Thomasville, NC Profile: Facts & Data


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Thomasville, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The City of Thomasville had a population of 27,662 as of July 1, 2018. Thomasville ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Thomasville is located at latitude 35.8815 and longitude -80.0799 in Davidson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Thomasville (see map below) encompass a land area of 16.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Davidson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 850 feet.

The City of Thomasville (GNIS ID: 2405585) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Thomasville is located within Township of Thomasville, a minor civil division (MCD) of Davidson County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Thomasville: Thomas Village.

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Thomasville, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 27,662
Population in Households 27,290
Population in Familes 22,197
Population in Group Qrtrs 372
Population Density2 1,649
Diversity Index3 65


Median Household Income $38,667
Average Household Income $49,677
Per Capita Income $19,598


Total Housing Units 12,230 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,347 (51.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,435 (36.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,448 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $116,319
Average Home Value $148,449


Total Households 10,782
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 7,154
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.4% 0.45%
Households 0.28% 0.38%
Families 0.24% 0.29%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   2.43%

Thomasville, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Thomasville to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 35 95th
Population Density # 67 91st
Diversity Index # 112 85th
Median Household Income # 488 34th
Per Capita Income # 584 21st

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