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ZIP Code 36303

Primary City:Dothan, AL (View All Cities)
County: Houston County
Timezone: Central (2:58am)
Area code: 334 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.3, -85.4
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 36303

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 36303. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 36303. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 36303, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Dothan, AL
Acceptable:
Kinsey
Unacceptable:
Rehobeth

Stats and Demographics for the 36303 ZIP Code

ZIP code 36303 is located in southeast Alabama and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 36303 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 36303 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 30,217
Population Density 481 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,518
Median Home Value $133,900
Land Area 62.81 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,158
Median Household Income $38,694

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0551,0999891,0299569418599338801,0191,066951873635451341221173
Female1,0391,0249739931,0431,0139471,0299501,0871,1611,107962676544455359384
Total2,0942,1231,9622,0221,9991,9541,8061,9621,8302,1062,2272,0581,8351,311995796580557

Gender

 Male 14,471 48%
 Female 15,746 52%
Gender

Race

 White 16,703 55.3%
 Black Or African American 12,201 40.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 104 0.3%
 Asian 303 1.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 18 0.1%
 Other Race 354 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 534 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner925881,1191,5751,7371,209762290
Renter6691,16494480962732418168
Total7611,7522,0632,3842,3641,533943358

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,263 43%
 Single Guardian 2,865 24%
 Singles 3,472 29%
 Singles With Roommate 558 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,151 67%
 Households with Kids 4,007 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male187218228221210223226208232201163220182223212218206207186165
Female198232214193186238192210198210180180200203196224206184183217
Total385450442414396461418418430411343400382426408442412391369382

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 36303 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 36303 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 36303 real estate data, the median home value of $133,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 36303. Rentals in 36303 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 36303 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 29,382 97.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 553 1.8%
 Juvenile Facilities 38 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 136 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 108 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,893 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,479 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,786 35%
 Households Vacant 1,360 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 529 38.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 18 1.3%
 For Sale Only 192 14.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 46 3.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 74 5.4%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 500 36.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 28 0.6%
 1 Bedroom 710 14.8%
 2 Bedroom 1,920 40.0%
 3+ Bedroom 2,143 44.6%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $38,694 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 36303 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 36303 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 36303 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 9,054 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,552 23%
 No Earnings 9,401 39%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 9,054 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,552 23%
 No Earnings 9,401 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,961 95.7%
 Public transportation 31 0.2%
 Taxicab 24 0.2%
 Motorcycle 20 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 285 2.3%
 Worked at Home 180 1.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,653 18%
 High School Graduate 4,783 52%
 Associate's degree 583 6%
 Bachelor's degree 1,391 15%
 Master's degree 454 5%
 Professional school degree 265 3%
 Doctorate degree 157 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,767 75.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,025 16.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 549 8.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 36303

ZIP Code 36303 is in the Dothan City School District. There are 17 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 36303.

Carver Magnet School for Math Sci and Tech
1001 Webb Rd
Dothan, AL 36303
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Dothan City School District
Girard Middle School
600 Girard Ave
Dothan, AL 36303
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Dothan City School District
P.a.s.s. Academy
201 East Wilson St
Dothan, AL 36303
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Dothan City School District
Houston County Alternative School
315 North Foster St
Dothan, AL 36303
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Houston County School District
Girard Elementary School
522 Girard Ave
Dothan, AL 36303
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dothan City School District
Montana Street Acadc Magnet School
1001 Montana St
Dothan, AL 36303
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dothan City School District
Jerry Lee Faine Elementary School
1901 Stringer St
Dothan, AL 36303
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dothan City School District
Landmark Elementary School
4130 Westgate Parkway
Dothan, AL 36303
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dothan City School District
Kelly Springs Elementary School
1124 Kelly Springs Rd
Dothan, AL 36303
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dothan City School District
Dothan Tech Center
3165 Reeves St
Dothan, AL 36303
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Dothan City School District
Northview High School
3209 Reeves St
Dothan, AL 36303
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Dothan City School District
Houston Academy
901 Buena Vista Dr
Dothan, AL 36303
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Northside Methodist Church & Academy
2600 Redmond Rd
Dothan, AL 36303
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Brenda Preparatory School & Nt
1792 Headland Ave
Dothan, AL 36303
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Northview Christian Church Academy
233 Bic Rd
Dothan, AL 36303
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Westgate Christian School
617 Westgate Pkwy
Dothan, AL 36303
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Providence Christian School
4847 Murphy Mill Rd
Dothan, AL 36303
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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