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Thomasville, Lexington Micro Area Population and Races


As of 2010, the total population of Thomasville, Lexington Area is 162,878. The Thomasville, Lexington Area population density is 287.25 people per square mile, which is higher than the state average density of 181.17 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Thomasville, Lexington Area is white, which represent 84.33% of the total population. The average Thomasville, Lexington Area education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010: 162,878. #249

Population Density, #103

Thomasville, Lexington Area
287.25 per square mile
North Carolina
181.17 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:137,359 (84.33%, #489)
Black:14,421 (8.85%, #295)
Hispanic:10,408 (6.39%, #391)
Asian:1,994 (1.22%, #339)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):821 (0.50%, #457)
One Race, Other:5,871 (3.60%, see rank)
Two or More Races:2,412 (1.48%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:7,599 (73.01%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:498 (4.78%, see rank)
Cuban:115 (1.10%, see rank)
Central American:1,054 (10.13%, see rank)
South American:258 (2.48%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:205 (10.28%, see rank)
Chinese:124 (6.22%, see rank)
Filipino:201 (10.08%, see rank)
Japanese:28 (1.40%, see rank)
Korean:86 (4.31%, see rank)
Vietnamese:175 (8.78%, see rank)
Asian, Other:1,130 (56.67%, see rank)

*Based on 2010 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

120,019 (73.80%) out of the total population of 162,628 reported first ancestry.

 Thomasville, Lexington Area% of the Total PopulationNorth CarolinaU.S.
Arab4180.26%, see rank0.32%0.53%
Czech1370.08%, see rank0.19%0.50%
Danish1080.07%, see rank0.16%0.45%
Dutch2,3401.44%, see rank1.16%1.51%
English15,5829.58%, see rank10.07%8.53%
French2,7101.67%, see rank2.10%3.54%
German27,70617.04%, see rank11.12%15.79%
Greek4260.26%, see rank0.28%0.42%
Hungarian2260.14%, see rank0.26%0.48%
Irish14,1298.69%, see rank9.11%11.36%
Italian2,8221.74%, see rank3.03%5.66%
Norwegian5600.34%, see rank0.45%1.46%
Polish1,0800.66%, see rank1.39%3.13%
Portuguese210.01%, see rank0.15%0.46%
Russian2680.16%, see rank0.44%0.97%
Scotch-Irish3,8502.37%, see rank2.90%1.07%
Scottish3,7502.31%, see rank2.56%1.81%
Subsaharan African4090.25%, see rank0.92%0.93%
Swedish8290.51%, see rank0.57%1.34%
Swiss2790.17%, see rank0.16%0.31%
Ukrainian660.04%, see rank0.17%0.31%
American20,48712.60%, see rank12.08%6.72%
Welsh5270.32%, see rank0.55%0.60%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 79,797 (48.99%, see rank)
Females: 83,081 (51.01%, see rank)

Thomasville, Lexington Area
Male: 48.99%
Female: 51.01%
North Carolina
Male: 48.72%
Female: 51.28%
Male: 49.16%
Female: 50.84%

*Based on 2010 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Thomasville, Lexington Area
40.30 years old
North Carolina
37.40 years old
37.20 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Thomasville, Lexington Area
39.50 years old
North Carolina
36.00 years old
35.80 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Thomasville, Lexington Area
41.20 years old
North Carolina
38.70 years old
38.50 years old

 Thomasville, Lexington Area% of the Total PopulationNorth CarolinaU.S.
Under 5 years9,9756.12%, see rank6.63%6.54%
5 to 9 years10,8616.67%, see rank6.67%6.59%
10 to 14 years11,2136.88%, see rank6.62%6.70%
15 to 19 years10,6566.54%, see rank6.92%7.14%
20 to 24 years8,3485.13%, see rank6.94%6.99%
25 to 34 years18,26011.21%, see rank13.07%13.30%
35 to 44 years23,79114.61%, see rank13.92%13.30%
45 to 54 years25,46015.63%, see rank14.35%14.58%
55 to 64 years20,92612.85%, see rank11.94%11.82%
65 to 74 years13,5838.34%, see rank7.32%7.03%
75 to 84 7,3504.51%, see rank4.08%4.23%
85 years and over2,4551.51%, see rank1.55%1.78%

