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Thomasville, Alabama - Basic Facts

Thomasville is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Thomasville.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Clarke County at latitude 31.9135 and longitude -87.7358. Clarke County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 381 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Thomasville (see map) encompass a land area of 8.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Thomasville: Choctaw.

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Thomasville, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 4,111
Population in Households 4,064
Population in Familes 3,370
Population in Group Qrtrs 47
Population Density1 471
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 1,710
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 1,143
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,990 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,073 (53.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 637 (32.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 280 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $107,297
Average Home Value $126,186


Median Household Income $30,819
Average Household Income $47,637
Per Capita Income $19,748
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.55% -0.52%
Households -0.37% -0.41%
Families 0.31% -0.46%
Median Household Income   3.47%
Per Capita Income   2.44%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Thomasville, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Thomasville to the other 578 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 135 77th
Population Density1 # 157 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 79 87th
Median Household Income # 432 25th
Per Capita Income # 248 57th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alabama Census Data Comparison Tool.