Thomasville, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 26,615 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +34.5%
Males: 12,636  (47.5%)
Females: 13,979  (52.5%)
Median resident age:

40.1 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 27360.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $39,011 (it was $30,972 in 2000)
Thomasville:

$39,011
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,492 (it was $16,045 in 2000)

Thomasville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $116,736 (it was $79,400 in 2000)
Thomasville:

$116,736
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $187,522; detached houses: $207,609; townhouses or other attached units: $189,131; in 2-unit structures: $172,341; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $124,831; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $131,622; mobile homes: $61,905; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $12,879

Median gross rent in 2017: $639.

March 2019 cost of living index in Thomasville: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.1%
(14.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.1% for Black residents, 33.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 31.0% for American Indian residents, 16.1% for other race residents, 17.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Thomasville, NC (2017)
    • 17,37563.2%White alone
    • 4,87717.7%Black alone
    • 4,05314.7%Hispanic
    • 6542.4%Two or more races
    • 4841.8%Asian alone
    • 590.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 114 registered sex offenders living in Thomasville, North Carolina as of January 20, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Thomasville is 243 to 1.


Crime rates in Thomasville by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(7.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(11.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(7.4)
1
(3.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.7)
2
(7.4)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(19.1)
3
(11.4)
4
(15.1)
3
(11.3)
6
(22.4)
2
(7.4)
9
(33.2)
6
(22.2)
6
(22.3)
5
(18.5)
4
(14.8)
3
(11.1)
N/AN/A
Robberies
(per 100,000)
56
(213.9)
47
(178.1)
33
(124.8)
41
(154.6)
43
(160.7)
19
(70.8)
35
(129.2)
37
(137.1)
34
(126.6)
32
(118.5)
29
(107.2)
25
(92.2)
45
(166.2)
26
(97.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
130
(496.6)
137
(519.2)
103
(389.6)
110
(414.7)
101
(377.4)
99
(368.7)
83
(306.3)
98
(363.0)
75
(279.2)
63
(233.2)
73
(269.8)
58
(213.9)
69
(254.9)
57
(214.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
318
(1,215)
442
(1,675)
364
(1,377)
392
(1,478)
321
(1,200)
298
(1,110)
311
(1,148)
291
(1,078)
272
(1,012)
266
(984.7)
259
(957.3)
221
(815.0)
320
(1,182)
252
(947.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
921
(3,518)
1,071
(4,059)
838
(3,170)
1,176
(4,433)
907
(3,390)
805
(2,998)
934
(3,447)
1,027
(3,805)
794
(2,955)
730
(2,703)
876
(3,238)
842
(3,105)
882
(3,258)
695
(2,614)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
71
(271.2)
95
(360.0)
63
(238.3)
74
(279.0)
38
(142.0)
35
(130.4)
21
(77.5)
20
(74.1)
30
(111.7)
63
(233.2)
29
(107.2)
38
(140.1)
68
(251.2)
62
(233.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(11.5)
6
(22.7)
7
(26.5)
5
(18.8)
5
(18.7)
6
(22.3)
5
(18.5)
8
(29.6)
2
(7.4)
4
(14.8)
7
(25.9)
7
(25.8)
3
(11.1)
1
(3.8)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)426.2489.9369.7449.0372.5309.0373.2365.1324.6300.1303.0279.1357.7270.8

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City-data.com crime index in Thomasville, NC

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 74 (68 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.56
North Carolina average:

2.34
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Ancestries: American (17.3%), English (6.7%), German (6.5%), Irish (4.3%), Italian (1.7%), Scottish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 840 feet

Land area: 11.1 square miles.

Population density: 2,388 people per square mile   (low).

Thomasville, North Carolina map

2,368 residents are foreign born (7.3% Latin America).

