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Thurston is a town in Steuben County, in the Corning metro area.
Thurston is in the Southern Tier region.
The community was named for William R. Thurston, landholder
The latitude of Thurston is 42.225N. The longitude is -77.278W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,634 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,309.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Thurston demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Steuben County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 14820 ZIP code.
17% of Thurston residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Thurston ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Thurston was $13,725, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Thurston residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Thurston, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $376. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $835.
Steuben County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Thurston political report.
The average commute time for Thurston workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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