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Thomas County, Georgia Facts

Facts
State Georgia
Land area 544.6 square miles
Population Density 82.1 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 44,869
Population change 0.3%
Under 5 years of age 6.5%
Under 18 24.2%
65 and over 16.3%
Females 52.6%
White 60.5
Hispanic or Latino of any race 3.4
Asian 0.8%
Two or more races 1.3%
Black or African American 36.9%
Native American 0.5%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 82%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 18.1%
Veterans 3,525
Households and Housing
Households 17,377
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 87%
Median household income $34,035
The per capita income $19,983
Live below the poverty line. 26.5%
housing units 20,225
Multi-unit structures 13%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $127,000
Residents owning their homes. 56.5%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 3,741
Women-owned firms 29.8%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 1.3%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $627,509
Retail sales per capita $13,852
Manufacturers shipments $657,550
Merchant wholesaler sales $575,289