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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Thomson is 6,873. Thomson, Georgia is the 4,020th largest city in the US.
Thomson is located entirely in McDuffie County.
The peak population of Thomson was in 1990, when its population was 7,398. In 1990, Thomson was the 3,113th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 4,020th largest city in the US. Thomson is currently 7.1% smaller than it was in 1990.
Thomson has grown 0.6% since the 2000. Thomson, Georgia's growth is about average. 55% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Thomson has a population density of 1,543.6 people per square mile.
|4015||Elkins, West Virginia||6,895||-2.1%|
|4023||St. Louis, Michigan||6,862||3.1%|
The total voting age population of Thomson, Georgia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 4,833. The voting age population is 38.5% male and 61.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 18.0% of the residents of Thomson are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Thomson are 52.9% Black, 40.6% White, 3.6% Two or more races, 2.5% Other and 0.5% Asian. Additionally, 2.6% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Thomson, 22.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 37.7%. On a per-household basis, 20.1% of families are below the poverty line in Thomson.
Among those aged 16 and older, 54.2% of Thomson residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 79.3% of Thomson residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 10.2% have a bachelor's degree and 4.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Thomson residents aged 5 and older, 2.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.8% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Thomson is 9.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Thomson, 10.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Thomson is $29,367.
In Thomson, 50.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 49.9% of housing units in Thomson.
Of all the housing units in Thomson, 3.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Thomson, 12.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 360 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Thomson is $709.
In Thomson, 62.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.