Thatcher, Arizona

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Population in 2019: 5,200 (95% urban, 5% rural).
Population change since 2000: +29.3%
Males: 2,493  (47.9%)
Females: 2,707  (52.1%)
Median resident age:

33.7 years
Arizona median age:

38.3 years

Zip codes: 85552.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $64,330 (it was $32,412 in 2000)
Thatcher:

$64,330
AZ:

$62,055

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $23,474 (it was $12,961 in 2000)

Thatcher town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $197,117 (it was $84,400 in 2000)
Thatcher:

$197,117
AZ:

$255,900

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $200,870; detached houses: $225,155; townhouses or other attached units: $227,712; mobile homes: $47,620

Median gross rent in 2019: $947.

March 2019 cost of living index in Thatcher: 84.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 15.6%
(17.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 8.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 37.7% for American Indian residents, 3.1% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Thatcher, AZ (2019)
    • 3,82773.5%White alone
    • 1,06920.5%Hispanic
    • 981.9%Two or more races
    • 871.7%American Indian alone
    • 541.0%Black alone
    • 350.7%Asian alone
    • 70.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Thatcher detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Arizona and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Thatcher, Arizona as of September 17, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Thatcher is 732 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Thatcher by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(23.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(70.1)
3
(70.0)
5
(102.6)
0
(0.0)
3
(61.1)
4
(81.1)
3
(61.1)
1
(20.0)
1
(19.8)
3
(59.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(57.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
27
(631.0)
19
(443.4)
42
(861.7)
19
(370.9)
38
(773.5)
60
(1,216)
29
(590.9)
31
(620.1)
16
(316.9)
8
(157.9)
13
(259.0)
14
(277.0)
12
(237.7)
12
(231.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
110
(2,571)
83
(1,937)
83
(1,703)
85
(1,660)
88
(1,791)
57
(1,155)
104
(2,119)
113
(2,260)
90
(1,783)
97
(1,915)
76
(1,514)
71
(1,405)
56
(1,109)
99
(1,912)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(93.5)
2
(46.7)
7
(143.6)
1
(19.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(40.5)
1
(20.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(39.6)
1
(19.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(46.7)
1
(23.3)
1
(20.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index215.2126.3160.493.9138.0150.8140.0137.897.499.578.779.564.2105.9

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Thatcher, AZ

Crime rate in Thatcher detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.12
Arizona average:

1.78
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Ancestries: English (5.4%), European (3.5%), Irish (2.6%), German (1.5%), Swedish (1.0%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Incorporated in 1899

Land area: 4.37 square miles.

Population density: 1,189 people per square mile   (low).

Thatcher, Arizona map

91 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.7%
Arizona:

13.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,462 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,423 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Catalina Foothills, AZ (75.2 miles , pop. 53,794).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tucson, AZ (79.8 miles , pop. 486,699).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (142.3 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Safford, AZ (1.7 miles ),
Central, AZ (1.7 miles ),
Pima, AZ (2.3 miles ),
Cactus Flats, AZ (2.4 miles ),
Swift Trail Junction, AZ (2.7 miles ),
Bryce, AZ (2.8 miles),
Solomon, AZ (2.8 miles ),
San Jose, AZ (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 32.83 N, Longitude: 109.76 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 928

Distribution of median household income in Thatcher, AZ in 2019
Distribution of house value in Thatcher, AZ in 2019
Thatcher satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.3%
Arizona:

7.6%
Historical population in Thatcher, AZ
Historical housing units in Thatcher, AZ

Population change in the 1990s: +264 (+7.0%).
Most common industries in Thatcher, AZ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (20.7%)
  • Health care (10.1%)
  • Public administration (9.1%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (7.7%)
  • Construction (7.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (15.5%)
  • Educational services (12.4%)
  • Construction (12.2%)
  • Public administration (11.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.5%)
  • Health care (6.3%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (29.0%)
  • Health care (13.9%)
  • Public administration (7.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Social assistance (5.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Thatcher, AZ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.0%)
  • Cashiers (3.7%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.4%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.6%)
  • Cashiers (6.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.2%)
  • Child care workers (3.6%)

Average climate in Thatcher, Arizona

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Thatcher, Arizona environmental map by EPA

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Earthquake activity:

Thatcher-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Arizona state average. It is 1188% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 401.3 miles away from the city center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 345.1 miles away from Thatcher center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 401.2 miles away from Thatcher center
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 349.0 miles away from Thatcher center
On 10/15/1979 at 23:16:54, a magnitude 7.0 (5.7 MB, 6.9 MS, 7.0 ML, 6.4 MW) earthquake occurred 341.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/29/2014 at 04:59:35, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MW, Depth: 4.0 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 38.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Graham County (12) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Thatcher topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Thatcher:

  • SAFFORD DIALYSIS (FMC) (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; SAFFORD, AZ)
  • MT GRAHAM REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; SAFFORD, AZ)

College/University in Thatcher:

  • Eastern Arizona College (Full-time enrollment: 3,810; Location: 615 N. Stadium Ave.; Public; Website: www.eac.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Thatcher:

