Thompson, Iowa

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Thompson, Iowa
City
Motto: A Good Place to Call Home
Location of Thompson, Iowa
Location of Thompson, Iowa
Coordinates: 43°22′10″N 93°46′18″W / 43.36944°N 93.77167°W / 43.36944; -93.77167Coordinates: 43°22′10″N 93°46′18″W / 43.36944°N 93.77167°W / 43.36944; -93.77167
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Winnebago
Area[1]
 • Total 0.88 sq mi (2.28 km2)
 • Land 0.88 sq mi (2.28 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,270 ft (387 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 502
 • Estimate (2016)[3] 488
 • Density 571/sq mi (220.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50478
Area code(s) 641
FIPS code 19-77745
GNIS feature ID 0462216

Thompson is a city in Winnebago County, Iowa, United States. The population was 502 at the 2010 census.

Thompson is home to the Winnebago County Fair held annually.

History[edit]

Thompson was platted in 1892. It was incorporated as a city in 1894.[4]

Geography[edit]

Thompson is located at 43°22′10″N 93°46′18″W / 43.36944°N 93.77167°W / 43.36944; -93.77167 (43.369562, -93.771765).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.88 square miles (2.28 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1900 450 —    
1910 500 +11.1%
1920 548 +9.6%
1930 538 −1.8%
1940 664 +23.4%
1950 698 +5.1%
1960 689 −1.3%
1970 600 −12.9%
1980 668 +11.3%
1990 498 −25.4%
2000 596 +19.7%
2010 502 −15.8%
2016 488 −2.8%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 502 people, 236 households, and 141 families residing in the city. The population density was 570.5 inhabitants per square mile (220.3/km2). There were 285 housing units at an average density of 323.9 per square mile (125.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.6% White, 1.0% Asian, 0.8% from other races, and 0.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.0% of the population.

There were 236 households of which 23.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.3% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 40.3% were non-families. 35.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.13 and the average family size was 2.67.

The median age in the city was 44 years. 21.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.2% were from 25 to 44; 29.4% were from 45 to 64; and 18.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.8% male and 50.2% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 596 people, 261 households, and 169 families residing in the city. The population density was 681.3 people per square mile (264.5/km²). There were 278 housing units at an average density of 317.8 per square mile (123.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.65% White, 0.34% Native American, 0.50% Asian, 0.67% from other races, and 0.84% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.51% of the population.

There were 261 households out of which 28.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.6% were married couples living together, 11.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.2% were non-families. 30.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.76.

23.5% were under the age of 18, 9.9% from 18 to 24, 25.7% from 25 to 44, 20.1% from 45 to 64, and 20.8% were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 89.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $32,868, and the median income for a family was $39,688. Males had a median income of $27,727 versus $21,630 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,919. About 8.4% of families and 9.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.2% of those under age 18 and 2.9% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  3. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  4. ^ History of Winnebago County and Hancock County, Iowa. Pioneer Publishing Company. 1917. p. 145. 
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.