Thomasville, Alabama

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Population in 2017: 3,943 (78% urban, 22% rural).
Population change since 2000: -15.2%
 
Males: 1,810  (45.9%)
Females: 2,133  (54.1%)
Median resident age:

44.0 years
Alabama median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 36784.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $36,150 (it was $26,549 in 2000)
Thomasville:

$36,150
AL:

$48,123

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,517 (it was $14,916 in 2000)

Thomasville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $116,484 (it was $64,200 in 2000)
Thomasville:

$116,484
AL:

$141,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $132,453; detached houses: $147,523; mobile homes: $20,199

Median gross rent in 2017: $534.

March 2019 cost of living index in Thomasville: 78.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.6%
(2.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.8% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Thomasville, AL (2010)
    • 2,14851.0%Black alone
    • 1,95146.4%White alone
    • 541.3%Hispanic
    • 300.7%Asian alone
    • 150.4%Two or more races
    • 70.2%American Indian alone
    • 20.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.05%Other race alone

Races in Thomasville detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 18 registered sex offenders living in Thomasville, Alabama as of June 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Thomasville is 227 to 1.


Crime rates in Thomasville by year

Type

2005

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(65.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(21.8)
3
(65.8)
2
(44.7)
1
(22.4)
3
(67.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(74.6)
1
(25.2)
2
(51.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(43.6)
3
(65.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(44.8)
1
(22.6)
4
(94.6)
3
(73.9)
1
(24.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
17
(370.6)
22
(482.7)
30
(670.5)
53
(1,188)
38
(857.2)
26
(614.8)
13
(320.0)
25
(621.4)
21
(528.8)
20
(511.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
34
(741.2)
76
(1,667)
37
(827.0)
47
(1,054)
58
(1,308)
50
(1,182)
13
(320.0)
14
(348.0)
19
(478.5)
26
(665.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
145
(3,161)
178
(3,905)
189
(4,224)
103
(2,309)
119
(2,684)
103
(2,436)
87
(2,142)
83
(2,063)
88
(2,216)
119
(3,044)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
7
(153.6)
10
(223.5)
8
(179.4)
12
(270.7)
16
(378.3)
13
(320.0)
7
(174.0)
9
(226.6)
15
(383.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A2
(47.3)
N/AN/AN/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)283.0585.8414.6449.6498.1361.8219.8312.2266.2350.0

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City-data.com crime index in Thomasville, AL

Crime rate in Thomasville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 25 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.12
Alabama average:

2.17
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Ancestries: American (12.8%), African (10.2%), English (3.8%), Irish (1.8%), German (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 389 feet

Land area: 8.75 square miles.

Population density: 451 people per square mile   (low).

Thomasville, Alabama map

55 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.4%
Alabama:

3.5%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Thomasville city:

0.3% ($200)
Alabama:

0.4% ($289)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Mobile, AL (87.9 miles , pop. 198,915).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (91.1 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (477.5 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Fulton, AL (2.9 miles ),
Pine Hill, AL (3.2 miles ),
Dixons Mill, AL (3.3 miles ),
Grove Hill, AL (3.8 miles ),
Sweet Water, AL (3.9 miles ),
Yellow Bluff, AL (3.9 miles),
Whatley, AL (4.3 miles),
Putnam, AL (4.3 miles)

Latitude: 31.91 N, Longitude: 87.74 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +748 (+18.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 712 (49.2%)

Area code: 334

Distribution of median household income in Thomasville, AL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Thomasville, AL in 2017
Thomasville satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $118,100
  • 1999: 11 buildings, average cost: $108,200
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $103,000
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $146,300
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $160,200
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $211,000
  • 2004: 12 buildings, average cost: $186,400
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $122,700
  • 2006: 14 buildings, average cost: $124,500
  • 2007: 14 buildings, average cost: $177,000
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $142,700
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $132,700
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $149,500
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $81,700
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $136,900
  • 2013: 12 buildings, average cost: $96,300
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $128,100
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $204,900
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $206,500
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $110,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Thomasville, AL residents
Average permit cost in Thomasville, AL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.5%
Alabama:

