Thomaston, New York

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Thomaston, New York

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High Points

Thomaston strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New York):

Category Trophy
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Thomaston Public Transportation Use
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Thomaston Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Thomaston Well-Paid Single Women
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Thomaston College Educated Adults
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Thomaston Median Family Income
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Thomaston Racial Diversity
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Thomaston People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Thomaston Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Thomaston, New York

Comparing Thomaston to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New York (State):

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 10 10
Racial Diversity 10 10
Age of the Population 8 9
Senior Citizens 7 8
Female Share of the Population 6 6
Male Share of the Population 5 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 5


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 10 10
College Educated Adults 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 10 8
People Above Poverty 9 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 10
Working at Home 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 4 4
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 6
People Living Alone 3 4
Housing Recently Built 2 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 2
Affordability of Rents 1 1

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Thomaston Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 7 miles NW of Hempstead, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 14 miles E of New York, New York
County Nassau
Standard Zip Codes 11021
Phone Area Codes 516
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.786
Longitude -73.714

Thomaston Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.3 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 38 F
Apr Temp 41 to 58 F
Jul Temp 66 to 83 F
Oct Temp 47 to 63 F
Annual Precip 46.3 inches
Distance 8.9 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 39 F
Apr Temp 44 to 60 F
Jul Temp 70 to 85 F
Oct Temp 51 to 65 F
Annual Precip 44.3 inches
Distance 10.9 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 39 F
Apr Temp 42 to 59 F
Jul Temp 67 to 83 F
Oct Temp 49 to 64 F
Annual Precip 42.4 inches
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Thomaston Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,607 100%
Male 1,247 47.8%
Female 1,360 52.2%
Under 18 611 23.4%
18+ 1,996 76.6%
65+ 452 17.3%
Median Age 41.5
Average Family Size 3.12
White 2,114 81.1%
African-American 22 0.8%
Asian 357 13.7%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0%
Other 62 2.4%
Mixed Race 45 1.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 207 7.9%

Estimated Thomaston Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,580
Growth -27
Growth % -1%

Thomaston 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
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 28.7%
Russian 13.1%
Italian 7.4%
US/American 7.1%
Iranian 6.4%
Polish 6.2%
German 4.1%
Irish 4.1%
Eastern European 3.5%
Lithuanian 2.7%
Romanian 2.1%
English 2%
European 1.5%
French (except Basque) 1.5%
Austrian 1.3%
Moroccan 1.1%
Israeli 0.6%
Hungarian 0.6%
Lebanese 0.6%
Dutch 0.6%
Jamaican 0.5%
Armenian 0.5%
Bulgarian 0.4%
Scottish 0.3%
Yugoslavian 0.3%
Slovak 0.3%
Ukrainian 0.3%
Other Arab 0.3%
Trinidadian and Tobagonian 0.3%
Greek 0.2%
French Canadian 0.2%
Iraqi 0.2%
Turkish 0.2%
Egyptian 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
South African 0.2%
Carpatho Rusyn 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Allenwood (11021)

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)
Thomaston 2,607 $110,502
Great Neck Estates 2,756 $161,545
Kensington 1,209 $133,235
Lake Success 2,797 $145,562
Manhasset 8,362 $104,601
Russell Gardens 1,074 $142,636
University Gardens 4,138 $90,511
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