Official Zip Code NameDothan
Zip Code StateAlabama
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Area Code334
Alternate Zip Code NamesKINSEY
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesREHOBETH
Current Population:30217
Racial Majority:White 53.41%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 53.8%
Unemployment Rate:5.62%
Median Household Income$37208
Average Adjusted Gross Income$50982
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time17 Minutes
Curent Temperature:
Current Time:
CST
Time Zone:Central Standard Time
Primary County: Houston
Elevation Range230 - 358 ft.
Area61 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)31.25000000, -85.41000366

Zip Code 36303 Description

Zip Code 36303 is located in the state of Alabama in the Dothan metro area. Zip code 36303 is primarily located in Houston County. Portions of 36303 are also located in Dale County. The official US Postal Service name for 36303 is DOTHAN, Alabama. Portions of zip code 36303 are contained within or border the city limits of Dothan, AL, Kinsey, AL, Cowarts, AL, Grimes, AL, Napier Field, AL, Midland City, AL, and Webb, AL. The area code for zip code 36303 is 334. 36303 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Alabama.

The current unemployment level in 36303 is 5.62% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.7% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 5.7% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 36303 increased to 30217 from 27744 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 36303 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 36303 public schools is Black. 53.4% of students in 36303 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 16558 53.41% 16308 +2%
 Black Or African American 12816 41.34% 12155 +5%
 Hispanic 824 2.66% 882 -7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 97 0.31% 90 +8%
 Asian 162 0.52% 298 -46%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 13 -100%
 Other Race 41 0.08% 41 -41%
 Two Or More Races 430 1.67% 430 +21%

Zip Code 36303 Race/Ethnicity

 White 38.6%
 Black Or African American 53.8%
 Hispanic 4.4%
 Asian 1.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.4%
 Two or More Races 1.1%

Zip Code 36303 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population3021727744
Male Population47.90%
Female Population52.10%
Total Households12158
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
53.4%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
75.0%
Median Household Income$37208
Income Under $50K Per Year62.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year23.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year13.90%
114 US Congressional DistrictAlabama 2
RepresentativeMartha Roby
PartyRepublican
Average Real Estate Asking Price$189415
Average Real Estate Sale Price$67517
Current Unemployment Level (September 2016)5.62%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.63%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.62%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 65f - Southern Pine Plains and Hills
Average First Frost DatesNovember 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 1 - 10

Zip Code 36303 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)37404652616770696553463954
Avg Max Temp (°F)59637178859092918779706277
Avg Precip (In.)6.125.086.23.914.114.975.974.324.112.914.224.2456.15
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Dothan, AL
CBSA Type36303
CBSA Population143936
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours