Thomasville, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Thomasville, Alabama - Basic Facts

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The City of Thomasville had a population of 4,106 as of July 1, 2016. Thomasville ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Thomasville is located at latitude 31.9111 and longitude -87.7419 in Clarke County. The formal boundaries for the City of Thomasville (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Clarke County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 381 feet.

The City of Thomasville (GNIS ID: 2405583) 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.

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Thomasville is located within Thomasville Division of Clarke County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Thomasville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Thomasville: Choctaw.

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Thomasville, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,106
Population in Households 4,059
Population in Familes 3,354
Population in Group Qrtrs 47
Population Density1 470
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 1,710
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 1,136
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,003 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,060 (52.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 649 (32.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 293 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $116,867
Average Home Value $134,487


Median Household Income $36,104
Average Household Income $53,306
Per Capita Income $22,249
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.4% -0.42%
Households -0.25% -0.29%
Families 0.11% -0.39%
Median Household Income   1.65%
Per Capita Income   1.75%
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 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 136 77th
Population Density1 # 160 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 74 87th
Median Household Income # 337 42nd
Per Capita Income # 173 71st

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