Dora, AL Population

By | January 30, 2019

Population: 2,413. Estimated population in 2021: 2,391 (-0.9% change)
Males: 1,086 (45.0%), Females: 1,327 (55.0%)

Walker County

Zip code: 35062

Median resident age: 36.1 years
Median household income: $21,458
Median house value: $51,700

Races in Dora:

  • White Non-Hispanic (80.6%)
  • Black (16.7%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (31.6%), Irish (9.8%), English (3.4%), German (2.8%), Dutch (1.9%), Scottish (1.2%).

Elevation: 387 feet

Land area: 7.5 square miles

Map of Dora, AL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Dora

  • High school or higher: 61.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 5.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 36.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dora city

  • Never married: 16.5%
  • Now married: 56.7%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 10.9%
  • Divorced: 14.2%

0.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +212 (+9.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Dora:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Dora:

  • BIRMINGHAM INTL (about 27 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Abbreviation: BHM)
  • TUSCALOOSA REGIONAL (about 50 miles; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Abbreviation: TCL)
  • HUNTSVILLE INTL-CARL T JONES FIELD (about 66 miles; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Abbreviation: HSV)

Other public-use airports nearest to Dora:

  • WALKER COUNTY-BEVILL FIELD (about 19 miles; JASPER, AL; Abbreviation: JFX)
  • BESSEMER (about 32 miles; BESSEMER, AL; Abbreviation: EKY)
  • DOUBLE SPRINGS-WINSTON COUNTY (about 32 miles; DOUBLE SPRINGS, AL; Abbreviation: 3M2)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dora:

  • BEVILL STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 4 miles; SUMITON, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,670)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA AT BIRMINGHAM (about 17 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Full-time enrollment: 12,178)
  • SAMFORD UNIVERSITY (about 28 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,106)
  • JEFFERSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 28 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,279)
  • GEORGE C WALLACE STATE COMMUNITY COLL-HANCEVILLE (about 30 miles; HANCEVILLE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,272)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MONTEVALLO (about 45 miles; MONTEVALLO, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,651)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA (about 46 miles; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Full-time enrollment: 17,453)

Schools

Public high school in Dora:

  • DORA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 491; Location: 330 GLENN C GANT DR; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Dora:

  • BAGLEY JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 648; Location: 8581 TATE MILL RD; Grades: KG – 09)
  • T S BOYD SCHOOL (Students: 266; Location: 23 AUSTIN CIR; Grades: KG – 08)

Libraries

Library in Dora:

  • DORA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $21,320; Location: 1485 SHARON BLVD (PO BOX 700); 6,845 books)

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