This city:

8.7%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,258 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,053 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: High Point, NC (7.4 miles , pop. 85,839).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (19.7 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (391.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Trinity, NC (2.0 miles ),
Archdale, NC (2.5 miles ),
High Point, NC (2.7 miles ),
Wallburg, NC (3.0 miles ),
Welcome, NC (3.1 miles ),
Jamestown, NC (3.3 miles ),
Lexington, NC (3.4 miles ),
Kernersville, NC (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 35.89 N, Longitude: 80.08 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Chair City

Daytime population change due to commuting: +198 (+0.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,989 (25.3%)

Area code: 336

Distribution of median household income in Thomasville, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Thomasville, NC in 2017

Property values in Thomasville, NC

Thomasville satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 208 buildings, average cost: $56,600
  • 1998: 198 buildings, average cost: $60,600
  • 1999: 175 buildings, average cost: $60,800
  • 2000: 166 buildings, average cost: $61,100
  • 2001: 152 buildings, average cost: $58,500
  • 2002: 128 buildings, average cost: $64,700
  • 2003: 69 buildings, average cost: $68,700
  • 2004: 120 buildings, average cost: $86,200
  • 2005: 178 buildings, average cost: $123,400
  • 2006: 175 buildings, average cost: $142,400
  • 2007: 149 buildings, average cost: $139,300
  • 2008: 142 buildings, average cost: $115,900
  • 2009: 58 buildings, average cost: $144,000
  • 2010: 36 buildings, average cost: $138,000
  • 2011: 36 buildings, average cost: $161,600
  • 2012: 35 buildings, average cost: $168,200
  • 2013: 28 buildings, average cost: $184,700
  • 2014: 31 buildings, average cost: $157,800
  • 2015: 25 buildings, average cost: $205,200
  • 2016: 45 buildings, average cost: $137,900
  • 2017: 26 buildings, average cost: $172,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Thomasville, NC residents
Average permit cost in Thomasville, NC
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.6%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Historical population in Thomasville, NC
Historical housing units in Thomasville, NC
Most common industries in Thomasville, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (17.5%)
  • Health care (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Construction (4.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.0%)
  • Educational services (4.0%)
  • Truck transportation (3.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (18.5%)
  • Construction (8.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.5%)
  • Truck transportation (4.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.1%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (16.3%)
  • Health care (11.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.6%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Social assistance (4.3%)
  • Apparel (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Thomasville, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.0%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (13.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Cashiers (4.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.9%)

Average climate in Thomasville, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Thomasville, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 74.5. This is about average.

City:

74.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.704. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.704
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.65. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.65
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.136. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.136
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 15.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.0
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.82. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.82
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Thomasville-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 16% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/22/1985, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.0 miles away from the Thomasville city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1989, a category F3 tornado 17.7 miles away from the city center injured 30 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Thomasville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 195.2 miles away from Thomasville center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 266.9 miles away from Thomasville center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 206.6 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 168.4 miles away from Thomasville center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 136.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 137.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Davidson County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Winter Storms: 3, Droughts: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Thomasville topographic map

Main business address for: BNC BANCORP (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Thomasville:

  • NOVANT HEALTH THOMASVILLE MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 207 OLD LEXINGTON RD BOX 789)
  • DAVIDSON NURSING CENTER INC (706 PINEYWOOD RD)
  • LIBERTY HOUSE NH (1028 BLAIR ST)
  • LIBERTYWOOD NURSING CENTER (1028 BLAIR STREET)
  • PIEDMONT CROSSING (100 HEDRICK DR)
  • PINE RIDGE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (706 PINEYWOOD RD)
  • THOMASVILLE DIALYSIS CENTER OF WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY (10 LAURA LANE)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF LEXINGTON (524 TURNER STREET)
  • ST JOSEPH HOSPITAL HHA (1120 RANDOLPH ST S-45)

Airports located in Thomasville:

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Amtrak stations near Thomasville:

  • 7 miles: HIGH POINT (100 W. HIGH ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 18 miles: WINSTON-SALEM (127 S. CHERRY ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 19 miles: GREENSBORO (2603 OAKLAND AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

College/University in Thomasville:

  • Davidson County Community College (Full-time enrollment: 3,581; Location: 297 Davidson Community College Rd; Public; Website: www.davidsonccc.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Thomasville:

  • High Point University (about 8 miles; High Point, NC; Full-time enrollment: 4,240)
  • Guilford Technical Community College (about 12 miles; Jamestown, NC; FT enrollment: 13,068)
  • Winston-Salem State University (about 17 miles; Winston-Salem, NC; FT enrollment: 5,378)
  • Forsyth Technical Community College (about 17 miles; Winston Salem, NC; FT enrollment: 7,190)
  • Guilford College (about 18 miles; Greensboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,211)
  • University of North Carolina at Greensboro (about 20 miles; Greensboro, NC; FT enrollment: 16,174)
  • Randolph Community College (about 21 miles; Asheboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,528)

