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The Fort Thompson Census Designated Place had a population of 1,362 as of July 1, 2017. Fort Thompson ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Dakota. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Fort Thompson is located at latitude 44.0549 and longitude -99.4048 in Buffalo County. The formal boundaries for the Fort Thompson Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.38 sq. miles and a water area of 2.22 sq. miles. Buffalo County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,440 feet.
The Fort Thompson Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2393006) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fort Thompson population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.
|Population in Households||1,360|
|Population in Familes||1,175|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||2|
|Average Household Size||3.98|
|Average Family Size||4|
|Total Housing Units||360 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||155 (43.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||187 (51.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||18 ( 5.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$72,321|
|Average Home Value||$140,064|
|Median Household Income||$31,162|
|Average Household Income||$45,257|
|Per Capita Income||$12,457|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||0.62%|
|Per Capita Income||2.43%|
The table below compares Fort Thompson to the other 391 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 56||86th|
|Population Density1||# 307||21st|
|Diversity Index2||# 78||81st|
|Median Household Income||# 367||6th|
|Per Capita Income||# 376||4th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Dakota Census Data Comparison Tool.