For population 25 years and over in Thompson:
For population 15 years and over in Thompson borough:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,727 (2.1%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Union, NY (31.3 miles , pop. 56,298).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (104.2 miles , pop. 273,546).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (115.4 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Starrucca borough, PA (2.0 miles ), Susquehanna Depot borough, PA (2.7 miles ), Lanesboro borough, PA (2.8 miles ), Union Dale borough, PA (3.2 miles ), New Milford borough, PA (3.3 miles ), Hancock, NY (3.7 miles ), Hallstead borough, PA (3.7 miles ), Great Bend borough, PA (3.7 miles ).
Latitude: 41.86 N, Longitude: 75.52 W
Area code: 570
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +7 (+2.4%).
Work and jobs in Thompson: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Thompson, Pennsylvania
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Thompson-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 32% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/2/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.0 miles away from the Thompson borough center killed 2 people and injured 15 people and caused $2 million in damages.
On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 30.5 miles away from the borough center injured 12 people and caused $3 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Thompson-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 68.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 89.5 miles away from Thompson 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 88.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Susquehanna County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Thompson:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Thompson and their reported violations in the past:JEFFERSON TRAILSIDE INN (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Thompson that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 23.2%
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Thompson compared to Pennsylvania state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Thompson borough (based on Susquehanna County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.57%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 15
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
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Thompson government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
5.05% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($40,383 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.39% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,119 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 0 meters
Total average daily traffic: 258
Total average daily truck traffic: 25
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 327
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:6
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3
FAA Registered Aircraft:15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Thompson)
Businesses in Thompson, PA