Thomson is a somewhat small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 6,528 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Thomson is the 113th largest community in Georgia.
Unlike some cities, Thomson isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Thomson are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Thomson is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Thomson who work in office and administrative support (13.63%), sales jobs (13.05%), and food service (11.15%).
There are quite a few people in the armed forces living in Thomson, and when you visit or drive around town, you will see military people in and out of uniform, shopping, enjoying life, and being part of the community.
As is often the case in a small city, Thomson doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of people in Thomson with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 10.23% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Thomson in 2018 was $17,714, which is lower middle income relative to Georgia, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $70,856 for a family of four. However, Thomson contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Thomson is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Thomson home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Thomson residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Thomson include German, Irish, English, Polish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Thomson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.