Thomasville, Georgia

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Population in 2013: 18,718 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.1%
 
Males: 8,635  (46.1%)
Females: 10,083  (53.9%)
Median resident age:  37.3 years
Georgia median age:  35.9 years

Zip codes: 31757, 31792.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $29,103 (it was $29,926 in 2000)
Thomasville:

$29,103
GA:

$47,829

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,455 (it was $15,910 in 2000)

Thomasville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $129,340 (it was $68,800 in 2000)
Thomasville:

$129,340
GA:

$141,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $152,324; Detached houses: $172,669; Townhouses or other attached units: $132,195; In 2-unit structures: $111,840; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $139,766; Mobile homes: $42,270

Median gross rent in 2013: $688.

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  • Races in Thomasville, GA (2010)

    Thomasville races chart
    • 9,86853.6%Black alone
    • 7,71141.9%White alone
    • 4182.3%Hispanic
    • 1660.9%Two or more races
    • 1540.8%Asian alone
    • 610.3%American Indian alone
    • 350.2%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Thomasville: 85.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (9.8%), English (9.1%), Irish (5.0%), German (4.7%), Scottish (1.6%), Scotch-Irish (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 280 feet

Land area: 14.9 square miles.

Population density: 1,259 people per square mile   (low).

Thomasville,GA real estate house value index trend

Thomasville, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Thomasville:

  • High school or higher: 84.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Thomasville city:

  • Never married: 32.4%
  • Now married: 43.4%
  • Separated: 5.7%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

331 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.8%
Georgia:

9.7%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 91 registered sex offenders living in Thomasville, Georgia as of July 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Thomasville to the number of sex offenders is 203 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,153 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,293 (0.8%)

Thomasville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tallahassee, FL (31.9 miles , pop. 150,624).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (142.6 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (684.8 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Ochlocknee, GA (3.3 miles ), Boston, GA (3.4 miles ), Duncanville, GA (3.5 miles ), Coolidge, GA (3.7 miles ), Cairo, GA (3.7 miles ), Barwick, GA (3.8 miles ), Pavo, GA (4.1 miles ), Dixie, GA (4.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 59 buildings, average cost: $84,100
  • 1998: 39 buildings, average cost: $134,000
  • 1999: 42 buildings, average cost: $134,000
  • 2000: 56 buildings, average cost: $63,300
  • 2001: 31 buildings, average cost: $117,400
  • 2002: 35 buildings, average cost: $117,400
  • 2003: 82 buildings, average cost: $104,900
  • 2004: 66 buildings, average cost: $112,700
  • 2005: 80 buildings, average cost: $87,200
  • 2006: 76 buildings, average cost: $87,200
  • 2007: 63 buildings, average cost: $87,200
  • 2008: 42 buildings, average cost: $122,400
  • 2009: 28 buildings, average cost: $122,400
  • 2010: 23 buildings, average cost: $159,600
  • 2011: 14 buildings, average cost: $181,900
  • 2012: 13 buildings, average cost: $228,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 30.84 N, Longitude: 83.98 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +7,339 (+39.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,356 (66.6%)

Area code: 229

Thomasville household income distribution Thomasville home values distribution

Crime rates in Thomasville by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2007 2008 2009 2011 2012 2013
Murders 20000000020
per 100,000 10.80.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.010.80.0
Rapes 64854327479
per 100,000 32.321.143.927.021.015.710.536.121.437.648.8
Robberies 4028432019263836252225
per 100,000 215.1147.4235.9107.999.8136.1198.9185.4134.0118.3135.5
Assaults 4335594925423427264654
per 100,000 231.2184.3323.7264.3131.3219.8177.9139.1139.4247.3292.7
Burglaries 354333317257230212289259253353281
per 100,000 1,903.21,753.51,739.41,386.41,208.21,109.51,512.51,334.01,356.21,897.51,523.0
Thefts 1,122936903918769804891727793791863
per 100,000 6,032.34,928.74,954.74,952.34,039.74,207.74,663.03,744.34,250.94,252.04,677.3
Auto thefts 5254616935375339435122
per 100,000 279.6284.3334.7372.2183.9193.6277.4200.9230.5274.1119.2
Arson 361058N/AN/A6133
per 100,000 16.131.654.927.042.0N/AN/A30.95.416.116.3
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 295.7) 535.1424.8498.9416.3322.0346.0403.3358.2355.5444.9425.7

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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 2013, including police officers: 63 (56 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.04
Georgia average:

2.73
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.6%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +492 (+2.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

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

Average climate in Thomasville, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Thomasville-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 21% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/13/2000, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.3 miles away from the Thomasville city center killed 6 people and injured 15 people and caused $5 million in damages.

