Thomasville, GA Profile: Facts & Data


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Thomasville, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Thomasville had a population of 19,168 as of July 1, 2018. 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 30.8366 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.

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Thomasville is located within Thomasville Division of Thomas County.

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Thomasville, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 19,168
Population in Households 18,782
Population in Familes 14,917
Population in Group Qrtrs 386
Population Density2 1,277
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $33,509
Average Household Income $50,233
Per Capita Income $20,646


Total Housing Units 8,942 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,015 (44.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,777 (42.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,150 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $159,267
Average Home Value $189,907


Total Households 7,792
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 4,899
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.4% 0.44%
Households 0.36% 0.42%
Families 0.18% 0.3%
Median Household Income   0.98%
Per Capita Income   1.27%

Thomasville, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Thomasville to the other 626 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 55 91st
Population Density # 112 82nd
Diversity Index # 217 66th
Median Household Income # 489 22nd
Per Capita Income # 356 43rd

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