Thayer, Missouri Population 2022

2,104
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Thayer is a city located in Oregon County Missouri. Thayer has a 2020 population of 2,104. Thayer is currently declining at a rate of -0.43% annually and its population has decreased by -5.48% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,226 in 2010.

The average household income in Thayer is $40,718 with a poverty rate of 27.24%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $497 per month, and the median house value is $81,000. The median age in Thayer is 37.2 years, 35.8 years for males, and 41.2 years for females.

Thayer Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Thayerwas:

  • White: 94.35%
  • Two or more races: 2.76%
  • Native American: 2.08%
  • Asian: 0.51%
  • Other race: 0.30%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Thayer, Missouri is 2,104 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,104.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,226.

Thayer, Missouri Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,22294.35%
Two or More Races652.76%
American Indian and Alaska Native492.08%
Asian120.51%
Some Other Race70.30%
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Thayer Population by Race

Thayer Population Pyramid $2022

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Thayer Median Age

37.2


Total

35.8


Male

41.2


Female

Thayer Adults

There are 1,765 adults, (580 of whom are seniors) in Thayer.

Thayer Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

48.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Thayer Sex Ratio

Female

1,168

49.60%

Male

1,187

50.40%

Thayer Population by Age

Thayer Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Thayer Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female36.4%63.6%
Non Family40.6%59.4%
Male52.6%47.4%
All59.9%40.1%
Married78.6%21.4%

59.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Thayer Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9932.2959.9
Married5012.7278.6
Non Family3771.2940.6
Female774.2236.4
Male382.7452.6

2.85

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

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Thayer Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade634.01%
9th to 12th Grade18011.46%
High School Graduate60738.66%
Some College39625.22%
Associates Degree925.86%
Bachelors Degree1459.24%
Graduate Degree875.54%
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Thayer Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Thayer Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,4391,202232
Native American4949
2+ Races4038
Hispanic3026
Asian1212
Other Race77

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 white people with a rate of 16.12%.

Thayer Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,856$31,042$19,087
Less Than 9th Grade$20,714$21,310$14,167
High School Graduate$18,864$19,773$16,912
Some College$36,779$39,688$19,183
Bachelors Degree$30,625$37,500$
Graduate Degree$47,955$60,903$46,750

$24,856

Average Earnings

$31,042

Average Male

$19,087

Average Female

Thayer Earnings by Educational Attainment

Thayer Language by Age

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Thayer Language

93.63% of Thayer residents speak only English, while 6.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.71% of the population.

Thayer Language

Thayer Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,11853725.35%
Native4949100.00%
Multiple653756.92%
OtherNaN%

27.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.62%

Male Poverty Rate

24.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Thayer

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

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 35.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.69%.

Thayer Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.90%
High School28.65%
Some College9.38%
Bachelors or Greater1.32%

Thayer Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed24.66%
Female Unemployed23.08%
Female Employed8.50%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Thayer Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Thayer Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$29,006$40,718
Families$42,317$49,650
Married Families$42,409-
Non Families$20,221$24,341
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Income by Household Type

Thayer Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.4%

Male Marriage Rate

49.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Thayer Married by Age and Sex

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Thayer 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 55-64.

Thayer Marital Status by Race

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Thayer Marital Status

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198

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam89
Korea30
First Gulf War30
Second Gulf War18
World War II4

Thayer Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+87
65 to 7445
35 to 5436
55 to 6430
18 to 34

Thayer Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White19811.95%
Hispanic413.33%

Thayer Veterans by Race

Thayer Veterans by Education

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18.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

59.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Thayer Veterans by Education

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47.3%

Labor Force Participation

46.4%

Employment Rate

2%

Unemployment Rate

Thayer Employment by Age

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Thayer Employment by Race

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Thayer Employment by Education

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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43.18%

Born in Thayer

98.77%

Native Born

1.23%

Foreign Born

0.21%

Non Citizen

1.02%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.77% of Thayer residents were born in the United States, with 43.18% having been born in Missouri. 0.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Thayer Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20222,104-9-0.43%
20212,113-9-0.42%
20202,122-9-0.42%
20192,131-9-0.42%
20182,1400.00%
20172,140-41-1.88%
20162,181-21-0.95%
20152,20230.14%
20142,199-22-0.99%
20132,221-8-0.36%
20122,229-18-0.80%
20112,247210.94%
20102,2260.00%

Thayer Population by Year