Rehobeth, Alabama

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Rehobeth, Alabama
Location in Houston County and the state of Alabama
Location in Houston County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 31°8′7″N 85°26′10″W / 31.13528°N 85.43611°W / 31.13528; -85.43611
Country United States
State Alabama
County Houston
 • Total 6.3 sq mi (16.2 km2)
 • Land 6.3 sq mi (16.2 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 243 ft (74 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 993
 • Density 157.6/sq mi (61.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 36301, 36303, 36305
Area code(s) 334
FIPS code 01-64152
GNIS feature ID 0125547

Rehobeth is a town in Houston County, Alabama, United States. It is part of the Dothan, Alabama Metropolitan Statistical Area. At the 2000 census the population was 993.


Rehobeth is located at 31°8′7″N 85°26′10″W / 31.13528°N 85.43611°W / 31.13528; -85.43611 (31.135245, -85.436008).[1]

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 6.3 square miles (16 km2), of which, 6.3 square miles (16 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) of it (0.32%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 993 people, 375 households, and 292 families residing in the town. The population density was 158.6 people per square mile (61.2/km²). There were 399 housing units at an average density of 63.7 per square mile (24.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 96.68% White, 0.81% Black or African American, 0.40% Native American, 0.10% Asian, 0.40% from other races, and 1.61% from two or more races. 1.51% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 375 households out of which 38.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.3% were married couples living together, 12.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.1% were non-families. 20.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.65 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the town the population was spread out with 27.5% under the age of 18, 8.9% from 18 to 24, 30.0% from 25 to 44, 21.9% from 45 to 64, and 11.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 96.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $34,267, and the median income for a family was $39,625. Males had a median income of $31,513 versus $21,518 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,149. About 12.6% of families and 14.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.5% of those under age 18 and 13.9% of those age 65 or over.


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Coordinates: 31°08′07″N 85°26′10″W / 31.135245°N 85.436008°W / 31.135245; -85.436008