Statewide Claims to Fame

Thomasville is 15th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Income below poverty line

Thomasville is 16th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

Thomasville is 20th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Thomasville Rank North Carolina US
Current population (2012) 26,841 33rd 9,752,073 313,914,040
Size in square miles 16.8 53rd 48,617.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,595.8 37th 196.1 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Thomasville Rank North Carolina US
Residents younger than 5 7.6% 37th 6.4% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 26.5% 39th 23.4% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 13.9% 76th 13.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Thomasville Rank North Carolina US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 73.1% 131st 84.1% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 14.3% 126th 26.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Thomasville Rank North Carolina US
Race - White 68.3% 84th 71.9% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 19.6% 68th 22.0% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.7% 20th 1.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.1% 101st 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 78th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.1% 72nd 2.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 14.4% 16th 8.7% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 63.1% 87th 64.7% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Thomasville Rank North Carolina US
Female residents 52.3% 74th 51.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 10.3% 23rd 7.4% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Thomasville Rank North Carolina US
Housing units 11,870 29th 4,362,740 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 20.6% 74th 17.0% 25.9%
Households 10,804 28th 3,664,119 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 58.7% 78th 67.8% 66.1%
Home median value $103,800 125th $152,700 $186,200
People per household 2.4 82nd 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Thomasville Rank North Carolina US
Income per capita $17,637 126th $25,256 $27,915
Income per household $34,796 106th $46,291 $52,762
Income below poverty line 29.1% 15th 16.1% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Thomasville Rank North Carolina US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 2,171 40th 798,791 27,092,908
Retail sales $419,638 53rd $114,578,173 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $16,112 79th $12,641 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $36,765 61st $16,126,939 $613,795,732

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