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Houston County, AL


Metropolitan Statistical Area: Dothan, AL
Designated Market Area: Dothan, AL-GA
American Communities Project County Type (2023): Working Class Country

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2022 population: 108,079   ( 6,532 from 2010)
Land area: 579.8 square miles
Population density: 186.4 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:70,307 65.05% 0.8%
Black:29,50227.30% 13.3%
Indian:4610.43% 17.3%
Asian:1,3381.24% 57.6%
2+ races:2,2612.09% 56.5%
Hispanic:4,2103.90% 40.6%
Total non-White:37,77234.95% 18.7%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:2,964 13.8
Deaths:3,45416.1
Net Migration: 1,2145.7
Net Immigration: 810.4
Change in White population:576 0.6
Change in Non-White pop.:5,956 5.9




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
101,547
69,73168.67%
26,03825.64%
3930.39%
8490.84%
1,4451.42%
2,9952.95%
31,81631.33%

2000
88,787
64,31272.43%
21,70324.44%
3180.36%
5610.63%
7160.81%
1,1221.26%
24,47527.57%

1990
81,331
61,46975.58%
18,85223.18%
2250.28%
3990.49%
n/a
3860.47%
19,86224.42%

1980
74,632
57,25276.71%
16,20421.71%
2540.34%
3310.44%
n/a
5760.77%
17,38023.29%

1970
56,574
43,04376.08%
13,35723.61%
380.07%
440.08%
n/a
780.14%
13,531 23.92%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
12,184 13.7
8,3809.4
7,2738.2
6180.7
5,419 6.1
7,341 8.3
1990's
NumberRate
12,123 14.9
7,8059.6
7761.0
2690.3
2,843 3.5
4,613 5.7
1980's
NumberRate
12,515 16.8
6,571 8.8
1,196 1.6
n/a
4,217 5.7
2,482 3.3
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
10,734 19.0
n/a
14,209 25.1
3,849 6.8

Age, Family & Household Data for Houston County, AL

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
40.4
24,470 22.6%
83,609 77.4%
19,450 18.0%
41,543
2.55
26,980 64.9%
18,737 69.4%
3,295 12.2%
14,563 35.1%

2010
NumberPercent
38.5
24,926 24.5%
76,621 75.5%
14,675 14.5%
40,969
2.44
28,041 68.4%
19,616 70.0%
3,795 13.5%
12,928 31.6%

2000
NumberPercent
36.8
22,957 25.9%
65,830 74.1%
12,106 13.6%
35,861
2.44
25,286 70.5%
19,189 75.9%
3,161 12.5%
10,575 29.5%

1990
NumberPercent
33.1
22,574 27.8%
58,757 72.2%
10,135 12.5%
30,856
2.61
22,885 74.2%
18,235 79.7%
2,400 10.5%
7,971 25.8%

1980
NumberPercent
29.6
23,164 31.0%
51,468 69.0%
7,675 10.3%
26,160
2.84
20,704 79.1%
17,213 83.1%
1,678 8.1%
5,456 20.9%

2022 Housing Data for Houston County, AL

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units49,339 
Median Value$164,900 
Occupied41,54384.2%
Vacant7,79615.8%
Owned27,19665.5%
Rented14,34734.5%
Median Rent$858 
Single-Family Units35,56072.1%
    Detached34,99570.9%
    Attached5651.1%
Buldings with 5+ Units4,2558.6%
Mobile Homes6,17912.5%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Houston County, AL

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0002,7686.7%
$10,000 to $14,9992,4225.8%
$15,000 to $19,9992,1115.1%
$20,000 to $24,9992,1085.1%
$25,000 to $29,9992,0595.0%
$30,000 to $34,9991,8564.5%
$35,000 to $39,9992,1715.2%
$40,000 to $44,9991,8004.3%
$45,000 to $49,9991,8194.4%
$50,000 to $59,9993,2187.7%
$60,000 to $74,9993,5718.6%
$75,000 to $99,9995,18012.5%
$100,000 to $124,9993,2697.9%
$125,000 to $149,9992,3135.6%
$150,000 to $199,9992,6116.3%
$200,000 or more2,2675.5%
Median Household Income55,064 
Per Capita Income32,126 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state90 
Compared to U.S.74 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI2,7586.6%
Public Assistance5341.3%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps6,37915.4%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed41,03764.6%
Unemployed2,2683.6%
In Armed Forces2320.4%
Total Labor Force43,53768.6%
Not in Labor Force19,95431.4%
Real Unemployment Rate 35.0%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector16,82614,66453.4%
Non-Profit9702,00632.6%
Self-Employed3,2011,58966.8%
Local Government1,5891,50051.4%
State Government4801,30726.9%
Federal Government89350064.1%
Total Private + Self20,02716,25355.2%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.3,9325,31342.5%
Total23,95921,56652.6%
Pct. Govt.13.8%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts5,75012.6%
Sales and Office Occupations10,59923.2%
Professional, Technical9,58021.0%
Service Occupations8,26918.1%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing2970.6%
All others11,51025.2%
White Collar 56.7%
Industry
 Number%
Health care and social assistance7,79217.0%
Retail trade6,42314.1%
Manufacturing4,4169.7%
Accommodation and food services3,6037.9%
Educational services3,2357.1%
Construction3,0196.6%
Transportation and warehousing2,9586.5%
Public administration2,4665.4%
Other services2,3105.1%
Professional, scientific, technical1,9164.2%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.1,8074.0%
Wholesale trade1,4983.3%
Finance and insurance1,1972.6%
Utilities1,0102.2%
Real estate and rental and leasing5991.3%
Arts, entertainment, recreation5581.2%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting4330.9%
Information4150.9%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction320.1%
Management210.0%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Houston County, AL

