Thomasville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 18,742 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Thomasville is the 49th largest community in Georgia.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Thomasville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Thomasville is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Thomasville who work in sales jobs (12.45%), office and administrative support (11.03%), and teaching (10.38%).
The population of Thomasville overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Thomasville, 22.67% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Thomasville in 2010 was $19,645, which is upper middle income relative to Georgia, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $78,580 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, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Thomasville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Indic languages.