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: 1,314
  • Single Family Addresses: 14,220
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,383
  • 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, 2016)


Total Population 37,594
Population in Households 37,116
Population in Familes 30,148
Population in Group Qrtrs 478
Population Density1 444
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 15,040
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 10,006
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,644 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,874 (53.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,166 (37.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,604 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $113,690
Average Home Value $142,224


Median Household Income $36,876
Average Household Income $49,572
Per Capita Income $20,048
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.73% 0.68%
Households 0.68% 0.65%
Families 0.53% 0.57%
Median Household Income   0.57%
Per Capita Income   1.44%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Dothan, AL 36301 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 36301 to the other 616 ZIP Codes in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 10 99th
Population Density1 # 113 82nd
Diversity Index2 # 105 83rd
Median Household Income # 355 43rd
Per Capita Income # 350 43rd

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