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Population (year 2000): 57,737. Estimated population in July 2005: 62,713 (+8.6% change)
Males: 27,093 (46.9%), Females: 30,644 (53.1%)

Houston County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 37.2 years
Median household income: $35,000 (year 2000)
Median house value: $86,800 (year 2000)

Dothan, AL residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Dothan:

  • White Non-Hispanic (66.7%)
  • Black (30.1%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (18.2%), English (7.9%), Irish (7.4%), German (5.6%), Scotch-Irish (2.3%), Scottish (1.4%).Alabama

Elevation: 324 feet

Land area: 86.6 square miles

Dothan,

For population 25 years and over in Dothan

  • High school or higher: 78.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dothan city

  • Never married: 21.7%
  • Now married: 55.0%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

2.0% Foreign born (0.7% Asia, 0.6% Latin America, 0.6% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,216 (+4.0%).


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Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (692.9 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: AL (5.8 miles Taylor, AL (6.0 miles Grimes, AL (6.2 miles Kinsey, AL (6.7 miles Rehobeth, Field, AL (6.9 miles Napier AL (7.2 miles Cowarts, City, AL (8.0 miles Midland AL (8.8 miles Webb,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 310 buildings, average cost: $68,900
  • 1997: 299 buildings, average cost: $63,600
  • 1998: 291 buildings, average cost: $62,500
  • 1999: 329 buildings, average cost: $56,900
  • 2000: 305 buildings, average cost: $60,800
  • 2001: 288 buildings, average cost: $64,300
  • 2002: 325 buildings, average cost: $74,700
  • 2003: 373 buildings, average cost: $101,600
  • 2004: 415 buildings, average cost: $76,400

Latitude: 31.23 N, Longitude: 85.41 W

Area code: 334

Dothan, Alabama business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (23.6%), Retail trade (14.6%), Manufacturing (13.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +16,670 (+28.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 20,856 (81.9%)

Crime in Dothan by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2003 2004
Murders 9 7 3 4 9
    per 100,000 15.6 12.1 5.2 6.9 15.6
Rapes 19 50 43 38 59
    per 100,000 32.9 86.6 74.5 65.8 102.2
Robberies 126 103 83 110 124
    per 100,000 218.2 178.4 143.8 190.5 214.8
Assaults 188 150 58 87 89
    per 100,000 325.6 259.8 100.5 150.7 154.1
Burglaries 727 552 562 670 751
    per 100,000 1259.2 956.1 973.4 1160.4 1300.7
Thefts 2,158 2,159 2,239 2,100 2,310
    per 100,000 3737.6 3739.4 3877.9 3637.2 4000.9
Auto thefts 196 123 117 147 146
    per 100,000 339.5 213.0 202.6 254.6 252.9
424.1 385.8 337.7 367.6 423.0

Average climate in Dothan, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Dothan,

Dothan-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 79% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/29/1973, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.4 miles away from the Dothan city center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 12/29/1973, a category 3 tornado 21.3 miles away from the city center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Izell Reese - 2005 NFL player (Dallas Cowboys, born: May 7, 1974), Matt Cain - 2005 Major League Baseball player (San Francisco Giants, born: Oct 1, 1984).

Main business address for: MOVIE GALLERY INC (SERVICES-VIDEO TAPE RENTAL).


Hospitals/medical centers in Dothan:
  • FLOWERS HOSPITAL (4370 WEST MAIN STREET)
  • HEALTHSOUTH REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (1736 EAST MAIN STREET)
  • RAMSAY YOUTH SERVICES DOTHAN (700 EAST COTTONWOOD RD)
  • SOUTHEAST ALABAMA MEDICAL CENTER (1108 ROSS CLARK CIRCLE)

