Dothan, Alabama

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Population in 2017: 68,202 (94% urban, 6% rural).
Population change since 2000: +18.1%
 
Males: 32,025  (47.0%)
Females: 36,177  (53.0%)
Median resident age:

37.3 years
Alabama median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 36305, 36345, 36350.

Dothan Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $44,280 (it was $35,000 in 2000)
Dothan:

$44,280
AL:

$48,123

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,673 (it was $20,539 in 2000)

Dothan city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $156,800 (it was $83,600 in 2000)
Dothan:

$156,800
AL:

$141,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $183,496; detached houses: $182,237; townhouses or other attached units: $203,252; in 2-unit structures: $106,916; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $114,133; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $362,978; mobile homes: $122,556; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $354,510

Median gross rent in 2017: $712.

March 2019 cost of living index in Dothan: 81.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.5%
(7.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.7% for Black residents, 27.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.9% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 30.7% for other race residents, 36.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Dothan, AL (2017)
    • 40,77559.9%White alone
    • 22,96933.7%Black alone
    • 2,2423.3%Hispanic
    • 1,0931.6%Two or more races
    • 8441.2%Asian alone
    • 1970.3%American Indian alone
    • 420.06%Other race alone
    • 150.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Dothan detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 164 registered sex offenders living in Dothan, Alabama as of May 30, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Dothan is 416 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Dothan by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
8
(13.0)
7
(11.1)
8
(12.3)
3
(4.5)
1
(1.5)
1
(1.4)
2
(3.0)
5
(7.5)
4
(5.9)
1
(1.4)
5
(7.2)
6
(8.7)
9
(13.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
57
(92.4)
58
(91.7)
46
(70.8)
30
(45.2)
32
(47.4)
29
(41.9)
22
(33.4)
30
(45.3)
16
(23.6)
10
(14.5)
36
(52.1)
36
(52.3)
27
(39.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
156
(253.0)
189
(298.7)
190
(292.6)
189
(284.6)
168
(248.9)
118
(170.7)
106
(161.1)
100
(150.9)
78
(115.0)
64
(92.8)
80
(115.8)
68
(98.7)
80
(116.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
112
(181.6)
127
(200.7)
174
(268.0)
178
(268.0)
N/A263
(380.4)
213
(323.7)
184
(277.6)
236
(348.0)
199
(288.4)
N/A472
(685.1)
554
(808.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
760
(1,233)
881
(1,392)
790
(1,217)
859
(1,293)
813
(1,205)
1,011
(1,462)
607
(922.3)
886
(1,337)
591
(871.5)
461
(668.1)
681
(985.9)
626
(908.6)
561
(818.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,617
(4,244)
2,266
(3,581)
2,369
(3,648)
2,506
(3,773)
2,310
(3,422)
2,034
(2,942)
2,014
(3,060)
1,918
(2,894)
1,802
(2,657)
1,609
(2,332)
1,963
(2,842)
1,909
(2,771)
2,041
(2,978)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
155
(251.4)
203
(320.8)
186
(286.5)
148
(222.9)
137
(203.0)
91
(131.6)
116
(176.3)
130
(196.2)
109
(160.7)
101
(146.4)
164
(237.4)
200
(290.3)
197
(287.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0
(0.0)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)488.3491.5476.7443.5405.8394.3346.9377.1314.9251.8350.2423.5453.9

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City-data.com crime index in Dothan, AL

Crime rate in Dothan detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 233 (165 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.41
Alabama average:

2.17
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Ancestries: American (24.0%), English (8.3%), Irish (4.4%), German (3.1%), Scotch-Irish (1.6%), Scottish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 11/11/1885

Elevation: 324 feet

Land area: 86.6 square miles.

Population density: 787 people per square mile   (low).

Dothan, Alabama map

1,805 residents are foreign born (1.2% Latin America, 0.6% Asia, 0.3% Europe).

