Dothan demographics profile

StatisticDothanAlabamaNational
Population68,0664,841,164318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)7599291
Median age38.538.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)53%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1842%40%43%
Speak English96%95%79%
Speak Spanish2%3%13%
Dothan, AL has a population of 68,066 and is the 541st largest city in the United States. The population density is 759 per sq mi which is 725% higher than the Alabama average and 738% higher than the national average. The median age in Dothan is 39 which is approximately equal to the Alabama average of 39. In Dothan, 53% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 96% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 65% of Dothan residents were born in Alabama, 32% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 3% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Dothan is 725% higher than Alabama.
  • The median age in Dothan is equal to Alabama.
  • In Dothan 62.21% of the population is White.
  • In Dothan 33.98% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Dothan 1.18% of the population is Asian.

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Dothan population breakdown by race

RaceDothanAlabamaNational
White62.21%68.68%73.35%
Black or African American33.98%26.48%12.63%
Asian1.18%1.25%5.22%
American Indian0.30%0.49%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.04%0.04%0.18%
Mixed race1.72%1.76%3.06%
Other race0.57%1.28%4.75%
In Dothan, 2.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Dothan, AL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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