Fort Thompson, South Dakota Population 2020

1,260

Fort Thompson is a city located in South Dakota. Fort Thompson has a 2020 population of 1,260. Fort Thompson is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -1.72% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,282 in 2010. Fort Thompson reached it's highest population of 1,323 in 2016.

The average household income in Fort Thompson is $34,574 with a poverty rate of 49.84%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $428 per month, and the median house value is $48,800. The median age in Fort Thompson is 24.3 years, 19.8 years for males, and 27.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.4 males.

Fort Thompson Demographics

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

  • Native American: 95.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.75%
  • White: 1.59%
  • Two or more races: 1.27%
  • Black or African American: 0.24%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Fort Thompson, South Dakota is 1,260, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,260.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,282.

Fort Thompson, South Dakota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native1,19995.16%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander221.75%
White201.59%
Two or More Races161.27%
Black or African American30.24%

Fort Thompson Population Pyramid 2020

Fort Thompson Median Age

24.3


Total

19.8


Male

27.6


Female

Fort Thompson Adults

There are 758 adults, (74 of whom are seniors) in Fort Thompson.

Fort Thompson Age Dependency

84.2

Age Dependency Ratio

10.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

73.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Fort Thompson Sex Ratio

Female

648

51.43%

Male

612

48.57%

Fort Thompson Households and Families

Fort Thompson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Fort Thompson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family42.4%57.6%
Married34.1%65.9%
All28.8%71.2%
Female25.8%74.2%
Male0%100%

28.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3134.0328.8
Female1324.8325.8
Married824.6834.1
Non Family661.1742.4
Male334.910

4.39

Average Family Size

4.03

Average Household Size

8.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Fort Thompson Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade203.25%
9th to 12th Grade11017.89%
High School Graduate23137.56%
Some College15324.88%
Associates Degree6310.24%
Bachelors Degree294.72%
Graduate Degree91.46%

Fort Thompson Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Native American57744726
White202012
Hispanic99
Islander88
Multiple Races77
Black33

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 60.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$19,716$16,136$22,292
Less Than High School$15,179$$
High School Grad$16,765$15,515$19,432
Some College$27,143$16,750$29,219
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$34,250$$

$19,716

Average Earnings

$16,136

Average Male

$22,292

Average Female

Fort Thompson Language

Fort Thompson Language by Age

Fort Thompson Language

85.00% of Fort Thompson residents speak only English, while 15.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 13.27% of the population.

Fort Thompson Poverty

Fort Thompson Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native1,18958549.20%
Islander2222100.00%
Multiple161275.00%
Hispanic30516.67%
White20420.00%

49.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

49.09%

Male Poverty Rate

50.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fort Thompson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fort Thompson is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fort Thompson is Hispanic, with 16.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 41.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 69.29%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School58.46%
High School48.48%
Bachelors or Greater36.84%
Some College34.26%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed92.31%
Male Unemployed60.34%
Female Employed25.27%
Male Employed18.42%

Fort Thompson Income

Fort Thompson Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$22,188$34,574
Families$28,750$35,615
Married Families$43,333-
Non Families$9,605$19,818

Fort Thompson Marital Status

Fort Thompson Marital Status

Marriage Rates

23.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

23.1%

Male Marriage Rate

23.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Fort Thompson Married by Age and Sex

Fort Thompson Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Fort Thompson Marital Status by Race

Fort Thompson Veterans

46

Number of Veterans

44

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam16
Second Gulf War5
First Gulf War4
Korea3
World War II

$Fort Thompson Veterans by Education

36.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fort Thompson Employment Status

53.6%

Labor Force Participation

41.7%

Employment Rate

22.3%

Unemployment Rate

Fort Thompson Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

90.71%

Born in South Dakota

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Fort Thompson residents were born in the United States, with 90.71% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,2600.00%
20191,2600.00%
20181,260-11-0.87%
20171,271-52-3.93%
20161,323372.88%
20151,286-19-1.46%
20141,305756.10%
20131,230584.95%
20121,172-100-7.86%
20111,272-10-0.78%
20101,2820.00%