%
(20)
1.8%
(6)
6.1%
(14)
Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing3.5%
(20)
5.9%
(20)
0.0%
(0)
Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers2.8%
(16)
4.7%
(16)
0.0%
(0)
Customer service representatives2.5%
(14)
0.0%
(0)
6.1%
(14)
Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors2.3%
(13)
0.0%
(0)
5.7%
(13)
Postsecondary teachers2.1%
(12)
3.6%
(12)
0.0%
(0)
Cooks and food preparation workers2.1%
(12)
0.0%
(0)
5.2%
(12)
Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks2.1%
(12)
0.0%
(0)
5.2%
(12)
Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers2.1%
(12)
3.6%
(12)
0.0%
(0)
Secretaries and administrative assistants2.1%
(12)
0.0%
(0)
5.2%
(12)
Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors2.1%
(12)
3.6%
(12)
0.0%
(0)
Other protective service workers including supervisors1.9%
(11)
1.8%
(6)
2.2%
(5)
Computer specialists1.8%
(10)
3.0%
(10)
0.0%
(0)
Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations1.6%
(9)
1.2%
(4)
2.2%
(5)
Other healthcare support occupations1.4%
(8)
0.0%
(0)
3.5%
(8)
Cashiers1.4%
(8)
0.0%
(0)
3.5%
(8)
Laborers and material movers, hand1.4%
(8)
2.4%
(8)
0.0%
(0)
Painters and paperhangers1.4%
(8)
2.4%
(8)
0.0%
(0)
Social scientists and related workers1.2%
(7)
2.1%
(7)
0.0%
(0)
Judges, magistrates, and other judicial workers1.2%
(7)
0.0%
(0)
3.0%
(7)
Transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants1.2%
(7)
2.1%
(7)
0.0%
(0)
Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand1.2%
(7)
2.1%
(7)
0.0%
(0)
Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers1.2%
(7)
2.1%
(7)
0.0%
(0)
Carpenters1.2%
(7)
2.1%
(7)
0.0%
(0)
Child care workers1.2%
(7)
0.0%
(0)
3.0%
(7)
Other financial specialists1.2%
(7)
0.0%
(0)
3.0%
(7)
Law enforcement workers including supervisors1.2%
(7)
2.1%
(7)
0.0%
(0)
Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks1.1%
(6)
1.8%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
Accountants and auditors1.1%
(6)
1.8%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
Media and communication equipment workers1.1%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
2.6%
(6)
Art and design workers1.1%
(6)
1.8%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers1.1%
(6)
1.8%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
Retail sales workers except cashiers0.9%
(5)
0.0%
(0)
2.2%
(5)
Waiters and waitresses0.9%
(5)
0.0%
(0)
2.2%
(5)
Supervisors of transportation and material moving workers0.9%
(5)
1.5%
(5)
0.0%
(0)
Electricians0.9%
(5)
1.5%
(5)
0.0%
(0)

Unemployment in Boaz

  • Unemployment by race in 2013
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 13.6%Males
  • 1.7%Females
  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 1.5%Males
  • 4.2%Females

Means of transportation to work

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2013 (%)

5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
Boaz:

3.0% (21)
West Virginia:

4.7% (33,738)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Boaz:

11.1% (78)
West Virginia:

6.2% (44,511)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
Boaz:

4.0% (28)
West Virginia:

8.7% (62,443)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
Boaz:

6.2% (43)
West Virginia:

10.1% (72,518)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Boaz:

9.6% (67)
West Virginia:

14.5% (103,494)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Boaz:

17.5% (122)
West Virginia:

12.7% (91,145)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Boaz:

12.7% (89)
West Virginia:

9.2% (65,678)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
Boaz:

5.7% (40)
West Virginia:

4.3% (30,882)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
Boaz:

6.8% (47)
West Virginia:

4.7% (33,477)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
Boaz:

2.4% (17)
West Virginia:

2.3% (16,143)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
Boaz:

16.9% (117)
West Virginia:

7.5% (53,946)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Boaz:

1.0% (7)
West Virginia:

8.8% (62,943)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2000 (%)

12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.:
Boaz:

3.8% (21)
West Virginia:

3.9% (28,047)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
Boaz:

3.8% (21)
West Virginia:

3.2% (23,235)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Boaz:

4.3% (24)
West Virginia:

4.8% (34,464)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
Boaz:

9.8% (55)
West Virginia:

8.6% (61,784)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
Boaz:

5.9% (33)
West Virginia:

10.1% (72,395)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Boaz:

20.0% (112)
West Virginia:

13.8% (98,948)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Boaz:

19.1% (107)
West Virginia:

15.2% (108,921)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Boaz:

7.0% (39)
West Virginia:

9.7% (69,399)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
Boaz:

3.6% (20)
West Virginia:

4.7% (33,885)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
Boaz:

5.7% (32)
West Virginia:

4.6% (33,112)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
Boaz:

1.1% (6)
West Virginia:

2.1% (14,733)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
Boaz:

7.3% (41)
West Virginia:

8.1% (57,871)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Boaz:

6.3% (35)
West Virginia:

7.8% (56,126)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2013 (%) - Males

    5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. - Males:
    Boaz:

    4.8% (17)
    West Virginia:

    6.4% (24,866)
    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Males:
    Boaz:

    8.8% (32)
    West Virginia:

    7.9% (30,661)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Males:
    Boaz:

    5.9% (22)
    West Virginia:

    11.1% (42,795)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Males:
    Boaz:

    14.1% (51)
    West Virginia:

    10.3% (39,792)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Males:
    Boaz:

