It is the largest city in the north of Manitoba. The Indian and white city of Thompson, Manitoba is located in the middle of
no where. According to the 2011 census, the population of Thompson is 12,829. It decreased by 617 from the 2006 census.
Indians including mixed bloods make up up around 40% of the population of Thompson. The city has a total of 5,391 housing
units with 4,738 occupied. The average household size is 2.7 persons per housing unit which is way below normal for Chippewa
settlements. Thompson covers 17.18 sq. km., or 6.6 sq. mi. The Anishinabe language is still spoken at Thompson. Around 700
continue to speak Anishinabe including the corrupted form of Cree and Dene. Below are several google earth photos of the
Treaty 5 Chippewa Reservation city of Thompson, Manitoba.