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People

Total Population 568
Male Share of the Population 50.2%
Female Share of the Population 49.8%
Senior Citizens 20.1%
Employed Population 16+ 266
Age of the Population 49

Families

% of people married 62.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.7%
Median Earnings25+ $32,917
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $23,077
Median Earnings With High School Degree $33,500

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,071
% Above Poverty Level 82.3%
% Below Poverty Level 17.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 8.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 37.3%
Median Gross Rent $525
Median House Value $47,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.8%
US/American 0%
English 2.5%
Irish 12.3%

Thompson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 79 miles SW of Rochester, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 114 miles S of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Winnebago
Standard Zip Codes 50478
Phone Area Codes 641
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.371
Longitude -93.773

Thompson Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station FOREST CITY 2 NNE
Distance 9.3 miles
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
Distance 26.9 miles
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
Distance 29.2 miles
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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Buffalo Center 877 $66,875
Crystal Lake 164 $46,528
Forest City 4,142 $59,543
Leland 290 $45,000

Thompson Public Libraries

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Thompson Public Library
"142 JACKSON ST N., PO BOX 81"
Thompson, Iowa
(641) 584-2829

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