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 (16.94%), healthcare (9.92%), and management occupations (9.15%).
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Thompson is worth considering.
The population of Thompson overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Thompson, 24.85% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Thompson in 2010 was $33,643, which is lower middle income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $134,572 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 Asian. 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.