Thomaston, Alabama Population 2021

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Thomaston is a city located in Marengo County Alabama. With a 2020 population of 373, it is the 360th largest city in Alabama and the 14525th largest city in the United States . Thomaston is currently declining at a rate of -1.06% annually and its population has decreased by -10.55% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 417 in 2010. Thomaston reached it's highest population of 420 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Thomaston has a population density of 185 people per square mile.

The average household income in Thomaston is $60,541 with a poverty rate of 11.64%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $61,800. The median age in Thomaston is 42.2 years, 42.7 years for males, and 41.7 years for females.

Thomaston Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Thomaston was:

  • White: 62.11%
  • Black or African American: 37.89%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Thomaston, Alabama is 373 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 385.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 417.

Thomaston, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White23662.11%
Black or African American14437.89%
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Thomaston Population by Race

Thomaston Population Pyramid $2021

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Thomaston Median Age

42.2


Total

42.7


Male

41.7


Female

Thomaston Adults

There are 328 adults, (42 of whom are seniors) in Thomaston.

Thomaston Age Dependency

32.9

Age Dependency Ratio

14.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

18.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Thomaston Sex Ratio

Female

190

50.00%

Male

190

50.00%

Thomaston Population by Age

Thomaston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Thomaston Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married95.9%4.1%
All87%13%
Non Family86.7%13.3%
Male80%20%
Female50%50%

87.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Thomaston Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1692.2587
Non Family751.0386.7
Married732.8195.9
Female164.6950
Male54.680

3.2

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

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Thomaston Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade51.64%
9th to 12th Grade123.95%
High School Graduate14949.01%
Some College6120.07%
Associates Degree175.59%
Bachelors Degree4213.82%
Graduate Degree185.92%
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Thomaston Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Thomaston Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 98.31%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 30.90%.

Thomaston Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$51,131$63,750$50,486
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$40,313$$17,292
Some College$52,417$70,298$51,667
Bachelors Degree$85,694$86,250$50,833
Graduate Degree$29,821$$46,250

$51,131

Average Earnings

$63,750

Average Male

$50,486

Average Female

Thomaston Earnings by Educational Attainment

Thomaston Language by Age

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Thomaston Language

97.81% of Thomaston residents speak only English, while 2.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.64% of the population.

Thomaston Language

Thomaston Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1444128.47%
White23431.28%

11.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.51%

Male Poverty Rate

14.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Thomaston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Thomaston is Black, with 28.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Thomaston is White, with 1.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.17%.

Thomaston Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.29%
High School22.15%
Bachelors or Greater1.67%
Some College0.00%

Thomaston Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed2.46%

Thomaston Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Thomaston Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,125$60,541
Families$92,500$89,986
Married Families$94,063-
Non Families-$23,636
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Income by Household Type

Thomaston Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.1%

Male Marriage Rate

37.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Thomaston Married by Age and Sex

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Thomaston Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Thomaston Marital Status by Race

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Thomaston Marital Status

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27

Number of Veterans

27

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War13
Vietnam8
World War II2
First Gulf War2
Korea1

Thomaston Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+8
35 to 548
18 to 345
55 to 644
65 to 742

Thomaston Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White209.90%
Black75.56%

Thomaston Veterans by Race

Thomaston Veterans by Education

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7.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Thomaston Veterans by Education

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58.2%

Labor Force Participation

55.2%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Thomaston Employment by Age

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Thomaston Employment by Race

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Thomaston Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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83.16%

Born in Thomaston

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Thomaston residents were born in the United States, with 83.16% having been born in Alabama. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Thomaston Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021373-4-1.06%
2020377-4-1.05%
2019381-4-1.04%
2018385-7-1.79%
20173920.00%
2016392-6-1.51%
2015398-3-0.75%
2014401-3-0.74%
2013404-5-1.22%
2012409-4-0.97%
2011413-7-1.67%
20104200.00%

Thomaston Population by Year