Dothan Metro Area, Alabama 

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Population

148,171

23% Growth

Unemployment Rate

6.4%

Median Income

$40,515

Avg. Home Price

$116,400

United States / Alabama / Dothan Metro Area / Counties / Cities / Zip Codes

Best Places to Live in Dothan Metro Area, 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

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Alabama
County: Houston, Geneva, 3 total
Metro Area: Dothan Metro Area
City: Headland, Geneva, 23 total
Zip Codes: 36301, 36303, 36305, 36345, 36375, 36310, 36312, 36340, 36344, 36477, 23 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 370 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Dothan Metro Area is 6.4% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Dothan Metro Area jobs have increased by 0.02%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Dothan Metro Area's cost of living is 15.40% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Dothan Metro Area's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Dothan Metro Area's population is 148,171 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 23.12%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Dothan Metro Area is $116,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.20%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Dothan Metro Area public schools spend $8,840 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.8 students per teacher in Dothan Metro Area. Learn More...

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ZIP CODES IN DOTHAN METRO AREA, ALABAMA
36301, 36303, 36305, 36345, 36375, 36310, 36312, 36340, 36344, 36477, 23 total
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