Thomson is a city located in Carroll County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 1,814, it is the 517th largest city in Illinois and the 11478th largest city in the United States. Thomson is currently growing at a rate of 5.96% annually and its population has increased by 12.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,610 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Thomson has a population density of 744 people per square mile.
The average household income in Thomson is $57,486 with a poverty rate of 11.11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $728 per month, and the median house value is $118,800. The median age in Thomson is 45.9 years, 45 years for males, and 56.9 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Thomsonwas:
98.34% of Thomson residents speak only English, while 1.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.11% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Thomson is White, with 11.11% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Thomson is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.48%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Thomson
100.00% of Thomson residents were born in the United States, with 53.39% 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.