Thomasville is a medium-sized city located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 27,061 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Thomasville is the 32nd largest community in North Carolina.
Thomasville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Thomasville is a city of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Thomasville who work in office and administrative support (18.45%), sales jobs (9.23%), and food service (5.25%).
In terms of college education, the citizens of Thomasville rank slightly lower than the national average. 13.06% of adults 25 and older in Thomasville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Thomasville in 2010 was $18,012, which is lower middle income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $72,048 for a family of four.
Thomasville is a very 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 White, followed by Black or African-American. Thomasville also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 14.61% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Thomasville include English, Irish, Scottish, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Thomasville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.