Thompson, Pennsylvania

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Thompson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 32 miles N of Scranton, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 104 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey
County Susquehanna
Standard Zip Codes 18465
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.863
Longitude -75.514

Thompson Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.6 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 28 F
Apr Temp 31 to 52 F
Jul Temp 54 to 76 F
Oct Temp 34 to 56 F
Annual Precip 48.8 inches
Distance 14.7 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 32 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 57 to 81 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 43.4 inches
Distance 33 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 32 F
Apr Temp 33 to 56 F
Jul Temp 57 to 81 F
Oct Temp 37 to 61 F
Annual Precip 38.2 inches
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Thompson Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 299 100%
Male 152 50.8%
Female 147 49.2%
Under 18 84 28.1%
18+ 215 71.9%
65+ 42 14%
Median Age 36.3
Average Family Size 3.09
White 288 96.3%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.3%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 10 3.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.3%

Estimated Thompson Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 286
Growth -13
Growth % -4.3%

Thompson 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
English 19.1%
US/American 19.1%
Irish 14.1%
German 11.4%
Italian 8.1%
Polish 7%
Scottish 5.4%
Dutch 3.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3%
Scotch-Irish 2.3%
Lithuanian 1.7%
Ukrainian 1.3%
Welsh 1%
Austrian 1%
Russian 0.7%
Pennsylvania German 0.7%
Yugoslavian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Thompson 299 $31,635
Great Bend 700 $39,464
Hallstead 1,216 $37,708
Lanesboro 588 $34,844
New Milford 878 $33,571
Starrucca 216 $37,750
Union Dale 368 $33,125
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