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People

Total Population463
Male Share of the Population48.6%
Female Share of the Population51.4%
Senior Citizens24%
Employed Population 16+222
Age of the Population52

Families

% of people married64.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher7.5%
Median Earnings25+$0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0

Wealth

Median Family Income$51,563
% Above Poverty Level85.9%
% Below Poverty Level14.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone43.7%
Median Gross Rent$433
Median House Value$48,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)16.2%
US/American0%
English2.6%
Irish5.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Thompson Almanac

CategoryValue
Nearest Medium City 79 miles SW of Rochester, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City114 miles S of Minneapolis, Minnesota
CountyWinnebago
Standard Zip Codes50478
Phone Area Codes641
Time ZoneCentral (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude43.371
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)

StationFOREST CITY 2 NNE
Distance9.3 miles
Jan Temp3 to 23 F
Apr Temp34 to 57 F
Jul Temp62 to 83 F
Oct Temp38 to 61 F
Annual Precip32.2 inches
StationMASON CITY AP
Distance26.9 miles
Jan Temp5 to 23 F
Apr Temp36 to 57 F
Jul Temp61 to 83 F
Oct Temp37 to 60 F
Annual Precip34.4 inches
StationALBERT LEA 3 SE
Distance29.2 miles
Jan Temp2 to 21 F
Apr Temp34 to 55 F
Jul Temp61 to 82 F
Oct Temp36 to 59 F
Annual Precip33.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Buffalo Center886$72,917
Crystal Lake185$43,750
Forest City4,110$59,637
Leland275$50,000

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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