Dothan, AL Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 25,997 housing units in Dothan. This represents a 17.2% growth from 22,190 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 24,009 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 1,988 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Dothan is about 63.1%. Dothan's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 8.7%. Average household size is 2.38 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Dothan were built after 1976.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.10%
One Bedroom8.90%
Two Bedrooms26.30%
Three Bedrooms51%
Four Bedrooms11.40%
Five Bedrooms or more1.30%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.52
Median year structure was built1976
Median Value of occupied units$86,800
Median Price asked for vacant units$69,900

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.15
Median year structure was built1975
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$313

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.10%
Second Mortgage6.40%
Home Equity Loan7.20%
Simple Mortgage55.30%
Debt Free31%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs14.4%