|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Thomaston is 9,761. Thomaston, Georgia is the 3,202nd largest city in the US.
Thomaston is located entirely in Upson County.
The peak population of Thomaston was in 2020, when its population was 9,842. In 2020, Thomaston was the 3,175th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 3,202nd largest city in the US. Thomaston is currently 0.8% smaller than it was in 2020.
Thomaston has grown 3.6% since the 2000. Thomaston, Georgia's growth is about average. 56% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Thomaston has a population density of 961.8 people per square mile.
|3198||Green Cove Springs, Florida||9,784||80.5%|
|3200||Hamburg, New York||9,767||-3.1%|
|3203||Mount Airy, Maryland||9,755||47.8%|
|3204||Keansburg, New Jersey||9,751||-9.3%|
|3205||Locust Grove, Georgia||9,750||260.5%|
|3208||New Square, New York||9,721||123.3%|
The total voting age population of Thomaston, Georgia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 6,214. The voting age population is 41.5% male and 58.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 16.5% of the residents of Thomaston are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Thomaston are 57.6% White, 36.9% Black, 2.3% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, 1.6% Other, 1.3% Two or more races and 0.2% Asian. Additionally, 4.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Thomaston, 31.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 37.8%. On a per-household basis, 23.1% of families are below the poverty line in Thomaston.
Among those aged 16 and older, 47.9% of Thomaston residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 79.0% of Thomaston residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 17.4% have a bachelor's degree and 5.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Thomaston residents aged 5 and older, 4.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 4.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Thomaston is 10.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Thomaston, 25.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Thomaston is $28,906.
In Thomaston, 45.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 54.4% of housing units in Thomaston.
Of all the housing units in Thomaston, 24.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Thomaston, 6.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 250 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Thomaston is $626.
In Thomaston, 67.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.