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 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 2.7%, 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 $, and % of families and % of individuals are below the federal poverty line. % of those under 18 are in poverty, and % of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Annual 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%
201065,9538,2161.34%
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%

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

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Dothan Al Median Age

38.5


Total

36.1


Male

40.7


Female

Dothan Al Adults

There are 51,934 adults, (10,891 of which are seniors) 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 Sex Ratio

Female

35,739

52.51%

Male

32,327

47.49%

Dothan Al Households and Families

Dothan Al Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Dothan Al Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.7%20.3%
All58.9%41.1%
Male51.1%48.9%
Non Family48.5%51.5%
Female30.9%69.1%

58.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dothan Al Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All26,1662.5758.9
Married11,2503.1279.7
Non Family9,2821.2148.5
Female4,6573.7130.9
Male9773.6351.1

3.25

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

4.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Dothan Al Households

Dothan Al Education

Dothan Al Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,9224.16%
9th to 12th Grade4,3249.36%
High School Graduate13,30528.79%
Some College10,99623.79%
Associates Degree4,1398.96%
Bachelors Degree7,41616.05%
Graduate Degree4,1168.91%

Dothan Al Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White30,25327,7449,560
Black13,78310,5001,457
Hispanic1,086804162
Asian598476225
Multiple Races45139993
Other Race18210814
Native American16514650
Islander77

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 islander people with a rate of 37.63%.

Dothan Al Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,216$38,983$25,468
Less Than High School$17,103$19,461$15,108
High School Grad$23,978$29,298$19,679
Some College$30,045$37,454$23,949
Bachelors Degree$45,744$61,316$34,734
Graduate Degree$60,346$87,375$52,252

$31,216

Average Earnings

$38,983

Average Male

$25,468

Average Female

Dothan Al Language

Dothan Al Language by Age

Dothan Al Language

96.02% of Dothan Al residents speak only English, while 3.98% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.18% of the population.

Dothan Al Poverty

Dothan Al Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black22,8248,48337.17%
White40,5733,9989.85%
Hispanic1,93656729.29%
Multiple1,10232929.85%
Other3899123.39%
Asian804546.72%
Islander2727100.00%
Native199199.55%

19.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.82%

Male Poverty Rate

21.73%

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 Asian, with 6.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.65%.

Dothan Al Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.41%
High School17.66%
Some College12.54%
Bachelors or Greater3.84%

Dothan Al Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed51.44%
Male Unemployed27.36%
Female Employed12.55%
Male Employed7.36%

Dothan Al Income

Dothan Al Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,569$63,282
Families$54,906$77,228
Married Families$75,213$97,463
Non Families$25,492$36,469

Dothan Al Marital Status

Dothan Al Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.6%

Male Marriage Rate

41.0%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Dothan Al Marital Status by Race

Dothan Al Veterans

Dothan Al Veterans by War

5,954

Number of Veterans

5,297

Male Veterans

657

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,103
First Gulf War1,361
Second Gulf War1,144
Korea593
World War II196

Dothan Al Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 541,629
65 to 741,387
75+1,241
55 to 641,120
18 to 34577

Dothan Al Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,24212.50%
Black1,5289.44%
Hispanic1209.07%
2 or More9316.32%
Indian5127.27%
Asian264.12%
Other145.04%

Dothan Al Veterans by Education

7.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dothan Al Employment Status

Dothan Al Employment by Age

59%

Labor Force Participation

53.6%

Employment Rate

8.6%

Unemployment Rate

Dothan Al Employment by Race

Dothan Al Employment by Education

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

64.55%

Born in Alabama

97.43%

Native Born

2.57%

Foreign Born

1.07%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.43% of Dothan Al residents were born in the United States, with 64.55% having been born in Alabama. 1.07% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.