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Thomas County, GA&

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0.34% growth
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4.37% growth
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1.87% growth
Median Property Value
2.76% growth


The economy of Thomas County, GA employs 17,684 people. The economy of Thomas County, GA is specialized in Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting; Healthcare & Social Assistance; and Public Admin., which employ respectively 2.89; 1.28; and 1.18 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Thomas County, GA are Healthcare & Social Assistance (3,116), Retail trade (1,991), and Manufacturing (1,960), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($71,250), Educational Services ($42,742), and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($40,523).

Median household income in Thomas County, GA is $38,241. Males in Thomas County, GA have an average income that is 1.47 times higher than the average income of females, which is $31,392. The income inequality of Thomas County, GA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.442 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Thomas County, GA. In Thomas County, GA the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 93 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $9,709. Richmond County, GA has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Georgia.


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Thomas County, GA is home to a population of 44,977 people, from which 98.1% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Thomas County, GA is composed of 25,947 White residents (57.7%), 16,148 Black residents (35.9%), 1,546 Hispanic residents (3.44%), 967 Two+ residents (2.15%), and 335 Asian residents (0.74%). The most common foreign languages in Thomas County, GA are Spanish (1,293 speakers), Chinese (208 speakers), and German (65 speakers), but compared to other places, Thomas County, GA has a relative high number of Gujarati (58 speakers), Other West Germanic (30 speakers), and Chinese (208 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Thomas County, GA awarded 2,291 degrees. The student population of Thomas County, GA is skewed towards females, with 932 male students and 1,359 female students. Most students in Thomas County, GA are White (1,389 and 60.6%), followed by Black or African American (647 and 28.2%), Hispanic or Latino (118 and 5.15%), and Unknown (79 and 3.45%). The largest universities in Thomas County, GA by number of graduates are Southern Regional Technical College (2,015 and 88%), Thomas University (276 and 12%), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Thomas County, GA are General Cosmetology (158 and 6.9%), Industrial Mechanics & Maintenance Technology (123 and 5.37%), and Child Care Provider (87 and 3.8%). The median tuition costs in Thomas County, GA are N/A for private four year colleges, and $15,940 and $15,940 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Thomas County, GA is $126,500, which is 0.62 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $123,100 to $126,500, a 2.76% increase. The homeownership rate of Thomas County, GA is 60.6%, which is lower than the national average of 63.6%. People in Thomas County, GA have an average commute time of 20.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Thomas County, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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