Political contributions by individuals in Dothan, AL

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Dothan:
  • DOTHAN RGNL (about 7 miles; DOTHAN, AL; ID: DHN)
  • PANAMA CITY-BAY CO INTL (about 73 miles; PANAMA CITY, FL; ID: PFN)
  • LAWSON AAF (FORT BENNING) (about 82 miles; FORT BENNING(COLUMBUS), GA; ID: LSF)
Other public-use airports nearest to Dothan:
  • HEADLAND MUNI (about 12 miles; HEADLAND, AL; ID: 0J6)
  • BLACKWELL FIELD (about 20 miles; OZARK, AL; ID: 71J)
  • LOWE AHP (FORT RUCKER) (about 26 miles; FORT RUCKER OZARK, AL; ID: LOR)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 153 $517,551 $40,592 0 $0
Sewerage 80 $222,064 $33,309 0 $0
Police - Other 48 $133,101 $33,275 8 $1,661
Firefighters 169 $554,913 $39,402 0 $0
Fire - Other 2 $5,307 $31,842 0 $0
Correction 20 $50,539 $30,323 0 $0
Streets and Highways 38 $110,614 $34,930 0 $0
Other Government Administration 26 $95,738 $44,186 12 $15,394
Other and Unallocable 79 $247,036 $37,524 0 $0
Electric Power 80 $263,442 $39,516 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 75 $214,300 $34,288 73 $49,848
Solid Waste Management 94 $216,582 $27,648 0 $0
Health 8 $20,183 $30,274 0 $0
Water Supply 38 $126,822 $40,049 0 $0
Financial Administration 45 $153,924 $41,046 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 19 $67,177 $42,427 0 $0
Totals for Government 974 $2,999,293 $36,952 93 $66,903
Colleges/Universities in Dothan:
  • GEORGE C WALLACE STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-DOTHAN (Full-time enrollment: 2,703; Location: RTE 6 BOX 62; Public; Website: wcc.cc.al.us)
  • TROY STATE UNIVERSITY DOTHAN (FT enrollment: 1,344; Location: 501 UNIVERSITY DR; Public; Website: www.tsud.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • BETHANY BIBLE COLLEGE (Location: 2573 HODGESVILLE RD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.bethanybc.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Dothan:
  • TROY STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 56 miles; TROY, AL; Full-time enrollment: 9,143)
  • GULF COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 76 miles; PANAMA CITY, FL; FT enrollment: 3,140)
  • TUSKEGEE UNIVERSITY (about 85 miles; TUSKEGEE, AL; FT enrollment: 2,732)
  • OKALOOSA-WALTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 88 miles; NICEVILLE, FL; FT enrollment: 3,374)
  • AUBURN UNIVERSITY-MONTGOMERY (about 89 miles; MONTGOMERY, AL; FT enrollment: 3,677)
  • TALLAHASSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 93 miles; TALLAHASSEE, FL; FT enrollment: 7,016)
  • COLUMBUS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 93 miles; COLUMBUS, GA; FT enrollment: 3,886)
Public high schools in Dothan:
  • DOTHAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,448; Location: 1236 S OATES ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • NORTHVIEW HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,120; Location: 3209 REEVES ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • REHOBETH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 615; Location: 373 MALVERN ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • DOTHAN TECHNOLOGY CENTER (Location: 3165 REEVES ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Dothan:
  • NORTHSIDE METHODIST CHURCH & A (Students: 750; Location: 2600 REDMOND RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • HOUSTON ACADEMY (Students: 600; Location: 901 BUENA VISTA DRIVE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • EMMANUEL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 436; Location: 178 EARLINE ROAD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • PROVIDENCE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 170; Location: 4847 MURPHY MILL RD; Grades: 1 - 12)
  • HALLIE TURNER PRIVATE SCHOOL (Students: 87; Location: 320 BIC ROAD; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • PATHWAY BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 76; Location: 3551 FLOWERS CHAPEL ROAD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • EAGLE RIDGE ACADEMY (Students: 54; Location: 700 COTTONWOOD ROAD; Grades: 2 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Dothan:
  • REHOBETH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 886; Location: 5631 COUNTY ROAD 203; Grades: KG - 05)
  • HONEYSUCKLE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 553; Location: 1665 HONEYSUCKLE RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • BEVERLYE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 553; Location: 1025 S BEVERLYE RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • CARVER MAGNET SCHOOL FOR MATHEMATICS, SCIENCE AND (Students: 530; Location: 1001 WEBB RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • GIRARD MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 526; Location: 600 GIRARD AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • REHOBETH MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 495; Location: 5631 COUNTY ROAD 203; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • HIGHLANDS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 482; Location: 1400 S BRANNON STAND RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • HIDDEN LAKE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 448; Location: 1475 PREVATT RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • MONTANA ACADEMIC MAGNET SCHOOL (Students: 447; Location: 1001 MONTANA ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • KELLY SPRINGS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 409; Location: 1124 KELLY SPRINGS RD; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Dothan:
  • WESTGATE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 140; Location: 617 WESTGATE PARKWAY; Grades: PK - 8)
  • BRENDA'S PREP. SCH OF PRIMARY (Students: 20; Location: 1792 HEADLAND AVE.; Grades: PK - KG)
  • TRINITY LUTHERAN PS - KDG (Students: 5; Location: 1440 S PARK AVE; Grades: KG - KG)
Library in Dothan:
  • HOUSTON-LOVE MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $823,412; Location: 212 WEST BURDESHAW STREET; 194,926 books; 890 audio materials; 2,491 video materials; 282 serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:
  • Atlanta is the closest city to Dothan, Al with a population in excess of 1 million residents.

