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Thomaston, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Thomaston had a population of 2,662 as of July 1, 2017. Thomaston ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Thomaston is located at latitude 40.7875 and longitude -73.7151 in Nassau County. 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. Nassau County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 200 feet.

The Village of Thomaston (GNIS ID: 2391166) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Thomaston is located within Town of North Hempstead, a minor civil division (MCD) of Nassau County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Thomaston population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Thomaston, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,662
Daytime Population: Workers 1,034
Daytime Population: Residents 1,348
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,382
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 2,660
Population in Familes 2,371
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 6,533
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $146,681
Average Household Income $224,486
Per Capita Income $80,138


Total Housing Units 1,016 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 793 (78.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 175 (17.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $867,593
Average Home Value $872,948


Total Households 968
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 734
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.24% 0.25%
Households 0.14% 0.19%
Families 0.44% 0.14%
Median Household Income   1.0%
Per Capita Income   1.5%

Thomaston, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Thomaston to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 530 56th
Population Density # 80 93rd
Diversity Index # 158 87th
Median Household Income # 68 94th
Per Capita Income # 56 95th

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