This city:

2.7%
Alabama:

3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $605 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $400 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (93.7 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (602.9 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Taylor, AL (2.3 miles ),
Kinsey, AL (2.4 miles ),
Grimes, AL (2.4 miles ),
Cowarts, AL (2.5 miles ),
Rehobeth, AL (2.6 miles ),
Napier Field, AL (2.6 miles ),
Midland City, AL (2.7 miles ),
Webb, AL (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 31.23 N, Longitude: 85.41 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): The Peanut Capital of the World

Daytime population change due to commuting: +17,902 (+26.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 21,555 (76.6%)

Area code: 334

Distribution of median household income in Dothan, AL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Dothan, AL in 2017
Dothan satellite photo by USGS

Dothan tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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
  • 2005: 501 buildings, average cost: $74,100
  • 2006: 610 buildings, average cost: $86,600
  • 2007: 296 buildings, average cost: $101,800
  • 2008: 315 buildings, average cost: $128,600
  • 2009: 197 buildings, average cost: $213,500
  • 2010: 192 buildings, average cost: $200,300
  • 2011: 206 buildings, average cost: $208,600
  • 2012: 173 buildings, average cost: $240,700
  • 2013: 192 buildings, average cost: $273,700
  • 2014: 176 buildings, average cost: $298,000
  • 2015: 217 buildings, average cost: $262,600
  • 2016: 204 buildings, average cost: $272,300
  • 2017: 184 buildings, average cost: $284,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Dothan, AL residents
Average permit cost in Dothan, AL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.0%
Alabama:

3.8%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Dothan, AL
Historical housing units in Dothan, AL

Population change in the 1990s: +2,216 (+4.0%).
Most common industries in Dothan, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2017
  • Health care (16.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.4%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Construction (4.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2017
  • Construction (8.7%)
  • Health care (8.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
  • Public administration (6.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
  • Truck transportation (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2017
  • Health care (24.4%)
  • Educational services (10.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.7%)
  • Social assistance (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Dothan, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2017
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.6%)
  • Cashiers (3.5%)
  • Registered nurses (2.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (2.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2017
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2017
  • Cashiers (5.9%)
  • Registered nurses (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.4%)

Average climate in Dothan, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Dothan, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 48.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

48.8
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.7
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Dothan-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 53% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/1/2007, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.5 miles away from the Dothan city center killed 9 people and injured 50 people and caused $250 million in damages.

On 12/29/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.1 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dothan-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 110.6 miles away from Dothan center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 352.1 miles away from Dothan center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 185.3 miles away from Dothan center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 226.3 miles away from Dothan center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 249.8 miles away from Dothan center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 177.9 miles away from Dothan center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Houston County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 8, Hurricanes: 5, Winds: 5, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dothan topographic map

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

Hospitals in Dothan:

  • COVENANT HOSPICE INC (2855 ROSS CLARK CIRCLE, SUITE 110)
  • FLOWERS HOSPITAL (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 4370 WEST MAIN STREET)
  • LONG TERM HOSPITAL OF DOTHAN, LLC (1108 ROSS CLARK CIRCLE 4TH FLOOR)
  • SOUTHEAST ALABAMA MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Hospital District or Authority, 1108 ROSS CLARK CIRCLE)

Nursing Homes in Dothan:

  • EXTENDICARE HEALTH CENTER (950 SOUTH ST. ANDREWS STREET)
  • WESLEY MANOR RETIREMENT CENTER (718 HONEYSUCKLE ROAD)
  • WESTSIDE TERRACE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (501 NORTH WOODBURN DRIVE)

Dialysis Facilities in Dothan:

  • DAVITA WIREGRASS KIDNEY CENTER (1450 ROSS CLARK CIRCLE)
  • DCI DOTHAN (1630 COLUMBIA HWY)
  • DOTHAN DIALYSIS (216 GRACELAND DR.)

Home Health Centers in Dothan:

  • CARESOUTH HOMECARE PROFESSIONALS (3700 ROSS CLARK CIRCLE, SUITE 1)
  • HOUSTON COUNTY HOME CARE (1781 E COTTONWOOD ROAD)
  • MID-SOUTH HOME HEALTH (2740 HEADLAND AVE)

Airports and heliports located in Dothan:

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Nuclear power plants:

  • Joseph M. Farley 1. Westinghouse Electric Corp.Bechtel Corp.Westinghouse Electric Corp.Southern Nuclear Operating Co.Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR). Net Output: 814 MWe. Operable. Initial criticality: 08/1977. Commercial start: 12/1977..
  • Joseph M. Farley 2. Westinghouse Electric Corp.Bechtel Corp.Westinghouse Electric Corp.Southern Nuclear Operating Co.Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR). Net Output: 822 MWe. Operable. Initial criticality: 05/1981. Commercial start: 07/1981..

