Thomasville, North Carolina Population 2021

26,727
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Thomasville is a city located in Davidson County North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 26,727, it is the 41st largest city in North Carolina and the 1443rd largest city in the United States . Thomasville is currently growing at a rate of 0.15% annually but its population has decreased by -0.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 26,757 in 2010. Thomasville reached it's highest population of 26,854 in 2013. Spanning over 17 miles, Thomasville has a population density of 1,594 people per square mile.

The average household income in Thomasville is $51,742 with a poverty rate of 19.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $693 per month, and the median house value is $116,800. The median age in Thomasville is 39.3 years, 37.9 years for males, and 39.9 years for females.

Thomasville Demographics

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

  • White: 76.03%
  • Black or African American: 17.68%
  • Other race: 2.87%
  • Two or more races: 2.35%
  • Asian: 0.83%
  • Native American: 0.23%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Thomasville, North Carolina is 26,727 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 26,610.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 26,757.

Thomasville, North Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White20,36576.03%
Black or African American4,73617.68%
Some Other Race7682.87%
Two or More Races6302.35%
Asian2230.83%
American Indian and Alaska Native620.23%
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Thomasville Population by Race

Thomasville Population Pyramid $2021

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Thomasville Median Age

39.3


Total

37.9


Male

39.9


Female

Thomasville Adults

There are 20,193 adults, (4,488 of whom are seniors) in Thomasville.

Thomasville Age Dependency

70.5

Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42

Child Dependency Ratio

Thomasville Sex Ratio

Female

14,627

54.61%

Male

12,157

45.39%

Thomasville Population by Age

Thomasville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Thomasville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.3%25.7%
All56.2%43.8%
Non Family49.5%50.5%
Female36.7%63.3%
Male31%69%

56.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Thomasville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,1902.3556.2
Married4,4053.0774.3
Non Family4,4011.1649.5
Female1,6913.1536.7
Male6933.4131

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Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

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Thomasville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2737.03%
9th to 12th Grade2,14611.86%
High School Graduate6,49635.90%
Some College3,78220.90%
Associates Degree1,6569.15%
Bachelors Degree2,12711.75%
Graduate Degree6173.41%
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Thomasville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Thomasville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White12,08710,3092,263
Black3,5052,947203
Hispanic2,1531,174231
Other Race37710054
2+ Races18218233
Asian16864
Native American175

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.72%.

Thomasville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,155$37,348$26,499
Less Than 9th Grade$25,297$28,625$13,242
High School Graduate$32,106$39,087$22,872
Some College$31,966$38,466$28,398
Bachelors Degree$38,240$41,212$37,621
Graduate Degree$52,690$46,500$54,375

$32,155

Average Earnings

$37,348

Average Male

$26,499

Average Female

Thomasville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Thomasville Language by Age

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Thomasville Language

83.32% of Thomasville residents speak only English, while 16.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.35% of the population.

Thomasville Language

Thomasville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,2212,63616.25%
Hispanic4,4191,23727.99%
Black4,6471,14524.64%
Multiple61313722.35%
Other7689412.24%
Native621829.03%

19.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.33%

Male Poverty Rate

24.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Thomasville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Thomasville is Native, with 29.03% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Thomasville is Other, with 12.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.45%.

Thomasville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.70%
High School18.07%
Some College10.92%
Bachelors or Greater3.36%

Thomasville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed35.64%
Female Unemployed31.12%
Female Employed13.75%
Male Employed6.41%

Thomasville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Thomasville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,648$51,742
Families$48,206$58,431
Married Families$62,426-
Non Families$30,230$38,765
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Income by Household Type

Thomasville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.6%

Male Marriage Rate

40.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Thomasville Married by Age and Sex

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Thomasville 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 35-44.

Thomasville Marital Status by Race

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Thomasville Marital Status

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1,469

Number of Veterans

1,370

Male Veterans

99

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam503
First Gulf War373
Second Gulf War254
Korea97
World War II27

Thomasville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+396
35 to 54391
65 to 74291
55 to 64254
18 to 34137

Thomasville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9796.41%
Black45811.82%
2+ Races3211.39%
Hispanic190.71%

Thomasville Veterans by Race

Thomasville Veterans by Education

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8.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Thomasville Veterans by Education

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58.4%

Labor Force Participation

54.5%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Thomasville Employment by Age

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Thomasville Employment by Race

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Thomasville 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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67.00%

Born in Thomasville

90.09%

Native Born

9.91%

Foreign Born

8.15%

Non Citizen

1.75%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.09% of Thomasville residents were born in the United States, with 67.00% having been born in North Carolina. 8.15% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202126,727390.15%
202026,688390.15%
201926,649390.15%
201826,610-12-0.05%
201726,622-156-0.58%
201626,77880.03%
201526,770-40-0.15%
201426,810-44-0.16%
201326,854680.25%
201226,786-10-0.04%
201126,796-14-0.05%
201026,8107,0223.08%
200019,7883,8732.20%
199015,9151,7711.19%
198014,144-1,086-0.74%
197015,230400.03%
196015,1904,0363.14%
195011,1541130.10%
194011,0419510.90%
193010,0904,4145.92%
19205,6761,7993.89%
19103,8773,07717.10%
19008000.00%

Thomasville Population by Year