Thompson, North Dakota Population 2021

1,035
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Thompson is a city located in Grand Forks County North Dakota. With a 2020 population of 1,035, it is the 53rd largest city in North Dakota and the 10163rd largest city in the United States . Thompson is currently growing at a rate of 0.68% annually and its population has increased by 4.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 986 in 2010. Thompson reached it's highest population of 1,035 in 2021. Spanning over 0 miles, Thompson has a population density of 2,353 people per square mile.

The average household income in Thompson is $98,001 with a poverty rate of 2.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $670 per month, and the median house value is $210,100. The median age in Thompson is 34.6 years, 33.6 years for males, and 35.5 years for females.

Thompson Demographics

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

  • White: 95.59%
  • Native American: 2.82%
  • Two or more races: 1.59%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Thompson, North Dakota is 1,035 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,014.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 986.

Thompson, North Dakota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,08395.59%
American Indian and Alaska Native322.82%
Two or More Races181.59%
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Thompson Population by Race

Thompson Population Pyramid $2021

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Thompson Median Age

34.6


Total

33.6


Male

35.5


Female

Thompson Adults

There are 789 adults, (83 of whom are seniors) in Thompson.

Thompson Age Dependency

60.5

Age Dependency Ratio

11.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Thompson Sex Ratio

Female

553

48.81%

Male

580

51.19%

Thompson Population by Age

Thompson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Thompson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married94.5%5.5%
All89.9%10.1%
Non Family81.7%18.3%
Female75%25%

89.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Thompson Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4172.7289.9
Married2563.294.5
Non Family1091.1981.7
Female323.6675
Male203.3100

3.12

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

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Thompson Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade121.73%
9th to 12th Grade304.33%
High School Graduate11216.16%
Some College18827.13%
Associates Degree11116.02%
Bachelors Degree18326.41%
Graduate Degree578.23%
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Thompson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Thompson Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White668641240
Native American15
2+ Races77
Hispanic33

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 35.93%.

Thompson Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$53,500$59,083$43,125
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$46,875$52,841$26,786
Some College$52,262$60,096$40,139
Bachelors Degree$57,000$65,208$45,000
Graduate Degree$61,875$88,750$60,208

$53,500

Average Earnings

$59,083

Average Male

$43,125

Average Female

Thompson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Thompson Language by Age

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Thompson Language

98.96% of Thompson residents speak only English, while 1.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.76% of the population.

Thompson Language

Thompson Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,080242.22%
Multiple1815.56%

2.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.00%

Male Poverty Rate

4.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Thompson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Thompson is Multiple, with 5.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Thompson is White, with 2.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.74%.

Thompson Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade2.38%
Some College2.34%
High School1.79%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Thompson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed3.05%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Thompson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Thompson Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$93,125$98,001
Families$109,423$111,739
Married Families$115,577-
Non Families$53,011$52,321
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Income by Household Type

Thompson Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.7%

Male Marriage Rate

61.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Thompson Married by Age and Sex

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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 35-44.

Thompson Marital Status by Race

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Thompson Marital Status

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52

Number of Veterans

48

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War19
Second Gulf War14
Vietnam8
Korea4
World War II

Thompson Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6422
35 to 5410
75+8
65 to 746
18 to 346

Thompson Veterans by Age

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Thompson Veterans by Race

Thompson Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Thompson Veterans by Education

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83.7%

Labor Force Participation

83.7%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Thompson Employment by Age

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Thompson Employment by Race

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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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72.46%

Born in Thompson

99.82%

Native Born

0.18%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.82% of Thompson residents were born in the United States, with 72.46% having been born in North Dakota. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Thompson Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,03570.68%
20201,02870.69%
20191,02170.69%
20181,01420.20%
20171,012101.00%
20161,00270.70%
2015995-6-0.60%
20141,001-16-1.57%
20131,017191.90%
2012998121.22%
20119860.00%
20109860.00%

Thompson Population by Year