Dothan is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 68,941 people and 16 constituent neighborhoods, Dothan is the seventh largest community in Alabama.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Dothan is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Dothan is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Dothan who work in sales jobs (13.58%), office and administrative support (10.03%), and healthcare (9.28%).
The percentage of people in Dothan who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.48% of adults in Dothan have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Dothan in 2018 was $28,980, which is wealthy relative to Alabama, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $115,920 for a family of four. However, Dothan contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Dothan is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Dothan home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Dothan residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Dothan include English, Irish, German, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Dothan is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.