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Thayer, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Thayer had a population of 2,231 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Thayer is located at latitude 36.5245 and longitude -91.5382 in Oregon County. The formal boundaries for the City of Thayer encompass a land area of 2.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Oregon County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 528 feet.

The City of Thayer (GNIS ID: 2396046) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Thayer is located within Township of Thayer, a minor civil division (MCD) of Oregon County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Thayer: Augusta.

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Thayer, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Thayer, MO Housing Affordability Index is 187
State of Missouri Housing Affordability Index is 156
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Thayer, MO Wealth Index is 32
State of Missouri Wealth Index is 82
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 2,231 (100%)
Population in Households 2,161 (96.9%)
Population in Families 1,662 (74.5%)
Population in Group Quarters1 70 ( 3.1%)
Population Density 913
Diversity Index2 13
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $28,898
Average Household Income $40,088
Per Capita Income $16,450
Wealth Index4 32

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,128 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 658 (58.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 281 (24.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 189 (16.8%)
Median Home Value $84,137
Housing Affordability Index3 187
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 939
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 570
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.06% -0.27%
Households -0.18% -0.39%
Families 0.1% -0.53%
Median Household Income   3.01%
Per Capita Income   2.85%

Thayer, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Thayer to the other 1,034 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 244 76th
Population Density # 430 59th
Diversity Index # 554 47th
Median Household Income # 991 4th
Per Capita Income # 982 5th

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