Thayer, Kansas Population 2020

462

Thayer is a city located in Kansas. With a 2020 population of 462, it is the 293rd largest city in Kansas and the 13683rd largest city in the United States. Thayer is currently declining at a rate of -0.22% annually and its population has decreased by -7.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 497 in 2010. Thayer reached it's highest population of 495 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Thayer has a population density of 614 people per square mile.

The average household income in Thayer is $49,918 with a poverty rate of 16.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $587 per month, and the median house value is $68,900. The median age in Thayer is 32.5 years, 28.2 years for males, and 46.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 112.9 males.

Thayer Demographics

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

  • White: 96.72%
  • Asian: 2.30%
  • Two or more races: 0.82%
  • Black or African American: 0.16%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Thayer, Kansas is 462, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 464.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 497.

Thayer, Kansas Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White58996.72%
Asian142.30%
Two or More Races50.82%
Black or African American10.16%

Thayer Population Pyramid 2020

Thayer Median Age

32.5


Total

28.2


Male

46.5


Female

Thayer Adults

There are 464 adults, (75 of whom are seniors) in Thayer.

Thayer Age Dependency

56.6

Age Dependency Ratio

19.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Thayer Sex Ratio

Female

286

46.96%

Male

323

53.04%

Thayer Households and Families

Thayer Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Thayer Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.2%26.8%
Female61.9%38.1%
All59.9%40.1%
Non Family46%54%
Male22.2%77.8%

59.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2572.3759.9
Married1273.1773.2
Non Family1001.0846
Female213.3861.9
Male9322.2

3.14

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

2.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Thayer Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade51.24%
9th to 12th Grade51.24%
High School Graduate12731.44%
Some College18144.80%
Associates Degree245.94%
Bachelors Degree317.67%
Graduate Degree317.67%

Thayer Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White39338462
Hispanic88
Multiple Races32

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 15.78%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,774$36,417$24,022
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$41,023$41,250$32,500
Some College$23,819$31,154$22,847
Bachelors Degree$$2,500$
Graduate Degree$51,875$49,583$53,125

$30,774

Average Earnings

$36,417

Average Male

$24,022

Average Female

Thayer Language

Thayer Language by Age

Thayer Language

98.36% of Thayer residents speak only English, while 1.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.28% of the population.

Thayer Poverty

Thayer Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5817913.60%
Asian1414100.00%
Hispanic88100.00%
Multiple5120.00%

16.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.76%

Male Poverty Rate

22.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Thayer

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Thayer is White, with 13.60% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.64%.

Name Poverty
High School14.96%
Some College14.63%
Bachelors or Greater12.90%
Less Than High School10.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed33.33%
Female Employed12.69%
Male Employed7.69%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Thayer Income

Thayer Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,489$49,918
Families$58,083$61,079
Married Families$57,625-
Non Families$23,333$30,933

Thayer Marital Status

Thayer Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.6%

Male Marriage Rate

56.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Thayer Married by Age and Sex

Thayer Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Thayer Marital Status by Race

Thayer Veterans

23

Number of Veterans

21

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam7
World War II5
Korea3
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
75+11
55 to 647
65 to 743
35 to 542
18 to 34

$Thayer Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

60.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Thayer Employment Status

71.1%

Labor Force Participation

70%

Employment Rate

1.5%

Unemployment Rate

Thayer Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

82.76%

Born in Kansas

97.70%

Native Born

2.30%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.70% of Thayer residents were born in the United States, with 82.76% having been born in Kansas. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020462-1-0.22%
2019463-1-0.22%
2018464-2-0.43%
2017466-1-0.21%
2016467-7-1.48%
20154740.00%
2014474-8-1.66%
2013482-5-1.03%
2012487-4-0.81%
2011491-4-0.81%
20104950.00%