Thurston, Ohio

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Thurston, Ohio

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 16% Thurston Affordability of Property Taxes
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Thurston Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Thurston, Ohio

Comparing Thurston to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Ohio (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 8
Female Share of the Population 4 3
Senior Citizens 3 3
Age of the Population 3 3
Well-Paid Single Men 2 1
Racial Diversity 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 9
Portion of People Married 5 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 6 4
People in Middle Class or Better 3 2
Median Family Income 2 1
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 8
Working at Home 8 9
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 7
Affordability of Rents 4 5
People Living Alone 3 3
Housing Recently Built 3 4

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Thurston Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 25 miles E of Columbus, Ohio
County Fairfield
Metro Area Columbus
P.O. Box Zip Codes 43157
Phone Area Codes 740
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.84
Longitude -82.546

Thurston Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.7 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 36.5 inches
Distance 20.4 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 36 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 44 to 65 F
Annual Precip 38.5 inches
Distance 32.3 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 33 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 41.2 inches
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Thurston Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 555 100%
Male 272 49%
Female 283 51%
Under 18 165 29.7%
18+ 390 70.3%
65+ 64 11.5%
Median Age 34.2
Average Family Size 3.12
White 533 96%
African-American 1 0.2%
Asian 2 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 9 1.6%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 10 1.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.2%

Estimated Thurston Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 611
Growth 56
Growth % 10.1%

Thurston 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 37.8%
German 20.5%
Irish 15.9%
English 7.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.8%
Scotch-Irish 6.3%
Dutch 1.7%
Welsh 1.2%
Scottish 1.2%
Italian 1.2%
Russian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Thurston 555 $30,000
Baltimore 2,881 $46,780
Buckeye Lake 3,049 $33,800
Millersport 963 $47,596
Pleasantville 877 $34,375
Thornville 731 $51,641
West Rushville 132 $56,500
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