Thompsonville, Illinois

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Thompsonville, Illinois

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High Points

Thompsonville strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Illinois):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Thompsonville Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 18% Thompsonville Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Thompsonville, Illinois

Comparing Thompsonville to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Illinois (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 8
Male Share of the Population 7 7
Age of the Population 6 7
Senior Citizens 5 6
Female Share of the Population 4 4
Well-Paid Single Men 3 1
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 8
Average Household Size 7 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 3 2
People Above Poverty 3 1
Median Family Income 3 1
College Educated Adults 3 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Public Transportation Use 3 2
Short Commute Times 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 9
Housing Recently Built 6 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 4
People Living Alone 3 3

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Thompsonville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 65 miles W of Evansville, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 96 miles SE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Franklin
Standard Zip Codes 62890
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.917
Longitude -88.762

Thompsonville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station BENTON 2 N
Distance 11.6 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 39 F
Apr Temp 45 to 67 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 45 to 69 F
Annual Precip 43.1 inches
Station MARION 4 NNE
Distance 12.9 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 38 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 43 to 68 F
Annual Precip 46.9 inches
Distance 16.3 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 39 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 66 to 89 F
Oct Temp 43 to 70 F
Annual Precip 43.9 inches
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Thompsonville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 571 100%
Male 279 48.9%
Female 292 51.1%
Under 18 134 23.5%
18+ 437 76.5%
65+ 87 15.2%
Median Age 38.3
Average Family Size 2.96
White 564 98.8%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.4%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 5 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 0.7%

Estimated Thompsonville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 593
Growth 22
Growth % 3.9%

Thompsonville Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 31.3%
German 16.8%
Irish 12.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.2%
Dutch 7.6%
English 6.5%
French (except Basque) 4.9%
Lithuanian 2.4%
Italian 2.2%
Scotch-Irish 1.6%
Greek 1.4%
Russian 1.4%
Scottish 0.8%
Welsh 0.5%
Swedish 0.5%
Canadian 0.5%
Czech 0.5%
Polish 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Thompsonville, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Cave (62890)
Corinth (62890)
Parrish (62890)
West End (62890)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Thompsonville 571 $33,750
Benton 6,880 $35,339
Galatia 1,013 $30,833
Johnston City 3,557 $32,363
Orient 296 $22,188
West City 716 $28,155
West Frankfort 8,196 $34,432
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Thompsonville High Schools (2004)

Serves 106 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.5

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