Fort Thompson, SD Population

Population: 1,375
Males: 703 (51.1%), Females: 672 (48.9%)

Buffalo County

Zip code: 57339

Median resident age: 20.1 years
Median household income: $9,191
Median house value: $32,500

Races in Fort Thompson:

  • American Indian (97.3%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (2.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Hispanic (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (1.7%), Norwegian (1.1%).

Elevation: 1444 feet

Land area: 10.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Fort Thompson

  • High school or higher: 56.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 3.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.2%
  • Unemployed: 26.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 10.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fort Thompson CDP

  • Never married: 49.5%
  • Now married: 28.3%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

0.2% Foreign born

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Fort Thompson:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Fort Thompson:

  • PIERRE REGIONAL (about 63 miles; PIERRE, SD; Abbreviation: PIR)
  • HURON REGIONAL (about 87 miles; HURON, SD; Abbreviation: HON)
  • ABERDEEN REGIONAL (about 118 miles; ABERDEEN, SD; Abbreviation: ABR)
Other public-use airports nearest to Fort Thompson:

  • CHAMBERLAIN MUNI (about 23 miles; CHAMBERLAIN, SD; Abbreviation: 9V9)
  • HIGHMORE MUNI (about 33 miles; HIGHMORE, SD; Abbreviation: 9D0)
  • HARROLD MUNI (about 38 miles; HARROLD, SD; Abbreviation: 5G3)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fort Thompson:

  • NORTHERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 117 miles; ABERDEEN, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,356)
  • SOUTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 184 miles; BROOKINGS, SD; Full-time enrollment: 7,353)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH DAKOTA (about 192 miles; VERMILLION, SD; Full-time enrollment: 6,014)
  • NORTHEAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 195 miles; NORFOLK, NE; Full-time enrollment: 2,732)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARY (about 208 miles; BISMARCK, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,203)
  • WAYNE STATE COLLEGE (about 209 miles; WAYNE, NE; Full-time enrollment: 3,026)
  • BISMARCK STATE COLLEGE (about 213 miles; BISMARCK, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,205)
Public primary/middle school in Fort Thompson:

  • CROW CREEK SIOUX TRIBAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 177; Location: PO BOX 469; Grades: KG – 05)

Related Posts