Thomasville, NC

Thomasville, situated in Davidson County, is a city made up of 16.78 square miles.

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The city is named in honor of John Thomas, a land owner turned senator. The town was incorporated in 1857.  

Demographics

The median resident age in Thomasville is 38 years. The median estimated household income is about $38,000 making it about $10,000 less than the North Carolina average.  

The estimated per capita is about $21,000. The average price for a home in Thomasville is about $110,000 (2015) which is $50,000 less than the North Carolina Average. Expect to pay about $600 a month for rent. 

The racial makeup of Thomasville is 62% White, 22% Black, 1% Two or more races, and 15% other. 81% of the population are high school graduates, with 15% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher.  

43% are married, 16% are divorced, 4% are separated, 9% are widowed, leaving 28% that have never been married.

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Davidson County

Thomasville belongs to Davidson County in the central part of North Carolina. The County, named after William Lee Davidson, is part of the Winston-Salem, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area.

In 1822, Davidson County was formed from a part of Rowan County. Davidson County has a population of 163,000 and the city Lexington, with a population of 19,000, is the county seat.

Davidson County borders Davie, Guilford, Forsyth, Montgomery, Randolph, Rowan, and Stanly counties.

Davidson County is made up of 567 square miles. 553 of which is land with the remaining 14 as water.

Population

The population of Thomasville, NC is about 27,000. The population has been steadily increasing since the 1980's.

Elevation

The elevation of Thomasville, NC is 840 feet above sea level.

Zip Code

The zip code for Thomasville, NC is 27360.

Area Code

The area code for Thomasville, NC is 336.

Politics and Religion

Historically speaking Thomasville and Davidson County have voted mostly Republican, with 70% going to Mitt Romney during the 2012 Presidential Election.

This represents the trend for the previous four or five elections.

As of 2010, 60% of the population are religiously unafiliated (Nones). About 38% are Protestants with Catholics making up around 2%.

Economy

The unemployment rate for Thomasville is about 5% (2015), making it equal to the state average.

Manufacturing and retail make nearly 50% of the most common industries in the town.

Newspaper & Obituaries

The Dispatch and Thomasville Times are the primary newspapers that cover the Davidson County area.


 

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