Thompson Station, TN

Thompson Station is located 7 miles south of Franklin, adjacent to Spring Hill.  Incorporated in 1990 with a population of 791, a special census of Thompson Station was completed in 2000 with a total population of 1,283.

The area later to become Thompson Station was beginning to be settled as early as 1799 by pioneers, mostly from Virginia, and North Carolina. The pioneers had received land grants for service in the Revolutionary War. Some of the first families into the area were the James Bufords, Chapman Whites, Francis Giddens, and Hardy Murfrees.

In 1989, Spring Hill was chosen as the site of General Motors' new plant which would design and produce the Saturn automobile. Being so near Thompson Station, it has brought an explosion of residential developments to the area. In 1990 the town was incorporated to stop encroaching annexation from Spring Hill.

Today, Thompson Station is known for its sprawling farms and estate properties. Thompson's Station real estate is tough to find, but when a property does come on the market you've got to be quick and expect a bidding war.

Demographics

 

  Thompsons Station, TN 37179 National Average
Population of Thompsons Station 7566 11535
Median Age 32.3 years 37.47 years
Median Household Income $66735 $42350.95
Percentage of Single Households 25.3% 41.53%
Percentage of Married Households 74.7% 58.46%
Percentage Families (households with children) 45% 24.32%
Average Household Size 2.98 people 2.57 people
Percentage College or Better 28.1% 20.14%
Percentage White Collar 53.6% 47.14%

Cost of Living

  Thompsons Station, TN 37179 National Average
Cost of Living Index 96.8 99.52
Average Yearly Utility Cost 3159 3196.27
Average Household Total Consumer Expenditures $44158 per year $41075.28 per year
Average Household Education Expenditures $456 per year $450.93 per year
Average Household Entertainment Expenditures $2429 per year $2207.08 per year
Average Household Transportation Expenditures $1716 per year $1563.85 per year
Average Household Retail Expenditures $20099 per year $18600.46 per year
Average Household Non-RetailExpenditures $24059 per year $22474.81 per year

Quality of Life

  Thompsons Station, TN 37179 National Average
Average Winter High Temperature 46.1 degrees 41.29 degrees
Average Winter Low Temperature 26.2 degrees 22.88 degrees
Average Summer High Temperature 88.9 degrees 86.56 degrees
Average Summer Low Temperature 60.1 degrees 62.35 degrees
Average Annual Precipitation 54.6 inches 38.69 inches
Air Quality Index 52 44.59
Total Crime Index 2 3.60
Personal Crime Index 2 3.43
Culture Index 116 93.65