Fort Thompson, SD

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Fort Thompson Profile


Overview

Fort Thompson is a very small town located in the state of South Dakota. With a population of 1,392 people and just one neighborhood, Fort Thompson is the 52nd largest community in South Dakota.

Occupations and Workforce

Fort Thompson is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Fort Thompson is a town of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fort Thompson who work in office and administrative support (11.26%), personal care services (9.16%), and management occupations (9.16%).


Setting & Lifestyle

One of the benefits of Fort Thompson is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 13.50 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.

Fort Thompson is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Fort Thompson Demographics

The citizens of Fort Thompson have a very low rate of college education: just 6.43% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.

The per capita income in Fort Thompson in 2010 was $9,494, which is low income relative to South Dakota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $37,976 for a family of four. Fort Thompson also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 43.17% of its population below the federal poverty line.

The people who call Fort Thompson home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fort Thompson residents report their race to be Native American, followed by Native Hawaiian. Important ancestries of people in Fort Thompson include African, Norwegian, Finnish, and Scots-Irish.

The most common language spoken in Fort Thompson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Native American languages and Pacific Island languages.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

136 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Fort Thompson 0.101011101001110
South Dakota 3.83

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Fort Thompson VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Fort Thompson 0.101011101001110
South Dakota 19.43

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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South Dakota 15

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

65 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

CHAMBERLAIN SCHOOL DISTRICT 07-1


Students Enrolled in This District


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to South Dakota

(10 is best)

Better than of SD school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to SD Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Chamberlain Jr. High 02 School
1000 Sorenson Dr
Chamberlain, SD, 57325
07-08
Chamberlain High School 01
1000 Sorenson Dr
Chamberlain, SD, 57325
09-12
Chamberlain Elementary 03 School
307 E Kellam Ave
Chamberlain, SD, 57325
KG-06

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 45.0% 38.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 35.2% 31.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.8% 7.0%

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WESSINGTON SPRINGS SCHOOL DISTRICT 36-2


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to South Dakota

(10 is best)

Better than of SD school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to SD Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Wessington Springs High School 01
302 Dakota Ave N
Wessington Springs, SD, 57382
09-12
Wessington Springs Elementary 02 School
904 2nd St Ne
Wessington Springs, SD, 57382
PK-06
Spring Valley Colony Elementary 05 School
23064 365th Ave
Wessington Springs, SD, 57382
KG-08
Wessington Springs Junior High 04 School
302 Dakota Ave N
Wessington Springs, SD, 57382
07-08

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 40.8% 38.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 28.0% 31.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 12.8% 7.0%

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