Rocky Boy Tribe
Chippewa Indians of
Fort Thompson, Crow Creek Reservation
It is the only Native American settlement on the Crow Creek Reservation of South Dakota. The CDP or census designated place of Fort Thompson, had a population of 1,375 according to the 2000 census. Native Americans accounted for 96% of the cdp's population. Whites accounted for 2% of the population. There is a total of 355 housing units in the cdp of Fort Thompson, which gives the cdp an average household size of 3.9 persons per housing unit. Economically the citizens of Fort Thompson are doing poorly. Around 64% of the cdp's population lives below the poverty line. The cdp covers an area of 12.6 sq. mi., which means it is spread out. Elevation is 1,440 feet above sea level. Zip code is 57339. Below are several links to photographs of Fort Thompson, Crow Creek Reservation.