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"Chair City"

Thomasville is a city in Davidson County, in the Lexington-Thomasville metro area.

The community was named for John W. Thomas, founder

The latitude of Thomasville is 35.882N. The longitude is -80.082W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 866 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 25,466.


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Median household income
Local
$30,972
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Thomasville demographic reports
Local landmarks include a 30-foot replica of a Duncan Phyfe armchair. Presidential candidate Lyndon B. Johnson greeted supporters from atop the chair during a 1960 campaign stop
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 128. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 5.9 per 1,000 people.

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10% of Thomasville residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Thomasville ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Thomasville was $16,045, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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10% of Thomasville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Thomasville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $360.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $798.


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Libraries in Thomasville include Thomasville Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Thomasville include Thomasville Times

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Davidson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Thomasville political report.

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The average commute time for Thomasville workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 7 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Thomasville between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 3.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Thomasville include Days Inn, Microtel Inn and Suites, Quality Inn & Suites.

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