Thomasville, GA

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Population

18,503

1.09% decline

Median Age

38.4


Median Household Income

$34,615

9.3% growth

Poverty Rate

23.7%


Number of Employees

7,152

10.8% growth

Median Property Value

$134,100

3% growth

About

In 2017, Thomasville, GA had a population of 18.5k people with a median age of 38.4 and a median household income of $34,615. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Thomasville, GA declined from 18,706 to 18,503, a -1.09% decrease and its median household income grew from $31,669 to $34,615, a 9.3% increase.

The population of Thomasville, GA is 53.7% Black or African American Alone, 41.4% White Alone, and 2.64% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Thomasville, GA speak a non-English language, and 99.2% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Thomasville, GA are Thomas University (358 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Thomasville, GA is $134,100, and the homeownership rate is 53.9%. Most people in Thomasville, GA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Thomasville, GA is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Thomasville, GA employs 7.15k people. The largest industries in Thomasville, GA are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,457 people), Educational Services (910 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (789 people), and the highest paying industries are Construction ($46,645), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($44,973), and Finance & Insurance ($44,355).

Median household income in Thomasville, GA is $34,615. Males in Thomasville, GA have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,261. The income inequality in Thomasville, GA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.478, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$34,615

2017 value

± $5,451

9.3%

1 Year Growth

± 16%

Households in Thomasville, GA have a median annual income of $34,615, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $31,669 in 2016, which represents a 9.3% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$62,744

Average Male Salary

± $1,190

$46,261

Average Female Salary

± $830

In 2017, full-time male employees in Georgia made 1.36 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $58,486 ± $3,787

  2. White

    $53,819 ± $950

  3. Two or More Races

    $43,415 ± $4,855

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Georgia workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.09 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Thomasville, GA is from Georgia.

0.478

2017 Wage GINI

0.477

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Georgia was 0.478 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.233% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Georgia was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Georgia in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Georgia across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9610

  2. Census Tract 9606

  3. Census Tract 9605

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Thomasville, GA was Census Tract 9610 with a value of $54,310, followed by Census Tract 9606 and Census Tract 9605, with respective values of $51,362 and $50,022.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

23.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Thomasville, GA (4.32k out of 18.2k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 6 - 11.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Black

    3,245 ± 464

  2. White

    742 ± 232

  3. Two Or More

    290 ± 171

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Thomasville, GA is Black, followed by White and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

7.15k

2017 Value

± 709

10.8%

1 Year growth

± 12.7%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Thomasville, GA grew at a rate of 10.8%, from 6.46k employees to 7.15k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Thomasville, GA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,025 people), Management Occupations (820 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (734 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Thomasville, GA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Thomasville, GA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,025 people), Management Occupations (820 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (734 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Thomasville, GA has an unusually high number of residents working as Healthcare Support Occupations (2.5 times higher than expected), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (1.7 times), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (1.43 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Thomasville, GA, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($114,107), Health Technologists & Technicians ($64,188), and Management Occupations ($50,851).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

7.15k

2017 Value

± 709

10.8%

1 Year growth

± 12.7%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Thomasville, GA grew at a rate of 10.8%, from 6.46k employees to 7.15k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Thomasville, GA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,457 people), Educational Services (910 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (789 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Thomasville, GA, though some of these residents may live in Thomasville, GA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Thomasville, GA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,457 people), Educational Services (910 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (789 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Thomasville, GA has an unusually high number of Health Care & Social Assistance (1.47 times higher than expected), Accommodation & Food Services (1.45 times), and Wholesale Trade (1.4 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Thomasville, GA, by median earnings, are Construction ($46,645), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($44,973), and Finance & Insurance ($44,355).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Georgia to other states, or from other states to Georgia.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $48.1B

  2. $38B

  3. $30.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Georgia product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $48.1B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($38B) and Electronics ($30.6B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Georgia products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$430B

2015 Value

$628B

Projected 2045 Value

46.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Georgia trade was $430B. This is expected to increase 46.1% to $628B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Georgia trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Georgia to other states, or from other states to Georgia.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $39.4B

  2. $25.3B

  3. $20.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Georgia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Florida with $39.4B, followed by South Carolina with $25.3B and North Carolina and $20.5B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Georgia shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

84.3% of the population of Thomasville, GA has health coverage, with 31.2% on employee plans, 23.9% on Medicaid, 11.4% on Medicare, 13.1% on non-group plans, and 4.63% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Thomasville, GA was $6,587 in 2014. This is a 5.41% increase from the previous year ($6,249).

