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Population (year 2000): 18,162. Estimated population in July 2005: 18,725 (+3.1% change)
Males: 8,255 (45.5%), Females: 9,907 (54.5%)

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Median resident age: 36.5 years
Median household income: $29,926 (year 2000)
Median house value: $69,300 (year 2000)

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Races in Thomasville:

  • Black (55.4%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (42.3%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (9.2%), English (6.4%), Irish (5.1%), German (4.2%), Scottish (2.0%), Scotch-Irish (1.6%).

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Land area: 14.9 square miles

Thomasville,

For population 25 years and over in Thomasville

  • High school or higher: 74.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Thomasville city

  • Never married: 27.7%
  • Now married: 47.2%
  • Separated: 4.5%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

1.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +492 (+2.8%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: FL Tallahassee, (33.4 miles pop. 150,624).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: FL Jacksonville, (163.2 miles pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (787.1 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: GA Ochlocknee, (11.0 miles GA (13.2 miles Boston, GA Coolidge, (14.3 miles GA Cairo, (16.1 miles GA Barwick, (16.9 miles GA Meigs, (18.1 miles GA Pavo, (18.5 miles FL Monticello, (21.6 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 67 buildings, average cost: $93,700
  • 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

Latitude: 30.84 N, Longitude: 83.98 W

Area code: 229


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (30.9%), Manufacturing (17.2%), Retail trade (11.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +8,161 (+44.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,515 (76.6%)


 

Crime in Thomasville by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 2 3 2 0 0 0
    per 100,000 11.0 16.5 11.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 6 12 6 4 8 5
    per 100,000 33.0 66.1 33.0 22.0 44.0 27.5
Robberies 32 39 40 28 43 20
    per 100,000 176.2 214.7 220.2 154.2 236.8 110.1
Assaults 48 45 43 35 59 49
    per 100,000 264.3 247.8 236.8 192.7 324.9 269.8
Burglaries 328 371 354 333 317 257
    per 100,000 1806.0 2042.7 1949.1 1833.5 1745.4 1415.0
Thefts 1,028 1,217 1,122 936 903 918
    per 100,000 5660.2 6700.8 6177.7 5153.6 4971.9 5054.5
Auto thefts 78 72 52 54 61 69
    per 100,000 429.5 396.4 286.3 297.3 335.9 379.9
517.1 599.7 544.1 451.9 501.5 429.6


Average climate in Thomasville, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Thomasville,

Thomasville-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 46% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/13/2000, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.4 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 3 tornado 28.9 miles away from the city center killed 11 people and injured 175 people and caused $20 million in damages.


Birthplace of: Edward Thomas - 2005 NFL player (Oakland Raiders, born: Sep 27, 1974), Joanne Woodward - (born 1930), actor, Joe Burns - 2005 NFL player (Buffalo Bills, born: Sep 15, 1979), Marcus Stroud - 2005 NFL player (Jacksonville Jaguars, born: Jun 25, 1978), Sam Madison - 2005 NFL player (Miami Dolphins, born: Apr 23, 1974).


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


Hospitals/medical centers in Thomasville:
  • JOHN D ARCHBOLD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (GORDON AV & MIMOSA DR)
  • SOUTHWESTERN STATE HOSPITAL (400 S PINETREE BLVD BOX 1378)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Thomasville:
  • GRADY GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; CAIRO, GA)
  • EASTSIDE PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL (about 25 miles; TALLAHASSEE, FL)
  • HEALTHSOUTH REHAB HOSP OF TALLAHASSEE (about 25 miles; TALLAHASSEE, FL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Thomasville:
  • TALLAHASSEE REGIONAL (about 41 miles; TALLAHASSEE, FL; ID: TLH)
  • VALDOSTA RGNL (about 50 miles; VALDOSTA, GA; ID: VLD)
  • SOUTHWEST GEORGIA REGIONAL (about 50 miles; ALBANY, GA; ID: ABY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Thomasville:
  • THOMASVILLE MUNI (about 9 miles; THOMASVILLE, GA; ID: TVI)
  • CAIRO-GRADY COUNTY (about 13 miles; CAIRO, GA; ID: 70J)
  • MOULTRIE MUNI (about 21 miles; MOULTRIE, GA; ID: MGR)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 10 $25,968 $31,161 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 158 $366,441 $27,830 0 $0
Electric Power 21 $81,987 $46,849 0 $0
Water Supply 14 $30,936 $26,516 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 12 $21,542 $21,542 0 $0
Financial Administration 14 $31,704 $27,174 0 $0
Other Government Administration 14 $44,098 $37,798 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 47 $131,649 $33,612 0 $0
Police - Other 4 $7,632 $22,896 0 $0
Sewerage 11 $28,749 $31,362 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 25 $52,751 $25,320 0 $0
Airports 2 $6,000 $36,000 0 $0
Gas Supply 11 $30,504 $33,277 0 $0
Totals for Government 343 $859,962 $30,086 0 $0


