Dothan Houston County, Alabama

Dothan: County seat of Houston County, Alabama, United States

About

Dothan is a city located in the county of Houston in the U.S. state of Alabama. Its population at the 2010 census was 65,496. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 69,414 inhabitants.

The city was created 137 years ago in 1884.

Dothan Quick Facts

Population : 69,414 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Alabama (United States)
County : Houston County
Postal code : 36301–36305
Phone Area Codes : 334
Water as percent of area : 0.36%
Land as percent of area : 99.64%
Altitude : 322 feet / 98 meters
Capital city : Dothan is capital of Houston County
Establishment : January 01, 1885 (137 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 11:53:11 (21st May 2022)
Population growth : 5.64% (2010-2020)
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Location of Dothan on Alabama map.
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Geography

Dothan is located at 31°13'24"N 85°23'26"W (31.2232300, -85.3904900).

Dothan map

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Demographics

The population of Dothan increased by 5.64% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 65,496 - census
2011 66,619 1.69% estimation process
2012 67,212 0.88% estimation process
2013 67,666 0.67% estimation process
2014 68,122 0.67% estimation process
2015 68,295 0.25% estimation process
2016 68,287 -0.01% estimation process
2017 68,293 0.01% estimation process
2018 68,337 0.06% estimation process
2019 68,941 0.88% estimation process
2020 69,414 0.68% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 68,941
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 65,922
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 4.6%
April 1, 2020 Population : 71,072
April 1, 2010 Population : 65,496
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.4%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 23.0%
People over 65 (%) : 17.8%
Female persons, % : 52.5%
White only, percent : 61.8%
Black or African American alone, percent : 33.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.3%
Asians alone % : 1.3%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.2%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 3.4%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 59.2%
2015-2019 Veterans : 5,283
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 3.0%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 59.2%

Dothan zip code is 36301. County name: Houston, County fips: 01069

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 59.2%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $150,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,147
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $356
2015-2019 median gross rent : $751
2015-2019 Households : 26,268
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.55
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 86.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 4.5%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 85.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 78.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 87.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 25.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 11.7%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 12.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 57.2%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 52.4%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 209,197
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,056,630
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,285,088
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 1,990,045
2012 total retail sales per capita : $29,534
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $47,081
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $28,980
Percentage of people living in poverty : 18.8%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 6,620
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,163
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,552
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,707
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,478
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 785
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 5,294
2010 population per square mile : 732.6
2010 land area in square miles : 89.40

Best Things to Do in Dothan

1 Water World

Rating: 4.2 (784)

401 Recreation Rd, Dothan, AL 36303, United States ➦ Show Map

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Water World

2 Dothan Area Botanical Gardens

Rating: 4.7 (740)

5130 Headland Ave, Dothan, AL 36303, United States ➦ Show Map

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Dothan Area Botanical Gardens

3 Xtreme Air Mega Park

Rating: 4.6 (679)

441 Nypro Ln, Dothan, AL 36305, United States ➦ Show Map

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Xtreme Air Mega Park

4 Adventureland Theme Park

Rating: 4.4 (650)

3738 W Main St, Dothan, AL 36305, United States ➦ Show Map

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Adventureland Theme Park

5 Landmark Park

Rating: 4.6 (513)

430 Landmark Dr, Dothan, AL 36302, United States ➦ Show Map

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Landmark Park

Where ot Eat in Dothan

1 Golden Corral Buffet & Grill

Rating: 4.1 (3096)

3340 Ross Clark Cir, Dothan, AL 36303, United States ➦ Show Map

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Golden Corral Buffet & Grill

2 Cracker Barrel Old Country Store

Rating: 4.3 (2866)

3431 Ross Clark Cir, Dothan, AL 36303, United States ➦ Show Map

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Cracker Barrel Old Country Store

3 Texas Roadhouse

Rating: 4.3 (2658)

3730 Montgomery Hwy, Dothan, AL 36303, United States ➦ Show Map

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Texas Roadhouse

4 Olive Garden Italian Restaurant

Rating: 4.4 (2347)

3360 Ross Clark Cir, Dothan, AL 36303, United States ➦ Show Map

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Olive Garden Italian Restaurant

5 Denny's

Rating: 3.6 (2075)

2190 Ross Clark Cir, Dothan, AL 36301, United States ➦ Show Map

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Denny's

Where to Stay in Dothan

1 Clarion Inn & Suites Dothan South

Rating: 3.3 (1087)