3.8%
Historical population in Thomasville, AL
Historical housing units in Thomasville, AL

Population change in the 1990s: +269 (+6.1%).
Most common industries in Thomasville, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Paper (12.1%)
  • Health care (11.3%)
  • Educational services (8.1%)
  • Construction (7.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.7%)
  • Public administration (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Paper (18.2%)
  • Construction (13.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.6%)
  • Health care (5.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.4%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.3%)
  • Wood products (4.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.5%)
  • Educational services (13.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (9.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Apparel (5.6%)
  • Paper (5.5%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Thomasville, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.8%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (3.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Cashiers (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)

Average climate in Thomasville, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Thomasville, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Thomasville-area historical tornado activity is below Alabama state average. It is 19% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/1/2007, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.1 miles away from the Thomasville city center killed one person and injured 2 people and caused $2 million in damages.

On 3/2/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.8 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Thomasville-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 61.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 107.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 52.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 125.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 397.3 miles away from Thomasville center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 216.4 miles away from Thomasville center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Clarke County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 10, Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Thomasville topographic map

Main business address for: UNITED SECURITY BANCSHARES INC (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Thomasville:

  • THOMASVILLE HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (1425 MOSLEY DRIVE)
  • FMC THOMASVILLE (30230 HWY 43)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Thomasville:

  • GROVE HILL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; GROVE HILL, AL)

Heliports located in Thomasville:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Thomasville:

  • University of West Alabama (about 54 miles; Livingston, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,394)
  • Meridian Community College (about 67 miles; Meridian, MS; FT enrollment: 2,750)
  • James H Faulkner State Community College (about 74 miles; Bay Minette, AL; FT enrollment: 3,703)
  • East Mississippi Community College (about 77 miles; Scooba, MS; FT enrollment: 5,180)
  • Shelton State Community College (about 85 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 4,106)
  • Bishop State Community College (about 87 miles; Mobile, AL; FT enrollment: 2,822)
  • University of South Alabama (about 89 miles; Mobile, AL; FT enrollment: 13,228)

Public high schools in Thomasville:

  • THOMASVILLE HIGH SCH (Students: 448, Location: 777 GATES DR, Grades: 9-12)
  • DET CTR (Location: 2109 BASHI RD, BLDG 509, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Thomasville:

See full list of schools located in Thomasville

Library in Thomasville:

  • THOMASVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $166,596; Location: 1401 MOSLEY DRIVE; 19,805 books; 560 audio materials; 918 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 79 state licensed databases; 37 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Thomasville has a campus of Alabama Southern Community College--@1200 students total, with @ 600 attending the Thomasville Campus. The college is fully accredited with SACS, and offers technical and transfer programs. added by Richard E. Martindale

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Thomasville: Pineview Country Club (A), Thomasville South Industrial Park (B), North Clarke Industrial Park (C), Joe Davis Industrial Park (D), Thomasville Public Library (E), Thomasville Nursing Home (F), Thomasville City Hall (G), Thomasville Fire Department Station 1 (H), Thomasville Fire Department Station 3 (I), Thomasville Fire Department Station 2 (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Downtown Shopping Center (1), Thomasville Mart Shopping Center (2), Thomasville Plaza Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Thomasville: UNITED SECURITY BANCSHARES INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Thomasville include: New Greater First Baptist Church (A), Thomasville Baptist Church (B), Thomasville United Methodist Church (C), Williams Temple Christian Methodist Episcopal Church (D), Clarke Street Baptist Church (E), Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses (F), Pineview Baptist Church (G), Miles Chapel (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Choctaw Corner Cemetery (1), McFadden Memorial Gardens (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Bassett Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Best Western Inn & Suite (570 North Park Drive), Budget Inn & Suites (1400 Mosley Drive).

