Thompson, North Dakota

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Population in 2014: 1,009 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.3%
 
Males: 504  (50.0%)
Females: 505  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  37.1 years
North Dakota median age:  35.0 years

Zip codes: 58278.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $87,005 (it was $54,514 in 2000)
Thompson:

$87,005
ND:

$60,656

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $30,710 (it was $19,857 in 2000)

Thompson city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $194,523 (it was $94,200 in 2000)
Thompson:

$194,523
ND:

$184,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $181,477; Detached houses: $192,536; Mobile homes: $43,326

Median gross rent in 2016: $656.

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  • Races in Thompson, ND (2010)

    Thompson races chart
    • 95997.3%White alone
    • 101.0%American Indian alone
    • 90.9%Hispanic
    • 40.4%Two or more races
    • 30.3%Black alone
    • 10.1%Asian alone

Races in Thompson detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Thompson: 80.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Norwegian (38.1%), German (18.0%), American (14.8%), Polish (5.5%), Irish (3.8%), Dutch (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 867 feet

Land area: 0.46 square miles.

Population density: 2,184 people per square mile   (low).

Thompson,ND real estate house value index trend

Thompson, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Thompson:

  • High school or higher: 92.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Thompson city:

  • Never married: 23.7%
  • Now married: 62.9%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

7 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.6%
North Dakota:

3.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,159 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,195 (1.1%)

Thompson satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (64.1 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (267.1 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (617.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Reynolds, ND (2.7 miles ), Grand Forks, ND (3.1 miles ), East Grand Forks, MN (3.4 miles ), Buxton, ND (3.5 miles ), Fisher, MN (3.8 miles ), Emerado, ND (4.0 miles ), Grand Forks AFB, ND (4.1 miles ), Climax, MN (4.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $105,300
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $145,900
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $145,900
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $188,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $188,000
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $138,100
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $222,500
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $230,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $230,000
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $214,300
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $214,300
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $214,300
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $221,000
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $387,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 47.78 N, Longitude: 97.11 W

Area code: 701

Thompson household income distribution Thompson home values distribution

Crime rates in Thompson by Year
Type 2003 2006 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Murders 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 00000000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.099.1
Burglaries 22321200102
per 100,000 201.4208.1316.1209.6101.5199.40.00.097.50.0198.2
Theft 51621314426
per 100,000 503.5104.1632.2209.6101.5299.199.4399.2389.9197.0594.6
Auto thefts 00100100000
per 100,000 0.00.0105.40.00.099.70.00.00.00.00.0
Arson 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 267.8) 35.118.755.823.111.233.94.016.022.47.957.5

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Thompson detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.99
North Dakota average:

1.59
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.0%
North Dakota:

2.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +93 (+10.2%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (14%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

Work and jobs in Thompson: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Thompson, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Thompson-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Dakota state average. It is 15% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/26/2007, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.7 miles away from the Thompson city center killed one person and injured 18 people and caused $50 million in damages.

On 8/11/1958, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.6 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Thompson-area historical earthquake activity is below North Dakota state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 154.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 684.8 miles away from Thompson center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 150.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 270.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 138.0 miles away from Thompson center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 283.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Grand Forks County (29) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 25
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 26, Storms: 14, Snows: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Thompson topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Thompson:

  • WOODSIDE VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; GRAND FORKS, ND)
  • DEVELOPMENT HOMES-2720 (Hospital, about 9 miles away; GRAND FORKS, ND)
  • VALLEY ELDERCARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; GRAND FORKS, ND)
  • ALTRU HOME SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; GRAND FORKS, ND)
  • MEDICAL CENTER REHAB HOSP (Hospital, about 10 miles away; GRAND FORKS, ND)
  • ALTRU HOSPITAL (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; GRAND FORKS, ND)
  • ALTRU HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; GRAND FORKS, ND)

airports located in Thompson:

Amtrak station near Thompson:

  • 10 miles: GRAND FORKS (5555 DEMERS AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Thompson:

  • University of North Dakota (about 11 miles; Grand Forks, ND; Full-time enrollment: 12,858)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 50 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,717)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 63 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 65 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 66 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Bemidji State University (about 106 miles; Bemidji, MN; FT enrollment: 4,316)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 107 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)

Public high school in Thompson:

Public elementary/middle school in Thompson:

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Notable location: Thompson Fire Station (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Thompson Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Grand Forks County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2001 was 44.2. This is significantly better than average.

