Thayer, Missouri Population 2020

2,063

Thayer is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 2,063, it is the 237th largest city in Missouri and the 7492nd largest city in the United States. Thayer is currently declining at a rate of -1.90% annually and its population has decreased by -8.02% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,243 in 2010. Thayer reached it's highest population of 2,254 in 2011. Spanning over 2 miles, Thayer has a population density of 844 people per square mile.

The average household income in Thayer is $38,808 with a poverty rate of 28.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $446 per month, and the median house value is $85,000. The median age in Thayer is 36.6 years, 35.4 years for males, and 37.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.9 males.

Thayer Demographics

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

  • White: 94.28%
  • Two or more races: 2.71%
  • Native American: 1.79%
  • Asian: 0.70%
  • Other race: 0.31%
  • Black or African American: 0.22%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Thayer, Missouri is 2,063, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,143.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,243.

Thayer, Missouri Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,16194.28%
Two or More Races622.71%
American Indian and Alaska Native411.79%
Asian160.70%
Some Other Race70.31%
Black or African American50.22%

Thayer Population Pyramid 2020

Thayer Median Age

36.6


Total

35.4


Male

37.5


Female

Thayer Adults

There are 1,690 adults, (508 of whom are seniors) in Thayer.

Thayer Age Dependency

93.9

Age Dependency Ratio

43

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Thayer Sex Ratio

Female

1,170

51.05%

Male

1,122

48.95%

Thayer Households and Families

Thayer Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Thayer Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.3%20.7%
All56.4%43.6%
Male53.3%46.7%
Non Family38.9%61.1%
Female20.2%79.8%

56.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9342.3756.4
Married4402.9279.3
Non Family3651.2638.9
Female993.8820.2
Male302.8353.3

3.03

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Thayer Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade694.70%
9th to 12th Grade17611.98%
High School Graduate55137.51%
Some College40327.43%
Associates Degree896.06%
Bachelors Degree1419.60%
Graduate Degree402.72%

Thayer Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,3491,110181
Native American4141
Hispanic3328
Multiple Races2524
Asian1616
Other Race77
Black55

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.42%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,577$29,491$19,375
Less Than High School$21,111$21,181$14,821
High School Grad$20,083$22,738$18,542
Some College$30,789$36,758$19,125
Bachelors Degree$34,000$72,875$
Graduate Degree$57,647$58,382$

$24,577

Average Earnings

$29,491

Average Male

$19,375

Average Female

Thayer Language

Thayer Language by Age

Thayer Language

94.68% of Thayer residents speak only English, while 5.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.09% of the population.

Thayer Poverty

Thayer Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,05854526.48%
Multiple624877.42%
Native4141100.00%

28.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.34%

Male Poverty Rate

26.77%

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 White, with 26.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.62%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School40.18%
High School25.63%
Some College9.73%
Bachelors or Greater2.27%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed23.08%
Male Employed19.14%
Female Employed12.21%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Thayer Income

Thayer Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$27,181$38,808
Families$40,558$46,280
Married Families$41,518-
Non Families$20,234$25,912

Thayer Marital Status

Thayer Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.2%

Male Marriage Rate

44.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Thayer Married by Age and Sex

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

Thayer Veterans

193

Number of Veterans

179

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam78
Korea38
First Gulf War27
Second Gulf War22
World War II7
Age Group Veterans
75+75
65 to 7444
55 to 6438
35 to 5421
18 to 3415
Name Veterans % of Total
White19312.09%
Hispanic515.15%

$Thayer Veterans by Education

22.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

60.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Thayer Employment Status

46.4%

Labor Force Participation

45.3%

Employment Rate

2.3%

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

41.19%

Born in Missouri

98.04%

Native Born

1.96%

Foreign Born

0.17%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.04% of Thayer residents were born in the United States, with 41.19% having been born in Missouri. 0.17% 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
20202,063-40-1.90%
20192,103-40-1.87%
20182,143-3-0.14%
20172,146-40-1.83%
20162,186-23-1.04%
20152,20940.18%
20142,205-21-0.94%
20132,226-8-0.36%
20122,234-20-0.89%
20112,254220.99%
20102,2320.00%