On 2/13/2000, a category F3 tornado 28.5 miles away from the city center killed 11 people and injured 175 people and caused $20 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Thomasville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 355.8 miles away from the city center
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 196.3 miles away from Thomasville center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 227.3 miles away from the city 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 270.6 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 261.5 miles away from Thomasville center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 266.6 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 Thomas County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Thomasville topographic map

Birthplace of: Charlie Ward - College football player, Dina Titus - Politician, Henry Ossian Flipper - First black cadet to graduate, Tony Boles - Football running back, Edward Thomas - 2005 NFL player (Oakland Raiders, born: Sep 27, 1974), Elbridge Bryant - Singer, Eric Curry - College football player, Harris English - Professional golfer, Joanne Woodward - (born 1930), actor, Joe Burns - 2005 NFL player (Buffalo Bills, born: Sep 15, 1979).

Main business address for: FLOWERS FOODS INC (FOOD & KINDRED PRODUCTS).

Hospitals in Thomasville:

  • HOSPICE OF SOUTHWEST GEORGIA (818 GORDON AVENUE)
  • JOHN D ARCHBOLD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 915 GORDON AVENUE & MIMOSA DRIVE)
  • ROSEHAVEN ICF/MR (400 SOUTH PINETREE BLVD.)
  • SOUTHWESTERN DEV CTR ICF-MR (400 SOUTH PINETREE BOULEVARD)
  • SOUTHWESTERN STATE HOSPITAL (400 S PINETREE BLVD BOX 1378)

Dialysis Facilities in Thomasville:

  • RCG - THOMASVILLE (300 W JACKSON STREET)
  • SOUTHWEST GEORGIA DIALYSIS (201 OLD ALBANY ROAD)

Home Health Centers in Thomasville:

  • ARCHBOLD HOME HEALTH SERVICES (400 OLD ALBANY ROAD)

Nursing Homes in Thomasville:

  • BRIAN CENTER OF THOMASVILLE (4 SKYLINE DRIVE BOX 1714)
  • CAMELLIA GARDENS OF LIFE CARE (804 SOUTH BROAD STREET BOX 1959)
  • GLENN-MOR NURSING HOME (10629 U.S. HIGHWAY 19 SOUTH)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - THOMASVILLE (930 SOUTH BROAD ST.)
  • H C E GLENN MOR HOME (RT 1 BOX 464)
  • HOSPITALITY CARE CTR OF THOMASVILLE (930 S BROAD ST)
  • ROSE HAVEN NURSING FACILITY (400 SOUTH PINETREE BLVD.)
  • THOMASVILLE NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (120 SKYLINE DRIVE)

Airports located in Thomasville:

Colleges/Universities in Thomasville:

  • Southwest Georgia Technical College (Full-time enrollment: 1,195; Location: 15689 US Hwy 19 North; Public; Website: www.southwestgatech.edu/)
  • Thomas University (FT enrollment: 969; Location: 1501 Millpond Rd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.thomasu.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Thomasville:

  • Florida State University (about 34 miles; Tallahassee, FL; Full-time enrollment: 38,283)
  • Bainbridge State College (about 34 miles; Bainbridge, GA; FT enrollment: 2,308)
  • Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (about 34 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 10,841)
  • Tallahassee Community College (about 35 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 10,904)
  • Wiregrass Georgia Technical College (about 38 miles; Valdosta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,246)
  • Valdosta State University (about 41 miles; Valdosta, GA; FT enrollment: 11,155)
  • Albany Technical College (about 51 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 3,707)

Public high schools in Thomasville:

Private high school in Thomasville:

  • BROOKWOOD SCHOOL (Students: 477; Location: 301 CARDINAL RIDGE RD; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Thomasville:

Private elementary/middle schools in Thomasville:

  • ST THOMAS EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 82; Location: 216 REMINGTON AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • FAVOR CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 74; Location: 507 N BROAD ST; Grades: PK - 7)
  • THOMASVILLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 54; Location: 1040 GLENWOOD DR; Grades: KG - 7)
  • RESCUE MISSION (Students: 18; Location: 502HARRIS ST; Grades: 1 - 11)
See full list of schools located in Thomasville, School District: THOMAS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Thomasville:

