Thatcher, Arizona

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Population in 2014: 5,023 (95% urban, 5% rural). Population change since 2000: +24.9%
Males: 2,483  (49.4%)
Females: 2,540  (50.6%)
Median resident age:  24.5 years
Arizona median age:  36.8 years

Zip codes: 85552.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $48,827 (it was $32,412 in 2000)
Thatcher:

$48,827
AZ:

$48,510

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,738 (it was $12,961 in 2000)

Thatcher town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $160,571 (it was $84,400 in 2000)
Thatcher:

$160,571
AZ:

$166,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $166,415; Detached houses: $180,591; Townhouses or other attached units: $179,776; Mobile homes: $51,506

Median gross rent in 2013: $772.

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  • Races in Thatcher, AZ (2013)

    Thatcher races chart
    • 3,09863.2%White alone
    • 1,47430.1%Hispanic
    • 1342.7%Black alone
    • 931.9%American Indian alone
    • 370.8%Two or more races
    • 340.7%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 300.6%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Thatcher: 83.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (22.7%), German (9.1%), Scottish (5.0%), Irish (3.6%), United States (3.4%), French (2.5%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Incorporated in 1899

Land area: 4.37 square miles.

Population density: 1,148 people per square mile   (low).

Thatcher,AZ real estate house value index trend

Thatcher, Arizona map

For population 25 years and over in Thatcher:

  • High school or higher: 90.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.4%
  • Unemployed: 8.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Thatcher town:

  • Never married: 37.7%
  • Now married: 48.2%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

134 residents are foreign born (1.7% Latin America, 0.3% Oceania, 0.3% Asia).

This town:

2.7%
Arizona:

13.5%



According to our research of Arizona and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Thatcher, Arizona as of May 31, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Thatcher to the number of sex offenders is 2,450 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $819 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $975 (0.6%)

Thatcher satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 37 buildings, average cost: $80,700
  • 1998: 29 buildings, average cost: $106,200
  • 1999: 24 buildings, average cost: $104,900
  • 2000: 16 buildings, average cost: $79,800
  • 2001: 21 buildings, average cost: $116,100
  • 2002: 23 buildings, average cost: $116,100
  • 2003: 21 buildings, average cost: $161,300
  • 2004: 16 buildings, average cost: $158,200
  • 2005: 29 buildings, average cost: $171,300
  • 2006: 32 buildings, average cost: $190,500
  • 2007: 64 buildings, average cost: $148,300
  • 2008: 44 buildings, average cost: $152,700
  • 2009: 13 buildings, average cost: $389,800
  • 2010: 15 buildings, average cost: $195,500
  • 2011: 15 buildings, average cost: $167,800
  • 2012: 21 buildings, average cost: $160,200
  • 2013: 16 buildings, average cost: $153,000
  • 2014: 19 buildings, average cost: $186,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 32.83 N, Longitude: 109.76 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 928

Thatcher household income distribution Thatcher home values distribution

Crime rates in Thatcher by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000100000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.023.40.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00000000000N/A0
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0N/A0.0
Robberies 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 66613335034311
per 100,000 140.3145.9144.2308.370.170.0102.60.061.181.161.120.019.8
Burglaries 19362535271942193860293116
per 100,000 444.2875.3600.8830.2631.0443.4861.7370.9773.51,216.1590.9620.1316.9
Thefts 172151164172110838385885710411390
per 100,000 4,021.53,671.33,941.44,079.72,570.71,937.01,702.91,659.51,791.21,155.22,119.02,260.51,782.5
Auto thefts 5342427102100
per 100,000 116.972.996.147.493.546.7143.619.50.040.520.40.00.0
Arson 1010211000000
per 100,000 23.40.024.00.046.723.320.50.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 238.7253.1245.9298.5224.0131.4167.097.7143.6157.0145.7143.5101.4

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Thatcher detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.18
Arizona average:

1.88
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.7%
Arizona:

6.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +264 (+7.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (28%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (17%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (18%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Thatcher: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Thatcher, Arizona

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Thatcher-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Arizona state average. It is 276% 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 the city center
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 349.0 miles away from the city 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 Thatcher center
On 1/4/2006 at 08:32:32, a magnitude 6.7 (6.1 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.6 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 352.0 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 (11) is near the US average (12).
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 (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)
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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 USHighway 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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2007 was 26.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

26.6
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 22.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.2
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.5%
(14.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 17.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 70.1% for American Indian residents, 30.5% for two or more races residents)
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

