Living in Thomson, GA

Demographics | Cost Of Living | Photos
Updated: 2020-03-10

Thomson SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
4
Affordability
4
Diversity
9
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
3
Commute
8

Thomson, GA Cost Of Living

85
Thomson's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

Thomson, Georgia Info Snack

Thomson, originally called Slashes is a city in McDuffie County, Georgia, United States. The population was 6,778 at the 2010 census. The city is the county seat of McDuffie County. Thomson's nickname is "The Camellia City of the South", in honor of the thousands of camellia plants throughout the city. Thomson was founded in 1837 as a depot on the Georgia Railroad. It was renamed in 1853 for railroad official John Edgar Thomson and incorporated February 15, 1854 as a town and in 1870 as a city. It is part of the Augusta – Richmond County Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Population
6,603
Unemployment
10.2%
Poverty
32.2%
Median Home
$88,300
Median Income
$22,157
Median Rent
$630

Thomson, GA Photos

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Rankings for Thomson in Georgia

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Map Of Thomson, GA

Population over time in Thomson

Year Population % Change
2017 6,603 0.1%
2016 6,599 -1.5%
2015 6,699 0.0%
2014 6,697 0.2%
2013 6,682 -0.8%
2012 6,734 -0.2%
2011 6,750 0.3%
2010 6,732 0.3%
2009 6,714 -

Race / Ethnicity in Thomson

White
36.2% (2,393)
African American
56.7% (3,746)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.3% (21)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.2% (145)
Hispanic
4.5% (298)
Race Thomson GA USA
White 36.2% 53.2% 61.1%
African American 56.7% 31.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.3% 3.9% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.2% 2.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 4.5% 9.4% 17.8%

Household Income For Thomson, Georgia

Less than $10,000
20.5% (135,421)
$10,000 to $14,999
10.5% (69,659)
$15,000 to $24,999
22.0% (145,407)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.2% (80,863)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.3% (67,954)
$50,000 to $74,999
12.8% (84,760)
$75,000 to $99,999
2.8% (18,510)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.2% (54,071)
$150,000 to $199,999
0.0% (0)
$200,000 or more
0.6% (3,653)
Income Thomson GA USA
Less than $10,000 20.5% 7.3% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 10.5% 4.8% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 22.0% 9.9% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.2% 9.9% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.3% 13.4% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 12.8% 17.8% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 2.8% 12.2% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.2% 13.5% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 0.0% 5.4% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 0.6% 5.8% 7.0%

Gender in Thomson

Female
57.0% (3,767)
Male
43.0% (2,836)
Gender Thomson GA USA
Female 57.0% 51.3% 50.8%
Male 43.0% 48.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Thomson for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.0% (396)
9-12th Grade
19.0% (1,254)
High School / GED
37.0% (2,443)
Some College
22.0% (1,452)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (462)
Bachelor's Degree
5.0% (330)
Master's Degree
4.0% (264)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Thomson GA USA
< 9th Grade 6.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 19.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 37.0% 28.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 5.0% 19.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 4.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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