Dothan has the 396th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 4.0% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Unemployment in the Dothan area is 5%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Dothan has the 301st largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Dothan is below average at $36,850, and the median cost of a home in Dothan is $137,700, which is below the national average. 24% of workers in Dothan hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 85% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Dothan. 88% of Dothan workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 7% carpool, and 3% walk. People in Dothan spend an average of 18 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.