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People

Total Population 726
Male Share of the Population 55.4%
Female Share of the Population 44.6%
Senior Citizens 10.9%
Employed Population 16+ 423
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 40.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.4%
Median Earnings25+ $37,763
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,893

Wealth

Median Family Income $57,625
% Above Poverty Level 90.9%
% Below Poverty Level 9.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 1.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 31.2%
Median Gross Rent $650
Median House Value $80,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 28.8%
US/American 0%
English 11.2%
Irish 12.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Thayer Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 19 miles S of Springfield, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 68 miles NE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Sangamon
Metro Area Springfield
P.O. Box Zip Codes 62689
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.538
Longitude -89.763

Thayer Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station VIRDEN
Distance 2.6 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 44 to 66 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 37 inches
Station MORRISONVILLE
Distance 17.9 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35 inches
Station SPRINGFIELD CAPITAL AP
Distance 22 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 33 F
Apr Temp 42 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Auburn 4,870 $69,604
Divernon 1,292 $57,813
Farmersville 569 $57,344
Girard 1,805 $47,266

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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