Fort Thompson is a city located in Buffalo County South Dakota. Fort Thompson has a 2020 population of 1,212. Fort Thompson is currently declining at a rate of -0.49% annually and its population has decreased by -0.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,224 in 2010.
The average household income in Fort Thompson is $34,411 with a poverty rate of 48.34%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $427 per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Fort Thompson is 25.7 years, 21.2 years for males, and 29.1 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Fort Thompsonwas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 47.06%.
92.09% of Fort Thompson residents speak only English, while 7.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 7.91% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Fort Thompson is Native, with 48.74% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Fort Thompson is Hispanic, with 30.36% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 13.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 41.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 56.94%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Fort Thompson
100.00% of Fort Thompson residents were born in the United States, with 93.73% having been born in South Dakota. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.