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Headland is a city in Henry County, in the Dothan metro area.

The community was named for founder James (or Joshua) J. Head.

The latitude of Headland is 31.351N. The longitude is -85.342W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 404 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,575.


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Median household income
Local
$34,388
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Headland demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 4. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.1 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Day Lily Festival - May 26, 2007
  • Harvest Day Festival - Oct. 13, 2007
Dates often change. Check Headland web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Headland demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Henry County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 36353 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

5% of Headland residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Headland ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Headland was $17,069, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

20% of Headland residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Headland, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $226.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $700.


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Libraries in Headland include Blanche R. Solomon Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Henry County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Headland political report.

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The average commute time for Headland workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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