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Dothan
  • Town in Alabama

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  5. Good for Families
    grade B
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade B minus
  8. Weather
    grade B+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B
  12. Commute
    grade B

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Dothan is a town in Alabama with a population of 70,699. Dothan is in Houston County. Living in Dothan offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Dothan there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Dothan and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Dothan are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$175,900
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$871
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    41%
  • Own
    59%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    887.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    19.7
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    82.9
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    61.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    1,408.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,212.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    151.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    17%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    29%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    national  11%

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