Thomaston, Maine Population 2024

2,101

Thomaston is a city located in Knox County Maine. Thomaston has a 2024 population of 2,101. Thomaston is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 4.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,018 in 2020.

The average household income in Thomaston is $62,178 with a poverty rate of 10.33%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Thomaston is 52.6 years, 38.5 years for males, and 63.6 years for females.

Thomaston Demographics

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

  • White: 85.01%
  • Other race: 10.57%
  • Native American: 2.19%
  • Black or African American: 1.29%
  • Two or more races: 0.95%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Maine
Land Area (mi²)
2.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
992.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.11% (83)
The current population of Thomaston, Maine is 2,101 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,018.

Thomaston, Maine Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,78685.01%
Other race22210.57%
Native American462.19%
Black or African American271.29%
Two or more races200.95%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Thomaston Population by Race

Thomaston Population Pyramid 2024

Thomaston Median Age

52.6

Total

38.5

Male

63.6

Female

Thomaston Adults

There are 1,711 adults, (655 of whom are seniors) in Thomaston.

Thomaston Age Dependency

99

Age Dependency Ratio

62

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Thomaston Sex Ratio

Female97746.5%
Male1,12453.5%

Thomaston Population by Age

Thomaston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9492.1962.137.9
Married3922.468713
Non Family3541.4958.841.2
Male1192.8328.671.4
Female842.957.192.9
showing: 5 rows

2.52

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

62.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Thomaston Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Thomaston Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Thomaston Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 23.49%.

Thomaston Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,220

Average Earnings

$51,056

Average Male

$33,409

Average Female

Thomaston Earnings by Educational Attainment

Thomaston Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Thomaston Language

89.22% of Thomaston residents speak only English, while 10.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.78% of the population.

Thomaston Language

Thomaston Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,77418210.26%
Other2223515.77%
Hispanic2343514.96%
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10.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.8%

Male Poverty Rate

21.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Thomaston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Thomaston is Other, with 15.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Thomaston is White, with 10.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.81%.

Thomaston Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College15.55%
Less Than 9th Grade11.2%
High School10.97%
Bachelors or Greater5.9%
showing: 4 rows

Thomaston Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed22.72%
Male Employed0.16%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Thomaston Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Thomaston Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Thomaston Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.0%

Male Marriage Rate

46.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Thomaston Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Thomaston Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Thomaston Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Thomaston Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

109

Number of Veterans

70

Male Veterans

39

Female Veterans

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Thomaston Veterans by War

count

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Thomaston Veterans by Age

count

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Thomaston Veterans by Race

Thomaston Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

27.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Thomaston Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.2%

Labor Force Participation

58.8%

Employment Rate

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

Thomaston Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Thomaston Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Thomaston Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

49.83%

Born in Thomaston

90.86%

Native Born

9.14%

Foreign Born

9.14%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.86% of Thomaston residents were born in the United States, with 49.83% having been born in Maine. 9.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Thomaston Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,101
20232,101
20222,101261.25%
20212,075572.82%
20202,018512.59%
20191,967-51-2.53%
20182,018241.2%
20171,994844.4%
20161,910-121-5.96%
20152,031-21-1.02%
20142,052-3-0.15%
20132,055190.93%
20122,036402%
20111,9961216.45%
20101,875
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Thomaston Population by Year