Birthplace of: Ivy Griffin - Baseball player, Reid Cornelius - Baseball player.

Clarke County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Thomasville and their reported violations in the past:

NORTH CLARKE WATER AUTHORITY (Address: 145 RUSH LANE , Population served: 975, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-18-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUL-15-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-15-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-16-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-18-2010), St Public Notif requested (APR-15-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-15-2010), St Public Notif received (JUN-08-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-19-2010), St Public Notif requested (JAN-19-2010), St Public Notif received (FEB-05-2010), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-18-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-16-2009), St Public Notif requested (OCT-16-2009), St Public Notif received (NOV-16-2009), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-18-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-29-2009), St Public Notif requested (JUL-29-2009), St Public Notif received (SEP-08-2009), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-18-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2011)
THOMASVILLE WATER WORKS & SEWER BOARD (Population served: 0, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-27-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-27-2013), St Public Notif received (MAY-06-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-15-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-06-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-06-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-10-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-15-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-06-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-06-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-10-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-15-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-04-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-15-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-12-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-12-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-03-2010), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-04-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-15-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-14-2008), St Public Notif requested (APR-13-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-13-2009), St Public Notif received (MAY-13-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2010)
  • 5 other older health violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.9%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.1%
Whole state:

4.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
78 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Thomasville in 2000:

  • 121 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 68 people in nursing homes
  • 26 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Thomasville (2011 data):

  • First United Security Bank: Highway 43 Branch, Thomasville Branch, at 131 West Front Street. Info updated 2012/01/12: Bank assets: $624.2 mil, Deposits: $527.4 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: United Security Bancshares, Inc.
  • Merchants Bank: Thomasville Branch at 33440 Highway 43, branch established on 2000/09/05. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $206.4 mil, Deposits: $184.5 mil, headquarters in Jackson, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Merchants Trust, Inc.
  • Sweet Water State Bank: Thomasville Branch at 33821 Highway 43, branch established on 1997/08/27. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $88.6 mil, Deposits: $77.3 mil, headquarters in Sweet Water, AL, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Tombigbee Bancshares, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Thomasville Branch at 32515 Highway 43 North, branch established on 1933/01/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Capstone Bank: Thomasville Branch at 33007 Us Highway 43, branch established on 2008/07/28. Info updated 2011/03/21: Bank assets: $382.0 mil, Deposits: $327.4 mil, headquarters in Tuscaloosa, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Capstone Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Thomasville:

Marital status in Thomasville, AL
  • Never married: 40.5%
  • Now married: 43.1%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

For population 25 years and over in Thomasville:

  • High school or higher: 77.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 8.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.1
Alabama average:

11.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Thomasville
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Thomasville, AL (based on Clarke County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,63477
Black Protestant5,09823
Mainline Protestant1,63216
Other953
Catholic113
None5,363-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Clarke County:

3.02 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Clarke County:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Clarke County:

7.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Clarke County:

6.04 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.6%
State:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

35.1%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.3%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

45.9%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Thomasville:

40.4%
State:

44.8%

Average BMI:
Thomasville:

29.4
Alabama:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Thomasville:

18.2%
Alabama:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Thomasville:

11.7%
Alabama:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.6
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Thomasville:

33.1%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
Here:

51.4%
Alabama:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.7%
State:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Thomasville, AL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 17$51,239$36,1695$6,147
Other and Unallocable 9$22,102$29,4692$1,676
Streets and Highways 7$16,625$28,5001$1,240
Water Supply 5$14,198$34,0751$100
Parks and Recreation 5$8,346$20,03010$3,321
Police - Other 5$10,443$25,0630$0
Local Libraries 3$7,026$28,1047$2,688
Judicial and Legal 2$5,179$31,0742$2,814
Other Government Administration 2$8,483$50,8987$1,861
Financial Administration 1$4,360$52,3200$0
Sewerage 1$4,176$50,1120$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$1,856
Welfare 0$0 2$1,391
Totals for Government 57$152,177$32,03738$23,094

