Thatcher, Arizona Population 2024

5,669

Thatcher is a city located in Graham County Arizona. Thatcher has a 2024 population of 5,669. Thatcher is currently growing at a rate of 2.05% annually and its population has increased by 6.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,309 in 2020.

The average household income in Thatcher is $81,945 with a poverty rate of 14.7%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Thatcher is 27.7 years, 25.8 years for males, and 35.1 years for females.

Thatcher Demographics

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

  • White: 91.06%
  • Two or more races: 5.57%
  • Asian: 1.12%
  • Other race: 0.98%
  • Black or African American: 0.66%
  • Native American: 0.44%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.17%
State
Arizona
Land Area (mi²)
6.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
866.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
6.78% (360)
The current population of Thatcher, Arizona is 5,669 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,309.

Thatcher, Arizona Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,80991.06%
Two or more races2945.57%
Asian591.12%
Other race520.98%
Black or African American350.66%
Native American230.44%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander90.17%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Thatcher Population by Race

Thatcher Population Pyramid 2024

Thatcher Median Age

27.7

Total

25.8

Male

35.1

Female

Thatcher Adults

There are 3,840 adults, (841 of whom are seniors) in Thatcher.

Thatcher Age Dependency

76.1

Age Dependency Ratio

28

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48

Child Dependency Ratio

Thatcher Sex Ratio

Female2,56648.59%
Male2,71551.41%

Thatcher Population by Age

Thatcher Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,7902.8470.129.9
Married1,0013.4380.819.2
Non Family5101.4460.439.6
Female2243.3557.642.4
Male553.0914.585.5
showing: 5 rows

3.26

Average Family Size

2.84

Average Household Size

70.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Thatcher Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Thatcher Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Thatcher Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Thatcher Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$42,181

Average Earnings

$80,493

Average Male

$30,387

Average Female

Thatcher Earnings by Educational Attainment

Thatcher Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Thatcher Language

82% of Thatcher residents speak only English, while 18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.92% of the population.

Thatcher Language

Thatcher Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,15460814.64%
Hispanic83812815.27%
Multiple28811138.54%
Other491326.53%
Black22100%
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14.7%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.23%

Male Poverty Rate

17.3%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Thatcher

The race most likely to be in poverty in Thatcher is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Thatcher is White, with 14.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.99%.

Thatcher Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.23%
High School8.29%
Some College7.46%
Bachelors or Greater2.9%
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Thatcher Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed34.31%
Female Employed15.7%
Male Employed13.02%
Male Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Thatcher Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Thatcher Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Thatcher Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.5%

Male Marriage Rate

46.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Thatcher Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Thatcher Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Thatcher Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Thatcher Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

194

Number of Veterans

187

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

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Thatcher Veterans by War

count

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Thatcher Veterans by Age

count

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Thatcher Veterans by Race

Thatcher Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Thatcher Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.6%

Labor Force Participation

53.4%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Thatcher Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Thatcher Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Thatcher Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

63.26%

Born in Thatcher

97.2%

Native Born

2.8%

Foreign Born

0.49%

Non Citizen

2.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.2% of Thatcher residents were born in the United States, with 63.26% having been born in Arizona. 0.49% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Thatcher Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,2391141.86%
20286,1251141.9%
20276,0111141.93%
20265,8971141.97%
20255,7831142.01%
20245,6691142.05%
20235,5551142.1%
20225,4411142.14%
20215,327180.34%
20205,3091072.06%
20195,202971.9%
20185,1051002%
20175,00540.08%
20165,001541.09%
20154,947-37-0.74%
20144,9841032.11%
20134,881511.06%
20124,830110.23%
20114,819-12-0.25%
20104,83180920.11%
20004,0222596.88%
19903,76338911.53%
19803,374
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Thatcher Population by Year