Colleges/Universities in Dothan:

  • George C Wallace State Community College-Dothan (Full-time enrollment: 3,611; Location: 1141 Wallace Drive; Public; Website: www.wallace.edu)
  • Fortis College-Dothan (Full-time enrollment: 434; Location: 200 Vulcan Way; Private, for-profit; Website: www.fortiscollege.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Dothan:

  • Enterprise State Community College (about 26 miles; Enterprise, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,101)
  • Troy University (about 51 miles; Troy, AL; FT enrollment: 16,148)
  • Bainbridge State College (about 57 miles; Bainbridge, GA; FT enrollment: 2,308)
  • Gulf Coast State College (about 75 miles; Panama City, FL; FT enrollment: 4,474)
  • Darton State College (about 75 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 5,000)
  • Albany Technical College (about 77 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 3,707)
  • Albany State University (about 79 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 3,662)

Public high schools in Dothan:

  • DOTHAN HIGH SCH (Students: 1,399, Location: 1236 S OATES ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • NORTHVIEW HIGH SCH (Students: 1,146, Location: 3209 REEVES ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • REHOBETH HIGH SCH (Students: 685, Location: 373 MALVERN ROAD, Grades: 9-12)
  • DOTHAN TECH CTR (Location: 3165 REEVES ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • HOUSTON CO ALT SCH (Location: 315 N FOSTER ST, Grades: KG-12)
  • HOPE HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 1971 REEVES ST. SUITE 21, Grades: 9-12)

Private high schools in Dothan:

  • PROVIDENCE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 708, Location: 4847 MURPHY MILL RD, Grades: 1-12)
  • HOUSTON ACADEMY (Students: 615, Location: 901 BUENA VISTA DR, Grades: PK-12)
  • EMMANUEL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 492, Location: 178 EARLINE RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • NORTHSIDE METHODIST CHURCH & ACADEMY (Students: 370, Location: 2600 REDMOND RD, Grades: PK-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Dothan:

Private elementary/middle schools in Dothan:

  • WESTGATE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 120, Location: 617 WESTGATE PKWY, Grades: PK-6)
  • NORTHVIEW CHRISTIAN CHURCH ACADEMY (Students: 64, Location: 233 BIC RD, Grades: PK-6)
See full list of schools located in Dothan

Library in Dothan:

  • DOTHAN / HOUSTON-LOVE MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $936,579; Location: 212 WEST BURDESHAW STREET; 209,394 books; 1,712 audio materials; 2,688 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 81 state licensed databases; 120 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Atlanta is the closest city to Dothan, Al with a population in excess of 1 million residents.
  • This catagory: Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Dothan: Florida State University, Tallahassee 96 Miles Florida State University, Panama City Campus ~90 Miles Florida A&M University, Tallahassee 99 Miles added by Todd
  • New Dothan radio station premiere's March 1, 2007. OLDIES 700....The Big Wheel.....owned by broadcast legend, Jack Gale (82 year young), and his wife Lovey. Listen on the internet or live. Call them at 334-797-4688!