Notable locations in Dothan: Limestone Creek Sewage Treatment Plant (A), Lincoln Community Center (B), Omussee Creek Sewage Treatment Plant (C), Tri-State Fair and Exposition (D), Beaver Creek Sewage Treatment Plant (E), Dothan Country Club (F), Dothan Prison Camp (G), Dothan Speedway (H), Farm Center (I), Cypress Creek Sewage Treatment Plant (J), Fire Station Number 3 (K), Houston County Courthouse (L), Houston Library (M), Fire Station Number 2 (N), Fire Station Number 1 (O), Tew Recreation Center (P), Dothan City Hall (Q), Dothan Civic Center (R).

Shopping Centers: Northside Mall Shopping Center (1), Parkway Plaza Shopping Center (2), Plaza North Shopping Center (3), Plaza Two Shopping Center (4), Porter Square Mall Shopping Center (5), Southview Shopping Center (6), Wiregrass Mall Shopping Center (7).

Churches in Dothan include: Weslyan Independent Methodist Church (A), Wesley Chapel (B), Triumph Church of God (C), Trinity Presbyterian Church (D), Trinity Lutheran Church (E), Magnolia Church (F), Lafayette Street Methodist Episcopal Church (G), Calvary Baptist Church (H).

Cemeteries: Clark Cemetery (1), Memory Hill Cemetery (2), Selma Cemetery (3), Beulah Cemetery (4), Dothan City Cemetery (5), Gates of Heaven Cemetery (6), Little Vine Cemetery (7).

Lakes and reservoirs: Dye Pond (A), Green Valley Farm Ponds (B), Porters Lake (C), Lakewood Lake (D), Coleman Pond (E), Cooks Pond (F), Jessie Forrester Lake (G), Kelly Lake (H).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Rock Creek (A), Poplar Spring Branch (B), Rocky Branch (C), Beaver Creek (D), Crawford Creek (E), Golf Creek (F), Newton Creek (G), Murphy Mill Branch (H).

Parks in Dothan include: Landmark Park (1), Baumans Pond Park (2), Pitman Field (3), Fairview Park (4), Fairlane Park (5), Kelly Springs Recreation Area (6), Murphys Mill Historical Site (7), Rip Hewes Stadium (8), Solomon Park (9).

Post office: (A).  


Dothan compared to Alabama state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Dothan:
  • WOOF (560 AM; 5 kW; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WOOF, INC.)
  • WAGF (1320 AM; 3 kW; DOTHAN, AL)
  • WWNT (1450 AM; 1 kW; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQLS (1200 AM; 10 kW; OZARK, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WTKN (1560 AM; daytime; 5 kW; DALEVILLE, AL; Owner: JOSEPH A. ADAMS, SR.)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WTCL (1580 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CHATTAHOOCHEE, FL; Owner: METZ, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WZEP (1460 AM; 10 kW; DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, FL; Owner: WALTON COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Dothan:
  • WOOF-FM (99.7 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WOOF, INC.)
  • WGTF (89.5 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: DOTHAN COMMUNITY EDUCL. RADIO, INC.)
  • WVOB (91.3 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: BETHANY BIBLE COLLEGE & B.T.S. INC.)
  • WAGF-FM (101.3 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WILSON BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WTVY-FM (95.5 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WESP (102.5 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: GULF SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WDJR (96.9 FM; ENTERPRISE, AL; Owner: GULF SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDYF (90.3 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJJN (92.1 FM; COLUMBIA, AL; Owner: WILSON BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WRWA (88.7 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: TROY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WXUS (100.5 FM; FORT RUCKER, AL; Owner: SKYWAY BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • WIZB (94.3 FM; ABBEVILLE, AL; Owner: CELEBRATIONS COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • WJRL-FM (103.9 FM; OZARK, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WAQG (91.7 FM; OZARK, AL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WKMX (106.7 FM; ENTERPRISE, AL; Owner: WKMX, INC.)
  • WFSY (98.5 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRJM-FM (93.7 FM; GENEVA, AL; Owner: STAGE DOOR DEVELOPMENT, INC.)
  • WTOT-FM (101.7 FM; GRACEVILLE, FL; Owner: GRF, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Dothan:
  • WJJN-LP (Channel 5; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: JAMES WILSON, III)
  • W41BN (Channel 41; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WDHN (Channel 18; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: MORRIS NETWORK OF ALABAMA, INC.)
  • WDFX-TV (Channel 34; OZARK, AL; Owner: WAITT LICENSE CO. OF ALABAMA, L.L.C.)
  • WTVY (Channel 4; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WGIQ (Channel 43; LOUISVILLE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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