Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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Income per capita$25,785$24,736$29,829
Median household income$42,569$44,758$55,322
Median income owner occupied$59,730$55,873$70,586
Median income renter occupied$25,376$25,999$35,192
Median earnings male$33,431$34,323$36,919
Median earnings female$21,844$22,614$26,250
Unemployment rate5.0%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level19.9%18.4%15.1%

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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Dothan is 14% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Dothan is 23% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Dothan is 8% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Dothan is 32% higher than the national average

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      $28,376 $42,569 $85,138
      $29,835 $44,758 $89,516
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Dothan employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.5%0.9%
      Manufacturing sector12.3%1.7%
      Financial & insurance services2.3%3.2%
      Wholesale & retail services19.8%16.5%
      Public administration5.8%3.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.9%3.6%
      Education, health & social services12.8%39.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Rehobeth, AL1,732$46,65915.7%
      Headland, AL4,691$46,13516.6%
      Newton, AL1,516$44,16720.2%
      Ashford, AL2,211$43,64121.1%
      Taylor, AL2,704$41,80624.4%
      Dothan, AL68,066$42,56923.1%

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      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Pittsburg, CA67,998$63,95015.6%
      North Richland Hills, TX67,994$63,53714.8%
      Mount Vernon, NY68,217$51,8866.2%
      Frederick, MD68,229$66,20619.7%
      St. Charles, MO68,341$59,0596.8%
      Dothan, AL68,066$42,56923.1%
      Source: The Dothan, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).