Fort Thompson, South Dakota Population 2022

1,212
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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.

Fort Thompson Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Fort Thompsonwas:

  • Native American: 97.73%
  • White: 1.33%
  • Two or more races: 0.71%
  • Black or African American: 0.24%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Fort Thompson, South Dakota is 1,212 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,224.

Fort Thompson, South Dakota Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White171.33%
Black or African American30.24%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,24697.73%
Two or More Races90.71%
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Fort Thompson Population by Race

Fort Thompson Population Pyramid 2022

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Fort Thompson Median Age

25.8


Total

22.8


Male

27.6


Female

Fort Thompson Adults

There are 807 adults, (58 of whom are seniors) in Fort Thompson.

Fort Thompson Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

7.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

62.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Fort Thompson Sex Ratio

Female

636

49.88%

Male

639

50.12%

Fort Thompson Population by Age

Fort Thompson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fort Thompson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family52%48%
Male43.5%56.5%
All40.6%59.4%
Female36.8%63.2%
Married29.5%70.5%

40.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fort Thompson Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3303.8640.6
Married784.8329.5
Male465.8343.5
Female1064.9136.8
Non Family1001.152

4.67

Average Family Size

3.86

Average Household Size

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Fort Thompson Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade223.42%
9th to 12th Grade13120.34%
High School Graduate26841.61%
Some College13721.27%
Associates Degree497.61%
Bachelors Degree324.97%
Graduate Degree50.78%
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Fort Thompson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fort Thompson Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White17178
Native American62146829
Black33
2+ Races33
Hispanic2626

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%.

Fort Thompson Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$17,857$17,159$18,125
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$16,364$15,568$17,986
Some College$24,444$$23,194
Bachelors Degree$37,250$$36,250
Graduate Degree$$$

$17,857

Average Earnings

$17,159

Average Male

$18,125

Average Female

Fort Thompson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fort Thompson Language by Age

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Fort Thompson Language

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.

Fort Thompson Language

Fort Thompson Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native1,23560248.74%
OtherNaN%
Multiple99100.00%
Hispanic561730.36%

48.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

45.54%

Male Poverty Rate

51.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fort Thompson

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%.

Fort Thompson Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade63.40%
High School48.51%
Some College38.17%
Bachelors or Greater35.14%

Fort Thompson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed19.75%
Male Unemployed61.73%
Female Employed25.86%
Female Unemployed72.73%

Fort Thompson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fort Thompson Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$16,563$30,194
Families$25,833$34,781
Married Families$39,286-
Non Families$7,222$13,425
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Income by Household Type

Fort Thompson Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

27.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

28.8%

Male Marriage Rate

26.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Fort Thompson Married by Age and Sex

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Fort Thompson Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Fort Thompson Marital Status by Race

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Fort Thompson Marital Status

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58

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War16
First Gulf War
Vietnam12
Korea
World War II

Fort Thompson Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3412
35 to 5413
55 to 6421
65 to 7412
75+

Fort Thompson Veterans by Age

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Fort Thompson Veterans by Race

Fort Thompson Veterans by Education

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29.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fort Thompson Veterans by Education

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52.8%

Labor Force Participation

37.4%

Employment Rate

29.1%

Unemployment Rate

Fort Thompson Employment by Age

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Fort Thompson Employment by Race

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Fort Thompson Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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93.73%

Born in Fort Thompson

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Fort Thompson Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,2820.00%
20111,276-6-0.47%
20121,270-6-0.47%
20131,264-6-0.47%
20141,258-6-0.47%
20151,252-6-0.48%
20161,246-6-0.48%
20171,240-6-0.48%
20181,234-6-0.48%
20191,228-6-0.49%
20201,224-4-0.33%
20211,218-6-0.49%
20221,212-6-0.49%

Fort Thompson Population by Year