Thomasville, Georgia Population 2024

17,744

Thomasville is a city located in Thomas County Georgia. Thomasville has a 2024 population of 17,744. It is also the county seat of Thomas County.Thomasville is currently declining at a rate of -1.98% annually and its population has decreased by -5.96% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,868 in 2020.

The average household income in Thomasville is $76,984 with a poverty rate of 21.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Thomasville is 36.2 years, 33.5 years for males, and 37.8 years for females.

Thomasville Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 55.5%
  • White: 41.6%
  • Two or more races: 1.99%
  • Asian: 0.7%
  • Other race: 0.11%
  • Native American: 0.1%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
15.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,182.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.96% (-1,124)
The current population of Thomasville, Georgia is 17,744 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 18,868.

Thomasville, Georgia Population 2024

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Thomasville Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American10,40355.5%
White7,79841.6%
Two or more races3731.99%
Asian1310.7%
Other race210.11%
Native American180.1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Thomasville Population by Race

Thomasville Population Pyramid 2024

Thomasville Median Age

36.2

Total

33.5

Male

37.8

Female

Thomasville Adults

There are 14,017 adults, (3,271 of whom are seniors) in Thomasville.

Thomasville Age Dependency

74.4

Age Dependency Ratio

30.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44

Child Dependency Ratio

Thomasville Sex Ratio

Female10,07653.76%
Male8,66846.24%

Thomasville Population by Age

Thomasville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7,7512.3746.253.8
Non Family2,7521.0934.865.2
Married2,6793.0377.722.3
Female1,8663.0619.780.3
Male4543.3838.161.9
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2.96

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

46.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Thomasville Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Thomasville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Thomasville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Thomasville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,234

Average Earnings

$46,813

Average Male

$31,274

Average Female

Thomasville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Thomasville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Thomasville Language

95.89% of Thomasville residents speak only English, while 4.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.06% of the population.

Thomasville Language

Thomasville Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black10,3143,20631.08%
White7,3945747.76%
Hispanic34317651.31%
Other2114.76%
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21.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.82%

Male Poverty Rate

22.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Thomasville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Thomasville is Hispanic, with 51.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Thomasville is Other, with 4.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.1%.

Thomasville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.83%
High School18.22%
Some College15.93%
Bachelors or Greater4.36%
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Thomasville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed41.21%
Female Unemployed22.08%
Female Employed15.18%
Male Employed6.56%
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Thomasville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Thomasville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Thomasville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

37.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.2%

Male Marriage Rate

34.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Thomasville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Thomasville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Thomasville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Thomasville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,015

Number of Veterans

978

Male Veterans

37

Female Veterans

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Thomasville Veterans by War

count

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Thomasville Veterans by Age

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Thomasville Veterans by Race

Thomasville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Thomasville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.3%

Labor Force Participation

59.4%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Thomasville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Thomasville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Thomasville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

70.71%

Born in Thomasville

97.94%

Native Born

2.06%

Foreign Born

1.16%

Non Citizen

0.9%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.94% of Thomasville residents were born in the United States, with 70.71% having been born in Georgia. 1.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Thomasville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202915,954-358-2.19%
202816,312-358-2.15%
202716,670-358-2.1%
202617,028-358-2.06%
202517,386-358-2.02%
202417,744-358-1.98%
202318,102-358-1.94%
202218,460-358-1.9%
202118,818-50-0.26%
202018,8683491.88%
201918,519-1-0.01%
201818,520-58-0.31%
201718,57870.04%
201618,571280.15%
201518,543-13-0.07%
201418,556580.31%
201318,4981450.79%
201218,353-135-0.73%
201118,488-87-0.47%
201018,5754132.27%
200018,1627054.04%
199017,457-1,006-5.45%
198018,4633081.7%
197018,155-91-0.5%
196018,2463,82226.5%
195014,4241,74113.73%
194012,6839508.1%
193011,7333,53743.16%
19208,1961,46921.84%
19106,7271,40526.4%
19005,322-192-3.48%
18905,5142,959115.81%
18802,555
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Thomasville Population by Year