Thomaston, Connecticut Population 2021

7,461
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Thomaston is a city located in Litchfield County Connecticut. Thomaston has a 2020 population of 7,461. Thomaston is currently declining at a rate of -0.49% annually and its population has decreased by -5.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,889 in 2010. Thomaston reached it's highest population of 7,889 in 2010.

The average household income in Thomaston is $87,766 with a poverty rate of 6.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,010 per month, and the median house value is $219,800. The median age in Thomaston is 45.8 years, 45 years for males, and 47.1 years for females.

Thomaston Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Thomaston was:

  • White: 98.34%
  • Asian: 0.78%
  • Black or African American: 0.55%
  • Two or more races: 0.32%
  • Other race: 0.01%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Thomaston, Connecticut is 7,461 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,572.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,889.

Thomaston, Connecticut Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,47398.34%
Asian590.78%
Black or African American420.55%
Two or More Races240.32%
Some Other Race10.01%
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Thomaston Population by Race

Thomaston Population Pyramid $2021

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Thomaston Median Age

45.8


Total

45


Male

47.1


Female

Thomaston Adults

There are 6,171 adults, (1,312 of whom are seniors) in Thomaston.

Thomaston Age Dependency

56.4

Age Dependency Ratio

27

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Thomaston Sex Ratio

Female

3,766

49.56%

Male

3,833

50.44%

Thomaston Population by Age

Thomaston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Thomaston Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.9%11.1%
Female80.5%19.5%
All75.1%24.9%
Male57.6%42.4%
Non Family56.9%43.1%

75.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Thomaston Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,1572.475.1
Married1,6602.9988.9
Non Family1,1181.1956.9
Male2053.8857.6
Female1742.8780.5

2.95

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

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Thomaston Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade701.27%
9th to 12th Grade2885.24%
High School Graduate2,02836.91%
Some College1,03518.84%
Associates Degree55310.07%
Bachelors Degree90916.55%
Graduate Degree61111.12%
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Thomaston Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Thomaston Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,3374,9811,433
Hispanic979753
Black262413
Asian212121
2+ Races1313

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Thomaston Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$49,474$58,087$41,719
Less Than 9th Grade$46,276$46,480$
High School Graduate$43,650$52,841$33,291
Some College$48,469$62,900$40,234
Bachelors Degree$64,647$75,489$51,250
Graduate Degree$71,860$108,063$67,557

$49,474

Average Earnings

$58,087

Average Male

$41,719

Average Female

Thomaston Earnings by Educational Attainment

Thomaston Language by Age

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Thomaston Language

97.28% of Thomaston residents speak only English, while 2.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.93% of the population.

Thomaston Language

Thomaston Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,2174195.81%
Hispanic2365121.61%
Asian593864.41%
Black3837.89%

6.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.86%

Male Poverty Rate

5.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Thomaston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Thomaston is Asian, with 64.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Thomaston is White, with 5.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.21%.

Thomaston Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade9.78%
Some College7.49%
High School5.87%
Bachelors or Greater5.20%

Thomaston Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed13.89%
Female Unemployed8.96%
Male Employed0.80%
Female Employed0.72%

Thomaston Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Thomaston Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$68,539$87,766
Families$92,480$106,459
Married Families$107,701-
Non Families$38,947$47,409
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Income by Household Type

Thomaston Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.9%

Male Marriage Rate

54.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Thomaston Married by Age and Sex

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Thomaston Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Thomaston Marital Status by Race

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Thomaston Marital Status

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466

Number of Veterans

408

Male Veterans

58

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam190
Second Gulf War69
First Gulf War52
Korea46
World War II9

Thomaston Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+175
55 to 6495
65 to 7489
35 to 5461
18 to 3446

Thomaston Veterans by Age

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Thomaston Veterans by Race

Thomaston Veterans by Education

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3.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Thomaston Veterans by Education

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68.7%

Labor Force Participation

66.5%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Thomaston Employment by Age

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Thomaston Employment by Race

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Thomaston Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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83.23%

Born in Thomaston

96.59%

Native Born

3.41%

Foreign Born

0.92%

Non Citizen

2.49%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.59% of Thomaston residents were born in the United States, with 83.23% having been born in Connecticut. 0.92% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Thomaston Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20217,461-37-0.49%
20207,498-37-0.49%
20197,535-37-0.49%
20187,572-23-0.30%
20177,595-25-0.33%
20167,620-37-0.48%
20157,657-52-0.67%
20147,709-62-0.80%
20137,771-35-0.45%
20127,806-54-0.69%
20117,860-29-0.37%
20107,8890.00%

Thomaston Population by Year