Thompson strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Iowa):
Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
Short Commute Times
Comparing Thompson to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Iowa (State):
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|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Well-Paid Single Women|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Age of the Population|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|People Above Poverty|
|Median Family Income|
|College Educated Adults|
|Working at Home|
|Short Commute Times|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|People Living Alone|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Nearest Medium City||79 miles SW of Rochester, Minnesota (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||114 miles S of Minneapolis, Minnesota|
|Standard Zip Codes||50478|
|Phone Area Codes||641|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||FOREST CITY 2 NNE|
|Jan Temp||3 to 23 F|
|Apr Temp||34 to 57 F|
|Jul Temp||62 to 83 F|
|Oct Temp||38 to 61 F|
|Annual Precip||32.2 inches|
|Station||MASON CITY AP|
|Jan Temp||5 to 23 F|
|Apr Temp||36 to 57 F|
|Jul Temp||61 to 83 F|
|Oct Temp||37 to 60 F|
|Annual Precip||34.4 inches|
|Station||ALBERT LEA 3 SE|
|Jan Temp||2 to 21 F|
|Apr Temp||34 to 55 F|
|Jul Temp||61 to 82 F|
|Oct Temp||36 to 59 F|
|Annual Precip||33.1 inches|
|Average Family Size||2.76|
|American Indian & Alaskan||2||0.3%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||9||1.5%|
|Est. 2005 Population||567|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||4.2%|
|French (except Basque)||0.5%|
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