Houston County, AL

Current Temperature ° Population 103,402

Homefacts County Report

Schools

School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 13.5%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 65.2%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 21.3%

Registered Offenders

18.95% Higher than national avg.
  • 201 offenders in Houston County
  • 19.44 offenders/10,000 residents

Real Estate

Median List Price $142,400
  • Median Sales Price: $0
  • Foreclosures: 9
  • Homes For Sale: 1,219
  • Homes For Rent: 112

Environmental Hazards

294 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 3
  • Registered Polluters: 19
  • Superfunds: 16
  • Tanks & Spills: 256

Unemployment

Moderate 4.1%
  • Alabama unemployment average: 4.2%
  • National unemployment average: 4.3%

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31 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 31 K-12 public schools in Houston County, AL and 11 private schools. Homefacts rates Houston County's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.

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201 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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Crime Index

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Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$142,400 compared to April 2016
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    16.8%
  • Rented
    30%
  • Owned
    53.2%

1,219 Homes For Sale View All

$74,000
213 Orleans Street
Dothan, AL 36303
-- Beds | -- Baths
$74,000
215 Orleans Street
Dothan, AL 36303
-- Beds | -- Baths
$69,500
155 Briar Hills Dr.
Dothan, AL 36301
-- Beds | -- Baths
$180,000
0 Hodgesville Road (32 Acres)
Dothan, AL 36301
-- Beds | -- Baths

9 Foreclosures View All

median foreclosure price
No Data
$37,000
Continental
Dothan, AL 36301
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$128,000
Johnny Murphy
Dothan, AL 36301
3 Beds | 3 Baths
$NR
County Road 8
Columbia, AL 36370
3 Beds | 1 Baths
$NR
Rossi
Dothan, AL 36305
3 Beds | 2 Baths

Foreclosure Status Distribution

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

348 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Houston County, AL issued 348 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 348 permits, 235 were issued for single family homes and 113 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Houston County, 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.
All Housing Single Family Housing Multi-Family Housing

Building Permits By Year

112 Rental Properties View All

$500
1010 Park
Dothan, AL 36301
-- Beds | -- Baths
$NR
3600 S Oates Street
Dothan, AL 36301
-- Beds | -- Baths
$1,900
2810 Horace Shepard
Dothan, AL 36301
-- Beds | 2 Baths
$595
1880 Hartford Highway
Dothan, AL 36301
2 Beds | 2 Baths

Fair Market Rents

**Displaying data from Houston County, AL
  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $508
  • 1 Bedroom: $511
  • 2 Bedrooms: $656
  • 3 Bedrooms: $883
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,042

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Environmental Hazards

294 Environmental Hazards

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

  • Air Quality HAZARDOUS (0/0)
    Houston County, AL has 0% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Houston County, AL is a green zone.
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  • UV Index VERY HIGH 7.18 Average
    Houston County, AL is a very high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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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 54.17°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Houston County, AL

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

Demographics view details

Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Houston County, AL: $43,553

Unemployment

Unemployment in Houston County is 4.1%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 4.2% and 9.0% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 43.27%
White Collar - 56.73%

Politics

State Representatives

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

Neighborhood Info

2 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

87 FCC Towers view all

2 Hospitals view all

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