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People

Total Population 818
Male Share of the Population 52.9%
Female Share of the Population 47.1%
Senior Citizens 17.4%
Employed Population 16+ 314
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 51.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.7%
Median Earnings25+ $27,650
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $14,583
Median Earnings With High School Degree $16,908

Wealth

Median Family Income $58,214
% Above Poverty Level 82%
% Below Poverty Level 18%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 27.8%
Median Gross Rent $650
Median House Value $95,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.8%
US/American 0%
English 8.1%
Irish 22.7%

Thomson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 38 miles NE of Davenport, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 126 miles W of Chicago, Illinois
County Carroll
Standard Zip Codes 61285
Phone Area Codes 815
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.958
Longitude -90.099

Thomson Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station FULTON L&D #13
Distance 4.8 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 26 F
Apr Temp 38 to 56 F
Jul Temp 64 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 59 F
Annual Precip 34.4 inches
Station MOUNT CARROLL
Distance 11.4 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 29 F
Apr Temp 35 to 60 F
Jul Temp 59 to 85 F
Oct Temp 36 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.8 inches
Station BELLEVUE L AND D 12
Distance 26.8 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 27 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 34.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Thompson (61285)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Albany 1,047 $67,059
Chadwick 454 $50,278
Fulton 3,538 $69,397

Thomson Public Libraries

Library
York Twp. P.l.
1005 WEST MAIN STREET
Thomson, Illinois
(815) 259-2480

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Thomson High Schools

THOMSON JR SR HIGH SCHOOL
801 SOUTH STREET
815-259-2735
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 181 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.7

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