Thayer, Missouri

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Population in 2017: 2,148 (89% urban, 11% rural).
Population change since 2000: -2.4%
 
Males: 1,069  (49.8%)
Females: 1,079  (50.2%)
Median resident age:

37.4 years
Missouri median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 65791.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $26,338 (it was $18,648 in 2000)
Thayer:

$26,338
MO:

$53,578

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $18,130 (it was $12,278 in 2000)

Thayer city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $85,653 (it was $47,500 in 2000)
Thayer:

$85,653
MO:

$156,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $76,417; detached houses: $78,220; mobile homes: $47,479

Median gross rent in 2017: $459.

March 2019 cost of living index in Thayer: 74.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 27.3%
(26.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 45.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Thayer, MO (2010)
    • 2,13595.2%White alone
    • 431.9%Two or more races
    • 371.6%Hispanic
    • 150.7%American Indian alone
    • 80.4%Asian alone
    • 20.09%Black alone
    • 20.09%Other race alone
    • 10.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists, there were 19 registered sex offenders living in Thayer, Missouri as of December 13, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Thayer is 123 to 1.


Crime rates in Thayer by year

Type

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(46.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(45.3)
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)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(45.7)
1
(46.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(44.7)
1
(44.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(46.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(46.5)
1
(45.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(139.4)
8
(373.0)
2
(93.3)
2
(88.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(177.1)
5
(223.5)
2
(89.0)
5
(226.4)
10
(468.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
4
(185.9)
2
(91.8)
0
(0.0)
4
(184.7)
6
(278.8)
8
(373.0)
1
(46.7)
4
(177.7)
2
(88.0)
2
(88.5)
3
(132.9)
5
(223.5)
5
(222.4)
14
(634.1)
12
(561.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(464.7)
4
(183.6)
0
(0.0)
3
(138.5)
14
(650.6)
25
(1,166)
18
(839.9)
24
(1,066)
16
(703.6)
13
(575.2)
15
(664.3)
28
(1,252)
36
(1,601)
31
(1,404)
24
(1,124)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(92.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(46.2)
1
(46.5)
1
(46.6)
1
(46.7)
2
(88.8)
1
(44.0)
1
(44.2)
1
(44.3)
1
(44.7)
2
(89.0)
3
(135.9)
2
(93.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(93.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(44.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(44.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)114.822.913.736.077.1151.059.380.037.832.774.8127.4117.9247.3199.4

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City-data.com crime index in Thayer, MO

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 10 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.72
Missouri average:

2.37
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Ancestries: American (32.3%), German (16.0%), English (8.9%), Irish (6.8%), European (2.5%), Scotch-Irish (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1890

Elevation: 532 feet

Land area: 2.17 square miles.

Population density: 989 people per square mile   (low).

Thayer, Missouri map

58 residents are foreign born (0.9% Latin America, 0.5% Europe, 0.5% North America).

This city:

2.5%
Missouri:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $459 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $343 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (67.6 miles , pop. 55,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (131.3 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (394.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Mammoth Spring, AR (1.5 miles ),
Koshkonong, MO (2.7 miles ),
Brandsville, MO (3.5 miles),
Alton, MO (3.8 miles ),
Hardy, AR (3.8 miles ),
Cherokee Village, AR (4.0 miles ),
Highland, AR (4.2 miles ),
Thomasville, MO (4.3 miles)

Latitude: 36.52 N, Longitude: 91.54 W

Area code: 417

Distribution of median household income in Thayer, MO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Thayer, MO in 2017
Thayer satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $76,300
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $81,400
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $57,100
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $331,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $88,200
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $92,300
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $86,700
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $104,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $100,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Thayer, MO residents
Average permit cost in Thayer, MO
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.2%
Missouri:

3.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +189 (+9.4%).
Most common industries in Thayer, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (8.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
  • Health care (6.7%)
  • Wood products (6.6%)
  • Construction (5.0%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Wood products (11.3%)
  • Construction (9.4%)
  • Educational services (5.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.7%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.7%)
  • Rail transportation (5.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (12.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.8%)
  • Health care (11.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.9%)
  • Apparel (5.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.6%)
Most common occupations in Thayer, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.2%)
  • Rail and water transportation workers (5.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.9%)
  • Cashiers (5.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.5%)

Average climate in Thayer, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Thayer-area historical tornado activity is near Missouri state average. It is 65% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1982, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.1 miles away from the Thayer city center killed 2 people and injured 28 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 12/24/1982, a category F4 tornado 24.2 miles away from the city center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Thayer-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 91.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.7 miles away from Thayer center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 119.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 98.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 241.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 100.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Oregon County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 9, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Thayer topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Thayer:

  • SHADY OAKS HEALTHCARE CENTER (715 S STATE ROUTE 19)

Airports located in Thayer:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Thayer:

