Thomasville, Georgia Population 2020

18,587

Thomasville is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 18,587, it is the 52nd largest city in Georgia and the 1956th largest city in the United States. Thomasville is currently growing at a rate of 0.13% annually and its population has increased by 0.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,413 in 2010. Spanning over 15 miles, Thomasville has a population density of 1,238 people per square mile.

The average household income in Thomasville is $54,272 with a poverty rate of 26.61%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $790 per month, and the median house value is $145,900. The median age in Thomasville is 37.3 years, 33.8 years for males, and 41.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.4 males.

Thomasville Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 53.81%
  • White: 42.28%
  • Two or more races: 2.61%
  • Other race: 0.93%
  • Asian: 0.28%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.09%
  • Native American: 0.00%
The current population of Thomasville, Georgia is 18,587, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 18,537.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 18,413.

Thomasville, Georgia Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202044,020-214-0.49%
201944,234-214-0.48%
201844,448-214-0.48%
201744,662-306-0.69%
201644,9681560.35%
201544,812530.12%
201444,759-13-0.03%
201344,7722370.53%
201244,535-55-0.12%
201144,590-160-0.36%
201044,7500.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American9,98053.81%
White7,84142.28%
Two or More Races4842.61%
Some Other Race1730.93%
Asian520.28%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander160.09%

Thomasville Population Pyramid 2020

Thomasville Median Age

37.3


Total

33.8


Male

41.9


Female

Thomasville Adults

There are 14,009 adults, (3,121 of whom are seniors) in Thomasville.

Thomasville Age Dependency

70.3

Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Thomasville Sex Ratio

Female

9,791

52.79%

Male

8,755

47.21%

Thomasville Households and Families

Thomasville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Thomasville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79%21%
All50.5%49.5%
Male38.6%61.4%
Non Family36.8%63.2%
Female32.1%67.9%

50.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,2482.5150.5
Non Family2,5511.1536.8
Married2,5183.1679
Female1,6973.3832.1
Male4823.1938.6

3.16

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

6.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Thomasville Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4903.97%
9th to 12th Grade1,66813.50%
High School Graduate3,67229.72%
Some College2,65721.51%
Associates Degree6695.41%
Bachelors Degree1,85114.98%
Graduate Degree1,34810.91%

Thomasville Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black6,3554,610626
White5,4995,1132,442
Hispanic2982715
Multiple Races216216118
Other Race131104
Asian131313

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,796$35,324$24,638
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$26,986$34,153$20,074
Some College$21,992$30,442$20,817
Bachelors Degree$44,048$54,375$40,597
Graduate Degree$60,175$67,500$45,850

$28,796

Average Earnings

$35,324

Average Male

$24,638

Average Female

Thomasville Language

Thomasville Language by Age

Thomasville Language

96.73% of Thomasville residents speak only English, while 3.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.56% of the population.

Thomasville Poverty

Thomasville Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black9,8983,57636.13%
White7,41085411.52%
Multiple48425151.86%
Hispanic50217334.46%
Asian301756.67%
Islander1616100.00%
Other16821.19%

26.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.58%

Male Poverty Rate

26.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Thomasville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Thomasville is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Thomasville is Other, with 1.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.40%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.98%
Some College24.20%
High School19.61%
Bachelors or Greater8.47%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed81.55%
Male Unemployed21.91%
Female Employed17.43%
Male Employed10.56%

Thomasville Income

Thomasville Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$32,236$54,272
Families$40,837$65,001
Married Families$71,339-
Non Families$19,858$30,428

Thomasville Marital Status

Thomasville Marital Status

Marriage Rates

36.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.4%

Male Marriage Rate

33.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Thomasville Married by Age and Sex

Thomasville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Thomasville Marital Status by Race

Thomasville Veterans

1,299

Number of Veterans

1,102

Male Veterans

197

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam501
Second Gulf War299
First Gulf War257
Korea96
World War II9
Age Group Veterans
55 to 64378
65 to 74299
35 to 54284
75+184
18 to 34154
Name Veterans % of Total
Black7039.73%
White5448.72%
2 or More5216.83%

$Thomasville Veterans by Education

14.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Thomasville Employment Status

53.5%

Labor Force Participation

48.8%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

Thomasville Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

70.84%

Born in Georgia

97.86%

Native Born

2.14%

Foreign Born

1.52%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.86% of Thomasville residents were born in the United States, with 70.84% having been born in Georgia. 1.52% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202018,587250.13%
201918,562250.13%
201818,537-34-0.18%
201718,571250.13%
201618,546230.12%
201518,523-7-0.04%
201418,530480.26%
201318,4821380.75%
201218,344-135-0.73%
201118,479-90-0.48%
201018,5694070.22%
200018,1627050.40%
199017,457-1,006-0.56%
198018,4633080.17%
197018,155-91-0.05%
196018,2463,8222.38%
195014,4241,7411.29%
194012,6839500.78%
193011,7333,5373.65%
19208,1961,4691.99%
19106,7271,4052.37%
19005,322-192-0.35%
18905,5142,9598.00%
18802,5550.00%