Thomas County, Georgia Population 2021

Thomas County, Georgia's estimated population is 44,685 with a growth rate of 0.26% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Thomas County, Georgia is the 47th largest county inGeorgia. The 2010 Population was 44,747 and has seen a growth of -0.14% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202144,6851170.26%
202044,5681170.26%
201944,4511170.26%
201844,334-285-0.64%
201744,619-331-0.74%
201644,9501540.34%
201544,796310.07%
201444,765-5-0.01%
201344,7702420.54%
201244,528-62-0.14%
201144,590-157-0.35%
201044,7475,76114.78%
199038,9868882.33%
198038,0983,58310.38%
197034,5151960.57%
196034,3193871.14%
195033,9322,6438.45%
194031,289-1,323-4.06%
193032,612-432-1.31%
192033,0443,97313.67%
191029,071-2,005-6.45%
190031,0764,92218.82%
189026,1545,55726.98%
188020,5976,07441.82%
187014,5233,75734.90%
186010,7666636.56%
185010,1033,33749.32%
18406,7663,467105.09%
18303,2990.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.26% (117)
County Website
State
Founded
December 24, 1825
County Seat
2010 Population
44,747
Growth Since 2010
-0.14% (-62)
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Thomas County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White26,76559.97%
Black or African American16,24036.39%
Two or More Races1,0542.36%
Some Other Race4140.93%
Asian740.17%
American Indian and Alaska Native600.13%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander230.05%
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Thomas County, Georgia Population by Race

Thomas County, Georgia Population Pyramid $2021

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Thomas County, Georgia Median Age

40.4


Total

38


Male

42.2


Female

Thomas County, Georgia Adults

There are 33,981 adults, (7,852 of whom are seniors) in Thomas County, Georgia.

Thomas County, Georgia Age Dependency

70.8

Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Thomas County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

23,368

52.36%

Male

21,262

47.64%

Thomas County, Georgia Population by Age

Thomas County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Thomas County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female37.9%62.1%
Male43.9%56.1%
Non Family51.3%48.7%
All61.2%38.8%
Married80.2%19.8%

61.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Thomas County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,5952.4961.2
Married7,8322.9980.2
Non Family5,4341.1851.3
Female3,2763.2937.9
Male1,0533.143.9

2.99

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

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Thomas County, Georgia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4474.76%
9th to 12th Grade3,15610.38%
High School Graduate9,58531.54%
Some College6,11920.13%
Associates Degree2,5718.46%
Bachelors Degree4,21313.86%
Graduate Degree3,30110.86%
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Thomas County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Thomas County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White18,54516,6755,684
Black10,5238,1521,621
Hispanic807534108
2+ Races520430128
Other Race19914932
Native American6054
Asian247

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 90.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 30.65%.

Thomas County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,892$40,815$30,526
Less Than 9th Grade$21,313$22,746$19,714
High School Graduate$31,346$34,192$26,610
Some College$29,714$40,460$25,263
Bachelors Degree$50,132$53,836$44,527
Graduate Degree$59,375$79,508$48,423

$33,892

Average Earnings

$40,815

Average Male

$30,526

Average Female

Thomas County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Thomas County, Georgia Language by Age

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Thomas County, Georgia Language

95.73% of Thomas County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 4.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.43% of the population.

Thomas County, Georgia Language

Thomas County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black15,9164,67529.37%
White25,2632,92111.56%
Hispanic1,65048829.58%
Multiple1,04929327.93%
Other40914435.21%
Asian544277.78%
Native603355.00%
Islander2323100.00%

19.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.00%

Male Poverty Rate

20.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Thomas County, Georgia

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Thomas County, Georgia is White, with 11.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.54%.

Thomas County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.72%
Some College16.50%
High School14.13%
Bachelors or Greater5.64%

Thomas County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed51.12%
Male Unemployed25.81%
Female Employed13.01%
Male Employed7.71%

Thomas County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Thomas County, Georgia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,740$67,588
Families$55,919$80,393
Married Families$78,855-
Non Families$27,307$34,622
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Income by Household Type

Thomas County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

43.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Thomas County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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Thomas County, Georgia 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 35-44.

Thomas County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

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Thomas County, Georgia Marital Status

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2,707

Number of Veterans

2,365

Male Veterans

342

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam951
First Gulf War716
Second Gulf War689
Korea202
World War II40

Thomas County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54784
65 to 74653
55 to 64590
75+528
18 to 34152

Thomas County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,7378.30%
Black8977.48%
2+ Races6410.56%
Hispanic262.64%
Native American915.00%

Thomas County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Thomas County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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8.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Thomas County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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60.2%

Labor Force Participation

55.5%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Thomas County, Georgia Employment by Age

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Thomas County, Georgia Employment by Race

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Thomas County, Georgia 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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68.61%

Born in Thomas County, Georgia

97.46%

Native Born

2.54%

Foreign Born

1.89%

Non Citizen

0.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.46% of Thomas County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 68.61% having been born in Georgia. 1.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Thomas County, Georgia Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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