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Population (year 2000): 8,878. Estimated population in July 2005: 9,345 (+5.3% change)
Males: 4,437 (50.0%), Females: 4,441 (50.0%)

Windham County

Median resident age: 38.5 years
Median household income: $46,065 (year 2000)
Median house value: $119,400 (year 2000)

Thompson, CT residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Thompson:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.5%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: French (27.6%), Polish (16.3%), French Canadian (15.4%), Irish (14.7%), English (14.1%), Italian (9.9%).

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Elevation: 584 feet

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For population 25 years and over in Thompson

  • High school or higher: 80.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Thompson town

  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 59.6%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

2.0% Foreign born




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MA Worcester, (21.8 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MA Boston, (58.8 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (165.7 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Grosvenor Dale, CT (2.9 miles North District, CT Putnam (4.0 miles CT (4.4 miles Putnam, MA Webster, (6.3 miles CT (6.4 miles Quinebaug, Woodstock, CT (6.7 miles South MA Dudley, (7.6 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 26 buildings, average cost: $82,700
  • 1997: 19 buildings, average cost: $78,400
  • 1998: 23 buildings, average cost: $97,100
  • 1999: 39 buildings, average cost: $108,800
  • 2000: 26 buildings, average cost: $147,800
  • 2001: 47 buildings, average cost: $126,400
  • 2002: 40 buildings, average cost: $154,700
  • 2003: 33 buildings, average cost: $156,900
  • 2004: 44 buildings, average cost: $162,500
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $155,800

Latitude: 41.96 N, Longitude: 71.86 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 860

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.7%), Manufacturing (19.6%), Retail trade (11.9%).

Average climate in Thompson, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Thompson-area historical tornado activity is near Connecticut state average. It is 19% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 33.4 miles away from the Thompson city center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.0 miles away from the city center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


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Hospitals/medical centers near Thompson:
  • DAY KIMBALL HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; PUTNAM, CT)
  • HUBBARD REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; WEBSTER, MA)
  • HARRINGTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 15 miles; SOUTHBRIDGE, MA)

Political contributions by individuals in Thompson, CT

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Thompson:
  • WORCESTER REGIONAL (about 22 miles; WORCESTER, MA; ID: ORH)
  • THEODORE FRANCIS GREEN STATE (about 36 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; ID: PVD)
  • GROTON-NEW LONDON (about 46 miles; GROTON NEW LONDON, CT; ID: GON)
Other public-use airports nearest to Thompson:
  • DANIELSON (about 11 miles; DANIELSON, CT; ID: 5B3)
  • TOUTANT (about 13 miles; PUTNAM, CT; ID: C44)
  • OXFORD (about 14 miles; OXFORD, MA; ID: 43M)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Thompson:
  • COLLEGE OF THE HOLY CROSS (about 21 miles; WORCESTER, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,808)
  • CLARK UNIVERSITY (about 21 miles; WORCESTER, MA; FT enrollment: 2,563)
  • WORCESTER STATE COLLEGE (about 22 miles; WORCESTER, MA; FT enrollment: 3,846)
  • WORCESTER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE (about 22 miles; WORCESTER, MA; FT enrollment: 3,426)
  • ASSUMPTION COLLEGE (about 22 miles; WORCESTER, MA; FT enrollment: 2,356)
  • BRYANT COLLEGE (about 25 miles; SMITHFIELD, RI; FT enrollment: 2,926)
  • QUINSIGAMOND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 25 miles; WORCESTER, MA; FT enrollment: 3,359)
Private high school in Thompson:
  • MARIANAPOLIS PREP SCHOOL (Students: 224; Location: P.O. BOX 368; Grades: 9 - 12)
Library in Thompson:
  • THOMPSON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $261,642; Location: 934 RIVERSIDE DRIVE; 40,791 books; 1,175 audio materials; 1,532 video materials; 139 serial subscriptions)

Thompson compared to Connecticut state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Thompson:
  • WINY (1350 AM; 5 kW; PUTNAM, CT; Owner: OSBREY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGFP (940 AM; 1 kW; WEBSTER, MA; Owner: CHOWDER BROADCAST GROUP LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTAG (580 AM; 5 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WORC (1310 AM; 5 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CHOWDER BROADCAST GROUP LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Thompson:
  • WWFX (100.1 FM; SOUTHBRIDGE, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WORC-FM (98.9 FM; WEBSTER, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBVC (91.1 FM; POMFRET, CT; Owner: POMFRET SCHOOL)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSRS (96.1 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYCM (90.1 FM; CHARLTON, MA; Owner: BAY PATH VOCATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL)
  • WWRX-FM (103.7 FM; WESTERLY, RI; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WWKX (106.3 FM; WOONSOCKET, RI; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPRO-FM (92.3 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WICN (90.5 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: WICN PUBLIC RADIO, INC)
  • WWLI (105.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSKO-FM (99.7 FM; WAKEFIELD-PEACEDALE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHUS (91.7 FM; STORRS, CT; Owner: THE BD. OF TRUSTEES, THE UNIV. OF CT)
  • WILI-FM (98.3 FM; WILLIMANTIC, CT; Owner: NUTMEG BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBPR (91.9 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WNRC (95.1 FM; DUDLEY, MA; Owner: NICHOLS COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Thompson:
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WRIW-LP (Channel 50; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: ZGS PROVIDENCE, INC.)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCRN-LP (Channel 34; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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