Dothan, Alabama Population 2018

Dothan, Alabama's estimated population is 68,202 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 760.86 people/mi² (293.77 people/km²), with a household density of 130.74 people/km² (338.62 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 38.5 years, 36.1 years for males, and 40.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.5 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 30,353 households in the city, with an average size of 2.57 people per household. The vacancy rate was 13.8%, with a median rent of $702/month. The median house has 5.6 rooms, and has a value of $141,000.

The median income for households in Dothan, Alabama is $42,569, while the mean household income is $63,282. The per capita income is $25,785, and 15.7% of families and 19.9% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 31.9% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 8.8% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201768,202300.04%
201668,172-20-0.03%
201568,1921830.27%
201468,0094690.69%
201367,5404570.68%
201267,0836080.91%
201166,4755220.79%
201065,9538,21614.23%
200057,7374,1487.74%
199053,5894,8399.93%
198048,75012,01732.71%
197036,7335,29316.84%
196031,4409,85645.66%
195021,5844,39025.53%
194017,1941,1487.15%
193016,0466,01259.92%
192010,0343,01843.02%
19107,0163,741114.23%
19003,2750.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White42,342
Black or African American23,128
Two or More Races1,170
Asian804
Some Other Race389
American Indian and Alaska Native206
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander27

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Dothan Al Population Pyramid 2018

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Dothan Al Median Age

38.5


Total

36.1


Male

40.7


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 52,038 adults in Dothan Al.

Dothan Al Age Dependency

65.8

Age Dependency Ratio

26.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Dothan Al Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
5.6
Houses Without Mortgage
5,905
Houses With Mortgage
9,496
Vacancy Rate
13.8
Median Rent
702
Median Home Value
141,000
Renter-Occupied Units
10,765
Owner-Occupied Units
15,401
Total Housing Units
30,353

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Dothan Al for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 5% and the labor force participation rate is 59%.

Dothan Al Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.57
Average Family Size
3.25
Total Households
26166
Married Couple Households
11250
Male Householder (no wife) Families
977
Female Householder (no husband) Families
4657
Non Family Households
9282
Total Families
16884
Households With Own Children
7008
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
4.1
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.2

Dothan Al Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
2,563
$10,000 to $14,999
1,946
$15,000 to $24,999
3,544
$25,000 to $34,999
2,890
$35,000 to $49,999
3,823
$50,000 to $74,999
4,385
$75,000 to $99,999
2,638
$100,000 to $149,999
2,389
$150,000 to $199,999
896
Over $200,000
1,092

Dothan Al Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Dothan Al

Alabama

$42,569

$

$63,282

$

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Dothan Al Education Data

Dothan Al Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
1,9224.16%
9th to 12th Grade
4,3249.36%
High School Graduate
13,30528.79%
Some College
10,99623.79%
Associates Degree
4,1398.96%
Bachelors Degree
7,41616.05%
Graduate Degree
4,1168.91%