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Thurston, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Thurston had a population of 608 as of July 1, 2017. Thurston ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Thurston is located at latitude 39.8427 and longitude -82.5446 in Fairfield County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Thurston (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Fairfield County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 886 feet.

The Village of Thurston (GNIS ID: 2399978) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Thurston is located within Township of Walnut, a minor civil division (MCD) of Fairfield County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Thurston population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Thurston, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 608
Daytime Population: Workers 104
Daytime Population: Residents 315
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 419
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.69
Population in Households 605
Population in Familes 497
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 2,339
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $59,161
Average Household Income $73,946
Per Capita Income $28,105


Total Housing Units 239 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 166 (69.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 54 (22.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $186,905
Average Home Value $205,873


Total Households 220
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 158
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.09% 0.23%
Households 0.06% 0.18%
Families 0.54% 0.13%
Median Household Income   4.0%
Per Capita Income   3.66%

Thurston, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Thurston to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 798 34th
Population Density # 181 85th
Diversity Index # 558 54th
Median Household Income # 344 72nd
Per Capita Income # 363 70th

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