Public high schools in Thomasville:

Private high schools in Thomasville:

  • BRITTAIN ACADEMY (Students: 61, Location: 17 E MAIN ST, Grades: PK-12)
  • CAROLINA CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 51, Location: 367 ACADEMY DR, Grades: KG-12)
  • NEW HOPE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 41, Location: 105 PINEYWOOD ST, Grades: 1-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Thomasville:

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Points of interest:

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Main business address in Thomasville: BNC BANCORP (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Thomasville include: Lakeview Methodist Church (A), Hasty Baptist Church (B), Gospel Light Free Will Baptist Church (C), Antioch Baptist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mills Home Cemetery (1), Holly Hill Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Thomasville include: Memorial Park (1), Doak Park (2), Finch Field (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Evolutionary Expeditions (Recreational Trips & Guides; 253 Craven Drive).

Hotels: Days Inn (895 Lake Road), Budget Inn (201 North Drive).

Birthplace of: Brad Hoover - Football player, Brian Vickers - Nextel Cup series NASCAR driver (born: Oct 24, 1983), Darrell Floyd - Basketball player, Neal Hunt - North Carolina politician, Thomas Johnson (music producer) - Record producer, Alan Jeffries - College football player (East Carolina Pirates), Bolo Perdue - Football player, Darrell Bryant - NASCAR driver, Mitch Mullis - College basketball player (Charlotte 49ers), Tom Hall (baseball) - Baseball player.

Davidson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.6%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.4%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Thomasville in 2010:

  • 275 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 65 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 40 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 10 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
313 people in nursing homes in 2000
78 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children in 2000

Banks with branches in Thomasville (2011 data):

  • First Bank: Thomasville Branch at 22 Winston Street, branch established on 1915/01/01; Liberty Square Branch at 201 Kennedy Road, branch established on 2005/11/07. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $3,289.4 mil, Deposits: $2,759.1 mil, headquarters in Troy, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 98 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancorp
  • Bank of North Carolina: Bank Of North Carolina at 831 Julian Avenue, branch established on 1991/12/03; National Highway Branch at 1317 National Highway, branch established on 1999/07/15. Info updated 2012/01/09: Bank assets: $2,453.6 mil, Deposits: $2,119.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 37 total offices, Holding Company: Bnc Bancorp
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Thomasville South Main Branch at 1040 Randolph Street, branch established on 1909/01/01; Thomasville Unity Branch at 521 National Highway, branch established on 1990/08/20. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Woodforest National Bank: Thomasville Wal-Mart Branch at 1585 Liberty Drive, Suite #1, branch established on 2006/05/03. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)
  • Bank of America, National Association: Southgate Branch at 1103 Randolph Street, branch established on 1966/04/26. 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
  • The Fidelity Bank: Thomasville Branch at 1035 Randolph Street, branch established on 1985/02/19. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,422.4 mil, Deposits: $1,234.1 mil, headquarters in Fuquay Varina, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 66 total offices, Holding Company: Fidelity Bancshares (N.C.), Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Thomasville Main Branch at 804 Randolph Street, branch established on 1961/07/29. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • NewBridge Bank: Randolph Street Branch at 919 Randolph Street, branch established on 1987/07/01. Info updated 2012/03/07: Bank assets: $1,733.4 mil, Deposits: $1,423.7 mil, headquarters in Greensboro, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 31 total offices, Holding Company: Newbridge Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Thomasville:

Marital status in Thomasville, NC
  • Never married: 26.7%
  • Now married: 47.1%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 16.2%

For population 25 years and over in Thomasville:

  • High school or higher: 81.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.4
North Carolina average:

11.9

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

Neighborhoods in Thomasville:

(Thomasville, North Carolina Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Thomasville, NC (based on Davidson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant32,855141
Mainline Protestant28,03393
Catholic2,4122
Black Protestant1,91310
Other5745
None98,219-
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: 28
Davidson County:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Davidson County:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 17
Davidson County:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 78
Davidson County:

5.00 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 103
This county:

6.60 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.2%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.1%
State:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.5%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.6%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.6%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Thomasville:

29.0
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Thomasville:

21.0%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.0%
State:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Thomasville:

6.8
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.3%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
Thomasville:

