Dothan, Alabama Population 2019

Dothan, Alabama's estimated population is 68,247 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Dothan, Alabama is the 7th largest city in Alabama based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 761.36 people/mi² (293.96 people/km²).

The overall median age is 38.6 years, 36.4 years for males, and 40.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.5 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 2.57 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was %, with a median rent of $/month. The median house has rooms, and has a value of $.

The median income for households in Dothan, Alabama is $43,316, while the mean household income is $64,531.

Dothan Al Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Dothan Al was:

  • White: 62.50%
  • Black or African American: 33.66%
  • Two or more races: 1.79%
  • Asian: 1.20%
  • Other race: 0.50%
  • Native American: 0.32%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%

How Many People Live in Dothan, Alabama?

68,247
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201868,247300.04%
201768,21760.01%
201668,211130.02%
201568,1981890.28%
201468,0094630.69%
201367,5464650.69%
201267,0816090.92%
201166,4725220.79%
201065,9508,2131.34%
200057,7374,1480.75%
199053,5894,8390.95%
198048,75012,0172.87%
197036,7335,2931.57%
196031,4409,8563.83%
195021,5844,3902.30%
194017,1941,1480.69%
193016,0466,0124.81%
192010,0343,0183.64%
19107,0163,7417.92%
19003,2750.00%
Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2018148,2453220.22%
2017147,9231030.07%
2016147,820-190-0.13%
2015148,0101750.12%
2014147,8353830.26%
2013147,45240.00%
2012147,4488420.57%
2011146,6067360.50%
2010145,8700.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White42,368
Black or African American22,816
Two or More Races1,214
Asian814
Some Other Race336
American Indian and Alaska Native214
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander22

Dothan Al Population Pyramid 2019

Dothan Al Median Age

38.6


Total

36.4


Male

40.5


Female

Dothan Al Adults

There are 51,663 adults, (11,217 of whom are seniors) in Dothan Al.

Dothan Al Age Dependency

67.6

Age Dependency Ratio

27.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Dothan Al Sex Ratio

Female

35,779

52.78%

Male

32,005

47.22%

Dothan Al Households and Families

Dothan Al Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Dothan Al Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.1%19.9%
All58.8%41.2%
Male51%49%
Non Family48.6%51.4%
Female30.2%69.8%

58.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All26,0862.5758.8
Married11,0423.1280.1
Non Family9,4031.2248.6
Female4,6323.7530.2
Male1,0093.651

3.25

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

4.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Dothan Al Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7753.85%
9th to 12th Grade4,2139.13%
High School Graduate13,17928.55%
Some College11,11524.08%
Associates Degree4,4519.64%
Bachelors Degree7,19015.58%
Graduate Degree4,2349.17%

Dothan Al Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White30,21027,8859,369
Black13,72710,5101,542
Hispanic1,136843168
Asian611499219
Multiple Races46139692
Native American15314553
Other Race121805
Islander55

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 35.84%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,745$39,772$26,183
Less Than High School$18,625$21,261$15,631
High School Grad$24,947$29,330$20,494
Some College$30,587$40,024$24,221
Bachelors Degree$43,530$59,063$35,170
Graduate Degree$60,192$90,489$50,795

$31,745

Average Earnings

$39,772

Average Male

$26,183

Average Female

Dothan Al Language

Dothan Al Language by Age

Dothan Al Language

95.91% of Dothan Al residents speak only English, while 4.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.26% of the population.

Dothan Al Poverty

Dothan Al Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black22,5498,28936.76%
White40,3443,8549.55%
Hispanic2,17960827.90%
Multiple1,13941436.35%
Other33610330.65%
Asian8149711.92%
Native2083315.87%
Islander2222100.00%

19.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.76%

Male Poverty Rate

21.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dothan Al

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dothan Al is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dothan Al is White, with 9.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.23%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.35%
High School17.26%
Some College12.39%
Bachelors or Greater4.15%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed49.36%
Male Unemployed28.81%
Female Employed12.28%
Male Employed7.41%

Dothan Al Income

Dothan Al Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,316$64,531
Families$56,075$78,651
Married Families$76,189$99,582
Non Families$26,446$37,549

Dothan Al Marital Status

Dothan Al Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.4%

Male Marriage Rate

40.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Dothan Al Married by Age and Sex

Dothan Al Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Dothan Al Marital Status by Race

Dothan Al Veterans

5,535

Number of Veterans

4,960

Male Veterans

575

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,959
First Gulf War1,260
Second Gulf War1,022
Korea586
World War II168
Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,407
65 to 741,367
75+1,239
55 to 641,010
18 to 34512

Dothan Al Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,02011.87%
Black1,3418.34%
Hispanic1037.40%
2 or More7312.90%
Indian5630.27%
Other2310.55%
Asian223.48%

Dothan Al Veterans by Education

7.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dothan Al Employment Status

58.6%

Labor Force Participation

53.7%

Employment Rate

8.1%

Unemployment Rate

Dothan Al Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

64.41%

Born in Alabama

97.43%

Native Born

2.57%

Foreign Born

1.15%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.43% of Dothan Al residents were born in the United States, with 64.41% having been born in Alabama. 1.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.