Thomasville government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,363,000 ($345.68)
    General - Other: $1,274,000 ($323.10)
    Parks and Recreation: $80,000 ($20.29)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,530,000 ($388.03)
    Central Staff Services: $822,000 ($208.47)
    Regular Highways: $642,000 ($162.82)
    Water Utilities: $527,000 ($133.65)
    Parks and Recreation: $509,000 ($129.09)
    General - Other: $305,000 ($77.35)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $242,000 ($61.37)
    Libraries: $174,000 ($44.13)
    Local Fire Protection: $149,000 ($37.79)
    General Public Buildings: $101,000 ($25.62)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $65,000 ($16.48)
    Public Welfare - Other: $56,000 ($14.20)
    Solid Waste Management: $28,000 ($7.10)
    Hospitals: $17,000 ($4.31)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $91,000 ($23.08)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,180,000 ($806.49)

Thomasville government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $154,000 ($39.06)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $872,000 ($221.15)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $175,000 ($44.38)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $835,000 ($211.77)
    Fines and Forfeits: $172,000 ($43.62)
    Sale of Property: $128,000 ($32.46)
    Rents: $13,000 ($3.30)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($1.78)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $500,000 ($126.81)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,328,000 ($1351.26)
    Public Utilities Sales: $331,000 ($83.95)
    Public Utility License: $324,000 ($82.17)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $273,000 ($69.24)
    Property: $228,000 ($57.82)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $215,000 ($54.53)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $126,000 ($31.96)
    Other: $71,000 ($18.01)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $63,000 ($15.98)
    Motor Vehicle License: $19,000 ($4.82)
    Other License: $12,000 ($3.04)
    Other Selective Sales: $12,000 ($3.04)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $10,000 ($2.54)

Thomasville government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,929,000 ($6068.73)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,604,000 ($5732.69)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,377,000 ($602.84)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,192,000 ($555.92)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,325,000 ($336.04)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $185,000 ($46.92)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $906,000 ($229.77)
    End of Fiscal Year: $741,000 ($187.93)

Thomasville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,154,000 ($799.90)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,192,000 ($555.92)

3.82% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,702 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.82%
Alabama average:

5.95%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Mobile County, AL  0.51% ($46,674 average AGI)
from Washington County, AL  0.41% ($34,971)
from Marengo County, AL  0.30% ($31,200)


5.08% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,644 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.08%
Alabama average:

5.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Mobile County, AL  0.84% ($41,028 average AGI)
to Baldwin County, AL  0.47% ($64,500)
to Wilcox County, AL  0.43% ($40,417)
Businesses in Thomasville, AL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Nike1
Advance Auto Parts1Payless1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1Rite Aid1
Church's Chicken1SONIC Drive-In1
Comfort Inn1Sears1
FedEx1Subway2
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Hardee's1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS3
La-Z-Boy1Walgreens1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
McDonald's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Thomasville:

  • WJDB (630 AM; 1 kW; THOMASVILLE, AL; Owner: GRIFFIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WYNI (930 AM; 5 kW; MONROEVILLE, AL; Owner: MCKISSICK ENTERPRISES)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYLS (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; YORK, AL; Owner: GRANTELL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMOX (1010 AM; 10 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MAGNOLIA STATE B/C CO., INC.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WNTM (710 AM; 10 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Thomasville:

  • WJDB-FM (95.5 FM; THOMASVILLE, AL; Owner: GRIFFIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WINL (98.5 FM; LINDEN, AL; Owner: WEST ALABAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKXK (96.7 FM; PINE HILL, AL; Owner: AUTAUGAVILLE RADIO, INC.)
  • WMBV (91.9 FM; DIXONS MILLS, AL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WBMH (106.1 FM; GROVE HILL, AL; Owner: CAPITAL ASSETS, INC.)
  • WHNB (94.5 FM; JACKSON, AL; Owner: CAPITAL ASSETS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Thomasville:

