Thomas County GA Information


Thomas County Subdivisions

Thomas County GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 46,458
Population in Households 45,576
Population in Familes 37,566
Population in Group Qrtrs 882
Population Density1 85
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 18,221
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 12,303
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 21,145 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,038 (52.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,183 (34.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,924 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $144,760
Average Home Value $184,701


Median Household Income $36,805
Average Household Income $55,291
Per Capita Income $21,960
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.53% 0.55%
Households 0.5% 0.54%
Families 0.35% 0.43%
Median Household Income   0.55%
Per Capita Income   2.38%
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, 2017 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 # 44 73rd
Population Density1 # 63 60th
Diversity Index2 # 62 62nd
Median Household Income # 108 33rd
Per Capita Income # 63 61st

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