Thompson, Iowa

Last updated
Thompson, Iowa
Motto(s): 
A Good Place to Call Home
Winnebago County Iowa Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Thompson Highlighted.svg
Location of Thompson, Iowa
Coordinates: 43°22′10″N93°46′18″W / 43.36944°N 93.77167°W / 43.36944; -93.77167 Coordinates: 43°22′10″N93°46′18″W / 43.36944°N 93.77167°W / 43.36944; -93.77167
Country United States
State Iowa
County Winnebago
Area
[1]
  Total0.88 sq mi (2.27 km2)
  Land0.88 sq mi (2.27 km2)
  Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,270 ft (387 m)
Population
 (2010) [2]
  Total502
  Estimate 
(2019) [3]
469
  Density534.78/sq mi (206.42/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
  Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
50478
Area code(s) 641
FIPS code 19-77745
GNIS feature ID0462216

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

Contents

Thompson is home to the Winnebago County Fair, held annually.

History

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

Geography

Thompson is located at 43°22′10″N93°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 land. [6]

Demographics

Historical populations
YearPop.±%
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%
2019469−6.6%
Source: "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau . Retrieved 2020-03-29. and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census [7]

2010 census

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

As of the census [8] 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.

Education

It is within the North Iowa Community School District, [9] which was established on July 1, 1996, by the merger of the Buffalo Center–Rake–Lakota Community School District and the Thompson Community School District. There was a Buffalo Center School District that merged with the Rake School District to form the Buffalo Center-Rake district on July 1, 1978. On July 1, 1992, that district merged with the Lakota School District to form the Buffalo Center–Rake–Lakota district, and that district merged into North Iowa in 1996. [10]

Notable people

Related Research Articles

Winnebago County, Iowa County in Iowa

Winnebago County is a county in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2010 census, the population was 10,866. The county seat is Forest City. The county was founded in 1847 and named after the Native American tribe. It is the location of the motor homes manufacturer Winnebago Industries.

Kossuth County, Iowa U.S. county in Iowa

Kossuth County is a county in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2010 census, the population was 15,543. The county seat is Algona.

Hampton, Iowa City in Iowa, United States

Hampton is a city in Franklin County, Iowa, United States. The population was 4,461 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Franklin County.

Britt, Iowa City in Iowa, United States

Britt is a city in Hancock County, Iowa, United States, and is the home of the National Hobo Convention and the Hobo Museum. The population was 2,069 at the 2010 census.

Corwith, Iowa City in Iowa, United States

Corwith is a city in Hancock County, Iowa, United States. The population was 309 at the 2010 census.

Goodell, Iowa City in Iowa, United States

Goodell is a city in Hancock County, Iowa, United States. The population was 139 at the 2010 census.

Klemme, Iowa City in Iowa, United States

Klemme is a city in Hancock County, Iowa, United States. The population was 507 at the 2010 census.

Thor, Iowa Town in Iowa, United States

Thor is a town in Norway Township, Humboldt County, Iowa, United States. The population was 186 at the 2010 census.

Burt, Iowa City in Iowa, United States

Burt is a city in Kossuth County, Iowa, United States. The population was 533 at the 2010 census.

Lakota, Iowa City in Iowa, United States

Lakota is a city in Kossuth County, Iowa, United States. The population was 255 at the 2010 census. Prior to 1919, the town was known as Germania.

Buffalo, Iowa City in Iowa, United States

Buffalo is a city in Scott County, Iowa, United States. The population was 1,270 at the 2010 census. Buffalo is located on the Mississippi River. The city is a part of the Quad Cities Metropolitan Area.

Buffalo Center, Iowa City in Iowa, United States

Buffalo Center is a city in Winnebago County, Iowa, United States. The population was 905 at the 2010 census. Its ZIP code is 50424.

Lake Mills, Iowa City in Iowa, United States

Lake Mills is a city in Winnebago County, Iowa, United States. The population was 2,100 at the 2010 census.

Leland, Iowa City in Iowa, United States

Leland is a city in Winnebago County, Iowa, United States. The population was 289 at the 2010 census.

Rake, Iowa Town in Iowa, United States

Rake is a town in Winnebago County, Iowa, United States. The population was 225 at the 2010 census. Its ZIP code is 50465.

Fort Atkinson, Iowa City in Iowa, United States

Fort Atkinson is a city in Winneshiek County, Iowa, United States. The population was 349 at the 2010 census. It is home to the historic Fort Atkinson State Preserve and hosts a large annual fur-trapper rendezvous each September. Fort Atkinson holds the largest regional hay auction every Wednesday.

Winnebago, Minnesota City in Minnesota, United States

Winnebago is a city in Faribault County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 1,437 at the 2010 census.

La Monte, Missouri City in Missouri, United States

La Monte is a city in Pettis County, Missouri, United States. The population was 1,140 at the 2010 census.

Mobridge, South Dakota City in South Dakota, United States

Mobridge is a city in Walworth County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 3,465 according to the 2010 census.

Forest City, Iowa City in Iowa, United States

Forest City is a city in Hancock and Winnebago counties in the U.S. state of Iowa, and the county seat of Winnebago County. The population was 4,151 in the 2010 census, a decline from the 4,362 population in 2000.

References

  1. "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 17, 2020.
  2. 1 2 "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau . Retrieved 2012-05-11.
  3. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  4. History of Winnebago County and Hancock County, Iowa. Pioneer Publishing Company. 1917. pp.  145.
  5. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  6. "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-25. Retrieved 2012-05-11.
  7. "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  8. "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau . Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  9. "North Iowa" (PDF). Iowa Department of Education . Retrieved 2019-08-02.
  10. "REORGANIZATION & DISSOLUTION ACTIONS SINCE 1965-66" (PDF). Iowa Department of Education. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2019-02-09. Retrieved 2019-08-01.