Primary care physicians in Thomasville, GA see 1519 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.459% decrease from the previous year (1526 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1984 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 829 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Quitman County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (18.2%). Additionally, Rockdale County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (38.5%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,519 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Georgia see an average of 1,519 patients per year. This represents a 0.459% decrease from the previous year (1,526 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$6,587

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,406

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,199

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,429

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Georgia (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.41%, from $6,249 to $6,587.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

15.7%

Uninsured

31.2%

Employer Coverage

23.9%

Medicaid

11.4%

Medicare

13.1%

Non-Group

4.63%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Thomasville, GA declined by 6.85% from 16.9% to 15.7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Thomasville, GA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 18.2% prevalence

  2. 17.3% prevalence

  3. 16.9% prevalence

Quitman County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Georgia, at 18.2%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Georgia by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Thomasville, GA is home to a population of 18.5k people, from which 99.2% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Thomasville, GA residents were born outside of the country (259 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Thomasville, GA is composed of 9.94k Black or African American Alone residents (53.7%), 7.66k White Alone residents (41.4%), 488 Two or More Races residents (2.64%), 351 Hispanic or Latino residents (1.9%), 34 Asian Alone residents (0.184%), 18 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0973%), 9 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0486%), and 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Thomasville, GA are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

39

Median Native-Born Age

± 2.7

35

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 14.4

In 2017, the median age of all people in Thomasville, GA was 38.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 39, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 35. But people in Thomasville, GA are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Thomasville, GA residents was 39.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    259 people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of Thomasville, GA residents (259 people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Thomasville, GA was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    264,376 ± 12,459 people

  2. India

    85,239 ± 7,138 people

  3. Korea

    45,011 ± 5,197 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Georgia was Mexico, the natal country of 264,376 Georgia residents, followed by India with 85,239 and Korea with 45,011.

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Citizenship

99.2%

2017 Citizenship

99.3%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.2% of Thomasville, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Thomasville, GA was 99.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Black or African American Alone

    9.94k ± 493

  2. White Alone

    7.66k ± 518

  3. Two or More Races

    488 ± 309

In 2017, there were 1.3 times more Black or African American Alone residents (9.94k people) in Thomasville, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.66k White Alone and 488 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Thomasville, GA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Thomasville, GA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Thomasville, GA was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Thomasville, GA are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    632 ± 190

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    341 ± 185

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    194 ± 107

Thomasville, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.85 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Thomasville, GA awarded 358 degrees. The student population of Thomasville, GA is skewed towards women, with 425 male students and 731 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Thomasville, GA are White (152 and 44.2%), followed by Unknown (95 and 27.6%), Black or African American (90 and 26.2%), and Hispanic or Latino (6 and 1.74%).

The largest universities in Thomasville, GA by number of degrees awarded are Thomas University (358 and 100%).

The median tuition costs in Thomasville, GA are $15,940 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Thomasville, GA was Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research, & Clinical Nursing with 33 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Thomasville, GA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

358 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$15,940

Median Private

In 2016, the Thomasville, GA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Thomas University with 358 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

100

Degrees Awarded to Men

258

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 100 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Thomasville, GA, which is 0.388 times less than the 258 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    152 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    95 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    90 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Thomasville, GA were to White students. These 152 degrees mean that there were 1.6 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 95 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Thomasville, GA was $134,100 in 2017, which is 0.616 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $130,200 to $134,100, a 3% increase. The homeownership rate in Thomasville, GA is 53.9%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Thomasville, GA have an average commute time of 19.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Thomasville, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$34,615

Median Household Income

± $5,451

7.31k

Number of Households

± 669

In 2017, the median household income of the 7.31k households in Thomasville, GA grew to $34,615 from the previous year's value of $31,669.

The following chart displays the households in Thomasville, GA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$134,100

2017 Median

± $10,733

$130,200

2016 Median

± $10,655

In 2017, the median property value in Thomasville, GA grew to to $134,100 from the previous year's value of $130,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Thomasville, GA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Thomasville, GA the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Thomasville, GA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Thomasville, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

53.9%

2017 Homeownership

50%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 53.9% of the housing units in Thomasville, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 50%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Thomasville, GA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Thomasville, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Thomasville, GA have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

19.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Thomasville, GA have a shorter commute time (19.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.34% of the workforce in Thomasville, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    81.2%

  2. Carpooled

    14.3%

  3. Bicycle

    1.34%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Thomasville, GA was Drove Alone (81.2%), followed by those who Carpooled (14.3%) and those who Bicycle (1.34%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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