Thompson, Iowa Population 2024

491

Thompson is a city located in Winnebago County Iowa. Thompson has a 2024 population of 491. Thompson is currently declining at a rate of -0.41% annually and its population has decreased by -1.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 498 in 2020.

The average household income in Thompson is $63,404 with a poverty rate of 7.38%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Thompson is 59.9 years, 55 years for males, and 60.9 years for females.

Thompson Demographics

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

  • White: 98.28%
  • Two or more races: 1.29%
  • Other race: 0.43%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
0.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
559.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.41% (-7)
The current population of Thompson, Iowa is 491 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 498.

Thompson, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White45898.28%
Two or more races61.29%
Other race20.43%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Thompson Population by Race

Thompson Population Pyramid 2024

Thompson Median Age

59.9

Total

55

Male

60.9

Female

Thompson Adults

There are 409 adults, (178 of whom are seniors) in Thompson.

Thompson Age Dependency

101.7

Age Dependency Ratio

77.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Thompson Sex Ratio

Female18339.27%
Male28360.73%

Thompson Population by Age

Thompson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2721.7176.523.5
Non Family1591.0877.422.6
Married872.5278.221.8
Male16368.831.3
Female102.76040
showing: 5 rows

2.57

Average Family Size

1.71

Average Household Size

76.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Thompson Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Thompson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Thompson Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 33.06%.

Thompson Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,333

Average Earnings

$43,250

Average Male

$27,321

Average Female

Thompson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Thompson Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Thompson Language

97.53% of Thompson residents speak only English, while 2.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.47% of the population.

Thompson Language

Thompson Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White426347.98%
showing: 1 rows

7.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.36%

Male Poverty Rate

10.5%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Thompson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Thompson is White, with 7.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Thompson is White, with 7.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 14.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.82%.

Thompson Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School11.85%
Some College11%
Less Than 9th Grade3.13%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Thompson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed66.67%
Male Employed4.55%
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Thompson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Thompson Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Thompson Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.1%

Male Marriage Rate

60.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Thompson Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 45-54.

Thompson Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Thompson Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

62

Number of Veterans

59

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

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Thompson Veterans by War

count

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Thompson Veterans by Age

count

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Thompson Veterans by Race

Thompson Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

9.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Thompson Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.2%

Labor Force Participation

53.8%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Thompson Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Thompson Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Thompson Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

56.22%

Born in Thompson

97.64%

Native Born

2.36%

Foreign Born

2.36%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.64% of Thompson residents were born in the United States, with 56.22% having been born in Iowa. 2.36% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Thompson Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029481-2-0.41%
2028483-2-0.41%
2027485-2-0.41%
2026487-2-0.41%
2025489-2-0.41%
2024491-2-0.41%
2023493-2-0.4%
2022495-2-0.4%
2021497-1-0.2%
2020498296.18%
2019469-10-2.09%
2018479-5-1.03%
2017484-2-0.41%
201648620.41%
2015484-3-0.62%
201448730.62%
2013484-6-1.22%
2012490-5-1.01%
2011495-6-1.2%
2010501
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Thompson Population by Year