Houston County, Alabama 

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Population

104,173

28% Growth

Unemployment Rate

6.4%

Median Income

$41,077

Avg. Home Price

$128,700

United States / Alabama / Dothan / Houston County / Cities / Zip Codes

Best Places to Live in Houston County, Alabama

Small agricultural city - Extreme southeast Alabama near the Florida and Georgia borders
Pros
-Small-town atmosphere
-Healthcare
-Cost of living
Cons
-Summer heat and humidity
-Isolation
-Entertainment


What Bert Has To Say About Dothan Metro Area

Dothan is a quiet but prosperous town serving a large agricultural area specializing in peanuts and other nuts but also rich in cotton and poultry. Industries include food processing and a relatively broad assortment of others, including Michelin Tire and Sony, GE, International Paper and Pemco (aircraft). Dothan is central to other Southeast markets and thus acts as a transportation, mostly trucking, hub.


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: Alabama
County: Houston County
Metro Area: Dothan
City: Dothan, Taylor, 12 total
Zip Codes: 36301, 36303, 36305, 36312, 36320, 36376, 36319, 36321, 36343, 36370, 10 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 370 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Houston County is 6.4% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Negative. Houston County jobs have decreased by 0.24%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Houston County's cost of living is 16.70% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Houston County's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Houston County's population is 104,173 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 28.09%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 28 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Houston County is $128,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.70%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Houston County public schools spend $9,080 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.9 students per teacher in Houston County. Learn More...

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ZIP CODES IN HOUSTON COUNTY, ALABAMA
36301, 36303, 36305, 36312, 36320, 36376, 36319, 36321, 36343, 36370, 10 total
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