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican2,1952.05%
Puerto Rican5230.49%
Cuban2010.19%
Dominican660.06%
Total Central American4060.38%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan2430.23%
Honduran320.03%
Nicaraguan00.00%
Panamanian780.07%
Salvadoran510.05%
Other Central American20.00%
Total South American1620.15%
Argentinean30.00%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean50.00%
Colombian360.03%
Ecuadorian220.02%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian450.04%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan510.05%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic2910.27%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Indian2140.20%
Vietnamese1730.16%
Chinese1510.14%
Filipino1330.12%
Korean970.09%
Thai370.03%
Japanese310.03%
Indonesian190.02%
Taiwanese60.01%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English96,40096.0%
Spanish2,4472.4%
Other Indo-European5170.5%
Other Asian1600.2%
Tagalog1470.1%
Vietnamese1360.1%
German, other Germanic1340.1%
Chinese1250.1%
Other1150.1%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
American15,04214.1%
English11,59110.8%
Irish8,4487.9%
German5,1684.8%
Scottish1,8311.7%
European1,8241.7%
Italian1,5531.5%
French1,1751.1%
Scotch-Irish1,1241.1%
Dutch8270.8%
Polish6020.6%
African4340.4%
British4130.4%
Welsh4000.4%
Norwegian2880.3%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen105,70498.8%
Not a citizen1,3361.2%
Native104,31597.5%
Foreign-born2,7252.5%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Houston County, AL

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
2,667 3.6%6,497 8.8%23,675 32.0%24,535 33.2%10,616 14.3%6,003 8.1%
  Average years of education: 13.1
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 2,667 3.6%
9-12 Years 6,497 8.8%
H.S. Grad or GED 23,675 32.0%
Some College 24,535 33.2%
Bach. Degree 10,616 14.3%
Grad Degree 6,003 8.1%
Average years of education: 13.1

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Houston County, AL

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 40,907 39,110 1,797 4.4% 6.8%
1991 41,242 39,109 2,133 5.2% 7.3%
1992 41,871 39,553 2,318 5.5% 7.5%
1993 42,253 39,362 2,891 6.8% 7.2%
1994 42,266 39,735 2,531 6.0% 6.2%
1995 42,275 40,257 2,018 4.8% 5.9%
1996 43,466 41,640 1,826 4.2% 5.2%
1997 44,520 42,578 1,942 4.4% 4.9%
1998 44,511 42,980 1,531 3.4% 4.5%
1999 45,339 43,653 1,686 3.7% 4.7%
2000 45,464 43,444 2,020 4.4% 4.6%
2001 45,013 43,058 1,955 4.3% 5.2%
2002 44,887 42,753 2,134 4.8% 5.9%
2003 45,369 43,175 2,194 4.8% 6.0%
2004 45,962 43,838 2,124 4.6% 5.6%
2005 45,983 44,236 1,747 3.8% 4.4%
2006 46,752 45,164 1,588 3.4% 4.0%
2007 47,278 45,671 1,607 3.4% 4.1%
2008 46,447 44,096 2,351 5.1% 5.8%
2009 45,841 41,941 3,900 8.5% 10.1%
2010 46,463 42,261 4,202 9.0% 10.4%
2011 46,794 42,767 4,027 8.6% 9.6%
2012 46,100 42,525 3,575 7.8% 8.2%
2013 45,669 42,463 3,206 7.0% 7.3%
2014 45,224 42,172 3,052 6.7% 6.7%
2015 44,440 41,655 2,785 6.3% 6.1%
2016 44,185 41,621 2,564 5.8% 5.9%
2017 44,585 42,574 2,011 4.5% 4.6%
2018 45,384 43,556 1,828 4.0% 3.9%
2019 46,298 44,892 1,406 3.0% 3.0%
2020 46,358 43,861 2,497 5.4% 5.9%
2021 47,193 45,617 1,576 3.3% 3.4%
2022 48,000 46,756 1,244 2.6% 2.6%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com