Thomson, Illinois Population 2021

547
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Thomson is a city located in Carroll County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 547, it is the 836th largest city in Illinois and the 12928th largest city in the United States . Thomson is currently declining at a rate of -0.36% annually and its population has decreased by -7.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 590 in 2010. Thomson reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Thomson has a population density of 224 people per square mile.

The average household income in Thomson is $57,486 with a poverty rate of 13.33%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $785 per month, and the median house value is $115,800. The median age in Thomson is 45.9 years, 45 years for males, and 56.9 years for females.

Thomson Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Thomsonwas:

  • White: 82.06%
  • Black or African American: 14.50%
  • Other race: 3.44%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Thomson, Illinois is 547 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 551.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 590.

Thomson, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White43082.06%
Black or African American7614.50%
Some Other Race183.44%
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Thomson Population by Race

Thomson Population Pyramid $2021

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Thomson Median Age

45.9


Total

45


Male

56.9


Female

Thomson Adults

There are 469 adults, (126 of whom are seniors) in Thomson.

Thomson Age Dependency

52.8

Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

16

Child Dependency Ratio

Thomson Sex Ratio

Female

205

39.12%

Male

319

60.88%

Thomson Population by Age

Thomson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Thomson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male0%0%
Female55%45%
Non Family68.8%31.2%
All71.5%28.5%
Married77.5%22.5%

71.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Thomson Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1862.0271.5
Married892.6177.5
Non Family771.0668.8
Female203.0555
Male00

2.66

Average Family Size

2.02

Average Household Size

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Thomson Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade81.83%
9th to 12th Grade6815.53%
High School Graduate18442.01%
Some College7817.81%
Associates Degree132.97%
Bachelors Degree6314.38%
Graduate Degree245.48%
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Thomson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Thomson Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White34430466
Black764021
Hispanic1818
Other Race1818

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 27.63%.

Thomson Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,115$25,972$32,788
Less Than 9th Grade$26,071$26,071$
High School Graduate$25,625$$26,875
Some College$33,250$$33,500
Bachelors Degree$22,969$$16,250
Graduate Degree$43,750$$41,250

$27,115

Average Earnings

$25,972

Average Male

$32,788

Average Female

Thomson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Thomson Language by Age

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Thomson Language

94.57% of Thomson residents speak only English, while 5.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.65% of the population.

Thomson Language

Thomson Poverty by Race

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13.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.71%

Male Poverty Rate

12.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Thomson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Thomson is White, with 13.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Thomson is White, with 13.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.77%.

Thomson Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.50%
High School9.68%
Some College8.47%
Bachelors or Greater3.03%

Thomson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Employed9.78%
Female Employed8.54%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Thomson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Thomson Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,375$57,486
Families$62,344$71,323
Married Families$63,750-
Non Families$24,583$37,899
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Income by Household Type

Thomson Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.2%

Male Marriage Rate

54.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Thomson Married by Age and Sex

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Thomson 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 45-54.

Thomson Marital Status by Race

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Thomson Marital Status

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60

Number of Veterans

60

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam32
First Gulf War6
Korea5
Second Gulf War2
World War II

Thomson Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6429
75+12
65 to 7411
35 to 548
18 to 34

Thomson Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3910.40%
Black2127.63%

Thomson Veterans by Race

Thomson Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Thomson Veterans by Education

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38.2%

Labor Force Participation

36.7%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Thomson Employment by Age

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Thomson Employment by Race

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Thomson 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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57.82%

Born in Thomson

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Thomson residents were born in the United States, with 57.82% having been born in Illinois. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Thomson Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021547-2-0.36%
2020549-2-0.36%
2019551-2-0.36%
2018553-6-1.07%
2017559-5-0.89%
20165640.00%
2015564-5-0.88%
2014569-5-0.87%
2013574-7-1.20%
2012581-5-0.85%
2011586-6-1.01%
20105920.00%

Thomson Population by Year