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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataAlabama

Social Statistics

Dothan, Alabama,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school14,180100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,1087.8
Kindergarten9166.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)6,70747.3
High school (grades 9-12)3,21222.7
College or graduate school2,23715.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over38,398100.0
Less than 9th grade2,9697.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma5,30213.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)10,36127.0
Some college, no degree8,46722.1
Associate degree2,5056.5
Bachelor's degree5,79315.1
Graduate or professional degree3,0017.8
Percent high school graduate or higher78.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher22.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over45,668100.0
Never married9,92321.7
Now married, except separated25,09955.0
Separated1,2612.8
Widowed3,8608.5
Female
3,3167.3
Divorced5,52512.1
Female
3,3587.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,114100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren64457.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over43,054100.0
Civilian veterans6,59715.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years12,551100.0
With a disability1,2359.8
Population 21 to 64 years32,150100.0
With a disability6,27719.5
Percent employed
49.2(X)
No disability25,87380.5
Percent employed
77.8(X)
Population 65 years and over7,929100.0
With a disability3,93149.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over53,723100.0
Same house in 199527,07750.4
Different house in the U.S. in 199526,05848.5
Same county
15,38928.6
Different county
10,66919.9
Same state
4,8889.1
Different state
5,78110.8
Elsewhere in 19955881.1
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population57,652100.0
Native56,47498.0
Born in United States
56,06497.2
State of residence
38,87767.4
Different state
17,18729.8
Born outside United States
4100.7
Foreign born1,1782.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
5010.9
Naturalized citizen
4310.7
Not a citizen
7471.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)1,178100.0
Europe33228.2
Asia39133.2
Africa211.8
Oceania151.3
Latin America34929.6
Northern America705.9
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over53,723100.0
English only51,97996.8
Language other than English1,7443.2
Speak English less than 'very well
5351.0
Spanish
8351.6
Speak English less than "very well"
2160.4
Other Indo-European languages
5851.1
Speak English less than "very well"
1170.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2990.6
Speak English less than "very well"
1850.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population57,652100.0

Total ancestries reported

48,86284.8
Arab830.1
Czech11210.2
Danish980.2
Dutch4590.8
English4,5817.9
French (except Basque)17551.3
French Canadian11740.3
German3,2465.6
Greek450.1
Hungarian500.1
Irish14,2787.4
Italian7591.3
Lithuanian150.0
Norwegian1680.3
Polish3700.6
Portuguese130.0
Russian440.1
Scotch-Irish1,3052.3
Scottish7961.4
Slovak70.0
Subsaharan African4780.8
Swedish2240.4
Swiss500.1
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American10,50018.2
Welsh1740.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)580.1
Other ancestries20,01134.7
(X) Not applicable.
1 The data represent a combination of two ancestries shown separately in Summary File 3. Czech includes Czechoslovakian. French includes Alsatian. French Canadian includes Acadian/Cajun. Irish includes Celtic.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P18, P19, P21, P22, P24, P36, P37, P39, P42, PCT8, PCT16, PCT17, and PCT19

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