Thomas County, Georgia Population 2020

Thomas County, Georgia's estimated population is 44,020 with a growth rate of -0.48% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Thomas County, Georgia is the 46th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202044,020-214-0.48%
201944,234-214-0.48%
201844,448-214-0.48%
201744,662-306-0.68%
201644,9681560.35%
201544,812530.12%
201444,759-13-0.03%
201344,7722370.53%
201244,535-55-0.12%
201144,590-160-0.36%
201044,7505,76414.78%
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%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.48%
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Founded
December 24, 1825
County Seat

Thomas County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White26,86960.07%
Black or African American16,30236.45%
Two or More Races1,0092.26%
Some Other Race4080.91%
Asian750.17%
American Indian and Alaska Native510.11%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander160.04%

Thomas County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

Thomas County, Georgia Median Age

40.3


Total

37.9


Male

41.9


Female

Thomas County, Georgia Adults

There are 33,974 adults, (7,677 of whom are seniors) in Thomas County, Georgia.

Thomas County, Georgia Age Dependency

70.1

Age Dependency Ratio

29.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Thomas County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

23,511

52.56%

Male

21,219

47.44%

Thomas County, Georgia Households and Families

Thomas County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Thomas County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.1%17.9%
All63.2%36.8%
Non Family54%46%
Male52.9%47.1%
Female39.1%60.9%

63.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,3522.5363.2
Married7,4243.0682.1
Non Family5,6171.2254
Female3,2083.3839.1
Male1,1033.2152.9

3.08

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

6.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Thomas County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4864.88%
9th to 12th Grade3,80412.50%
High School Graduate9,39330.87%
Some College6,62821.78%
Associates Degree2,0996.90%
Bachelors Degree3,93512.93%
Graduate Degree3,08610.14%

Thomas County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White18,54216,3745,386
Black10,5107,8111,396
Hispanic87251497
Multiple Races480411127
Other Race22017543
Native American5144
Asian251313

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 88.31%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 52.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,616$37,136$27,138
Less Than High School$19,747$23,326$16,290
High School Grad$29,800$32,170$23,499
Some College$27,995$37,646$25,090
Bachelors Degree$41,737$53,205$40,035
Graduate Degree$60,116$76,078$46,150

$31,616

Average Earnings

$37,136

Average Male

$27,138

Average Female

Thomas County, Georgia Language

Thomas County, Georgia Language by Age

Thomas County, Georgia Language

95.98% of Thomas County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 4.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.37% of the population.

Thomas County, Georgia Poverty

Thomas County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black15,9475,27233.06%
White25,3162,93011.57%
Hispanic1,58457836.49%
Multiple1,00332632.50%
Other40316440.69%
Native513772.55%
Asian532852.83%
Islander1616100.00%

20.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.07%

Male Poverty Rate

21.53%

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 11.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.87%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.54%
Some College16.91%
High School14.89%
Bachelors or Greater6.23%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed61.46%
Male Unemployed19.78%
Female Employed12.43%
Male Employed8.58%

Thomas County, Georgia Income

Thomas County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,112$63,449
Families$52,206$74,966
Married Families$73,037-
Non Families$25,832$36,444

Thomas County, Georgia Marital Status

Thomas County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.9%

Male Marriage Rate

41.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Thomas County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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 55-64.

Thomas County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Thomas County, Georgia Veterans

2,921

Number of Veterans

2,615

Male Veterans

306

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,144
First Gulf War699
Second Gulf War684
Korea224
World War II66
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54830
65 to 74766
55 to 64588
75+538
18 to 34199
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,8568.84%
Black9778.16%
2 or More8113.48%
Indian713.73%
Hispanic40.40%

$Thomas County, Georgia Veterans by Education

11.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Thomas County, Georgia Employment Status

57.9%

Labor Force Participation

53.1%

Employment Rate

8.1%

Unemployment Rate

Thomas County, Georgia 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

69.09%

Born in Georgia

97.70%

Native Born

2.30%

Foreign Born

1.70%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.70% of Thomas County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 69.09% having been born in Georgia. 1.70% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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