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 food service (12.14%), personal care services (9.95%) and healthcare (8.01%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Fort Thompson is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Fort Thompson spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 14.94 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.
Being a small town, Fort Thompson does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.