Thomasville, Alabama

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Population in 2014: 4,089 (78% urban, 22% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.0%
 
Males: 1,879  (46.0%)
Females: 2,210  (54.0%)
Median resident age:  41.3 years
Alabama median age:  38.3 years

Zip codes: 36784.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $37,588 (it was $26,549 in 2000)
Thomasville:

$37,588
AL:

$42,849

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,293 (it was $14,916 in 2000)

Thomasville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $114,987 (it was $64,200 in 2000)
Thomasville:

$114,987
AL:

$122,700

Median gross rent in 2013: $446.

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  • Races in Thomasville, AL (2010)

    Thomasville races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Thomasville: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (17.3%), English (14.6%), Irish (7.9%), German (2.5%), Subsaharan African (2.5%), West Indian (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 389 feet

Land area: 8.75 square miles.

Population density: 467 people per square mile   (low).

Thomasville, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Thomasville:

  • High school or higher: 78.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 8.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Thomasville city:

  • Never married: 34.3%
  • Now married: 40.5%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

39 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.8%
Alabama:

2.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $366 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $300 (0.4%)

Thomasville satellite photo by USGS

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) .

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 31.91 N, Longitude: 87.74 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +787 (+19.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 932 (57.5%)

Area code: 334

Thomasville household income distribution Thomasville home values distribution

Crime rates in Thomasville by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Murders 010030010
per 100,000 0.021.70.00.065.80.00.022.60.0
Rapes 313132130
per 100,000 64.021.764.921.865.844.722.467.70.0
Robberies 412230214
per 100,000 85.321.743.343.665.80.044.822.694.6
Assaults 2096172230533826
per 100,000 426.4195.2129.8370.6482.7670.51,188.3857.2614.8
Burglaries 392719347637475850
per 100,000 831.6585.6411.0741.21,667.4827.01,053.81,308.41,182.3
Thefts 192176154145178189103119103
per 100,000 4,093.83,817.03,331.23,161.13,905.24,224.42,309.42,684.42,435.6
Auto thefts 243071081216
per 100,000 42.686.764.90.0153.6223.5179.4270.7378.3
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A2
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A47.3
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.5) 390.5309.3260.1285.3590.5418.0453.2502.1364.7

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Thomasville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 25 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.87
Alabama average:

2.27
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

11.7%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +269 (+6.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Retail trade (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (19%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Thomasville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Thomasville, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 Thomasville 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 the city 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 (12).
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

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

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:

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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

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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).

Clarke County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.1%
(6.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.3% for Black residents, 68.3% for two or more races residents)
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

Thomasville, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.2
Alabama average:

11.9

Thomasville travel time to work - commute Thomasville mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Thomasville city (based on Clarke County data)

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
This county:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Here:

6.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.6%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Clarke County:

35.1%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

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
Financial Administration 1$4,360$52,3200$0
Other Government Administration 2$8,483$50,8987$1,861
Judicial and Legal 2$5,179$31,0742$2,814
Police Protection - Officers 17$51,239$36,1695$6,147
Police - Other 5$10,443$25,0630$0
Streets and Highways 7$16,625$28,5001$1,240
Welfare 0$0 2$1,391
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$1,856
Sewerage 1$4,176$50,1120$0
Parks and Recreation 5$8,346$20,03010$3,321
Water Supply 5$14,198$34,0751$100
Local Libraries 3$7,026$28,1047$2,688
Other and Unallocable 9$22,102$29,4692$1,676
Totals for Government 57$152,177$32,03738$23,094

Thomasville government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,462,000 ($357.54)
    Financial Administration: $687,000 ($168.01)
    Regular Highways: $600,000 ($146.74)
    Water Utilities: $540,000 ($132.06)
    Parks & Recreation: $487,000 ($119.10)
    Sewerage: $284,000 ($69.45)
    Fire Protection: $198,000 ($48.42)
    General - Other: $155,000 ($37.91)
    Elementary & Secondary Education: $129,000 ($31.55)
    Libraries: $79,000 ($19.32)
    Health Services - Other: $70,000 ($17.12)
    Welfare - Other: $32,000 ($7.83)
    Solid Waste Management: $24,000 ($5.87)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,235,000 ($302.03)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $448,000 ($109.56)
    Own Hospitals: $240,000 ($58.69)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,454,000 ($600.15)

Thomasville government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $570,000 ($139.40)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $157,000 ($38.40)
    All Other: $152,000 ($37.17)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $915,000 ($223.77)
    Interest Earnings: $138,000 ($33.75)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,551,000 ($379.31)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $68,000 ($16.63)
    General Support: $49,000 ($11.98)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $3,572,000 ($873.56)
    NEC: $248,000 ($60.65)
    Other Selective Sales: $214,000 ($52.34)
    Property: $148,000 ($36.19)
    Motor Vehicle License: $22,000 ($5.38)

Thomasville government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $20,577,000 ($5032.28)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $19,526,000 ($4775.25)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,051,000 ($257.03)

Thomasville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,600,000 ($1124.97)

4.59% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,340 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.59%
Alabama average:

6.02%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Mobile County, AL  0.69% ($25,083 average AGI)
from Washington County, AL  0.44% ($31,158)
from Marengo County, AL  0.30% ($35,423)


5.07% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,640 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.07%
Alabama average:

6.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Mobile County, AL  0.80% ($27,257 average AGI)
to Wilcox County, AL  0.34% ($34,467)
to Washington County, AL  0.30% ($22,923)

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 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Thomasville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 18m59ftTotal length
  • $11,129,000Total costs
  • 15,510Total average daily traffic
  • 1,901Total average daily truck traffic
  • 19,627Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7 (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:

6
  • 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, Certifier: Alex R Cassity, Registrant: Alex R Cassity, 2135 Tallahatta Springs Rd, Thomasville, AL 36784-7002
  • 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, 1013 Terrilynn Dr, 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, 1013 Terrilynn Dr, Thomasville, AL 36784

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

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Thomasville, Alabama:

  • Windwood Inn Of Thomasville, 1431 Hwy 43 N, Thomasville, Alabama 36784 , Phone: (334) 636-0123
  • Best Western Inn, 1400 Mosley Dr, Thomasville, Alabama 36784 , Phone: (334) 636-0614
  • 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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (61%)
  • Utility gas (30%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
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

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 significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students 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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