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People

Total Population726
Male Share of the Population55.4%
Female Share of the Population44.6%
Senior Citizens10.9%
Employed Population 16+423
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married40.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher11.4%
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 Level90.9%
% Below Poverty Level9.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home1.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.4%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone31.2%
Median Gross Rent$650
Median House Value$80,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)28.8%
US/American0%
English11.2%
Irish12.5%

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

Thayer Almanac

CategoryValue
Nearest Medium City 19 miles S of Springfield, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City68 miles NE of St. Louis, Missouri
CountySangamon
Metro AreaSpringfield
P.O. Box Zip Codes62689
Phone Area Codes217
Time ZoneCentral (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude39.538
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)

StationVIRDEN
Distance2.6 miles
Jan Temp18 to 35 F
Apr Temp44 to 66 F
Jul Temp66 to 88 F
Oct Temp45 to 68 F
Annual Precip37 inches
StationMORRISONVILLE
Distance17.9 miles
Jan Temp16 to 32 F
Apr Temp41 to 63 F
Jul Temp65 to 86 F
Oct Temp42 to 67 F
Annual Precip35 inches
StationSPRINGFIELD CAPITAL AP
Distance22 miles
Jan Temp17 to 33 F
Apr Temp42 to 63 F
Jul Temp66 to 87 F
Oct Temp44 to 67 F
Annual Precip35.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Auburn4,870$69,604
Divernon1,292$57,813
Farmersville569$57,344
Girard1,805$47,266

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

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