54.2%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.1%
State:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Thomasville, NC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 74$274,481$44,5100$0
Firefighters 55$204,587$44,6370$0
Solid Waste Management 31$76,889$29,7630$0
Other and Unallocable 25$91,895$44,1107$5,403
Sewerage 23$90,077$46,9970$0
Streets and Highways 20$52,007$31,2040$0
Parks and Recreation 16$57,042$42,78215$8,071
Other Government Administration 11$57,465$62,6890$0
Water Supply 7$27,659$47,4150$0
Police - Other 5$14,063$33,7510$0
Financial Administration 5$25,502$61,2050$0
Fire - Other 4$21,204$63,6120$0
Judicial and Legal 1$8,913$106,9560$0
Totals for Government 277$1,001,784$43,39922$13,474

Thomasville government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $5,613,000 ($210.90)
    Water Utilities: $5,057,000 ($190.01)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,303,000 ($161.68)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,057,000 ($77.29)
    Regular Highways: $1,962,000 ($73.72)
    Liquor Stores: $1,870,000 ($70.26)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,460,000 ($54.86)
    Central Staff Services: $1,217,000 ($45.73)
    Financial Administration: $466,000 ($17.51)
    Housing and Community Development: $329,000 ($12.36)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $240,000 ($9.02)
    General Public Buildings: $198,000 ($7.44)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $89,000 ($3.34)
    General - Other: $68,000 ($2.55)
    Sewerage: $56,000 ($2.10)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $19,000 ($0.71)
    Health - Other: $15,000 ($0.56)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $951,000 ($35.73)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,387,000 ($52.11)
    Other - Financial Administration: $120,000 ($4.51)
    Other - Health - Other: $10,000 ($0.38)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $514,000 ($19.31)
    Police Protection: $168,000 ($6.31)
    Central Staff Services: $101,000 ($3.79)
    Parks and Recreation: $68,000 ($2.55)
    Local Fire Protection: $39,000 ($1.47)
    General Public Building: $30,000 ($1.13)
    Solid Waste Management: $13,000 ($0.49)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($0.19)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $384,000 ($14.43)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $151,000 ($5.67)

Thomasville government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $740,000 ($27.80)
    Parks and Recreation: $616,000 ($23.14)
    Sewerage: $138,000 ($5.19)
    Other: $50,000 ($1.88)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $39,000 ($1.47)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $57,000 ($2.14)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $215,000 ($8.08)
    Other: $11,000 ($0.41)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $160,000 ($6.01)
    General Revenue - Other: $91,000 ($3.42)
    Sale of Property: $38,000 ($1.43)
    Donations From Private Sources: $15,000 ($0.56)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $11,194,000 ($420.59)
    Liquor Stores: $2,168,000 ($81.46)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,290,000 ($123.61)
    Highways: $714,000 ($26.83)
    Housing and Community Development: $241,000 ($9.06)
    Other: $175,000 ($6.58)
  • Tax - Property: $11,230,000 ($421.94)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,062,000 ($152.62)
    Other Selective Sales: $143,000 ($5.37)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $96,000 ($3.61)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $80,000 ($3.01)
    Other License: $47,000 ($1.77)

Thomasville government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $39,011,000 ($1465.75)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,736,000 ($1342.70)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,275,000 ($123.05)

5.98% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,873 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.98%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

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 Guilford County, NC  1.30% ($40,082 average AGI)
from Forsyth County, NC  1.21% ($46,254)
from Randolph County, NC  0.67% ($32,577)


5.42% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,834 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.42%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

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 Forsyth County, NC  1.14% ($40,736 average AGI)
to Guilford County, NC  1.13% ($36,536)
to Randolph County, NC  0.58% ($38,398)
Businesses in Thomasville, NC
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1McDonald's2
Advance Auto Parts2Microtel1
Arby's1Nike1
AutoZone1Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King2Quality1
CVS1RadioShack1
Catherines1Rite Aid2
Cricket Wireless3Ruby Tuesday1
Curves1SAS Shoes1
Dennys1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Subway3
FedEx3T-Mobile2
GameStop1Taco Bell1
Goodwill1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS4
Hardee's1Waffle House1
Jones New York1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
Kmart1Wendy's1
Lane Furniture1YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Thomasville:

