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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.

Demographics

People

Total Population28,025
Male Share of the Population49.3%
Female Share of the Population50.7%
Senior Citizens14%
Employed Population 16+12,538
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married49.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher29.7%
Median Earnings25+$32,244
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$26,034
Median Earnings With High School Degree$23,050

Wealth

Median Family Income$70,586
% Above Poverty Level84.7%
% Below Poverty Level15.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone27.7%
Median Gross Rent$784
Median House Value$166,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)25.3%
African9.3%
German8.3%
English7.7%
Irish6.9%
Italian3%
Scottish1.3%
French Except Basque1.1%
Norwegian1%
Dutch0.8%
Polish0.8%
Canadian0.6%
Welsh0.6%
Portuguese0.4%
Greek0.3%
Swedish0.3%
Hungarian0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Swiss0.1%
Moroccan0.1%
Australian0.1%
Arab0.1%
Czech0.1%
Russian0.1%
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Enterprise Almanac

CategoryValue
County Coffee County
Standard Zip Codes36330
P.O. Box Zip Codes36331
Phone Area Codes334
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude31.32
Approximate Longitude-85.84

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)

StationENTERPRISE 5 NNW
Distance5.4 miles
Jan Temp39 to 58 F
Apr Temp54 to 76 F
Jul Temp71 to 90 F
Oct Temp56 to 78 F
Annual Precip56.8 inches
StationOZARK 6 NNW
Distance18.2 miles
Jan Temp39 to 60 F
Apr Temp54 to 78 F
Jul Temp70 to 91 F
Oct Temp56 to 79 F
Annual Precip56.3 inches
StationGENEVA NO 2
Distance18.4 miles
Jan Temp36 to 59 F
Apr Temp51 to 76 F
Jul Temp70 to 90 F
Oct Temp53 to 78 F
Annual Precip58.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Clayhatchee483$47,500
Coffee Springs268$32,321
Daleville5,160$51,885
Elba3,915$35,625
Level Plains2,430$71,250
New Brockton1,280$47,625

Enterprise Public Libraries

Enterprise Public Library
101 EAST GRUBBS STREET
Enterprise, Alabama
(334) 347-2636

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Enterprise Hospitals

Medical Center Enterprise
(Proprietary)
400 North Edwards Street
(334) 347-0584

Enterprise Public Schools

Col Street Elem Sch
605 W College St
ZIP: 36330
Primary
Total Enrollment 290
Coppinville Sch
301 N Ouida
ZIP: 36330
Middle
Total Enrollment 525
Dauphin Jr High Sch
1271 Dauphin Street
ZIP: 36330
Other
Total Enrollment 538
Enterprise Early Ed Ctr
6500 Boll Weevil Circle
ZIP: 36330
Primary
Total Enrollment 495
Enterprise High Sch
1801 Boll Weevil Circle
ZIP: 36330
High
Total Enrollment 2162
Enterprise Jr High Sch
401 W College St
ZIP: 36330
Harrand Creek Elem Sch
216 Morgan Ln
ZIP: 36330
Primary
Total Enrollment 418
Hillcrest Elem Sch
400 East Watts Avenue
ZIP: 36330
Primary
Total Enrollment 814
Holly Hill Elem Sch
201 Pineview
ZIP: 36330
Primary
Total Enrollment 588
Pinedale Elem Sch
207 Plaza Dr
ZIP: 36330
Primary
Total Enrollment 363
Rucker Boulevard Elem Sch
209 Regency Dr
ZIP: 36330
Primary
Total Enrollment 481
Pathway Inc
39 Private Road 1201
ZIP: 36331

Enterprise Private Schools

Enterprise Preparatory Academy
92 County Road 539
ZIP: 36330
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 111
Wiregrass Christian Academy
209 W College St
ZIP: 36330
Elementary
Total Enrollment 58
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