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Thomaston, Connecticut - Basic Facts

The Thomaston Census Designated Place had a population of 1,937 as of July 1, 2016. Thomaston ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Connecticut. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Thomaston is located at latitude 41.6768 and longitude -73.083 in Litchfield County. The formal boundaries for the Thomaston Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Litchfield County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 381 feet.

The Thomaston Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2631577) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Thomaston Census Designated Place is located within Town of Thomaston, a minor civil division (MCD) of Litchfield County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Thomaston population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Thomaston: Church Hollow, Plymouth Hollow, Thomas Town.

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Thomaston, CT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,937
Population in Households 1,937
Population in Familes 1,487
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,897
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 880
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 525
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 979 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 452 (46.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 428 (43.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 99 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $219,415
Average Home Value $219,013


Median Household Income $53,215
Average Household Income $68,233
Per Capita Income $29,379
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.22% -0.02%
Households 0.29% 0.05%
Families 1.38% -0.04%
Median Household Income   -0.73%
Per Capita Income   0.96%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Thomaston, CT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Thomaston to the other 142 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Connecticut by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 102 29th
Population Density1 # 54 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 117 18th
Median Household Income # 108 25th
Per Capita Income # 111 23rd

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