Dothan, Alabama

Current Temperature ° Population 68,104

Homefacts City Report

Dothan is located in Houston County, AL. The population is 68,104, making Dothan the largest city in Houston County and the 7th largest city in the state of Alabama.

There are 23 public schools in Dothan with an average Homefacts rating of C+. The total crime rate for Dothan is low, and there are 129 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Dothan is moderate and the median home sales price is $0.

Cities near Dothan include Grimes, Kinsey and Cowarts.

Schools

School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 12.3%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 63%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 24.8%

Crime Rate

19.19% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 146
  • Violent Crimes: 397
  • Robbery: 93
  • Burglary: 668
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

14.45% Higher than national avg.
  • 129 offenders in Dothan
  • 18.94 offenders/10,000 residents

Real Estate

Median List Price $155,000
  • Median Sales Price: $0
  • Foreclosures: 4
  • Homes For Sale: 1,002
  • Homes For Rent: 144

Environmental Hazards

233 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 3
  • Registered Polluters: 18
  • Superfunds: 14
  • Tanks & Spills: 198

Unemployment

Moderate 4.6%
  • Alabama unemployment average: 4.3%
  • National unemployment average: 4.4%

Schools view all

23 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 23 K-12 public schools in Dothan, AL and 10 private schools. Homefacts rates Dothan's schools as Above average, with an overall C+ rating.

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Crime view details

129 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$155,000 compared to July 2016
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    15.3%
  • Rented
    35.6%
  • Owned
    49.1%

1,002 Homes For Sale View All

$74,000
215 Orleans Street
Dothan, AL 36303
-- Beds | -- Baths
$180,000
0 Hodgesville Road (32 Acres)
Dothan, AL 36301
-- Beds | -- Baths
$3,900
0 Lake Street
Dothan, AL 36303
-- Beds | -- Baths
$9,500
0 Burdeshaw St.
Dothan, AL 36303
-- Beds | -- Baths

4 Foreclosures View All

median foreclosure price
No Data
$23,000
Continental
Dothan, AL 36301
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$118,000
Johnny Murphy
Dothan, AL 36301
3 Beds | 3 Baths
$NR
Selma
Dothan, AL 36301
2 Beds | 2 Baths
$NR
Rossi
Dothan, AL 36305
3 Beds | 2 Baths

Foreclosure Status Distribution

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

289 Building Permits View All

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  • In 2014, the city of Dothan, AL issued 289 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 289 permits, 176 were issued for single family homes and 113 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Dothan, AL issued 328 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 328 permits, 192 were issued for single family homes and 136 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Building Permits By Year

144 Rental Properties View All

$500
1010 Park
Dothan, AL 36301
-- Beds | -- Baths
$2,708
3801 Ross Clark Circle, Suite 5
Dothan, AL 36303
-- Beds | 2 Baths
$2,500
3801 Ross Clark Circle, Suite 2
Dothan, AL 36303
-- Beds | 2 Baths
$14,283
3801 Ross Clark Circle, Suite 6
Dothan, AL 36303
-- Beds | 2 Baths

Fair Market Rents

**Displaying data from Dothan, AL
  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $523
  • 1 Bedroom: $524
  • 2 Bedrooms: $664
  • 3 Bedrooms: $898
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,092

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Environmental Hazards

233 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
    in Dothan, AL
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  • Registered Polluters
    in Dothan, AL
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  • Superfunds
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  • Tanks & Spills
    in Dothan, AL
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (341/346)
    Dothan, AL has 98.55% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Dothan, AL is a green zone.
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  • UV Index VERY HIGH 7.21 Average
    Dothan, AL is a very high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 51.25°
  • February 52.6°
  • March 60.1°
  • April 67.7°
  • May 75.73°
  • June 82.77°
  • July 82.93°
  • August 81.94°
  • September 77.58°
  • October 67.28°
  • November 57.45°
  • December 49.6°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Dothan, AL

Earthquakes
Dothan, AL has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Dothan, AL has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Dothan, AL has a low risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Dothan, AL has a very high risk of tornadoes.

Demographics view details

Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Dothan, AL: $44,208

Unemployment

Unemployment in Dothan is 4.6%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 4.3% and 4.4% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 40.77%
White Collar - 59.23%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Robert Bentley
  • Sen. Jeff Sessions
  • Sen. Richard C. Shelby

City Representatives

  • Martha Roby
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