Thomson, Georgia Population 2024

6,996

Thomson is a city located in McDuffie County Georgia. Thomson has a 2024 population of 6,996. It is also the county seat of McDuffie County.Thomson is currently growing at a rate of 1% annually and its population has increased by 2.9% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,799 in 2020.

The average household income in Thomson is $51,726 with a poverty rate of 15.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Thomson is 34.6 years, 27.2 years for males, and 38.3 years for females.

Thomson Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 68.3%
  • White: 29.71%
  • Other race: 1.04%
  • Two or more races: 0.91%
  • Asian: 0.04%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
4.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,594.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.9% (197)
The current population of Thomson, Georgia is 6,996 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,799.

Thomson, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American4,67168.3%
White2,03229.71%
Other race711.04%
Two or more races620.91%
Asian30.04%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Thomson Population by Race

Thomson Population Pyramid 2024

Thomson Median Age

34.6

Total

27.2

Male

38.3

Female

Thomson Adults

There are 5,096 adults, (967 of whom are seniors) in Thomson.

Thomson Age Dependency

65.6

Age Dependency Ratio

23.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Thomson Sex Ratio

Female3,71854.36%
Male3,12145.64%

Thomson Population by Age

Thomson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,5042.6351.648.4
Non Family8451.1150.249.8
Female8063.4733.666.4
Married6813.218020
Male1723.9230.269.8
showing: 5 rows

3.24

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

51.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Thomson 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

Thomson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Thomson Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

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

Thomson Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$32,929

Average Earnings

$41,496

Average Male

$28,242

Average Female

Thomson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Thomson Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Thomson Language

94.71% of Thomson residents speak only English, while 5.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.04% of the population.

Thomson Language

Thomson Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black4,52076016.81%
White1,66622313.39%
Hispanic2122813.21%
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15.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.88%

Male Poverty Rate

16.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Thomson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Thomson is Black, with 16.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Thomson is Hispanic, with 13.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.76%.

Thomson Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.33%
High School11.87%
Some College4.77%
Bachelors or Greater2.33%
showing: 4 rows

Thomson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed12.34%
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Thomson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Thomson Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Thomson Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

28.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.4%

Male Marriage Rate

26.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Thomson Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Thomson 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 55-64.

Thomson Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Thomson Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

322

Number of Veterans

304

Male Veterans

18

Female Veterans

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Thomson Veterans by War

count

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Thomson Veterans by Age

count

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Thomson Veterans by Race

Thomson Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

14.6%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.5%

Veteran Disability Rate

Thomson Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.3%

Labor Force Participation

53.4%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Thomson Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Thomson Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Thomson 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

83.01%

Born in Thomson

97.87%

Native Born

2.13%

Foreign Born

1.08%

Non Citizen

1.05%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.87% of Thomson residents were born in the United States, with 83.01% having been born in Georgia. 1.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Thomson Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20297,341690.95%
20287,272690.96%
20277,203690.97%
20267,134690.98%
20257,065690.99%
20246,996691%
20236,927691.01%
20226,858691.02%
20216,789-10-0.15%
20206,7992764.23%
20196,523-90-1.36%
20186,613
20176,613150.23%
20166,598-8-0.12%
20156,606-13-0.2%
20146,619-8-0.12%
20136,627-63-0.94%
20126,690-23-0.34%
20116,713-53-0.78%
20106,766-62-0.91%
20006,828-34-0.5%
19906,862-139-1.99%
19807,0014987.66%
19706,5031,98143.81%
19604,5221,03329.61%
19503,48940112.99%
19403,088
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Thomson Population by Year