Thomson is a tiny village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 565 people and just one neighborhood, Thomson is the 733rd largest community in Illinois.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Thomson is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 43.95% of the Thomson workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Thomson is a village of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Thomson who work in office and administrative support (10.83%), sales jobs (9.24%) and management occupations (6.37%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Thomson’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
It is a fairly quiet village 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!) Thomson 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. Thomson has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Thomson than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Thomson may be for you.
Thomson is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.