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Dothan: Tri-State Fair and Exposition (A), Dothan Country Club (B), Dothan Prison Camp (C), Dothan Speedway (D), Lincoln Community Center (E), Dothan Pavilion Shopping District (F), Water World and Westgate Recreational Complex (G), National Peanut Festival Fairgrounds (H), Highland Oaks Golf Course (I), Kilgore's Roundabout Plantation Golf Course (J), Houston County Farm Center (K), City of Choctawhatchee Wastewater Treatment Plant (L), Westgate Industrial Park (M), Sam Houston Industrial Park (N), City of Dothan Sanitary Landfill (O), Beaver Creek Sewage Treatment Plant (P), Cypress Creek Sewage Treatment Plant (Q), Farm Center (R), Limestone Creek Sewage Treatment Plant (S), Omussee Creek Sewage Treatment Plant (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Wiregrass Mall Shopping Center (1), Woodland Shopping Center (2), Wise Shopping Center (3), Bel Aire Shopping Center (4), Circle West Shopping Center (5), Colonial Court Shopping Center (6), Colony Shopping Center (7), Country Corner Shopping Center (8), Fountain Plaza Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Dothan: MOVIE GALLERY INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Dothan include: Rocky Branch Church (A), Mount Zion Baptist Church (B), Saint Theresa Catholic Church (C), Lafayette Street Methodist Episcopal Church (D), Greater Beulah Baptist Church (E), Little Vine Primitive Baptist Church (F), Selma Baptist Church (G), Shady Grove Church (H), Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Memory Hill Cemetery (1), Hurts Chapel Cemetery (2), Selma Cemetery (3), Mount Zion Cemetery (4), Mount Pleasant Cemetery (5), Little Vine Cemetery (6), Beulah Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Porters Lake (A), Green Valley Farm Ponds (B), Dye Pond (C), Pine Lake (D), Coleman Pond (E), Spann Ponds (F), Kelly Lake (G), Murphy Millpond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Rock Creek (A), Poplar Spring Branch (B), Newton Creek (C), Murphy Mill Branch (D), Golf Creek (E), Beaver Creek (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Dothan include: Rip Hewes Stadium (1), Wiregrass Stadium (2), Wiregrass Memorial Park (3), Wilson Street Park (4), Westgate Memorial Park (5), Pitman Field (6), Murphys Mill Historical Site (7), Landmark Park (8), Kelly Springs Recreation Area (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: GW Carver Interpretive Museum (305 North Foster Street) (1), Dothan Landmarks Foundation (Museums; 430 Landmark Drive # 431N) (2), Wiregrass Museum of Art (126 Museum Avenue) (3), Dothan Area Botanical Gardens (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 5130 Headland Avenue) (4), Playground Family Fun-Nasium (Amusement & Theme Parks; 465 Westgate Parkway) (5), Dothan Survival Games (Amusement & Theme Parks; Highway 84 East) (6), Alabama Welcome Center (15121 South US231) (7), Suzuki-Honda of Dothan (Tours & Charters; 2003 Ross Clark Circle) (8). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Walker's Deluxe Motel (3212 East Main Street) (1), Holiday Inn (3053 Ross Clark Cir) (2), Comfort Inn Dothan (3593 Ross Clark Circle Northwest) (3), Motel 6 (2907 Ross Clark Circle) (4), Quality Inn Dothan (3053 Ross Clark Circle) (5), Super 8 Motel (2215 Ross Clark Circle) (6), Adams Inn (3145 Montgomery Highway) (7), GuestHouse Inn Dothan- AL (1075 Ross Clark Circle) (8), Dothan Motor Lodge (2155 Montgomery Highway) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Houston County Government - Juvenile Court Services (179 North Foster Street) (1), Houston County Government - Court Systems- District Attorney- Coroner (179 North Foster Street) (2), United States Government - Clerk U S Court (100 Troy) (3), Houston County Government - Court Systems- Circuit Court- Circuit C (114 North Oates Street) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Bill Baxley - Alabama politician, Burton Lawless - College football player, Donna D'Errico - Actress and model, Frank Dempsey - College football player, Gardner Dickinson - Professional golfer, Heather Whitestone - Model, Izell Reese - 2005 NFL player (Dallas Cowboys, born: May 7, 1974), Johnny Mack Brown - Football player, Larry Brackins - Football player, Matt Cain - 2005 Major League Baseball player (San Francisco Giants, born: Oct 1, 1984).

