Dothan, AL Population

Population: 57,737. Estimated population in July 2020: 62,713 (+8.6% change)
Males: 27,093 (46.9%), Females: 30,644 (53.1%)

Houston County

Zip codes: 36301, 36303, 36305.

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

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%).

Elevation: 324 feet

Land area: 86.6 square miles

Map of Dothan, AL

Population

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%).

Hospitals

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)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Dothan:

  • DOTHAN RGNL (about 7 miles; DOTHAN, AL; Abbreviation: DHN)
  • PANAMA CITY-BAY CO INTL (about 73 miles; PANAMA CITY, FL; Abbreviation: PFN)
  • LAWSON AAF (FORT BENNING) (about 82 miles; FORT BENNING(COLUMBUS), GA; Abbreviation: LSF)

Other public-use airports nearest to Dothan:

  • HEADLAND MUNI (about 12 miles; HEADLAND, AL; Abbreviation: 0J6)
  • BLACKWELL FIELD (about 20 miles; OZARK, AL; Abbreviation: 71J)
  • LOWE AHP (FORT RUCKER) (about 26 miles; FORT RUCKER OZARK, AL; Abbreviation: LOR)

Colleges and Universities

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 (Full-time 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; Full-time enrollment: 3,140)
  • TUSKEGEE UNIVERSITY (about 85 miles; TUSKEGEE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,732)
  • OKALOOSA-WALTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 88 miles; NICEVILLE, FL; Full-time enrollment: 3,374)
  • AUBURN UNIVERSITY-MONTGOMERY (about 89 miles; MONTGOMERY, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,677)
  • TALLAHASSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 93 miles; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Full-time enrollment: 7,016)
  • COLUMBUS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 93 miles; COLUMBUS, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,886)

Schools

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)

Libraries

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)

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