City:

44.2
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 8.35. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.35
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 5.0%
(5.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.8 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  82.3%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.3%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Thompson, North Dakota environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Thompson (2011 data):

  • First State Bank: Paying And Receiving Branch at 620 Broadway Street, branch established on 1937/09/27. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $145.5 mil, Deposits: $110.6 mil, headquarters in Buxton, ND, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Full Service Insurance Agency, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
North Dakota average:

9.6

Thompson travel time to work - commute Thompson mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Thompson city (based on Grand Forks County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant17,57134
Catholic11,7698
Evangelical Protestant5,36131
Other1,2524
None30,908-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Grand Forks County:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Grand Forks County:

4.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 49
Here:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.90 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.5%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Grand Forks County:

29.0%
North Dakota:

27.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.6%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Thompson:

46.6%
State:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

41.3%
State:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

30.1
North Dakota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Thompson:

25.5%
North Dakota:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Thompson:

18.0%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.6
North Dakota:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

41.1%
North Dakota:

33.2%

General health condition:
Thompson:

51.5%
North Dakota:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.1%
North Dakota:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Thompson, ND Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$9,075$54,4500$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$336
Police Protection - Officers 1$3,554$42,6480$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,610$31,3200$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$1,212
Sewerage 1$5,855$70,2600$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$1,504
Totals for Government 5$21,094$50,6263$3,052

8.50% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,014 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.50%
North Dakota average:

7.91%

0.21% of residents moved from foreign countries ($971 average AGI)
Grand Forks County:

0.21%
North Dakota average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Polk County, MN  0.91% ($30,517 average AGI)
from Cass County, ND  0.57% ($41,345)
from Walsh County, ND  0.29% ($32,387)


9.93% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,104 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.93%
North Dakota average:

7.15%

0.38% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,349 average AGI)
Grand Forks County:

0.38%
North Dakota average:

0.13%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cass County, ND  0.96% ($32,208 average AGI)
to Polk County, MN  0.85% ($34,149)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.33% ($36,128)

Strongest AM radio stations in Thompson:

  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KNOX (1310 AM; 5 kW; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KCNN (1590 AM; 5 kW; EAST GRAND FORKS, MN; Owner: KRAD, INC.)
  • KUND (1370 AM; 1 kW; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA)
  • KMAV (1520 AM; daytime; 3 kW; MAYVILLE, ND; Owner: R & J BROADCASTING)
  • KKXL (1440 AM; 1 kW; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KROX (1260 AM; 1 kW; CROOKSTON, MN)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WDAY (970 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Thompson:

  • KZLT-FM (104.3 FM; EAST GRAND FORKS, MN; Owner: KRAD, INC.)
  • KJKJ (107.5 FM; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KQHT (96.1 FM; CROOKSTON, MN; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKXL-FM (92.9 FM; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KYCK (97.1 FM; CROOKSTON, MN; Owner: SS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KUND-FM (89.3 FM; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA)
  • KQMN (91.5 FM; THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KFJM (90.7 FM; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA)
  • KNOX-FM (94.7 FM; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KMAV-FM (105.5 FM; MAYVILLE, ND; Owner: R & J BROADCASTING)

TV broadcast stations around Thompson:

  • KXJB-TV (Channel 4; VALLEY CITY, ND; Owner: CATAMOUNT BROADCASTING OF FARGO LLC)
  • K49FF (Channel 49; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KVLY-TV (Channel 11; FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTH DAKOTA TELEVISION LICENSE SUB, L.L.C.)
  • KGFE (Channel 2; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDAZ-TV (Channel 8; DEVILS LAKE, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Thompson)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Thompson Public School (Lat: 47.775806 Lon: -97.107028), Call Sign: WBG23
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.860 MHzGrant Date: 01/04/2012, Expiration Date: 01/25/2022Registrant: Apco International Licensing Service 070212, 351 N Williamson Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32114, Phone: (386) 944-2462, Fax: (386) 322-2502, Email:
  • Fire Dept Main St (Lat: 47.676639 Lon: -97.112861), Call Sign: WNDZ397
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.900 MHzGrant Date: 11/09/2015, Expiration Date: 11/08/2025Registrant: Stones Mobile Radio, 1550 47th Ave. S., Grand Forks, ND 58201, Phone: (701) 772-6691, Email:
  • 2 Blks E Of Main St (Lat: 47.781083 Lon: -97.102861), Call Sign: KNFU818
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.535 MHzGrant Date: 08/04/1997, Expiration Date: 07/22/2002, Cancellation Date: 11/24/2002Registrant: Neil Block, Thompson, ND 58278, Phone: (701) 599-2861
  • Lat: 47.764139 Lon: -97.060361, Call Sign: WPZQ976, Licensee ID: L00697874
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.012 MHz, 462.300 MHz, 467.300 MHzGrant Date: 02/24/2004, Expiration Date: 02/24/2014, Cancellation Date: 04/26/2014, Certifier: Joel A SannesRegistrant: Joel A Sannes, 1026 6th Ave Ne, Thompson, ND 58278-9316, Phone: (701) 599-2986
  • Lat: 47.764167 Lon: -97.060000, Call Sign: WQFM389, Licensee ID: L00697874
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.350 MHz, 456.350 MHzGrant Date: 08/16/2006, Expiration Date: 08/16/2016, Certifier: Joel A SannesRegistrant: Joel A Sannes, 1026 6th Ave., N.E., Thompson, ND 58278-9316, Phone: (701) 740-2186, Email:
  • WEST END SIDING WIU, Bnsf Ls220 Mp84.99 - W. End Siding Wiu (Lat: 47.730556 Lon: -97.110472), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 12.2 m, Overall height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WQTD812
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.710 MHzGrant Date: 01/13/2014, Expiration Date: 01/13/2024, Certifier: Michael MurphyRegistrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • Lat: 47.775028 Lon: -97.105639, Call Sign: WQUH868
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1000 MHzGrant Date: 07/14/2014, Expiration Date: 07/14/2024, Certifier: John FredenRegistrant: Primex Wireless, Inc., 965 Wells Street, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (800) 537-0464

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Thompson)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172H (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2695L , Serial Number: 17255895, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 04/21/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Jacob W Hindberg, 890 11th St Ne, Thompson, ND 58278
  • Aircraft: POWRACHUTE CORP PC 2000 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582 (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 384CD , Serial Number: A54POW, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 01/23/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Steven E Evanson, 1262 8th Ave Ne, Thompson, ND 58278

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Thompson, ND
Most common first names in Thompson, ND among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1079.7 years
Frank682.2 years
William585.4 years
Anna586.0 years
Alice462.5 years
James477.0 years
Robert463.8 years
Albert476.5 years
Henry477.0 years
Lillian482.5 years
Most common last names in Thompson, ND among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Bohlman676.3 years
Roeder677.3 years
Knutson684.7 years
Homme674.8 years
Nesland574.4 years
Loyland574.4 years
Winters480.8 years
Johnson483.8 years
Olson486.8 years
Thompson489.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (57%)
  • Electricity (38%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Thompson compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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  • Greg D. Brockman (1)
  • Mark Anthony Askelson (1)
  • Marc D. Kurz (1)
  • Mark Askelson (1)
  • Michael Kaminski (1)
  • Marc Kurz (1)

Total of 24 patent applications in 2008-2018.