  • Pima Community College (about 78 miles; Tucson, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 18,794)
  • Pima Medical Institute-Tucson (about 79 miles; Tucson, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,357)
  • University of Arizona (about 81 miles; Tucson, AZ; FT enrollment: 36,324)
  • Western New Mexico University (about 87 miles; Silver City, NM; FT enrollment: 2,456)
  • Cochise College (about 102 miles; Douglas, AZ; FT enrollment: 8,597)
  • Central Arizona College (about 111 miles; Coolidge, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,893)
  • Arizona State University-Polytechnic (about 117 miles; Mesa, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,311)

Public schools in Thatcher:

  • JACK DALEY PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 444, Location: 3615 SECOND ST.)
  • THATCHER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 380, Location: 601 NORTH 3RD AVENUE)
  • THATCHER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 307, Location: 1350 4TH AVENUE)
  • THATCHER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 198, Location: 1300 NORTH 4TH AVENUE)
  • GIFT - GILA INSTITUTE FOR TECHNOLOGY (Location: 615 N. STADIUM AVENUE)
  • GIFT - SAFFORD HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 622 COLLEGE AVENUE)
  • GIFT - PIMA HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 662 COLLEGE AVENUE)
  • GIFT - THATCHER HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 622 COLLEGE AVE)
See full list of schools located in Thatcher

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Thatcher: Graham County Highway Maintenance Yard (A), Eastern Arizona College Thatcher Campus Alumni Library (B), Thatcher City Hall (C), Thatcher Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Thatcher: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Thatcher Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Graham County Historical Society Museum (3430 West Main Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotel: Pioneer Lodge (2919 West US Highway 70) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Graham County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Thatcher and their reported violations in the past:

GRAHAM COUNTY UTILITIES-PIMA (Address: 3786 W CLARIDGE ST , Population served: 2,745, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-17-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-17-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-20-2008), St Compliance achieved (NOV-03-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-12-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-12-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-12-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-12-2009)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • 8 other older monitoring violations
LOMA LINDA WATER COMPANY (Population served: 362, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-23-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-07-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-24-2009)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2002, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-24-2009)
  • 12 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
GRAHAM COUNTY UTILITIES-FORT THOMAS (Address: 3786 W CLARIDGE ST , Population served: 280, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-17-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-17-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-12-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-25-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-20-2008), St Compliance achieved (NOV-03-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-06-2008)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
  • 10 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.9 people
Arizona:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

69.8%
Whole state:

66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.0%
Whole state:

7.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
237 people in college/university student housing in 2010
6 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
258 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Thatcher:

Marital status in Thatcher, AZ
  • Never married: 31.8%
  • Now married: 53.9%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

For population 25 years and over in Thatcher:

  • High school or higher: 93.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.8%
  • Unemployed: 8.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Arizona average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Thatcher
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Thatcher, AZ (based on Graham County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other11,79330
Catholic6,1946
Evangelical Protestant1,98524
Mainline Protestant5614
Orthodox301
None16,657-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
This county:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Graham County:

3.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Graham County:

4.00 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.2%
State:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.7%
Arizona:

22.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Graham County:

11.4%
Arizona:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Thatcher:

50.1%
State:

49.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

48.8%
State:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Thatcher:

28.7
Arizona:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.9%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Thatcher:

11.9%
Arizona:

10.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Thatcher:

6.9
Arizona:

6.8

Overweight people:
Thatcher:

34.4%
Arizona:

33.5%

General health condition:
This city:

57.0%
State:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.2%
Arizona:

79.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Thatcher, AZ Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 34$194,968$68,8125$2,595
Police Protection - Officers 11$73,835$80,5470$0
Financial Administration 8$45,229$67,8441$421
Streets and Highways 5$24,156$57,9740$0
Electric Power 2$14,437$86,6220$0
Parks and Recreation 2$10,175$61,0502$2,595
Solid Waste Management 1$5,248$62,9760$0
Sewerage 1$2,094$25,1280$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,497
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$3,312
Totals for Government 64$370,142$69,40216$10,420

Thatcher government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $2,571,000 ($494.42)
    Police Protection: $2,237,000 ($430.19)
    Central Staff Services: $809,000 ($155.58)
    Regular Highways: $640,000 ($123.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $498,000 ($95.77)
    Sewerage: $371,000 ($71.35)
    Solid Waste Management: $328,000 ($63.08)
    General - Other: $301,000 ($57.88)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $106,000 ($20.38)
    Local Fire Protection: $95,000 ($18.27)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $82,000 ($15.77)

Thatcher government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $299,000 ($57.50)
    Solid Waste Management: $237,000 ($45.58)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $61,000 ($11.73)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $2,653,000 ($510.19)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,401,000 ($269.42)
    Highways: $416,000 ($80.00)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,399,000 ($653.65)
    Public Utilities Sales: $85,000 ($16.35)
    Other License: $17,000 ($3.27)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $5,000 ($0.96)

Thatcher government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,870,000 ($359.62)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,870,000 ($359.62)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,760,000 ($338.46)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,025,000 ($197.12)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $735,000 ($141.35)