2195 Ross Clark Cir, Dothan, AL 36301, United States ➦ Show Map

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Clarion Inn & Suites Dothan South

2 Motel 6 Dothan, AL

Rating: 3.1 (1012)

2907 Ross Clark Cir SW, Dothan, AL 36301, United States ➦ Show Map

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Motel 6 Dothan, AL

3 Howard Johnson by Wyndham Dothan

Rating: 3.1 (506)

2244 Ross Clark Cir, Dothan, AL 36301, United States ➦ Show Map

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Howard Johnson by Wyndham Dothan

4 Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Dothan, AL

Rating: 3.6 (501)

3465 Ross Clark Cir, Dothan, AL 36303, United States ➦ Show Map

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Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Dothan, AL

5 DoubleTree by Hilton Dothan

Rating: 3.9 (456)

2740 Ross Clark Cir, Dothan, AL 36301, United States ➦ Show Map

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DoubleTree by Hilton Dothan

Other Places in Dothan

1 Napier Field Town Hall

Rating: 3 (4)

400 Headquarters St, Dothan, AL 36303 ➦ Show Map

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Napier Field Town Hall

2 Agriculture & Industries Department

1557 Reeves St, Dothan, AL 36303, United States ➦ Show Map

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3 USDA Rural Development

256 Honeysuckle Rd, Dothan, AL 36305, United States ➦ Show Map

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People born in Dothan (50)

People born in Dothan, including actress and model Donna D'Errico, sprinter Eulace Peacock, Alabama politician Bill Baxley, .

List

  • Johnny Mack Brown (football player, actor (1904-1974)) he was born in 01/09/1904
  • Jamie Thomas (American skateboarder) he was born in 11/10/1974
  • Terry Everett (American politician) he was born in 15/02/1937
  • Matt Cain (American baseball player) he was born in 01/10/1984
  • Ken Grimwood (American writer) he was born in 27/02/1944
  • Heather Whitestone (American model) she was born in 24/02/1973
  • Jake Elmore (baseball player) he was born in 15/06/1987
  • P. J. Walters (American baseball player) he was born in 12/03/1985
  • Elaine Cheris (American fencer) she was born in 08/01/1946
  • Jim Farmer (American basketball player) he was born in 23/09/1964
  • Burton Lawless (All-American college football player, professional football player, offensive lineman, guard) he was born in 01/11/1953
  • Brad Baxter (American football player) he was born in 05/05/1967
  • David Kelton (American baseball player) he was born in 17/12/1979
  • Frank Dempsey (American football player, lineman, linebacker (1925-2013)) he was born in 27/05/1925
  • Gardner Dickinson (professional golfer) he was born in 14/09/1927
  • Izell Reese (American football player) he was born in 07/05/1974
  • Kevin Jackson (American football player) he was born in 27/10/1973
  • Larry Brackins (American football player) he was born in 05/11/1982

Schools in Dothan

College & universities near Dothan, AL

Code Name City ZIP
455460 Fortis College-Dothan Dothan (AL) 36303
483975 Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine Dothan (AL) 36303-2251
101286 George C Wallace Community College-Dothan Dothan (AL) 36303-9234
132408 The Baptist College of Florida Graceville (FL) 32440
101143 Enterprise State Community College Enterprise (AL) 36330-1300

Post offices near Dothan

Post Office Name City ZIP
Dothan Post Office Dothan (AL) 36302
Northsid Post Office Dothan (AL) 36303
Cowar Post Office Cowarts (AL) 36321
Webb Post Office Webb (AL) 36376
Headland Post Office Headland (AL) 36345

Other cities in Houston County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Houston County , AL.

City Name Population Title
Taylor 2,440 Town in Alabama, United States
Kinsey 2,293 Human settlement in Houston County, Alabama, United States of America
Ashford 2,202 Town in Houston County, Alabama, USA
Cowarts 2,097 Town of the United States
Rehobeth 1,699 Town in Houston County, Alabama, United States
Webb 1,479 Town in Houston County, Alabama, United States
Cottonwood 1,247 Town in Houston County, Alabama, United States
Columbia 743 Town in Alabama, United States
Avon 510 Town in Houston County, Alabama, United States
Gordon 328 Place in Alabama, United States of America
Madrid 293 City in Alabama, United States
Memphis 26 Town in Alabama

Distance to Other Cities

Dothan distances to largest Alabama cities