Thurston, Ohio Population 2024

604

Thurston is a city located in Fairfield County and Licking County Ohio. Thurston has a 2024 population of 604. Thurston is currently declining at a rate of -0.17% annually and its population has decreased by -0.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 607 in 2020.

The average household income in Thurston is $50,461 with a poverty rate of 14.14%. The median age in Thurston is 36.5 years: 41.1 years for males, and 33.2 years for females.

Thurston Demographics

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

  • White: 91.8%
  • Two or more races: 8.2%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
State
Ohio
Land Area (mi²)
0.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,493.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.49% (-3)
The current population of Thurston, Ohio is 604 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 607.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White44891.8%
Two or more races408.2%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Thurston Population by Race

Thurston Population Pyramid 2024

Thurston Median Age

36.5

Total

41.1

Male

33.2

Female

Thurston Adults

There are 350 adults, (69 of whom are seniors) in Thurston.

Thurston Age Dependency

73.7

Age Dependency Ratio

24.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Thurston Sex Ratio

Female23948.98%
Male24951.02%

Thurston Population by Age

Thurston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1742.868.431.6
Married913.7172.527.5
Non Family621.4761.338.7
Female142.578.621.4
Male73.4357.142.9

3.48

Average Family Size

2.8

Average Household Size

68.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Thurston Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade257.53%
Associates Degree144.22%
Bachelors Degree236.93%
Graduate Degree72.11%
High School Graduate16349.1%
Less Than 9th Grade41.2%
Some College9628.92%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Thurston Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Thurston Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White32229530
2+ Races1080

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.61%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 9.32%.

Thurston Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$43,750$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$25,750$30,625$19,792
Less Than 9th Grade$23,393$23,750$0
Overall$33,958$36,111$25,357
Some College$37,050$0$0

$33,958

Average Earnings

$36,111

Average Male

$25,357

Average Female

Thurston Earnings by Educational Attainment

Thurston Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Thurston Language

99.53% of Thurston residents speak only English, while 0.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.47% of the population.

Thurston Language

Thurston Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4454610.34%
Multiple402357.5%

14.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.45%

Male Poverty Rate

15.9%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Thurston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Thurston is Multiple, with 57.5% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Thurston is White, with 10.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 38.1%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.44%.

Thurston Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater46.67%
High School17.18%
Less Than 9th Grade13.79%
Some College1.82%

Thurston Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed8.03%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed13.73%
Female Unemployed0%

Thurston Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Thurston Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$60,833$62,948
Households$45,833$50,461
Married Families$67,917$-999,999,999
Non Families$23,750$25,895

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Thurston Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.7%

Male Marriage Rate

49.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Thurston Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Thurston Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Thurston Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Thurston Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

20

Number of Veterans

20

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War9
Korea6
Second Gulf War5
Vietnam1
World War II0

Thurston Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 648
75+7
35 to 543
18 to 342
65 to 740

Thurston Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White206.01%

Thurston Veterans by Race

Thurston Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

60%

Veteran Disability Rate

Thurston Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.9%

Labor Force Participation

51.9%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Thurston Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Thurston Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Thurston 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

81.97%

Born in Thurston

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Thurston residents were born in the United States, with 81.97% having been born in Ohio. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Thurston Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202960100%
2028601-1-0.17%
2027602-1-0.17%
202660300%
2025603-1-0.17%
2024604-1-0.17%
202360530.5%
2022602-1-0.17%
2021603-4-0.66%
202060730.5%
2019604-3-0.49%
201860710.17%
201760630.5%
201660300%
201560310.17%
201460220.33%
2013600-3-0.5%
2012603-1-0.17%
2011604-1-0.17%
201060500%

Thurston Population by Year