  • THOMAS COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $1,161,127; Location: 201 NORTH MADISON STREET; 103,290 books; 3,253 audio materials; 5,687 video materials; 9 local licensed databases; 146 state licensed databases; 130 print serial subscriptions; 85 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Under churches include Christ Community Presbyterian Church (PCA) Under Private Schools include Thomasville Christian School, 1040 Glenwood Drive Thomasville, Georgia 31792 229-227-1515

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Notable locations in Thomasville: Plantation Oak Industrial Park (A), Gateway Commerce Park (B), Rose City Industrial Park (C), Tall Pines Industrial Park (D), Thomasville Rose Test Gardens (E), Metcalf Avenue Industrial Park (F), Glen Arven Country Club (G), Thomas County Fire Department Station 17 Southside (H), Thomasville Fire and Rescue Department Station 1 (I), Thomasville Public Library (J), Thomasville Cultural Center (K), Thomasville City Hall (L), Thomas County Jail (M), Thomas County Historical Museum (N), Thomas County Courthouse (O), Lapham-Patterson House Museum (P), Thomasville Fire and Rescue Department Station 3 (Q). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Pebble Way Shopping Center (1), Gateway Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Thomasville include: First Presbyterian Church (A), Holiness Church (B), Westside Baptist Church (C), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (D), Thomasville Primitive Baptist Church (E), Saint Thomas Episcopal Church (F), Saint Thomas African Methodist Episcopal Church (G), Saint Marks African Methodist Episcopal Church (H), Saint Lukes Temple African Methodist Episcopal Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Laurel Hill Cemetery (1), Magnolia Cemetery (2), Old Cemetery (3), Hebrew Cemetery (4), Peaceful Rest Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Brileys Lake (A), Cherokee Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bruces Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Thomasville include: Remington Avenue Ball Parks (1), Gordon Avenue Historic District (2), Paradise Park Historic District (3), Varnedoe Station (4), Tockwotton-Love Place Historic District (5), Thomasville Commercial Historic District (6), Paradise Park (7), Fletcherville Historic District (8), Flipper Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Pebble Hill Plantation (Historical Places & Services; 1251 USHighway 319 South), Thomasville Landmarks Inc (Historical Places & Services; 312 North Broad Street), Georgia Studies Tour (Tours & Charters; 125 North Broad Street).

Hotels: Comfort Inn (14866 USHighway 19 South), Days Inn (15375 USHighway 19 South), Comfort Inn Thomasville (14866 US Highway 19 South), Hampton Inn Thomasville (1950 Ga Highway 122).

Courts: Thomas County - Board Of Commissioners- Superior Court Judge- 3rd Floor-Judge's Cha (Courthouse), Thomas County - Board Of Commissioners- Juvenile Court (438 Smith Avenue), Thomas County - Board Of Commissioners- Superior Court Judge- 3rd Floor-Judge H (110 North Crawford), Thomas County - Board of Commissioners- Clerk of Superior Court (225 North Broad Street), Georgia State Government - Juvenile Justice Department- Youth Services- Juvenile Court Serv (438 Smith Avenue), Thomas County - Board of Commissioners- Magistrate Court (921 Smith Avenue), Thomas County - Board Of Commissioners- State Court Judge (337 East Jackson Street), U S Government - Federal District Court (404 North Broad Street), Thomas County - Probate Court- Board Of Commissioners- Marriage Lice (225 North Broad Street).

Thomas 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:

CARTER MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 42, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-22-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-22-2008), St Public Notif received (JUL-15-2008), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUL-29-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-13-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-13-2008), St Public Notif received (JUL-15-2008), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUL-29-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2003, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-01-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-01-2004), St Public Notif received (JUN-27-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2005)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-1999, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-13-2001), St Public Notif requested (SEP-13-2001)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-1996, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-16-1998), St Public Notif requested (NOV-13-1998), St Public Notif received (DEC-25-1998), St Intentional no-action (SEP-13-2001)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Thomasville that have no violations reported:

  • HOLDER DOLLAR GENERAL (Serves FL, Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 32.1%
(14.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.8% for Black residents, 53.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 67.9% for other race residents, 16.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.8%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.9%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Thomasville in 2010:

  • 152 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 63 people in college/university student housing
  • 32 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 29 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 24 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 11 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 7 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Thomasville in 2000:

  • 218 people in nursing homes
  • 143 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 105 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 67 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 62 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 50 people in other group homes
  • 45 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 44 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 42 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 15 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally ill

Thomasville compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.

