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Thompson is a township in Schoolcraft County.
The community was named after E.L. Thompson, president of the Delta Lumber Company
The latitude of Thompson is 45.905N. The longitude is -86.33W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 682 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 671.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Thompson demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Schoolcraft County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 49817 ZIP code.
17% of Thompson residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Thompson ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Thompson was $24,045, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Thompson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Thompson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $300. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $836.
Schoolcraft County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Thompson political report.
The average commute time for Thompson workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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