  • WIIQ (Channel 41; DEMOPOLIS, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WAKA (Channel 8; SELMA, AL; Owner: ALABAMA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
Thomasville fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Thomasville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 22Number of bridges
  • 135ft / 40.5mTotal length
  • $16,212,000Total costs
  • 40,565Total average daily traffic
  • 4,951Total average daily truck traffic
  • 51,726Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Thomasville, AL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31920-1929
  • 31940-1949
  • 31960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Thomasville, AL

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Thomasville)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Thomasville, AL)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: KA4OBZ, Grant Date: 09/07/1995, Expiration Date: 09/07/2005, Cancellation Date: 09/08/2007, Registrant: Eric M Leeton Sr, Thomasville, AL 36784
  • Call Sign: KD4FUA, Licensee ID: L00379894, Grant Date: 11/10/2011, Expiration Date: 11/10/2021, Registrant: Patricia E Strickland, 37005 Hwy 43, Thomasville, AL 36784
  • Call Sign: KS4OR, Previous Call Sign: WB4ZNT, Licensee ID: L00881711, Grant Date: 06/22/2004, Expiration Date: 09/19/2014, Cancellation Date: 09/20/2016, Certifier: Alex R Cassity, Registrant: Alex R Cassity, 2135 Tallahatta Springs Rd, Thomasville, AL 36784-7002
  • Call Sign: N1HSH, Previous Call Sign: KA1TRH, Licensee ID: L00176445, Grant Date: 02/25/2011, Expiration Date: 03/19/2021, Registrant: Edward M Bowers, 320 Dozier St, Thomasville, AL 36784
  • Call Sign: WA4GNA, Licensee ID: L00278358, Grant Date: 04/04/1996, Expiration Date: 04/04/2006, Cancellation Date: 04/05/2008, Registrant: David H Richardson, Thomasville, AL 36784
  • Call Sign: AK4FH, Licensee ID: L01616196, Grant Date: 02/02/2011, Expiration Date: 02/02/2021, Certifier: Randall T Jackson Jr, Registrant: Randall T Jackson Jr, 7301 Old Hwy 5 South, Thomasville, AL 36784
  • Call Sign: KK4AUK, Licensee ID: L01623707, Grant Date: 03/10/2011, Expiration Date: 03/10/2021, Certifier: Julie A Jackson, Registrant: Julie A Jackson, 7301 Old Hwy 5 South, Thomasville, AL 36784

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150J (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 60123 , Serial Number: 15070086, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 12/31/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 10/28/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Bennett D Golden, Po Box 133, Thomasville, AL 36784

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Thomasville, Alabama:

  • Relax Inn, 1435 Hwy 43 N, Thomasville, Alabama 36784 , Phone: (334) 636-0123
  • Home Town Inn, 1704 N Park Dr, Thomasville, Alabama 36784 , Phone: (334) 636-2000
  • Quality Inn and Suites, 570 N Park Dr, Thomasville, Alabama 36784 , Phone: (334) 636-0202
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Thomasville, Alabama
Most common first names in Thomasville, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6376.3 years
James6175.4 years
Mary5177.9 years
William4976.8 years
Willie4777.1 years
Robert2772.9 years
Lillie2482.8 years
Annie2380.1 years
George2076.3 years
Mattie2076.6 years
Most common last names in Thomasville, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jackson4479.3 years
Smith4480.3 years
Williams4176.8 years
Pugh3977.4 years
Davis2780.6 years
White2571.2 years
Pritchett2174.3 years
Megginson2183.5 years
Anderson1977.8 years
Pope1977.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Thomasville, AL
  • 57.9%Electricity
  • 26.1%Utility gas
  • 11.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Thomasville, AL
  • 78.8%Electricity
  • 20.9%Utility gas
  • 0.2%No fuel used


Thomasville compared to Alabama state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Thomasville on our top lists:

  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards (population 1,000+)"
There are 2 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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