Houston County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Dothan and their reported violations in the past:

DOTHAN UTILITIES (CITY OF) (Population served: 97,545, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In OCT-30-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between FEB-05-2013 and MAY-06-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between FEB-05-2013 and MAY-06-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between NOV-09-2012 and FEB-04-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-27-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between NOV-09-2012 and FEB-04-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-27-2013)
  • 92 regular monitoring violations
  • 8 other older monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Dothan that have no violations reported:

  • HOUSTON COUNTY WATER AUTHORITY (Population served: 4,050, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.4%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.2%
Whole state:

4.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Dothan in 2010:

  • 484 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 439 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 114 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 76 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 72 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 62 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 32 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 26 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 25 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 21 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 16 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 2 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Dothan in 2000:

  • 556 people in nursing homes
  • 383 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 80 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 45 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 30 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 30 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 16 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 9 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 8 people in other group homes
Arena or stadium:
  • Houston County Farm Center. Capacity: 5,000.

Banks with most branches in Dothan (2011 data):

  • Regions Bank: 7 branches. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: 7 branches. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • MidSouth Bank, N. A.: Southside Branch, Westside Branch, Northside Branch, Midsouth Bank, N. A.. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $374.8 mil, Deposits: $334.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Midsouth Bancorporation
  • Compass Bank: Dothan West Branch, Dothan Main Branch, Wiregrass Branch. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.
  • Ameris Bank: Dothan Branch, Dothan - Hwy 84 Ext Branch, Houston County, Al. Info updated 2012/02/27: Bank assets: $3,003.2 mil, Deposits: $2,595.8 mil, headquarters in Moultrie, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 79 total offices, Holding Company: Ameris Bancorp
  • ServisFirst Bank: Dothan Branch at 4801 West Main Street, branch established on 2008/09/30; Cottonwoods Corners Branch at 1640 Ross Clark Circle, branch established on 2011/02/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $2,460.2 mil, Deposits: $2,146.9 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Servisfirst Bancshares, Inc.
  • Synovus Bank: Dothan Pavillion at 4355 Montgomery Highway, branch established on 2008/08/04; Dothan Branch at 3680 West Main Street, branch established on 1966/11/28. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $26,863.3 mil, Deposits: $22,415.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 296 total offices, Holding Company: Synovus Financial Corp.
  • PeoplesSouth Bank: Westside Branch at 2926 Ross Clark Circle, branch established on 1992/12/21; Dothan North Branch at 2861 John D Odom Road, branch established on 2008/04/28. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $534.5 mil, Deposits: $446.4 mil, headquarters in Colquitt, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Peoplessouth Bancshares, Inc.
  • BankSouth: Banksouth at 3251 Ross Clark Circle, branch established on 1928/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $193.8 mil, Deposits: $158.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Bancsouth Corporation
  • 4 other banks with 4 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Dothan:

Marital status in Dothan, AL
  • Never married: 29.7%
  • Now married: 46.6%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

For population 25 years and over in Dothan:

  • High school or higher: 88.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
Alabama average:

11.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Dothan
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Dothan, AL (based on Houston County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant60,486152
Mainline Protestant12,24531
Black Protestant3,85518
Catholic2,5511
Other1,8827
Orthodox401
None20,488-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 16
Houston County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Houston County:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 68
This county:

7.01 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 70
Houston County:

7.21 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.7%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Houston County:

33.0%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Houston County:

18.9%
Alabama:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Dothan:

49.4%
Alabama:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.1%
State:

44.8%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.3
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Dothan:

20.6%
Alabama:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Dothan:

11.9%
Alabama:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Dothan:

6.8
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.6%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
Here:

55.3%
State:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.1%
Alabama:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dothan, AL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 169$761,074$54,0410$0
Police Protection - Officers 165$709,683$51,6130$0
Solid Waste Management 77$248,695$38,7580$0
Other and Unallocable 75$316,023$50,5640$0
Electric Power 75$347,816$55,6510$0
Parks and Recreation 74$261,073$42,33665$58,231
Sewerage 70$253,653$43,4830$0
Financial Administration 46$187,836$49,0010$0
Water Supply 37$156,399$50,7240$0
Streets and Highways 33$108,781$39,5570$0
Other Government Administration 32$167,482$62,80611$14,752
Police - Other 28$101,955$43,69512$6,258
Correction 23$78,357$40,8820$0
Judicial and Legal 18$85,722$57,1480$0
Health 8$23,483$35,2250$0
Fire - Other 3$10,688$42,7520$0
Totals for Government 933$3,818,720$49,11588$79,241

