Thomas County GA Information


Thomas County Subdivisions

Thomas County GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 46,282
Population in Households 45,454
Population in Familes 37,505
Population in Group Qrtrs 828
Population Density1 85
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 18,208
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 12,311
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 21,278 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,024 (51.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,184 (33.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,070 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $131,135
Average Home Value $171,410


Median Household Income $35,133
Average Household Income $51,757
Per Capita Income $20,620
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.55% 0.57%
Households 0.57% 0.58%
Families 0.41% 0.47%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   1.92%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Thomas County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Thomas County to the other 159 counties and county equivalents in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 45 72nd
Population Density1 # 63 61st
Diversity Index2 # 66 60th
Median Household Income # 111 31st
Per Capita Income # 65 60th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Georgia Census Data Comparison Tool.