    10.5% (38)
    West Virginia:

    13.3% (51,546)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Males:
    Boaz:

    14.5% (52)
    West Virginia:

    9.7% (37,648)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Males:
    Boaz:

    8.5% (31)
    West Virginia:

    7.4% (28,536)
    8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. - Males:
    Boaz:

    3.4% (12)
    West Virginia:

    3.1% (12,108)
    10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. - Males:
    Boaz:

    2.6% (10)
    West Virginia:

    1.6% (6,170)
    12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Males:
    Boaz:

    14.5% (53)
    West Virginia:

    7.8% (30,120)
    4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Males:
    Boaz:

    1.6% (6)
    West Virginia:

    9.4% (36,233)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2013 (%) - Females

    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Females:
    Boaz:

    12.4% (41)
    West Virginia:

    4.2% (13,850)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Females:
    Boaz:

    1.9% (6)
    West Virginia:

    6.0% (19,648)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Females:
    Boaz:

    0.8% (3)
    West Virginia:

    9.9% (32,726)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Females:
    Boaz:

    7.1% (24)
    West Virginia:

    15.8% (51,948)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Females:
    Boaz:

    20.8% (69)
    West Virginia:

    16.2% (53,497)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Females:
    Boaz:

    17.4% (58)
    West Virginia:

    11.3% (37,142)
    8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. - Females:
    Boaz:

    7.7% (26)
    West Virginia:

    5.7% (18,774)
    9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Females:
    Boaz:

    17.5% (59)
    West Virginia:

    5.5% (18,011)
    10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. - Females:
    Boaz:

    2.2% (7)
    West Virginia:

    3.0% (9,973)
    12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Females:
    Boaz:

    16.6% (56)
    West Virginia:

    7.2% (23,826)

Travel time to work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 75.5%
Number of people working at home: 13 (2.3% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work (%)

Working at home - Boaz

Working at home - West Virginia

5 to 9 minutes:
Boaz:

18.2% (102)
West Virginia:

11.7% (83,929)
10 to 14 minutes:
Boaz:

14.7% (82)
West Virginia:

15.4% (110,704)
15 to 19 minutes:
Boaz:

14.3% (80)
West Virginia:

15.7% (112,448)
20 to 24 minutes:
Boaz:

20.2% (113)
West Virginia:

13.5% (96,666)
25 to 29 minutes:
Boaz:

9.5% (53)
West Virginia:

5.3% (38,292)
30 to 34 minutes:
Boaz:

10.9% (61)
West Virginia:

11.1% (79,985)
40 to 44 minutes:
Boaz:

1.1% (6)
West Virginia:

2.8% (19,840)
45 to 59 minutes:
Boaz:

5.2% (29)
West Virginia:

6.9% (49,594)
60 to 89 minutes:
Boaz:

1.1% (6)
West Virginia:

4.9% (35,242)
90 or more minutes:
Boaz:

2.5% (14)
West Virginia:

3.9% (27,928)

Means of transportation to work

Means of transportation to work - Boaz

Means of transportation to work - West Virginia

Drove car alone:
Boaz:

93.4% (522)
West Virginia:

80.3% (576,360)
Carpooled:
Boaz:

4.3% (24)
West Virginia:

12.7% (91,133)

Private vehicle occupancy

Private vehicle occupancy (%)

Drove alone:
Boaz:

95.6% (522)
West Virginia:

86.3% (576,360)
In 2 person carpool:
Boaz:

3.1% (17)
West Virginia:

11.1% (74,212)
In 3 person carpool:
Boaz:

1.3% (7)
West Virginia:

1.7% (11,417)

Class of Workers

Class of Workers (%)

Employee of private company:
Boaz:

68.3% (387)
West Virginia:

66.7% (488,582)
Self-employed in own incorporated business:
Boaz:

1.2% (7)
West Virginia:

2.3% (16,512)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers:
Boaz:

4.4% (25)
West Virginia:

6.8% (50,039)
Local government workers:
Boaz:

9.2% (52)
West Virginia:

6.6% (48,204)
State government workers:
Boaz:

8.5% (48)
West Virginia:

7.7% (56,389)
Federal government workers:
Boaz:

1.1% (6)
West Virginia:

3.6% (26,733)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business:
Boaz:

7.4% (42)
West Virginia:

5.9% (43,225)

Class of Workers (%) - Males

Employee of private company - Males:
Boaz:

73.0% (246)
West Virginia:

70.7% (280,214)
Self-employed in own incorporated business - Males:
Boaz:

2.1% (7)
West Virginia:

3.0% (11,894)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Males:
Boaz:

3.6% (12)
West Virginia:

4.0% (15,990)
Local government workers - Males:
Boaz:

8.9% (30)
West Virginia:

5.1% (20,272)
State government workers - Males:
Boaz:

1.8% (6)
West Virginia:

6.4% (25,533)
Federal government workers - Males:
Boaz:

1.8% (6)
West Virginia:

3.4% (13,583)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Males:
Boaz:

8.9% (30)
West Virginia:

6.9% (27,308)

Class of Workers (%) - Females

Employee of private company - Females:
Boaz:

61.3% (141)
West Virginia:

61.9% (208,368)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Females:
Boaz:

5.7% (13)
West Virginia:

10.1% (34,049)
Local government workers - Females:
Boaz:

9.6% (22)
West Virginia:

8.3% (27,932)
State government workers - Females:
Boaz:

18.3% (42)
West Virginia:

9.2% (30,856)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Females:
Boaz:

5.2% (12)
West Virginia:

4.7% (15,917)
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