Thomson, Carroll County, Illinois

Thomson: Town in Illinois, USA

About

Thomson is a town located in the county of Carroll in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 590 and a population density of 95 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 548 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Thomson

Population : 548 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Carroll County
Postal code : 61285
Area : 6.2 km2
Altitude : 1,959 feet / 597 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 20:07:22 (31st January 2023)
Density : 88 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -7.66% (2010-2020)

Geography

Thomson is located at 41°57'32"N 90°5'57"W (41.9589200, -90.0992900).

Thomson map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Thomson decreased by 7.66% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 590 - census
2011 586 -0.68% estimation process
2012 581 -0.86% estimation process
2013 574 -1.22% estimation process
2014 569 -0.88% estimation process
2015 564 -0.89% estimation process
2016 564 0% estimation process
2017 559 -0.89% estimation process
2018 553 -1.08% estimation process
2019 551 -0.36% estimation process
2020 548 -0.55% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 12,476
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 12,072
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 3.3%
April 1, 2020 Population : 12,844
April 1, 2010 Population : 12,072
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.5%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 23.6%
People over 65 (%) : 11.8%
Female persons, % : 50.8%
White only, percent : 87.6%
Black or African American alone, percent : 2.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.9%
Asians alone % : 1.5%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 4.8%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 29.6%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 62.1%
2015-2019 Veterans : 945
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 10.7%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 45.4%

Thomson zip code is 61285. County name: Carroll, County fips: 17015

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 45.4%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $207,200
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,527
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $439
2015-2019 median gross rent : $933
2015-2019 Households : 4,756
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.47
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 77.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.1%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 86.3%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 80.7%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 83.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 13.7%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 11.0%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 8.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 58.8%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 56.0%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 33,185
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 359,780
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 12,213
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 232,819
2012 total retail sales per capita : $19,159
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 22.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $44,839
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $22,891
Percentage of people living in poverty : 19.7%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 858
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 434
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 291
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 215
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 590
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 177
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 627
2010 population per square mile : 3,485.1
2010 land area in square miles : 3.46

Schools in Thomson

College & universities near Thomson, IL

Code Name City ZIP
147396 Morrison Institute of Technology Morrison (IL) 61270-2959

Stations (9)

Amtrak & bus stations near Thomson, IL

Code Name Address Type
DVP Davenport, Iowa 304 West River Drive BUS
RKI Rock Island, IL 3500 5th Avenue BUS
MLI Moline, Illinois 1200 River Drive BUS
KEE Kewanee Loomis and North Tremont Sts. RAIL
PCT Princeton 107 Bicentennial Dr. RAIL

Post offices near Thomson

Post Office Name City ZIP
Thomson Post Office Thomson (IL) 61285

Other places with the same name (3)

  • Thomson , Georgia city in and the county seat of McDuffie County, Georgia, United States with a population of 6,463 people.
  • Thomson , Minnesota city in Minnesota, USA with a population of 5,163 people.

Other cities in Carroll County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Carroll County , IL.

City Name Population Title
Blackhawk 9,587 Unincorporated community in Illinois
Savanna 2,777 Town in Illinois
Mount Carroll 1,562 City in Illinois
Lanark 1,321 City in Illinois, United States
Milledgeville 946 Human settlement in Carroll County, Illinois, USA
Shannon 684 Village in Carroll County, Illinois, USA
Chadwick 516 American settlement
Elkhorn Grove 216 Unincorporated community in Illinois