Thomasville is a very small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 4,051 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Thomasville is the 131st largest community in Alabama.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Thomasville is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 38.68% of the Thomasville workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Thomasville is a city of sales and office workers, transportation and shipping workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Thomasville who work in office and administrative support (20.42%), sales jobs (11.91%), and healthcare (6.11%).
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Thomasville has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Thomasville a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
As is often the case in a small city, Thomasville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The education level of Thomasville citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.40% of adults 25 and older in Thomasville have a college degree.
The per capita income in Thomasville in 2010 was $27,129, which is wealthy relative to Alabama, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $108,516 for a family of four. However, Thomasville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Thomasville is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Thomasville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Thomasville residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Thomasville include Irish, German, Scots-Irish, and Haitian.
The most common language spoken in Thomasville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.