Thurmont, MD
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Thurmont is a somewhat small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 6,454 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Thurmont is the 113th largest community in Maryland.

Thurmont is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Thurmont is a town of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Thurmont who work in office and administrative support (15.62%), teaching (9.08%), and sales jobs (6.51%).

Also of interest is that Thurmont has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One downside of living in Thurmont, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.21 minutes every day commuting to work.

The overall education level of Thurmont is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 26.60% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Thurmont in 2010 was $32,282, which is middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $129,128 for a family of four. However, Thurmont contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Thurmont home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Thurmont residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Thurmont include Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Thurmont is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.