Thomasville, GA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Thomasville, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Thomasville had a population of 18,613 as of July 1, 2015. Thomasville ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Thomasville is located at latitude 30.8394 and longitude -83.9788 in Thomas County. The formal boundaries for the City of Thomasville (see map below) encompass a land area of 15.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles. Thomas County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 282 feet.

The City of Thomasville (GNIS ID: 2405584) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Thomasville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

City of Thomasville, GA Boundary Map

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Thomasville, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 18,613
Population in Households 18,241
Population in Familes 14,542
Population in Group Qrtrs 372
Population Density1 1,245
Diversity Index2 56
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 7,646
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 4,818
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 8,802 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,858 (43.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,788 (43.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,156 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $162,413
Average Home Value $243,004
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $30,053
Average Household Income $50,265
Per Capita Income $20,637
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.21% 0.39%
Households 0.35% 0.45%
Families 0.1% 0.31%
Median Household Income   3.63%
Per Capita Income   2.47%
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.

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Thomasville, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Thomasville to the other 624 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 53 92nd
Population Density1 # 109 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 215 66th
Median Household Income # 489 22nd
Per Capita Income # 209 67th

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