  • Three Rivers Community College (about 65 miles; Poplar Bluff, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,360)
  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 68 miles; Jonesboro, AR; FT enrollment: 12,323)
  • Harding University (about 89 miles; Searcy, AR; FT enrollment: 5,360)
  • Missouri University of Science and Technology (about 100 miles; Rolla, MO; FT enrollment: 6,486)
  • Arkansas State University-Beebe (about 103 miles; Beebe, AR; FT enrollment: 3,387)
  • Evangel University (about 107 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Missouri State University-Springfield (about 107 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 16,660)

Public high school in Thayer:

Public elementary/middle school in Thayer:

  • THAYER ELEM. (Students: 330, Location: 365 E WALNUT ST, Grades: PK-6)
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User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • City of Thayer Missouri Website Address: www.cityofthayer.net

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Thayer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Twomile Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Cover H A LBR (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 798 Front Street), Mammoth Spring Lodge Motel (RR 1 Box 1070).

Hotels: Highlander Motel (North Highway 63), Mammoth Spring Lodge Motel (RR 1 Box 1070).

Court: Thayer Municipal Court (124 North 2nd Street).

Birthplace of: Stan Utley - PGA Tour Golf player (born: 1/16/62), Johnny Nee - Baseball player.

Oregon County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Missouri:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

59.2%
Whole state:

65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.3%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
75 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
98 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Thayer (2011 data):

  • Bank of Thayer: Bank Of Thayer at 116 Chestnut Street, branch established on 1900/08/23; Drive-In Branch at Highways 63 And 142, branch established on 1971/08/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $77.1 mil, Deposits: $66.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Ozarks Legacy Community Financial, Inc.
  • Great Southern Bank: Thayer Office at 323 E. Walnut Street, branch established on 1923/01/01. Info updated 2012/02/03: Bank assets: $3,788.7 mil, Deposits: $2,986.3 mil, headquarters in Reeds Spring, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 109 total offices, Holding Company: Great Southern Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Thayer:

Marital status in Thayer, MO
  • Never married: 24.2%
  • Now married: 46.8%
  • Separated: 5.3%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

For population 25 years and over in Thayer:

  • High school or higher: 81.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
Missouri average:

11.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Thayer
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Thayer, MO (based on Oregon County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,53746
Mainline Protestant3504
Catholic1361
Other-1
None5,858-
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: 4
This county:

3.89 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
This county:

4.86 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Oregon County:

5.83 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Oregon County:

9.8%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Oregon County:

30.7%
Missouri:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Oregon County:

11.6%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.4%
Missouri:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Thayer:

43.9%
Missouri:

46.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
Missouri:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Thayer:

18.1%
Missouri:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Thayer:

7.7%
Missouri:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Thayer:

6.9
Missouri:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

27.8%
State:

34.3%

General health condition:
Thayer:

56.9%
Missouri:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Thayer:

73.8%
Missouri:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Thayer, MO 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
Police Protection - Officers 9$19,026$25,3680$0
Electric Power 6$14,625$29,2500$0
Streets and Highways 5$10,090$24,2160$0
Other and Unallocable 2$5,003$30,0181$1,998
Parks and Recreation 2$4,732$28,3920$0
Sewerage 2$4,715$28,2900$0
Police - Other 2$4,599$27,5940$0
Water Supply 1$1,578$18,9360$0
Financial Administration 1$3,365$40,3800$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,244$38,9287$1,232
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 4$5,689
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 31$70,977$27,47512$8,919

Thayer government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $1,164,000 ($541.90)
    Central Staff Services: $667,000 ($310.52)
    Solid Waste Management: $261,000 ($121.51)
    General - Other: $248,000 ($115.46)
    Water Utilities: $158,000 ($73.56)
    Regular Highways: $140,000 ($65.18)
    Sewerage: $128,000 ($59.59)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $114,000 ($53.07)
    Police Protection: $66,000 ($30.73)
    Parks and Recreation: $14,000 ($6.52)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $27,000 ($12.57)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $69,000 ($32.12)
    General - Other: $30,000 ($13.97)
    Regular Highways: $17,000 ($7.91)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $874,000 ($406.89)

Thayer government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $257,000 ($119.65)
    Sewerage: $140,000 ($65.18)
    Other: $22,000 ($10.24)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $163,000 ($75.88)
    General Revenue - Other: $80,000 ($37.24)
    Sale of Property: $7,000 ($3.26)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($0.93)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $1,369,000 ($637.34)
    Water Utilities: $178,000 ($82.87)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $78,000 ($36.31)
    Other: $30,000 ($13.97)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $537,000 ($250.00)
    Property: $85,000 ($39.57)
    Public Utilities Sales: $36,000 ($16.76)
    Other License: $8,000 ($3.72)

Thayer government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $588,000 ($273.74)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $545,000 ($253.72)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $43,000 ($20.02)

Thayer government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,182,000 ($550.28)

7.57% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($33,276 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.57%
Missouri average:

