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People

Total Population 2,295
Male Share of the Population 46.1%
Female Share of the Population 53.9%
Senior Citizens 14.5%
Employed Population 16+ 800
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 47.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $42,266
% Above Poverty Level 82.8%
% Below Poverty Level 17.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 0.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 15.4%
Median Gross Rent $539
Median House Value $106,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 39%
US/American 0%
English 5.2%
Irish 20.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Dora Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 18 miles NW of Birmingham, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 150 miles W of Atlanta, Georgia
County Walker
Metro Area Birmingham
Standard Zip Codes 35062
Phone Area Codes 205
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.73
Longitude -87.

Dora Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BIRMINGHAM INTL AP
Distance 18.3 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 53 F
Apr Temp 48 to 74 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 51 to 75 F
Annual Precip 53.9 inches
Station PINSON
Distance 18.5 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 53 F
Apr Temp 45 to 75 F
Jul Temp 67 to 92 F
Oct Temp 47 to 75 F
Annual Precip 54.4 inches
Station JASPER
Distance 21.7 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 51 F
Apr Temp 47 to 74 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 48 to 74 F
Annual Precip 58.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Adamsville 4,454 $52,926
Brookside 1,258 $38,917
Cordova 2,074 $29,934
Graysville 2,149 $42,222
Sipsey 473 $40,000
Sumiton 2,689 $54,079

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Dora Public Libraries

Library
Dora Public Library
1485 SHARON BLVD (PO BOX 700)
Dora, Alabama
(205) 648-3211

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Dora High Schools

DORA HIGH SCHOOL
330 GLENN C GANT DR
205-648-6863
Serves 491 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.2

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