Dothan, AL Demographic Data

Dothan, AL Summary

Dothan is located in Houston County in Alabama
  • Population: 68,104
  • Area: 89.72 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 89.40 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 0.32 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 759.04 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 325.79 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Dothan, AL Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
35,364
52%
50.8
Male
32,172
48%
49.2
Total Population
67,536
 
321,419,000

Dothan, AL Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
4,032
6.0% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
4,373
6.5% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
4,624
6.8% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
4,505
6.7% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
3,852
5.7% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
9,217
13.6% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
8,507
12.6% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
8,651
12.8% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
4,628
6.9% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
3,708
5.5% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
6,626
9.8% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
3,586
5.3% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
1,227
1.8% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
51,483
76.2%
77.1
Female
27,704
53.8%
51.4
Male
23,779
46.2%
48.6
21 Years and over
49,279
73.0%
72.9
62 Years and over
13,509
20.0%
18.3
65 Years and over
11,439
16.9%
14.9
Female
6,499
56.8%
55.9
Male
4,940
43.2%
44.1
Median Age (years)
39
NR
NR

Dothan, AL Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
66,113
97.9% 
96.9
White
42,298
62.6% 
73.1
Black or African American
22,489
33.3% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
238
0.4% 
0.8
Asian
770
1.1% 
5.4
Asian Indian
NR
NR 
1.2
Chinese
NR
NR 
1.3
Filipino
NR
NR 
0.9
Japanese
NR
NR 
0.2
Korean
NR
NR 
0.5
Vietnamese
NR
NR 
0.5
Other Asian
NR
NR 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
140
0.2% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
NR
NR 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
NR
NR 
0.0
Samoan
NR
NR 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
NR
NR 
0.1
Some Other Race
178
0.3% 
4.8
Two or More Races
1,423
2.1% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
1,704
2.5% 
17.6
Mexican
NR
NR 
11.1
Puerto Rican
NR
NR 
1.7
Cuban
NR
NR 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
NR
NR 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
65,832
97.5% 
82.4

Dothan, AL Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
1,791
3.9% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
3,880
8.4% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
13,319
28.9% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
11,404
24.7% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
4,330
9.4% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
7,199
15.6% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
4,227
9.2% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
5,671
12.3%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
40,479
87.8%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
11,426
24.8%
30.6

Dothan, AL Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
17,109
31.4%
33.5%
Now Married
23,571
43.2%
47.5
Divorced
8,658
15.9%
11.0%
Separated
1,389
2.5%
2.1
Widowed
3,780
6.9
5.8%

Dothan, AL Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
61,222
96.4%
78.5%
Languages other than english
2,282
3.6%
21.5%
Spanish
NR
NR
13.3
Other indo-european languages
NR
NR
3.7
Asian and Pacific islander languages
NR
NR
3.5
Other Languages
NR
NR
1

Dothan, AL Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
2,358
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
1,777
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
3,562
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
2,692
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
3,791
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
5,056
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
2,294
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
2,304
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
670
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
1,205
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
44,208
 
55,775
Per capita income
26,377
 
29,979

Dothan, AL Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
795
2.8%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
3,136
11.2%
9.8
Construction
1,237
4.4%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
7,351
26.2%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
917
3.3%
6.5
Information
434
1.5%
2.1
Manufacturing
2,647
9.4%
10.3
Other services except public administration
1,365
4.9%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
2,061
7.3%
11.3
Public administration
1,200
4.3%
4.6
Retail trade
4,065
14.5%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
1,816
6.5%
5.1
Wholesale trade
1,057
3.8%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
2,166
7.7%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
9,949
35.4%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
3,655
13.0%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
6,682
23.8%
23.6%
Service occupations
5,629
20.0%
18.0%

Dothan, AL Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
27,643
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
24,211
87.6%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
1,696
6.1%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
0
0.0%
5.2
Walked
359
1.3%
2.8
Other means
356
1.3%
1.8
Worked at home
1,021
3.7%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
20.0
 
26.0

Dothan, AL Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
1,729
6.7%
8.9
1 vehicles
10,477
40.8%
33.5
2 vehicles
9,515
37.0%
37.2
3 or more
3,988
15.5%
20.3

Dothan, AL Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
25,709
84.7%
87.7
Owner Occupied
14,914
58.0%
63.0
Renter Occupied
10,795
42.0%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
4,652
15.3%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
4
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
9
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0

Dothan, AL Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
30,361
1 room
164
0.5%
2.3
2 rooms
247
0.8%
2.5
3 rooms
1,708
5.6%
9.0
4 rooms
5,089
16.8%
16.6
5 rooms
6,808
22.4%
20.0
6 rooms
6,646
21.9%
17.9
7 rooms
4,310
14.2%
12.1
8 rooms
2,489
8.2%
8.5
9 rooms or more
2,900
9.6%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 

Dothan, AL Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
30,361
 
 
1-unit, detached
21,171
69.7%
61.4
1-unit, attached
544
1.8%
5.8
2-units
1,048
3.5%
3.7
3 or 4 units
1,532
5.0%
4.5
5 to 9 units
2,465
8.1%
4.8
10 to 19 units
1,037
3.4%
4.6
20 or more units
1,145
3.8%
8.8
Mobile home
1,409
4.6%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
10
0.0%
0.1

Dothan, AL Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
812
2.7%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
1,065
3.5%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
3,042
10.0%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
3,412
11.2%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
7,455
24.6%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
4,090
13.5%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
4,719
15.5%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
4,570
15.1%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
1,127
3.7%
2.5%
2014 or later
69
0.2%
0.5%

Dothan, AL Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
2,328
9.1%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
196
0.8%
4.7
Electricity
22,940
89.2%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
39
0.2%
5.1
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
23
0.1%
2.0
Solar energy
0
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
8
0.0%
0.5
No fuel used
175
0.7%
1.2

Dothan, AL Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
9,300
 
47140700.0
$2,500 to $2,999
74
0.8%
6.8%
$3,000 or more
230
2.5%
9.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
291
3.1%
11.8%
Less than $500
364
3.9%
1.5%
$1,500 to 1,999
1,446
15.5%
20.3%
$1,000 to 1,499
2,867
30.8%
29.2%
$500 to $999
4,028
43.3%
20.5%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
4,712
50.9%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
1,794
19.4%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
720
7.8%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
479
5.2%
7.3%
35.0% or more
1,548
16.7%
22.3%
Not Computed
47
NR
NR

Dothan, AL Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
10,261 
 
41,410,200 
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
1.7%
$2,000 to $2,499
9
0.1%
4.1%
$3,000 or more
31
0.3%
1.5%
$1,500 to $1,999
56
0.5%
11.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
1,521
14.8%
27.9%
Less than $500
2,021
19.7%
11.0%
$500 to $999
6,623
64.5%
42.7%
No Cash Rent
534
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
703
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
1,694
16.8%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
1,388
13.7%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
1,173
11.6%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
714
7.1%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
545
5.4%
9.2%
35.0% or more
4,586
45.4%
41.4%
Not Computed
695
NR
NR

Dothan, AL Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
14,914
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
1,275
8.5%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
3,100
20.8%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
3,725
25.0%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
2,788
18.7%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
2,154
14.4%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
1,184
7.9%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
583
3.9%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
105
0.7%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
142,200
 
194,500
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