Thomaston is a tiny town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 400 people and just one neighborhood, Thomaston is the 354th largest community in Alabama.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Thomaston is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Thomaston is a town of professionals, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Thomaston who work in teaching (18.12%), office and administrative support (15.22%) and healthcare suport services (14.49%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Thomaston is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Thomaston has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Thomaston has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Thomaston than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Thomaston may be for you.
As is often the case in a small town, Thomaston doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.