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
The overall crime rate in Thomson 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.
Residents will find that the village 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, Thomson is worth considering.
As is often the case in a small village, Thomson doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.