Thatcher, Arizona environmental map by EPA

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Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
Arizona average:

12.5

Thatcher travel time to work - commute Thatcher mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Thatcher town (based on Graham County data)

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
Graham County:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

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

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

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
Here:

4.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.2%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Graham County:

28.7%
Arizona:

22.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.4%
State:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Thatcher:

50.5%
State:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

48.9%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Thatcher:

28.4
Arizona:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.2%
State:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Thatcher:

10.3%
Arizona:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Thatcher:

6.9
Arizona:

6.8

Overweight people:
Thatcher:

33.0%
Arizona:

33.3%

General health condition:
This city:

57.0%
State:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.4%
Arizona:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Thatcher, AZ Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$13,485$80,9100$0
Other Government Administration 2$6,869$41,2147$3,312
Judicial and Legal 1$3,029$36,3481$1,163
Police Protection - Officers 11$63,685$69,4750$0
Police - Other 1$4,176$50,1120$0
Streets and Highways 5$19,189$46,0540$0
Solid Waste Management 1$4,384$52,6080$0
Sewerage 1$2,124$25,4880$0
Parks and Recreation 2$8,000$48,0002$2,172
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3$19,293$77,1720$0
Electric Power 2$11,988$71,9280$0
Other and Unallocable 2$8,552$51,3120$0
Totals for Government 33$164,774$59,91810$6,647

Thatcher government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $1,230,000 ($244.87)
    Police Protection: $721,000 ($143.54)
    Sewerage: $373,000 ($74.26)
    Regular Highways: $360,000 ($71.67)
    Central Staff Services: $355,000 ($70.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $309,000 ($61.52)
    Parks & Recreation: $140,000 ($27.87)
    General - Other: $80,000 ($15.93)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $58,000 ($11.55)
    Fire Protection: $41,000 ($8.16)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $60,000 ($11.95)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,017,000 ($202.47)

Thatcher government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $146,000 ($29.07)
    Solid Waste Management: $125,000 ($24.89)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,149,000 ($228.75)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $142,000 ($28.27)
    General Revenue, NEC: $56,000 ($11.15)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $1,330,000 ($264.78)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $731,000 ($145.53)
    Highways: $328,000 ($65.30)
    All Other: $66,000 ($13.14)
    Housing & Community Development: $25,000 ($4.98)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $1,813,000 ($360.94)
    Property: $144,000 ($28.67)
    Public Utilities: $52,000 ($10.35)
    NEC: $11,000 ($2.19)

Thatcher government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,000,000 ($199.08)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $730,000 ($145.33)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $270,000 ($53.75)

Thatcher government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,372,000 ($1069.48)

6.52% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,887 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.52%
Arizona average:

5.73%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Maricopa County, AZ  1.13% ($31,870 average AGI)
from Greenlee County, AZ  0.62% ($43,164)
from Pima County, AZ  0.61% ($38,167)


6.79% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,602 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.79%
Arizona average:

5.60%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Maricopa County, AZ  1.38% ($35,984 average AGI)
to Pima County, AZ  0.90% ($36,250)
to Greenlee County, AZ  0.49% ($47,442)

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 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


Thatcher fatal accident list:

May 3, 2013 03:50 PM, Us-70, Reay Ln, Lat: 32.84912, Lon: -109.76710, Vehicles: 5, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Nov 4, 2011 10:27 AM, Us-70, Reay Ln, Lat: 32.84911, Lon: -109.76709, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Aug 3, 2007 03:08 PM, Hoopes Ave, Lat: 32.80609, Lon: -109.76281, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 17, 2001 11:40 AM, 20th Av, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
Feb 9, 1998 04:24 PM, Us-70, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 2, 1997 07:22 PM, 70, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 26, 1978 07:00 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 21m69ftTotal length
  • $1,715,000Total costs
  • 49,390Total average daily traffic
  • 8,324Total average daily truck traffic
  • 49,500Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21900-1909
  • 11920-1929
  • 31950-1959
  • 51960-1969
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Thatcher, AZ
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Thatcher, AZ)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 28 (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: 23 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

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

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (74%)
  • Electricity (25%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
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

Thatcher compared to Arizona state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher 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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  • Antonioni C. Stevens (5)
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  • Steven Richardson (2)
  • William R. Sircy (1)
  • Cristian Alejandro Caro Matus (1)
  • Christopher George Bierman (1)
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Total of 20 patent applications in 2008-2016.