Thompson, Pennsylvania

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Thompson is a borough in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 299 at the 2000 census.


Thompson is located at 41°51′44″N 75°30′57″W / 41.86222°N 75.51583°W / 41.86222; -75.51583 (41.862354, -75.515864)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.1 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 299 people, 115 households, and 77 families residing in the borough. The population density was 674.2 people per square mile (262.4/km²). There were 148 housing units at an average density of 333.7/sq mi (129.9/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 96.32% White, 0.33% Native American, and 3.34% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.33% of the population.

There were 115 households out of which 33.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.4% were married couples living together, 8.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.2% were non-families. 25.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 3.09.

In the borough the population was spread out with 28.1% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 27.1% from 25 to 44, 22.4% from 45 to 64, and 14.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 103.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.6 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $26,250, and the median income for a family was $31,635. Males had a median income of $25,938 versus $20,357 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $11,896. About 15.2% of families and 25.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 26.9% of those under the age of eighteen and 11.1% of those sixty five or over.


Forest City | Friendsville | Great Bend | Hallstead | Hop Bottom | Lanesboro | Little Meadows | Montrose | New Milford | Oakland | Susquehanna Depot | Thompson | Union Dale

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