Dothan, AL 36301 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 36301: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Dothan, AL 36301

Acceptable Alternative
Rehobeth, AL 36301
Taylor, AL 36301

Not Acceptable, USPS
Grimes, AL 36301
Hodgesville, AL 36301
Kelly Springs, AL 36301

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,303
  • Single Family Addresses: 14,460
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,389
  • County: Houston County
  • Centroid: Latitude 31.2, Longitude -85.418
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 36301 has segments in 2 Counties (Geneva, Houston).

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Dothan, AL 36301 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 37,782
Daytime Population: Workers 17,111
Daytime Population: Residents 21,391
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 38,502
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 37,305
Population in Familes 30,195
Population in Group Qrtrs 477
Population Density2 446
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $38,445
Average Household Income $52,761
Per Capita Income $21,328


Total Housing Units 16,756 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,752 (52.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,367 (38.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,637 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $117,606
Average Home Value $146,055


Total Households 15,119
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 10,003
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.68% 0.65%
Households 0.63% 0.61%
Families 0.43% 0.49%
Median Household Income   1.97%
Per Capita Income   2.71%

Dothan, AL 36301 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 36301 to the other 614 ZIP Codes in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 9 99th
Population Density # 112 82nd
Diversity Index # 104 83rd
Median Household Income # 346 44th
Per Capita Income # 317 49th

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