For population 25 years and over in Thomaston:
For population 15 years and over in Thomaston town:
224 residents are foreign born (1.5% Europe, 0.9% Asia, 0.5% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bristol, CT (7.7 miles , pop. 60,062).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (69.0 miles , pop. 222,611).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (79.8 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Plymouth, CT (1.8 miles ), Terryville, CT (2.0 miles ), Watertown, CT (2.2 miles ), Oakville, CT (2.3 miles ), Harwinton, CT (2.5 miles ), Bethlehem Village, CT (2.6 miles ), Morris, CT (2.6 miles ), Bethlehem, CT (2.7 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 41.67 N, Longitude: 73.08 W
Area code: 860
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Thomaston detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 13 (10 officers).
Work and jobs in Thomaston: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Thomaston, Connecticut
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Thomaston-area historical tornado activity is above Connecticut state average. It is 18% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.3 miles away from the Thomaston town center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
On 10/3/1979, a category F4 tornado 25.7 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Thomaston-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Connecticut state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 62.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 32.5 miles away from Thomaston center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 65.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1991 at 20:58:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 48.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/24/2007 at 01:56:48, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 2.7 LG, Depth: 9.3 mi) earthquake occurred 83.6 miles away from Thomaston center
On 3/22/1996 at 20:22:12, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 3.1 LG, Depth: 7.4 mi) earthquake occurred 95.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Litchfield County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Dan Phelan - Baseball player, Grattan O'Connell - Football player, Thomas James Reeves - Navy Medal of Honor recipient.
Medal of Honor Recipient born in Thomaston: Thomas James Reeves.
Hospitals/medical centers near Thomaston:
Heliports located in Thomaston:
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Local government website: www.munic.state.ct.us/THOMASTON/thomaston.htm#TOWN
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Thomaston:
Public high schools in Thomaston:
See full list of schools located in Thomaston, School District: THOMASTON SCHOOL DISTRICT
Public elementary/middle school in Thomaston:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.228. This is significantly better than average. There were 5 monitors within city limits.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.958. This is significantly better than average. There were 4 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 6.74. This is better than average. There were 5 monitors within city limits.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 33.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 6.31. This is significantly better than average. There were 5 monitors within city limits.
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
10 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
Thomaston compared to Connecticut state average:
Banks with branches in Thomaston (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Thomaston town (based on Litchfield County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.45%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 43
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 56
Number of full-service restaurants: 208
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.52% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($59,310 average adjusted gross income)
0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($113 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.65% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($50,397 average adjusted gross income)
0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($263 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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See more detailed statistics of Thomaston fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 41See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Thomaston, CT
Total length: 188 meters (617ft)
Total costs: $82,000
Total average daily traffic: 329,040
Total average daily truck traffic: 16,052
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Thomaston)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:6
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Thomaston)
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Thomaston, CT
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Total of 41 patent applications in 2008-2014.