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Thomson is a township in Carlton County, in the Duluth metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Thomson. For links to other places called Thomson, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Thomson is 46.712N. The longitude is -92.362W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,165 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 4,361.
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16% of Thomson residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Thomson ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Thomson was $20,045, compared with $21,587 nationally.
21% of Thomson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Thomson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $425. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $954.
Carlton County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Thomson political report.
The average commute time for Thomson workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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