Dothan government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,523,000 ($51.66)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,474,000 ($36.27)
    Sewerage: $2,366,000 ($34.69)
    Solid Waste Management: $611,000 ($8.96)
    Central Staff Services: $534,000 ($7.83)
    Water Utilities: $507,000 ($7.43)
    Local Fire Protection: $490,000 ($7.18)
    Electric Utilities: $8,000 ($0.12)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.01)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $84,113,000 ($1233.29)
    Police Protection: $15,860,000 ($232.54)
    Local Fire Protection: $13,846,000 ($203.01)
    General - Other: $11,780,000 ($172.72)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,070,000 ($147.65)
    Sewerage: $8,905,000 ($130.57)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,427,000 ($108.90)
    Regular Highways: $6,562,000 ($96.21)
    Water Utilities: $5,381,000 ($78.90)
    Central Staff Services: $3,851,000 ($56.46)
    Financial Administration: $2,282,000 ($33.46)
    General Public Buildings: $1,991,000 ($29.19)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,773,000 ($26.00)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,713,000 ($25.12)
    Correctional Institutions: $1,684,000 ($24.69)
    Health - Other: $912,000 ($13.37)
    Housing and Community Development: $443,000 ($6.50)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $159,000 ($2.33)
    Public Welfare - Other: $117,000 ($1.72)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,531,000 ($95.76)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,738,000 ($54.81)
    Other - Libraries: $1,729,000 ($25.35)
    Other - Transit Utilities: $109,000 ($1.60)
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $12,000 ($0.18)
    Other - Health - Other: $11,000 ($0.16)
    Other - Air Transportation: $8,000 ($0.12)
    Other - General - Other: $6,000 ($0.09)
    Other - Public Welfare - Other: $4,000 ($0.06)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,491,000 ($21.86)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,106,000 ($16.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,056,000 ($15.48)
    Electric Utilities: $1,016,000 ($14.90)
    Police Protection: $980,000 ($14.37)
    Sewerage: $550,000 ($8.06)
    Central Staff Services: $399,000 ($5.85)
    Financial Administration: $150,000 ($2.20)
    Parks and Recreation: $115,000 ($1.69)
    Regular Highways: $108,000 ($1.58)
    Water Utilities: $106,000 ($1.55)
    General Public Building: $54,000 ($0.79)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $48,000 ($0.70)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $40,952,000 ($600.45)

Dothan government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $14,283,000 ($209.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,721,000 ($69.22)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,763,000 ($40.51)
    Other: $2,359,000 ($34.59)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $828,000 ($12.14)
    Public Welfare: $800,000 ($11.73)
    Highways: $258,000 ($3.78)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $859,000 ($12.59)
    General Local Government Support: $474,000 ($6.95)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,381,000 ($49.57)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,826,000 ($26.77)
    Interest Earnings: $118,000 ($1.73)
    Rents: $68,000 ($1.00)
    Special Assessments: $1,000 ($0.01)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $92,035,000 ($1349.45)
    Water Utilities: $9,113,000 ($133.62)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $704,000 ($10.32)
    Other: $556,000 ($8.15)
    Sewerage: $150,000 ($2.20)
    Public Welfare: $112,000 ($1.64)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $61,637,000 ($903.74)
    Property: $3,746,000 ($54.93)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,611,000 ($52.95)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,862,000 ($27.30)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,763,000 ($25.85)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $1,225,000 ($17.96)
    Motor Vehicle License: $707,000 ($10.37)
    Other License: $445,000 ($6.52)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $257,000 ($3.77)

Dothan government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $95,787,000 ($1404.46)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $88,265,000 ($1294.17)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,522,000 ($110.29)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,500,000 ($21.99)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,200,000 ($17.59)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $300,000 ($4.40)

Dothan government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $91,364,000 ($1339.61)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,200,000 ($17.59)

6.45% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,931 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.45%
Alabama average:

5.95%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Dale County, AL  0.99% ($32,519 average AGI)
from Geneva County, AL  0.43% ($31,367)
from Henry County, AL  0.42% ($34,941)


