Dothan, AL 36301 ZIP Code Profile


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
  • 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).

  • Businesses Addresses: 1,281
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 16,005
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,344
    • Single Family Addresses: 14,661

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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  1. 36301 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 36301 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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  3. Alabama Data Comparison Tool - 2018 Demographics

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Dothan, AL 36301 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 37,235
Population in Households 36,844
Population in Familes 29,733
Population in Group Qrtrs 391
Population Density2 422
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $40,008
Average Household Income $55,479
Per Capita Income $22,503


Total Housing Units 16,754 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,101 (54.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,885 (35.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,768 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $121,664
Average Home Value $152,676


Total Households 14,986
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 9,893
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.48% 0.46%
Households 0.4% 0.41%
Families 0.19% 0.28%
Median Household Income   2.83%
Per Capita Income   2.84%

Dothan, AL 36301 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 36301 to the other 613 ZIP Codes in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 11 98th
Population Density # 114 82nd
Diversity Index # 107 83rd
Median Household Income # 321 48th
Per Capita Income # 285 54th

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