7.04%

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 Howell County, MO  1.97% ($29,313 average AGI)
Businesses in Thayer, MO
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1Subway1
Dairy Queen1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
MasterBrand Cabinets1U.S. Cellular1
McDonald's1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Thayer:

  • KALM (1290 AM; 1 kW; THAYER, MO; Owner: OZARK RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KWPM (1450 AM; 1 kW; WEST PLAINS, MO; Owner: MISSOURI OZARKS RADIO NETWORK,INC.)
  • KWOC (930 AM; 5 kW; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KDFN (1500 AM; daytime; 3 kW; DONIPHAN, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)

Strongest FM radio stations in Thayer:

  • KAMS (95.1 FM; MAMMOTH SPRING, AR; Owner: OZARK RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KSAR (92.3 FM; THAYER, MO; Owner: BRAGG BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KHOM (100.9 FM; SALEM, AR; Owner: MOUNTAIN LAKES BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KFCM (98.3 FM; CHEROKEE VILLAGE, AR; Owner: KFCM, INC.)
  • KKDY (102.5 FM; WEST PLAINS, MO; Owner: CENTRAL OZARK RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • K224CF (92.7 FM; WEST PLAINS, MO; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING OF MTN. HOME, INC.)
  • KOMT (107.5 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: MAC PARTNERS)
  • K269EH (101.7 FM; WEST PLAINS, MO; Owner: SOUTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KSMW (90.9 FM; WEST PLAINS, MO; Owner: BOARD OF GOVERNORS FOR SW MO STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Thayer:

  • KAIT (Channel 8; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
Thayer fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Thayer fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 213ft / 65.2mTotal length
  • $3,335,000Total costs
  • 48,151Total average daily traffic
  • 6,449Total average daily truck traffic
  • 81,488Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Thayer, MO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Thayer, MO

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Thayer)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

49 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Thayer, MO)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • 1 Mi N Hwy 63 Of Thayer (Lat: 36.549500 Lon: -91.551528), Overall height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WPNF729, Licensee ID: L01400117,
    Assigned Frequencies: 951.125 MHz, 950.875 MHz, Grant Date: 12/05/1988, Expiration Date: 06/01/2020, Registrant: E-Communications, LLC, Rt. 3 Box 3382, Thayer, MO 65791
  • Couch, Sr142 6.2mi E & Cr142-249 - 1.6mi N Fr (Lat: 36.548389 Lon: -91.427889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 102.1 m, Overall height: 107.9 m, Call Sign: WQW82,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6625.00 MHz, 6585.00 MHz, Grant Date: 10/06/2009, Expiration Date: 11/07/2019, Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • STATION, Burlington Northern Depot (Lat: 36.525611 Lon: -91.538472), Overall height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WQW92,
    Assigned Frequencies: 1945.00 MHz, Grant Date: 11/07/1994, Expiration Date: 11/07/1999, Cancellation Date: 12/10/1996, Phone: (612) 298-2771
  • THAYER, Carpenter Rd (Lat: 36.509722 Lon: -91.552778), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Call Sign: WQVC701,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, Grant Date: 01/02/2015, Expiration Date: 01/02/2025, Certifier: Steven T Campbell, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • THAYER SOUTH, Oregon County Rd 268 (Lat: 36.508694 Lon: -91.516389), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WRCK872,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, Grant Date: 10/27/2018, Expiration Date: 10/27/2028, Certifier: Steve Paquette, Registrant: Entergy Services Inc, 425 West Capitol Ave, Little Rock, AR 72203, Phone: (501) 377-5609

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

41 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Thayer)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-151 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 80 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 41905 , Serial Number: 28-7415353, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 03/22/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 05/22/2001
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Phillip L Rodgers, Po Box 35950, Thayer, MO 65791, Other Owners: Phillip B Rodgers
  • Aircraft: COOPER DAVID J SKYRANGER (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 50758 , Serial Number: 0209251, Year manufactured: 2003, Airworthiness Date: 05/27/2006, Certificate Issue Date: 04/19/2018
    Registrant (Co-Owned): David A Lohr, 811 Walnut St, Thayer, MO 65791, Other Owners: Anita J Lohr

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 29
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
Fire incident types in Thayer, MO

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Thayer, MO
Most common first names in Thayer, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James5370.6 years
John4476.2 years
Mary4083.0 years
William3879.5 years
Robert3069.8 years
George2576.5 years
Charles1671.1 years
Paul1571.9 years
Ruby1482.2 years
Mildred1478.2 years
Most common last names in Thayer, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2968.2 years
Brewer1970.8 years
Williams1983.0 years
Jones1972.9 years
Martin1777.2 years
Taylor1675.1 years
Clark1684.7 years
Mills1681.7 years
Brown1676.1 years
Johnson1575.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Thayer, MO
  • 61.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 30.4%Electricity
  • 7.6%Wood
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Thayer, MO
  • 58.5%Electricity
  • 34.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.5%Utility gas
  • 2.5%Wood
  • 1.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Thayer compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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