*Based on 2010 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Thomasville, Lexington AreaNorth CarolinaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population111,833, 100%6,324,119204,336,017
Less Than High School23,130, 20.68%, see rank15.49%14.28%
High School Graduate38,182, 34.14%, see rank27.24%28.24%
Some College or Associate Degree31,320, 28.01%, see rank30.44%28.99%
Bachelor Degree13,789, 12.33%, see rank17.82%17.88%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree5,412, 4.84%, see rank9.01%10.61%
USA.com Education Index#12.56, see rank13.3313.47
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Thomasville, Lexington Area North CarolinaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten4,42677.59%22.41%69.58%30.42%70.05%29.95%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)18,06891.55%, see rank8.45%, see rank90.70%9.30%89.62%10.38%
High School (Grades 9-12)9,02194.18%, see rank5.82%, see rank91.96%8.04%90.52%9.48%
College6,08383.58%, see rank16.42%, see rank81.77%18.23%77.79%22.21%
Graduate School1,06161.26%, see rank38.74%, see rank66.87%33.13%58.62%41.38%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Thomasville, Lexington AreaNorth CarolinaU.S.
Total Households64,515, 100%3,745,155116,716,292
Average Household Size2.50, see rank2.482.58
1 Person Households15,652, 24.26%, see rank27.00%26.74%
2 or More Person Households48,863, 75.74%, see rank73.00%73.26%
Family Households (Families)45,972, 71.26%, see rank66.73%66.43%
Average Family Size2.94, see rank3.013.14
Married-Couple Family34,559, 53.57%, see rank48.38%48.42%
Nonfamily Households18,543, 28.74%, see rank33.27%33.57%

*Based on 2010 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Thomasville, Lexington Area%North CarolinaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total130,710see rank7,649,690248,042,237
Males, 15 Years and Over63,391100%, see rank3,681,614120,789,875
Never Married16,36025.81%, see rank32.82%35.08%
Married38,96961.47%, see rank55.55%52.93%
Widowed1,6572.61%, see rank2.48%2.53%
Divorced6,40510.10%, see rank9.15%9.46%
Females, 15 Years and Over67,319100%, see rank3,968,076127,252,362
Never Married13,30619.77%, see rank26.93%28.74%
Married38,11956.62%, see rank51.62%49.95%
Widowed7,35810.93%, see rank9.83%9.34%
Divorced8,53612.68%, see rank11.62%11.97%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Thomasville, Lexington Area%North CarolinaU.S.
Native155,27895.48%, see rank92.47%87.13%
Born in the State of Residence117,33272.15%, see rank58.06%58.71%
Born in Different State37,13122.83%, see rank33.38%27.04%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
8150.50%, see rank1.03%1.38%
Foreign Born7,3504.52%, see rank7.53%12.87%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship1,7601.08%, see rank2.31%5.71%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship5,5903.44%, see rank5.22%7.16%
Born In Europe3630.22%, see rank0.82%1.56%
Born In Asia1,4350.88%, see rank1.73%3.67%
Born In Africa4040.25%, see rank0.43%0.51%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.03%0.07%
Born In Latin America5,0183.09%, see rank4.36%6.79%
Born In Northern America1300.08%, see rank0.17%0.26%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Thomasville, Lexington Area%North CarolinaU.S.
English60,23893.10%, see rank89.42%79.64%
Spanish3,1054.80%, see rank6.45%11.57%
Other Indo-European Languages5390.83%, see rank2.16%4.61%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages5470.85%, see rank1.46%3.24%
Other2700.42%, see rank0.51%0.94%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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