Thayer strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Illinois):
Affordability of Property Taxes
Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Men
Comparing Thayer to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Illinois (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Well-Paid Single Women|
|Age of the Population|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|People Above Poverty|
|Median Family Income|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|College Educated Adults|
|Working at Home|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Short Commute Times|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|People Living Alone|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Nearest Medium City||19 miles S of Springfield, Illinois (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||68 miles NE of St. Louis, Missouri|
|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.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|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|
|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|
|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|
|Average Family Size||3.18|
|American Indian & Alaskan||0||0%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||6||0.8%|
|Est. 2005 Population||705|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||3%|
|French (except Basque)||0.4%|
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