Colleges/Universities in Thomasville:
  • SOUTHWEST GEORGIA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 882; Location: 15689 US HWY 19 N; Public; Website: www.swgtc.net)
  • THOMAS UNIVERSITY (FT enrollment: 484; Location: 1501 MILLPOND RD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: thomasu.edu; Offers Master's degree)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Thomasville:
  • FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 35 miles; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Full-time enrollment: 29,949)
  • FLORIDA AGRICULTURAL AND MECHANICAL UNIVERSITY (about 36 miles; TALLAHASSEE, FL; FT enrollment: 10,991)
  • TALLAHASSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 36 miles; TALLAHASSEE, FL; FT enrollment: 7,016)
  • VALDOSTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 48 miles; VALDOSTA, GA; FT enrollment: 7,157)
  • ALBANY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 50 miles; ALBANY, GA; FT enrollment: 2,996)
  • GEORGE C WALLACE STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-DOTHAN (about 103 miles; DOTHAN, AL; FT enrollment: 2,703)
  • FORT VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 119 miles; FT VALLEY, GA; FT enrollment: 2,233)
Public high schools in Thomasville:
  • THOMAS COUNTY CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,422; Location: 4685 U.S. 84 BYPASS; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • THOMASVILLE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 885; Location: 315 SOUTH HANSELL STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • THE SCHOOL AT BISHOP HALL (Students: 106; Location: 1815 EAST CLAY STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Thomasville:
  • BROOKWOOD SCHOOL (Students: 467; Location: 301 CARDINAL RIDGE RD; Grades: PK - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Thomasville:
  • GARRISON-PILCHER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,416; Location: 277 HALL ROAD; Grades: PK - 02)
  • CENTRAL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,404; Location: 200 NORTH PINETREE BOULEVARD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • CROSS CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,175; Location: 324 CLARK ROAD; Grades: 03 - 05)
  • MACINTYRE PARK MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 667; Location: 117 GLENWOOD DRIVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • JERGER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 463; Location: 1006 SOUTH BROAD STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • SCOTT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 450; Location: 100 NORTH HANSELL STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • HARPER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 342; Location: 110 BARTOW STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • BALFOUR SCHOOL FOR YOUNG CHILDREN (Students: 255; Location: 201 CHATHAM DRIVE; Grades: PK - PK)
  • SOUTHWEST GEORGIA PSYCHOEDUCATIONAL PROGRAM (Location: 915 E. JACKSON ST.; Grades: 00 - 00)
  • SOUTHWEST GEORGIA PSYCHOEDUCATIONAL PROGRAM (Location: CHAPELLE SCHOOL, 1550 MAGNOLIA; Grades: 00 - 00)
Private primary/middle school in Thomasville:
  • ST THOMAS EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 116; Location: PO BOX 33; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Thomasville:
  • THOMAS COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $950,257; Location: 210 N. MADISON STREET; 81,091 books; 2,375 audio materials; 4,005 video materials; 248 serial subscriptions)
 

Thomasville compared to Georgia state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.

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)
  • WCVC (1330 AM; daytime; 5 kW; TALLAHASSEE, FL)
  • WHBT (1410 AM; 5 kW; TALLAHASSEE, FL)
  • WMGR (930 AM; 5 kW; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: DECATUR BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)

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)
  • WGLF (104.1 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTUF (106.3 FM; BOSTON, GA; Owner: BOSTON RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • W270AL (101.9 FM; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WWLD (102.3 FM; CAIRO, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTLY (107.1 FM; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WOBB (100.3 FM; TIFTON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAIB (103.1 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WYZK (96.7 FM; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: C. D. J., INC.)
  • WMTM-FM (93.9 FM; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: COLQUITT BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WBZE (98.9 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

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)
  • WALB (Channel 10; ALBANY, GA; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WVUP-CA (Channel 45; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WTBC-LP (Channel 65; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: TEMPLE BAPTIST CHURCH, INC.)
  • WFXL (Channel 31; ALBANY, GA; Owner: WAITT LICENSE COMPANY OF GEORGIA, L.L.C.)
  • W35BN (Channel 35; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: DEEPAK VISWANATH)

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