Thomson SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
5
Affordability
3
Diversity
9
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
3
Commute
8.5

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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
6,599
Unemployment
9.9%
Poverty
42.3%
Median Home
$91,600
Median Income
$20,380
Median Rent
$634

Rankings for Thomson in Georgia

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Map Of Thomson, GA

Population over time in Thomson

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

Race / Ethnicity in Thomson

White
37.8% (2,492)
African American
57.2% (3,772)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.3% (19)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.5% (96)
Hispanic
3.3% (220)
Race Thomson GA USA
White 37.8% 53.6% 61.5%
African American 57.2% 30.9% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.3% 3.8% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.5% 1.9% 2.3%
Hispanic 3.3% 9.3% 17.6%

Household Income For Thomson, Georgia

Less than $10,000
23.8% (157,056)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.0% (52,792)
$15,000 to $24,999
25.8% (170,254)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.9% (52,132)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.7% (70,609)
$50,000 to $74,999
10.6% (69,949)
$75,000 to $99,999
4.4% (29,035)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.7% (50,812)
$150,000 to $199,999
0.0% (0)
$200,000 or more
1.1% (7,258)
Income Thomson GA USA
Less than $10,000 23.8% 7.8% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.0% 5.2% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 25.8% 10.5% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.9% 10.1% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.7% 13.7% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 10.6% 17.9% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 4.4% 11.9% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.7% 12.8% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 0.0% 5.0% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 1.1% 5.1% 6.3%

Gender in Thomson

Female
57.3% (3,781)
Male
42.7% (2,817)
Gender Thomson GA USA
Female 57.3% 51.3% 50.8%
Male 42.7% 48.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Thomson for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.7% (313)
9-12th Grade
23.5% (1,552)
High School / GED
39.0% (2,570)
Some College
17.7% (1,165)
Associate's Degree
5.1% (335)
Bachelor's Degree
5.7% (377)
Master's Degree
3.4% (226)
Professional Degree
0.4% (25)
Doctorate Degree
0.5% (32)
Education Thomson GA USA
< 9th Grade 4.7% 5.0% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 23.5% 8.7% 7.2%
High School / GED 39.0% 28.0% 27.3%
Some College 17.7% 20.8% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 5.1% 7.5% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 5.7% 18.6% 19.1%
Master's Degree 3.4% 8.1% 8.4%
Professional Degree 0.4% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.5% 1.3% 1.4%

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