  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIST (790 AM; 3 kW; THOMASVILLE, NC; Owner: GHB RADIO, INC.)
  • WGOS (1070 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: RITCHY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WLXN (1440 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: DAVIDSON COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMFR (1230 AM; 1 kW; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WOKX (1590 AM; 1 kW; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WWBG (1470 AM; 10 kW; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING COPORATION)
  • WSJS (600 AM; 5 kW; WINSTON-SALEM, NC)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WKXR (1260 AM; 5 kW; ASHEBORO, NC; Owner: RANDOLPH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSGH (1040 AM; 9 kW; LEWISVILLE, NC; Owner: WINSTON-SALEM, GREENSBORO, HIGH POINT AREA RADIO)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WCOG (1320 AM; 5 kW; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Thomasville:

  • WHPE-FM (95.5 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WIST-FM (98.3 FM; THOMASVILLE, NC; Owner: WEAM QUALITY RADIO CORP.)
  • WMAG (99.5 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQMG-FM (97.1 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKRR (92.3 FM; ASHEBORO, NC; Owner: DICK BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC. OF TENNESSEE)
  • WOZN (98.7 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WVBZ (100.3 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFDD (88.5 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY)
  • WKZL (107.5 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: DICK BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC. OF TENNESSEE)
  • WJMH (102.1 FM; REIDSVILLE, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFMX (105.7 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMQX-FM (93.1 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTQR (104.1 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKXU (101.1 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • W285DJ (104.9 FM; MOUNT AIRY, NC; Owner: TRIAD FAMILY NETWORK, INC,)
  • WTHZ (94.1 FM; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: DAVIDSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CO, INC)
  • WEND (106.5 FM; SALISBURY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBFJ-FM (89.3 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: TRIAD FAMILY NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGBT (94.5 FM; EDEN, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTJY (89.5 FM; ASHEBORO, NC; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Thomasville:

  • WFMY-TV (Channel 2; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WFMY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WUPN-TV (Channel 48; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WUPN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WXLV-TV (Channel 45; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WXLV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTWB-TV (Channel 20; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: WTWB OF THE TRIAD, LLC)
  • WLXI-TV (Channel 61; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WGHP (Channel 8; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: WGHP LICENSE, INC.)
  • WAXN (Channel 64; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WUNG-TV (Channel 58; CONCORD, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WGPX (Channel 16; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: PAXSON GREENSBORO LICENSE, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Thomasville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 103Number of bridges
  • 794ft / 242mTotal length
  • 1,408,910Total average daily traffic
  • 226,683Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,402,220Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Thomasville, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 41930-1939
  • 81950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 481980-1989
  • 131990-1999
  • 162000-2009
  • 52010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Thomasville, NC
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 full and 7 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED41$93,375168$82,221470$81,87817$27,0464$442,738103$60,483
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$84,58523$71,13761$85,2013$28,9070$03$49,463
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$84,75653$70,841182$83,59418$15,0320$015$58,725
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$93,87514$108,584103$88,8113$36,1400$08$52,914
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$61,9634$101,92315$81,2400$00$02$65,595
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0606.00 , 0607.00, 0608.00, 0609.00, 0610.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 full and 7 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED48$92,24477$101,0873$53,513
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$76,41921$85,3412$71,810
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$143,3101$112,4700$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$88,2533$101,2770$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$66,9100$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0606.00 , 0607.00, 0608.00, 0609.00, 0610.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Thomasville, NC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Thomasville, NC - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 70
  • Hazardous Condition: 104
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 3
Fire incident types in Thomasville, NC

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Thomasville, NC
Most common first names in Thomasville, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James29369.8 years
John28074.9 years
William24472.5 years
Mary23177.2 years
Robert17471.4 years
Charles11873.1 years
Ruth10777.7 years
Thomas10571.7 years
George10572.0 years
Paul10372.5 years
Most common last names in Thomasville, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Myers14174.8 years
Smith14176.2 years
Kennedy13575.7 years
Hill11374.7 years
Jones11274.5 years
Beck10376.3 years
Johnson9973.5 years
Black8178.1 years
Leonard7974.8 years
Hunt7473.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Thomasville, NC
  • 70.0%Electricity
  • 17.3%Utility gas
  • 8.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Thomasville, NC
  • 76.0%Electricity
  • 14.2%Utility gas
  • 5.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.6%No fuel used
  • 1.0%Coal or coke
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Other fuel


Thomasville compared to North Carolina state average:

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

Thomasville on our top lists:

  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: production occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children (population 1,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 100 high-educated but low-earning cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
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