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Overview

Introduction to Enterprise, Alabama

Enterprise, Alabama, in Coffee county, is 28 miles W of Dothan, Alabama (center to center) and 188 miles SW of Atlanta, Georgia.

Enterprise History

Enterprise was founded by John Henry Carmichael. He settled in the city in 1881 and established a small store on present day North Main Street. The first post office of Enterprise was established in 1882. The city was incorporated in 1896. The area developed rapidly after the Alabama Midland Railway Company decided to enter the city in 1898. The monument of Boll Weevil was dedicated on December 11, 1919.

Enterprise and nearby Attractions

  • Depot Museum
  • Boll Weevil Monument
  • U.S. Army Aviation Museum
  • Oates-Reynolds Memorial Building/ Dale Co. Agricultural Museum
  • Wiregrass Museum of Art
  • Frank Jackson State Park

Things To Do In Enterprise

You can visit G C Donaldson Park, Enterprise Country Club Lake, and Boll Weevil Monument. The city is also home to many houses of worship including Saint Bulah Baptist Church, Westgate Church, Park Avenue Baptist Church, and Macedonia Church. One can enjoy shopping at the Enterprise Shopping Center, Westgate Shopping Center, Rucker Plaza Shopping Center, Discount Plaza Shopping Center, Morgan Square Shopping Center, College Plaza Shopping Center, and Boll Weevil Plaza Shopping Center. The city also hosts several annual festivals such as the Boll Weevil Festival and Piney Woods Arts Festival.

Enterprise Transportation

Air transportation cab be availed from Dothan Regional Airport.

Enterprise Higher Education

Enterprise State Junior College is the local college. Troy State University-Main Campus, Auburn University-Montgomery, George C Wallace State Community College-Dothan, and many other colleges and universities also offer higher educational facilities.

People

Total Population 27,785
Male Share of the Population 49.6%
Female Share of the Population 50.4%
Senior Citizens 14.1%
Employed Population 16+ 12,439
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 48.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 30.2%
Median Earnings25+ $32,443
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $29,183
Median Earnings With High School Degree $23,710

Wealth

Median Family Income $73,642
% Above Poverty Level 83.7%
% Below Poverty Level 16.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 27.9%
Median Gross Rent $766
Median House Value $169,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 25.3%
US/American 0%
English 6.6%
Irish 7%

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

Enterprise Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 28 miles W of Dothan, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 188 miles SW of Atlanta, Georgia
County Coffee
Standard Zip Codes 36330
P.O. Box Zip Codes 36331
Phone Area Codes 334
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.315
Longitude -85.855

Enterprise 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 ENTERPRISE 5 NNW
Distance 5.4 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 58 F
Apr Temp 54 to 76 F
Jul Temp 71 to 90 F
Oct Temp 56 to 78 F
Annual Precip 56.8 inches
Station OZARK 6 NNW
Distance 18.2 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 60 F
Apr Temp 54 to 78 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 56 to 79 F
Annual Precip 56.3 inches
Station GENEVA NO 2
Distance 18.4 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 59 F
Apr Temp 51 to 76 F
Jul Temp 70 to 90 F
Oct Temp 53 to 78 F
Annual Precip 58.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Enterprise, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Eprise (36330, 36331)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Clayhatchee 441 $45,938
Coffee Springs 264 $49,688
Daleville 5,188 $57,614
Elba 3,919 $41,656
Level Plains 2,181 $71,333
New Brockton 1,346 $43,843

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

Enterprise Public Libraries

Library
Enterprise Public Library
101 E. GRUBBS ST.
Enterprise, Alabama
(334) 347-2636

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Enterprise Hospitals

MEDICAL CENTER ENTERPRISE
(Proprietary)
400 N EDWARDS STREET
(334) 347-0584
Emergency Service: Yes

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Enterprise High Schools

ENTERPRISE HIGH SCHOOL
500 E WATTS ST
334-347-2640
Serves 1,241 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.1

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