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Thomaston, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Thomaston is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Nassau County at latitude 40.7875 and longitude -73.7151. Nassau County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 200 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Thomaston, but most people and references simply refer to it as Thomaston, New York.

The P1 Census Class Code for Thomaston indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Thomaston (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Village of Thomaston, NY Boundary Map


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Thomaston, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,529
Population in Households 2,527
Population in Familes 2,252
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 6,206
Diversity Index2 56
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 929
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 706
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,018 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 763 (75.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 167 (16.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 89 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $772,088
Average Home Value $767,376
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $163,681
Average Household Income $210,991
Per Capita Income $75,996
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.8% -0.33%
Households -0.72% -0.28%
Families -0.17% -0.34%
Median Household Income   4.09%
Per Capita Income   4.49%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Thomaston, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Thomaston to the other 1,189 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 538 55th
Population Density1 # 86 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 158 87th
Median Household Income # 53 96th
Per Capita Income # 42 97th

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