Banks with branches in Thomasville (2011 data):

  • Thomasville National Bank: at 301 North Broad Street, branch established on 1995/10/02; Remington Avenue Office at 1320 Remington Avenue, branch established on 1998/10/05. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $460.4 mil, Deposits: $405.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Thomasville Bancshares, Inc
  • Synovus Bank: Thomasville Branch at 101 South Crawford Street, branch established on 1916/07/22; East Pinetree Branch at 2704 East Pinetree Boulevard, branch established on 1982/03/15. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $26,863.3 mil, Deposits: $22,415.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 296 total offices, Holding Company: Synovus Financial Corp.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Thomasville Gateway Branch at 14977 Sthy 19, branch established on 1961/01/20. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Farmers & Merchants Bank: 1313 East Jackson Street Branch at 1313 East Jackson Street, branch established on 1932/06/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $425.2 mil, Deposits: $349.2 mil, headquarters in Monticello, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Fmb Banking Corporation
  • SunTrust Bank: Thomasville Branch at 14 Williamsburg Avenue, branch established on 2009/11/23. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Ameris Bank: Bank Of Thomas County Branch at 2484 East Pinetree Boulevard, branch established on 1911/11/20. Info updated 2012/02/27: Bank assets: $3,003.2 mil, Deposits: $2,595.8 mil, headquarters in Moultrie, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 79 total offices, Holding Company: Ameris Bancorp
  • Thomas County Federal Savings and Loan Association: Thomas County Federal Savings And Lo at 131 South Dawson Street, branch established on 1934/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $282.3 mil, Deposits: $225.1 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Thomasville, Georgia:

  • Comfort Inn, 14866 US 19 S, Thomasville, GA 31757 , Phone: (229) 228-5555, Fax: (229) 228-0663
  • 1884 Paxton House Inn, 445 Remington Ave, Thomasville, GA 31792 , Phone: (229) 226-5197
  • Evans House Bed & Breakfast, 725 S Hansell St, Thomasville, GA 31792 , Phone: (229) 226-1343
  • Days Inn, 15375 US 19 S, Thomasville, GA 31792 , Phone: (229) 226-6025, Fax: (229) 226-6025
  • Quality Inn & Suites, 15138 US Hwy 19 S, Thomasville, GA 31757 , Phone: (229) 226-7111
  • Baymont Inn & Suites, 1470 Remington Ave, Thomasville, GA 31792 , Phone: (229) 227-9500, Fax: (229) 227-6308
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 452 Liberty St, Thomasville, GA 31757 , Phone: (229) 226-4666, Fax: (229) 226-4623
  • Hampton Inn, 1950 Ga Hwy 122, Thomasville, GA 31757 , Phone: (229) 227-0040, Fax: (229) 227-0060
  • 2 other hotels and motels
All 10 fire-safe hotels and motels in Thomasville, Georgia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.5
Georgia average:

12.6

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (71%)
  • Utility gas (21%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant18,66467
Black Protestant3,97418
Mainline Protestant3,69620
Catholic8511
Other4683
None17,067-
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: 10
Thomas County:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Thomas County:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
Thomas County:

8.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
Here:

6.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.8%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Thomas County:

30.5%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

6.3%
State:

14.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 65$184,515$34,0640$0
Other Government Administration 16$92,576$69,4325$6,985
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,278
Police Protection - Officers 57$223,720$47,0990$0
Police - Other 8$20,351$30,5270$0
Firefighters 41$146,299$42,8190$0
Streets and Highways 29$87,108$36,0450$0
Airports 7$23,150$39,6860$0
Solid Waste Management 28$88,341$37,8600$0
Sewerage 31$91,398$35,3800$0
Parks and Recreation 7$22,266$38,1700$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$4,096$49,1520$0
Water Supply 19$64,308$40,6160$0
Electric Power 44$152,372$41,5560$0
Gas Supply 9$30,684$40,9120$0
Other and Unallocable 80$261,119$39,1680$0
Totals for Government 442$1,492,303$40,5156$8,263