Thatcher government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,550,000 ($2221.15)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,733,000 ($717.88)

5.65% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($44,248 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.65%
Arizona average:

6.11%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.97% ($48,308 average AGI)
from Greenlee County, AZ  0.56% ($50,000)
from Pima County, AZ  0.51% ($48,750)


6.73% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,421 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.73%
Arizona average:

5.15%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Maricopa County, AZ  1.53% ($42,938 average AGI)
to Pima County, AZ  0.92% ($44,080)
to Greenlee County, AZ  0.47% ($60,773)
Businesses in Thatcher, AZ
NameCountNameCount
Ashley Furniture1Nike2
Big O Tires1Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King1RadioShack1
Comfort Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
Dennys1Safeway1
Ford1Starbucks1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Home Depot1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1Verizon Wireless1
Marriott1Vons1
MasterBrand Cabinets1

Strongest AM radio stations in Thatcher:

  • KATO (1230 AM; 1 kW; SAFFORD, AZ; Owner: MCMURRAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KUAZ (1550 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • KHIL (1250 AM; 5 kW; WILLCOX, AZ; Owner: LAKESHORE MEDIA, LLC)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KTKT (990 AM; 10 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA LOTUS CORP.)
  • KEVT (1030 AM; 10 kW; CORTARO, AZ; Owner: ONE MART CORP.)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KQTL (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAHUARITA, AZ; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF TUCSON LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Thatcher:

  • KXKQ (94.1 FM; SAFFORD, AZ; Owner: MCMURRAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K208BT (89.5 FM; SAFFORD, AZ; Owner: AZ BD OF REGENTS/UNIV. OF ARIZONA)
  • KJIK (100.7 FM; DUNCAN, AZ; Owner: WILLIAM S. KONOPNICKI)
  • K204CE (88.7 FM; CLIFTON, AZ; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • KFMM (99.1 FM; THATCHER, AZ; Owner: WICK COMMUNICATIONS CO.)
  • KGMG (106.3 FM; ORACLE, AZ; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KWCX-FM (104.9 FM; WILLCOX, AZ; Owner: LAKESHORE MEDIA, LLC)
  • K255AC (98.9 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: MARICOPA COUNTY COMMUN. COLLEGE DIST)
  • K263AA (100.5 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KZLZ-FM2 (105.3 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KWRQ (102.3 FM; CLIFTON, AZ; Owner: MCMURRAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KCDX (103.1 FM; FLORENCE, AZ; Owner: DESERT WEST AIR RANCHERS CORPORATION)
  • KUAT-FM (90.5 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • K292CM (106.3 FM; SUMMERHAVEN, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA LOTUS CORPORATION)
  • KZLZ-FM1 (105.3 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KVJC (91.9 FM; GLOBE, AZ; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KRXS-FM (97.3 FM; GLOBE, AZ; Owner: LINDA C. POTYKA)
  • KMRR (100.3 FM; GLOBE, AZ; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KXCI (91.3 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FOUNDATION FOR CREATIVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
Thatcher fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Thatcher fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 190ft / 57.9mTotal length
  • $5,000Total costs
  • 61,754Total average daily traffic
  • 8,396Total average daily truck traffic
  • 61,884Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Thatcher, AZ - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21900-1909
  • 11920-1929
  • 31950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Thatcher, AZ
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Thatcher, AZ)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Thatcher)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Thatcher)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 27 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Thatcher, Arizona:

  • Comfort Inn & Suties-Thatcher, 2577 W Hwy 70, Thatcher, Arizona 85552 , Phone: (928) 348-9500, Fax: (928) 348-9502
  • Springhill Suites By Marriott, 2855 W Hwy 70, Thatcher, Arizona 85552 , Phone: (928) 428-6900
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Thatcher, Arizona
Most common first names in Thatcher, AZ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William2173.1 years
John2072.5 years
James1978.9 years
Charles1672.4 years
Mary1173.8 years
Robert1175.5 years
George1075.7 years
Edward1071.7 years
Joseph976.6 years
Ruth977.1 years
Most common last names in Thatcher, AZ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones1276.4 years
Lee1177.9 years
Smith1173.3 years
Carpenter987.6 years
Moody882.0 years
Nelson882.0 years
Curtis877.2 years
Johnson876.0 years
Hoopes879.5 years
Brown776.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Thatcher, AZ
  • 71.7%Utility gas
  • 25.8%Electricity
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Thatcher, AZ
  • 50.1%Utility gas
  • 48.3%Electricity
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Thatcher compared to Arizona state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Thatcher on our top lists:

  • #57 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #17 (85552) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of English first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
There are 10 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Joanna M. Robertson (10)
  • Antonioni C. Stevens (5)
  • Stanley R. Gilbert (5)
  • Steven Richardson (2)
  • William R. Sircy (1)
  • Christopher George Bierman (1)
  • Rosemary D. Blosser (1)
  • Scott Hoenecke (1)
  • Cristian Alejandro Caro Matus (1)
  • Percy Mayta (1)

Total of 20 patent applications in 2008-2021.