Thompson, North Dakota

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Thompson, North Dakota
City
S&T Quick Stop, the town's gas station and convenience store.
S&T Quick Stop, the town's gas station and convenience store.
Location of Thompson, North Dakota
Location of Thompson, North Dakota
Coordinates: 47°46′33″N 97°6′24″W / 47.77583°N 97.10667°W / 47.77583; -97.10667Coordinates: 47°46′33″N 97°6′24″W / 47.77583°N 97.10667°W / 47.77583; -97.10667
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Grand Forks
Metro Greater Grand Forks
Founded 1881
Area[1]
 • Total 0.47 sq mi (1.22 km2)
 • Land 0.46 sq mi (1.19 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation 873 ft (266 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 986
 • Estimate (2013[3]) 1,018
 • Density 2,143.5/sq mi (827.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 58278
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-78660
GNIS feature ID 1032471[4]
Highways ND 15
Website http://www.cityofthompsonnd.com/

Thompson is a city in Grand Forks County, North Dakota, United States. It is part of the "Grand Forks, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area" or "Greater Grand Forks". It is located on the border of Allendale and Walle townships, with Walle on the east and Allendale on the west. The population was 986 at the 2010 census.[5] Thompson was founded in 1881.

Thompson was hit by an EF4 tornado on June 17, 2010.

The S&T Quick Stop was previously (and more widely), also better, known as Tim's Quick Stop.


Geography[edit]

Thompson is located at 47°46′33″N 97°06′24″W / 47.775821°N 97.106538°W / 47.775821; -97.106538 (47.775821, -97.106538).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.47 square miles (1.22 km2), of which, 0.46 square miles (1.19 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 273
1940 276 1.1%
1950 270 −2.2%
1960 290 7.4%
1970 291 0.3%
1980 785 169.8%
1990 930 18.5%
2000 1,006 8.2%
2010 986 −2.0%
Est. 2013 1,018 3.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]
2012 Estimate[8]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 986 people, 356 households, and 293 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,143.5 inhabitants per square mile (827.6/km2). There were 362 housing units at an average density of 787.0 per square mile (303.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.1% White, 0.3% African American, 1.0% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 0.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.9% of the population.

There were 356 households of which 42.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 73.0% were married couples living together, 7.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 17.7% were non-families. 14.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.77 and the average family size was 3.04.

The median age in the city was 36.8 years. 28.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.2% were from 25 to 44; 30.5% were from 45 to 64; and 7.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.0% male and 49.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,006 people, 329 households, and 273 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,177.6 people per square mile (844.4/km2). There were 339 housing units at an average density of 733.8 per square mile (284.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.71% White, 0.40% African American, 0.10% Native American, 0.70% Asian, 0.20% from other races, and 0.89% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.80% of the population.

There were 329 households out of which 53.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.5% were married couples living together, 4.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.0% were non-families. 15.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.06 and the average family size was 3.43.

In the city the population was spread out with 34.9% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 33.4% from 25 to 44, 19.8% from 45 to 64, and 5.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 105.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $54,514, and the median income for a family was $57,250. Males had a median income of $35,682 versus $21,298 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,857. None of the families and 0.7% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 7.7% of those over 64.

Education[edit]

The city is served by Thompson Public School. The school offers grades K-12.

High school championships[edit]

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