Taylor, Alabama

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High Points

Taylor strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Alabama):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Taylor Affordability of Property Taxes
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 15% Taylor People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Taylor, Alabama

Comparing Taylor to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Alabama (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 10
Male Share of the Population 8 9
Racial Diversity 7 4
Well-Paid Single Men 5 8
Well-Paid Single Women 5 6
Female Share of the Population 3 2
Age of the Population 1 1
Senior Citizens 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 9
Average Household Size 9 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 7 9
Median Family Income 7 8
People Above Poverty 6 9
College Educated Adults 5 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 7 10
Short Commute Times 7 8
Public Transportation Use 6 7
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 7
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Affordability of Rents 3 2
People Living Alone 2 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Taylor Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 6 miles SW of Dothan, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 189 miles S of Atlanta, Georgia
County Houston
Metro Area Dothan
Standard Zip Codes 36301, 36305
Phone Area Codes 334
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.164
Longitude -85.468

Taylor Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 15.1 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 59 F
Apr Temp 52 to 79 F
Jul Temp 69 to 93 F
Oct Temp 52 to 79 F
Annual Precip 56.6 inches
Station GENEVA NO 2
Distance 25.8 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
Station CHIPLEY 3 E
Distance 26.4 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 61 F
Apr Temp 52 to 78 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 54 to 80 F
Annual Precip 58.2 inches
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Taylor Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,898 100%
Male 937 49.4%
Female 961 50.6%
Under 18 602 31.7%
18+ 1,296 68.3%
65+ 137 7.2%
Median Age 30.7
Average Family Size 3.09
White 1,766 93%
African-American 72 3.8%
Asian 5 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 15 0.8%
Other 14 0.7%
Mixed Race 26 1.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 21 1.1%

Estimated Taylor Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,943
Growth 45
Growth % 2.4%

Taylor Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 40.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 21.5%
Irish 12.5%
English 8.5%
German 5.1%
Italian 2.6%
Scottish 1.8%
Dutch 1.7%
French (except Basque) 1.4%
Scotch-Irish 1.1%
Welsh 0.9%
Polish 0.7%
Norwegian 0.5%
Hungarian 0.4%
European 0.3%
Greek 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
Scandinavian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Hodgesville (36301)
Kelly Springs (36301)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Taylor 1,898 $44,181
Cowarts 1,546 $41,198
Dothan 57,737 $45,025
Grimes 459 $31,389
Malvern 1,215 $37,813
Rehobeth 993 $39,625
Slocomb 2,052 $29,583
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