Thomas County is located in southern Georgia. The County Seat is Thomasville and the largest city is Thomasville. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.thomascountyboc.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 44,959 and the 2010 census population was 44,719. The land area is 544.60 square miles and there are 82.1 persons per square mile.
60.5% of the population is White, 36.9% is Black or African American, 3.4% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.8% is Asian, 0.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.3% is two or more races. 81.8% have a high school degree or higher, and 18.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $127,000, there are 17,377 households, an average of 2.51 persons per household. The per capita income is $19,983, the median household income is $34,035, and 26.5% of the persons in Thomas County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 3,741. Retail sales (in $1000) were $627,509, and sales per capita were $13,852. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 29.8%.
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