Dothan, Alabama Population 68,468

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Capital City:
Montgomery
State FLower:
Camellia
State Bird:
Golden-Winged Woodpecker
State #22 Admitted to Union:
Dec. 14, 1819
People Facts Alabama USA
Population, 2010 4,779,736 308,745,538
Population, 2000 4,447,100 281,421,906
Persons under 18 years, percent, 2011 23.5% 23.7%
Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2011 14.0% 13.3%
Female persons, percent, 2011 51.5% 50.8%
White persons, percent, 2011 70.1% 78.1%
Black persons, percent, 2011 26.5% 13.1%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2011 66.8% 63.4%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2006-2010 81.4% 85.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2006-2010 21.7% 27.9%
Housing units, 2011 2,182,088 132,312,404
Homeownership rate, 2006-2010 71.1% 66.6%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2006-2010 $117,600 $188,400
Households, 2006-2010 1,821,210 114,235,996
Per capita money income in past 12 months (2010 dollars) 2006-2010 $22,984 $27,334
Median household income 2006-2010 $42,081 $51,914
Persons below poverty level, percent, 2006-2010 17.1% 13.8%
Business Facts
Private nonfarm establishments, 2010 99,251 7,396,628
Private nonfarm employment, 2010 1,568,111 111,970,095
Nonemployer establishments, 2010 320,605 22,110,628
Total number of firms, 2007 382,350 27,092,908
Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 28.1% 28.8%
Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) 112,858,843 5,338,306,501
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) 52,252,752 4,174,286,516
Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) 57,344,851 3,917,663,456
Retail sales per capita, 2007 $12,364 $12,990
Geography Facts
Land area in square miles, 2010 50,645.33 3,531,905.43
Persons per square mile, 2010 94.4 87.4




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