Thayer, Missouri Population 2023

1,775

Thayer is a city located in Oregon County Missouri. With a 2023 population of 1,775, it is the 273rd largest city in Missouri and the 11591st largest city in the United States.Thayer is currently declining at a rate of -1.99% annually and its population has decreased by -31.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,578 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Thayer has a population density of 727 people per square mile.

The average household income in Thayer is $40,718 with a poverty rate of 37.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Thayer is 42.5 years, 40.4 years for males, and 43.6 years for females.

Thayer Demographics

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

  • White: 97.28%
  • Two or more races: 2.13%
  • Asian: 0.31%
  • Other race: 0.27%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Thayer, Missouri is 1,775 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,578.

Thayer, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Thayer Population by Race

Thayer Population Pyramid 2023

Thayer Median Age

42.5

Total

40.4

Male

43.6

Female

Thayer Adults

There are 1,893 adults, (702 of whom are seniors) in Thayer.

Thayer Age Dependency

116.5

Age Dependency Ratio

58.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

57.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Thayer Sex Ratio

Female1,42455.24%
Male1,15444.76%

Thayer Population by Age

Thayer Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

2.84

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

59.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Thayer Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Thayer Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Thayer Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 15.46%.

Thayer Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$30,284

Average Earnings

$32,188

Average Male

$20,781

Average Female

Thayer Earnings by Educational Attainment

Thayer Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Thayer Language

93.77% of Thayer residents speak only English, while 6.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.15% of the population.

Thayer Language

Thayer Poverty by Race

rate

37.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.62%

Male Poverty Rate

36.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Thayer

The race most likely to be in poverty in Thayer is Multiple, with 70.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Thayer is Hispanic, with 22.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.61%.

Thayer Poverty

Thayer Poverty Rate by Education

Thayer Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Thayer Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Thayer Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.5%

Male Marriage Rate

45.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Thayer Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 45-54.

Thayer Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Thayer Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

249

Number of Veterans

236

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

Thayer Veterans by War

Thayer Veterans by Age

count

Thayer Veterans by Race

Thayer Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

15.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

55.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Thayer Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

42.4%

Labor Force Participation

42.1%

Employment Rate

0.8%

Unemployment Rate

Thayer Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Thayer Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Thayer 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

70.26%

Born in Thayer

135.58%

Native Born

1.33%

Foreign Born

0.32%

Non Citizen

1.01%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

135.58% of Thayer residents were born in the United States, with 70.26% having been born in Missouri. 0.32% 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: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Thayer Population by Year