Thompson is a somewhat small town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 9,290 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Thompson is the 102nd largest community in Connecticut.
Unlike some towns, Thompson isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Thompson are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Thompson is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Thompson who work in office and administrative support (17.26%), healthcare (10.28%), and management occupations (8.10%).
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Thompson has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Thompson a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
The education level of Thompson citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.83% of adults 25 and older in Thompson have a college degree.
The per capita income in Thompson in 2010 was $31,688, which is lower middle income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $126,752 for a family of four. However, Thompson contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Thompson home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Thompson residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Thompson include Irish, Polish, French Canadian, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Thompson is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Spanish.