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Thompson is a town in Windham County, in the Willimantic metro area.
The community was named after Sir Robert Thompson, English landholder
The latitude of Thompson is 41.984N. The longitude is -71.878W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 469 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 8,878.
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5% of Thompson residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Thompson ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Thompson was $21,003, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Thompson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Thompson include Thompson Hill Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Thompson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $426. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,001.
Libraries in Thompson include Thompson Public Library ... View libraries
The average commute time for Thompson workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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