6.67% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,049 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.67%
Alabama average:

5.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Dale County, AL  0.90% ($36,661 average AGI)
to Henry County, AL  0.43% ($31,694)
to Geneva County, AL  0.34% ($30,216)
Businesses in Dothan, AL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T5Kohl's1
Academy Sports + Outdoors1La Quinta1
Ace Hardware1La-Z-Boy1
Advance Auto Parts3Lane Bryant1
Aeropostale1Lane Furniture6
American Eagle Outfitters1Little Caesars Pizza2
Applebee's1Long John Silver's1
Arby's3Lowe's2
Ashley Furniture1Marriott3
AutoZone2Maurices1
Avenue1Mazda1
Barnes & Noble1McDonald's5
Baskin-Robbins1Motel 61
Bath & Body Works1Motherhood Maternity1
Bed Bath & Beyond1New Balance5
Best Western1New York & Co1
Burger King5Nike6
Burlington Coat Factory1Nissan1
CVS3Office Depot1
Charlotte Russe1OfficeMax1
Chevrolet1Old Navy1
Chick-Fil-A2Olive Garden1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Outback1
Church's Chicken1Outback Steakhouse1
Cinnabon 1Papa John's Pizza2
Clarion1Payless2
Cold Stone Creamery1Penske1
Comfort Suites1PetSmart1
Cracker Barrel1Pier 1 Imports1
Curves1Pizza Hut2
Dairy Queen2Popeyes1
Days Inn1Publix Super Markets2
Dennys1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza2Red Lobster1
Dunkin Donuts1Rite Aid3
Econo Lodge1Ruby Tuesday1
Express1Rue211
FedEx12Ryan's Grill1
Finish Line1SAS Shoes2
Firestone Complete Auto Care1SONIC Drive-In3
Foot Locker1Sam's Club1
Ford1Sears2
GNC3Shoe Carnival1
GameStop3Sleep Inn1
Gap1Sprint Nextel1
Goodwill3Starbucks1
Gymboree1Subway13
H&R Block5Super 81
Hardee's3T-Mobile4
Hobby Lobby1T.G.I. Driday's1
Holiday Inn2T.J.Maxx1
Home Depot1Taco Bell3
Honda1Target1
Hot Topic1The Limited1
Howard Johnson1The Room Place2
Hyundai1Toys"R"Us1
IHOP1U-Haul5
InTown Suites1UPS14
JCPenney1Vans1
JoS. A. Bank1Verizon Wireless1
Jones New York2Victoria's Secret1
Journeys1Waffle House6
Justice1Walgreens3
KFC4Walmart2
Kincaid1Wendy's2
Kmart2Wet Seal1
Knights Inn1

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)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WTCL (1580 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CHATTAHOOCHEE, FL; Owner: METZ, INC.)
  • WZEP (1460 AM; 10 kW; DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, FL; Owner: WALTON COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOZK (900 AM; 1 kW; OZARK, AL; Owner: OZARK B/CING. CORP.)

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)
  • WJJN (92.1 FM; COLUMBIA, AL; Owner: WILSON BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WDYF (90.3 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDJR (96.9 FM; ENTERPRISE, AL; Owner: GULF SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, 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.)
  • WKMX (106.7 FM; ENTERPRISE, AL; Owner: WKMX, INC.)
  • WAQG (91.7 FM; OZARK, AL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WRAK-FM (97.3 FM; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRJM-FM (93.7 FM; GENEVA, AL; Owner: STAGE DOOR DEVELOPMENT, INC.)
  • WFSY (98.5 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTOT-FM (101.7 FM; GRACEVILLE, FL; Owner: GRF, INC.)
  • WZTZ (101.1 FM; ELBA, AL; Owner: ELBA RADIO COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Dothan:

