Dothan, Alabama

Population 68,104

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 moderate , and there are 157 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Dothan is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Dothan property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Dothan include Grimes, Kinsey and Cowarts.

Dothan Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 14.2%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 62.5%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 23.3%

Crime Rate

20.19% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 137
  • Violent Crimes: 685
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 1
  • Property Crime: 2
  • Larceny Theft: 685

Registered Offenders

31.25% Higher than national avg.
  • 157 offenders in Dothan
  • 23.05 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

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


Low 3.9%
  • Alabama unemployment average: 3.7%
  • National unemployment average: 5.9%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

Schools view all

23 Public Schools view public schools

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

157 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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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$165,000 compared to July 2020
Median Sales Price
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Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

289 Building Permits View All

  • 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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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $514
  • 1 Bedroom: $522
  • 2 Bedrooms: $678
  • 3 Bedrooms: $893
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,040

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Environmental Hazards

233 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (214/215)
    Dothan, AL has 99.53% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Dothan, AL is a green zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 6.82 Average
    Dothan, AL is a 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 49.6°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Dothan, AL

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

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Dothan, AL: $42,336


Unemployment in Dothan is 3.9%. It is moderate in comparison to the state and national averages, 3.7% and 5.9% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 38.99%
White Collar - 61.01%


State Representatives

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

City Representatives

  • Martha Roby
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