Population density (sq mi)7599791
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%

Key findings

  • The population density in Dothan is 683% 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
  • In Dothan 1.18% of the population is Asian

Compare Dothan, AL Demographics


      Dothan population breakdown by race

      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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Dothan age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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