  • W41BN (Channel 41; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WJJN-LP (Channel 5; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: JAMES WILSON, III)
  • 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)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Dothan fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 96Number of bridges
  • 791ft / 241mTotal length
  • $104,497,000Total costs
  • 609,382Total average daily traffic
  • 46,654Total average daily truck traffic
  • 821,304Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic
New bridges in Dothan, AL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 61920-1929
  • 51930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 151950-1959
  • 171960-1969
  • 211970-1979
  • 101980-1989
  • 61990-1999
  • 132000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Dothan, AL
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Dothan)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 514 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Dothan, AL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 59 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 54 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 283 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Dothan)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 86 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Dothan)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full and 9 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED273$141,505277$155,7201,074$153,07880$52,8916$474,488231$106,09518$51,231
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$121,7166$69,23060$148,3795$29,4340$07$69,5795$34,428
APPLICATIONS DENIED29$135,84833$112,493360$118,97265$44,4830$023$84,63317$47,612
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN39$132,00921$177,376259$145,6013$179,6600$011$107,2121$98,060
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS13$117,6583$211,07371$174,1513$78,7700$04$123,5780$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 16 tracts in Dothan, AL

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full and 9 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED30$194,45640$190,2983$110,583
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$251,74424$191,8100$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$182,5057$215,7340$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$08$201,0762$125,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$261,7351$265,5401$180,000
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Dothan, AL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Dothan, AL - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 340. The highest number of reported fires - 550 took place in 2006, and the least - 55 in 2012. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Dothan, AL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (46.9%), and Structure Fires (33.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Dothan, AL
    • 2,71646.9%Outside Fires
    • 1,91733.1%Structure Fires
    • 96416.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1913.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Dothan, AL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Dothan, Alabama:

  • Knights Inn, 2841 Ross Clark Cir, Dothan, Alabama 36301 , Phone: (334) 793-2550, Fax: (334) 793-7962
  • Quality Inn Dothan, 3053 Ross Clark Cir, Dothan, Alabama 36301 , Phone: (334) 794-6601, Fax: (334) 794-9032
  • Best Western Dothan Inn & Suites, 3285 Montgomery Hwy, Dothan, Alabama 36303 , Phone: (334) 793-4376, Fax: (334) 793-7720
  • Days Inn Dothan, 3071 Ross Clark Cir, Dothan, Alabama 36301 , Phone: (334) 671-3700, Fax: (334) 702-4102
  • Ramada Inn, 3011 Ross Clark Cir, Dothan, Alabama 36301 , Phone: (334) 792-0031, Fax: (334) 794-3134
  • Fairfield Inn By Marriott, 3038 Ross Clark Cir, Dothan, Alabama 36301 , Phone: (334) 671-0100, Fax: (334) 671-8608
  • Clarion Inn And Suites, 2195 Ross Clark Cir, Dothan, Alabama 36301 , Phone: (334) 794-8711, Fax: (334) 671-3781
  • Motel 6, 2903 Ross Clark Cir SW, Dothan, Alabama 36301 , Phone: (334) 793-6013
  • 18 other hotels and motels
All 26 fire-safe hotels and motels in Dothan, Alabama
Most common first names in Dothan, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James58470.4 years
Mary47177.2 years
John41873.9 years
William38972.3 years
Willie30472.3 years
Robert25368.6 years
Annie22078.6 years
Charles15869.2 years
George15272.5 years
Joseph12572.6 years
Most common last names in Dothan, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith27374.3 years
Johnson24374.3 years
Williams20674.8 years
Jones19172.9 years
Brown13673.9 years
Hall13573.9 years
Davis12674.8 years
Jackson11672.5 years
Thomas10373.9 years
Martin10276.3 years
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Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Dothan, AL
  • 89.5%Electricity
  • 9.1%Utility gas
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Dothan, AL
  • 91.4%Electricity
  • 7.0%Utility gas
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Dothan compared to Alabama state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Dothan on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: construction and extraction occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of arson incidents per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people driving a car to work alone (population 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: retail trade (population 50,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: utilities (population 50,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 50,000+"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest maximum monthly morning or afternoon humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of workers working at home, population 50,000+"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average yearly precipitation (population 50,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest house values disparities (population 50,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: health care and social assistance (population 50,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: transportation and warehousing (population 50,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest household incomes disparities (population 50,000+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: sales and related occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of elementary and middle school students in private schools (5,000+ students)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of burglaries per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2002 to 2012 (population 50,000+)"
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