Thomasville government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $1,360,000 ($72.66)
    Regular Highways: $1,001,000 ($53.48)
    Water Utilities: $748,000 ($39.96)
    Air Transportation: $570,000 ($30.45)
    Sewerage: $498,000 ($26.61)
    Housing and Community Development: $319,000 ($17.04)
    Electric Utilities: $86,000 ($4.59)
    Gas Utilities: $69,000 ($3.69)
    Solid Waste Management: $21,000 ($1.12)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $37,022,000 ($1977.88)
    General - Other: $10,184,000 ($544.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,546,000 ($349.72)
    Gas Utilities: $4,910,000 ($262.31)
    Police Protection: $4,621,000 ($246.87)
    Water Utilities: $3,327,000 ($177.74)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,672,000 ($142.75)
    Sewerage: $2,218,000 ($118.50)
    Air Transportation: $1,698,000 ($90.71)
    Regular Highways: $1,636,000 ($87.40)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,014,000 ($54.17)
    Central Staff Services: $748,000 ($39.96)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $745,000 ($39.80)
    Housing and Community Development: $488,000 ($26.07)
    Financial Administration: $84,000 ($4.49)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $80,000 ($4.27)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $9,822,000 ($524.74)
    Corporate Bonds: $1,861,000 ($99.42)
    Benefit Payments: $1,405,000 ($75.06)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $1,016,000 ($54.28)
    Withdrawals: $82,000 ($4.38)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,127,000 ($60.21)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Local Fire Protection: $350,000 ($18.70)
    General - Other: $336,000 ($17.95)
    Police Protection: $146,000 ($7.80)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $1,571,000 ($83.93)
    General - Other: $883,000 ($47.17)
    Solid Waste Management: $764,000 ($40.82)
    Air Transportation: $420,000 ($22.44)
    Water Utilities: $330,000 ($17.63)
    Sewerage: $220,000 ($11.75)
    Police Protection: $155,000 ($8.28)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $74,000 ($3.95)
    Local Fire Protection: $42,000 ($2.24)
    Parks and Recreation: $37,000 ($1.98)
    Gas Utilities: $32,000 ($1.71)
    Regular Highways: $30,000 ($1.60)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,004,000 ($748.16)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $82,000 ($4.38)

Thomasville government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $20,385,000 ($1089.06)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,466,000 ($398.87)
    Sewerage: $2,804,000 ($149.80)
    Air Transportation: $1,583,000 ($84.57)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $58,000 ($3.10)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $1,400,000 ($74.79)
    From Parent Local Government: $351,000 ($18.75)
    Local Employee Contribution: $311,000 ($16.62)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $163,000 ($8.71)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,395,000 ($181.38)
    All Other: $808,000 ($43.17)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,417,000 ($129.13)
    General Revenue, NEC: $468,000 ($25.00)
    Fines and Forfeits: $341,000 ($18.22)
    Rents: $193,000 ($10.31)
    Special Assessments: $76,000 ($4.06)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $44,040,000 ($2352.82)
    Gas Utilities: $5,299,000 ($283.10)
    Water Utilities: $4,207,000 ($224.76)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $496,000 ($26.50)
    Highways: $405,000 ($21.64)
    Housing and Community Development: $401,000 ($21.42)
  • Tax - Property: $1,709,000 ($91.30)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,217,000 ($65.02)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $629,000 ($33.60)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $455,000 ($24.31)
    Public Utilities Sales: $454,000 ($24.25)
    Other License: $333,000 ($17.79)
    NEC: $17,000 ($0.91)
    Public Utility License: $2,000 ($0.11)

Thomasville government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $40,845,000 ($2182.12)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $36,195,000 ($1933.70)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,492,000 ($346.83)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,445,000 ($290.90)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $4,650,000 ($248.42)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,047,000 ($55.94)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $16,073,000 ($858.69)
    End of Fiscal Year: $14,798,000 ($790.58)

Thomasville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $630,000 ($33.66)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $6,052,000 ($323.33)
    Total Federal Securities: $4,944,000 ($264.13)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $32,279,000 ($1724.49)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $36,195,000 ($1933.70)

6.28% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,348 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.28%
Georgia average:

9.45%

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 Grady County, GA  0.83% ($30,197 average AGI)
from Leon County, FL  0.43% ($24,400)
from Colquitt County, GA  0.37% ($13,125)


6.60% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,576 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.60%
Georgia average:

9.32%

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 Grady County, GA  0.80% ($27,008 average AGI)
to Leon County, FL  0.47% ($92,014)
to Colquitt County, GA  0.41% ($19,984)

Strongest AM radio stations in Thomasville:

  • WPAX (1240 AM; 1 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: LENROB ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WHGH (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: H. G. H INVESTMENT CORP.)
  • WJEP (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; OCHLOCKNEE, GA; Owner: LIFELINE MINISTRIES, INCORPORATED)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WMGA (1130 AM; 10 kW; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: RADIO MOULTRIE, INC.)
  • WFRF (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: FAITH RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMTM (1300 AM; 5 kW; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: COLQUITT BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WGRA (790 AM; 1 kW; CAIRO, GA; Owner: LOVETT BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES, INC)
  • WMGR (930 AM; 5 kW; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: DECATUR BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WCVC (1330 AM; daytime; 5 kW; TALLAHASSEE, FL)
  • WHBT (1410 AM; 5 kW; TALLAHASSEE, FL)

Strongest FM radio stations in Thomasville:

  • WFSL (90.7 FM; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WKVH (91.9 FM; MONTICELLO, FL; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WFSU-FM (88.9 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WTUF (106.3 FM; BOSTON, GA; Owner: BOSTON RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • WGLF (104.1 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • W270AL (101.9 FM; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WTLY (107.1 FM; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWLD (102.3 FM; CAIRO, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTNT-FM (94.9 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRAK-FM (97.3 FM; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYZK (96.7 FM; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: C. D. J., INC.)
  • WDMG-FM (99.5 FM; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WOBB (100.3 FM; TIFTON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAIB (103.1 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBZE (98.9 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMTM-FM (93.9 FM; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: COLQUITT BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WXSR (101.5 FM; QUINCY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEGT (99.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, FL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Thomasville:

  • WTWC-TV (Channel 40; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: WTWC LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCTV (Channel 6; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: WCTV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W38CM (Channel 22; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WTLH (Channel 49; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: WTLH LICENSE CORP.)
  • WTXL-TV (Channel 27; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: MEDIA VENTURE MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WABW-TV (Channel 14; PELHAM, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W02CI (Channel 2; CAIRO/THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: CEE, INC.)
  • W19CP (Channel 19; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: TIFT AREA TV)
  • WVUP-CA (Channel 45; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WTBC-LP (Channel 65; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: TEMPLE BAPTIST CHURCH, INC.)
  • WALB (Channel 10; ALBANY, GA; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WFXL (Channel 31; ALBANY, GA; Owner: WAITT LICENSE COMPANY OF GEORGIA, L.L.C.)
  • W35BN (Channel 35; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: DEEPAK VISWANATH)
  • WBXT-CA (Channel 56; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Thomasville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 24Number of bridges
  • 111m364ftTotal length
  • $254,000Total costs
  • 147,530Total average daily traffic
  • 3,275Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 52000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Thomasville, GA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Thomasville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 177 (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, GA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 105 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Thomasville)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Thomasville)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 51 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Most common first names in Thomasville, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James30170.4 years
Mary25378.8 years
John23273.3 years
William22872.6 years
Willie18470.7 years
Robert16369.9 years
Annie14479.0 years
George9873.1 years
Henry8976.1 years
Charles8568.9 years
Most common last names in Thomasville, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams20073.3 years
Jones14471.3 years
Davis14172.2 years
Brown12474.6 years
Smith11972.6 years
Johnson11373.9 years
Mitchell9274.9 years
Thomas8572.6 years
Taylor6973.1 years
Wilson6774.5 years
Businesses in Thomasville, GA
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Applebee's1McDonald's1
Arby's1Nike6
Ashley Furniture1Nissan1
AutoZone1Office Depot1
Best Western1Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King1Payless1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Popeyes1
Chick-Fil-A1Publix Super Markets1
Church's Chicken1Quality1
Comfort Inn1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
Days Inn1Ruby Tuesday1
Decora Cabinetry2Ryan's Grill1
Domino's Pizza1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Econo Lodge1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx5Sears1
Ford1Taco Bell1
GNC1The Room Place1
H&R Block1Toyota1
Hardee's1True Value1
Hilton1U-Haul4
Holiday Inn1UPS13
Honda1Vans1
JCPenney1Verizon Wireless1
KFC1Waffle House2
La-Z-Boy1Walgreens1
Lane Furniture3Walmart1
Lowe's1YMCA4

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  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Primary, secondary, and special education school teachers: (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Health care (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Primary, secondary, and special education school teachers: (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Health care (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Drugs and druggists' sundries, and chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest maximum monthly morning or afternoon humidity"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms (population 5,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other group homes (population 5,000+)"
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