Thatcher, Arizona Population 2020

5,148
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Thatcher is a city located in Arizona. With a 2020 population of 5,148, it is the 59th largest city in Arizona and the 4669th largest city in the United States. Thatcher is currently growing at a rate of 0.10% annually and its population has increased by 5.82% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,865 in 2010. Spanning over 7 miles, Thatcher has a population density of 787 people per square mile.

The average household income in Thatcher is $65,242 with a poverty rate of 15.26%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $836 per month, and the median house value is $149,400. The median age in Thatcher is 29.1 years, 23.4 years for males, and 33 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.4 males.

Thatcher Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Thatcher was:

  • White: 89.26%
  • Other race: 4.61%
  • Two or more races: 2.47%
  • Native American: 1.63%
  • Asian: 0.99%
  • Black or African American: 0.93%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.10%
The current population of Thatcher, Arizona is 5,148, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,138.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,865.

Thatcher, Arizona Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,49089.26%
Some Other Race2324.61%
Two or More Races1242.47%
American Indian and Alaska Native821.63%
Asian500.99%
Black or African American470.93%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander50.10%
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Thatcher Population Pyramid 2020

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Thatcher Median Age

29.1


Total

23.4


Male

33


Female

Thatcher Adults

There are 3,595 adults, (622 of whom are seniors) in Thatcher.

Thatcher Age Dependency

69.2

Age Dependency Ratio

20.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Thatcher Sex Ratio

Female

2,574

51.17%

Male

2,456

48.83%

Thatcher Households and Families

Thatcher Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Thatcher Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.5%27.5%
All59.8%40.2%
Male50%50%
Non Family41%59%
Female26.3%73.8%

59.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6362.959.8
Married1,0083.6672.5
Non Family5361.4941
Female802.6826.3
Male12450

3.51

Average Family Size

2.9

Average Household Size

2.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1.9%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Thatcher Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade461.75%
9th to 12th Grade1164.42%
High School Graduate64424.56%
Some College69926.66%
Associates Degree41615.87%
Bachelors Degree29811.37%
Graduate Degree40315.37%
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Thatcher Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,8651,790597
Hispanic60651964
Multiple Races797921
Native American5252
Asian383819
Other Race2020

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$48,270$52,280$31,618
Less Than High School$21,625$$22,708
High School Grad$38,409$53,690$19,907
Some College$48,528$54,219$34,489
Bachelors Degree$51,455$51,341$
Graduate Degree$50,855$50,789$52,538

$48,270

Average Earnings

$52,280

Average Male

$31,618

Average Female

Thatcher Language

Thatcher Language by Age

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Thatcher Language

86.15% of Thatcher residents speak only English, while 13.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.09% of the population.

Thatcher Poverty

Thatcher Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,39357316.89%
Hispanic1,17213011.09%
Native522140.38%
Other23210.43%
Asian3812.63%
Black11100.00%

15.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.71%

Male Poverty Rate

16.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Thatcher

The race most likely to be in poverty in Thatcher is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Thatcher is Other, with 0.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.47%.

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Name Poverty
High School25.62%
Less Than High School24.07%
Bachelors or Greater5.99%
Some College4.57%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed65.63%
Female Employed10.79%
Male Employed5.58%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Thatcher Income

Thatcher Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,833$65,242
Families$70,833$77,256
Married Families$73,500-
Non Families$21,691$35,040
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Thatcher Marital Status

Thatcher Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.0%

Male Marriage Rate

51.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Thatcher Married by Age and Sex

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Thatcher Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Thatcher Marital Status by Race

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Thatcher Veterans

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210

Number of Veterans

210

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War95
Vietnam50
First Gulf War49
World War II9
Korea6
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54136
65 to 7450
75+15
18 to 348
55 to 641
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1966.12%
Hispanic252.76%
2 or More1412.96%

Thatcher Veterans by Education

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16.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Thatcher Employment Status

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55.6%

Labor Force Participation

53.8%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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65.71%

Born in Arizona

98.17%

Native Born

1.83%

Foreign Born

1.45%

Non Citizen

0.38%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.17% of Thatcher residents were born in the United States, with 65.71% having been born in Arizona. 1.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20205,14850.10%
20195,14350.10%
20185,1381112.21%
20175,02750.10%
20165,022511.03%
20154,971-40-0.80%
20145,0111232.52%
20134,888531.10%
20124,835100.21%
20114,825-10-0.21%
20104,8358131.86%
20004,0222590.67%
19903,7633891.10%
19803,3740.00%