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People

Total Population 2,236
Male Share of the Population 51.4%
Female Share of the Population 48.6%
Senior Citizens 17.9%
Employed Population 16+ 760
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 44.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $41,283
% Above Poverty Level 72%
% Below Poverty Level 28%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 40.2%
Median Gross Rent $453
Median House Value $63,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.9%
US/American 0%
English 12%
Irish 13.4%

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

Thayer Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 66 miles NW of Jonesboro, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 126 miles NW of Memphis, Tennessee
County Oregon
Standard Zip Codes 65791
Phone Area Codes 417
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.524
Longitude -91.538

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 MAMMOTH SPRING
Distance 1.7 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 45 F
Apr Temp 44 to 71 F
Jul Temp 66 to 91 F
Oct Temp 44 to 72 F
Annual Precip 44.3 inches
Station ALTON 6 SE
Distance 15.2 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 45 F
Apr Temp 42 to 70 F
Jul Temp 65 to 91 F
Oct Temp 42 to 73 F
Annual Precip 44.8 inches
Station DONIPHAN
Distance 40.6 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 44 F
Apr Temp 42 to 70 F
Jul Temp 65 to 91 F
Oct Temp 42 to 73 F
Annual Precip 49.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alton 1,087 $29,659
Brandsville 109 $21,250
Koshkonong 248 $22,321

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

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Thayer High Schools

THAYER SR. HIGH
401 E WALNUT ST
417-264-7261
Serves 298 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.3

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